Demet Akalın Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Demet Akalın Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth April 23, 1972
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Demet Akalın is a Turkish singer, songwriter, actress, and former model who is known for having released several albums such as Kusursuz 19Giderli 16BananeDans Et, and Rakipsiz. One of the well-known names of the Turkish music industry, she has also accrued a massive fan base on social media and enjoys more than 10 million followers on Instagram, more than 7 million followers on Twitter, and more than 500k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Demet Akalın

Nick Name

Demet

Demet Akalın as seen while performing in November 2011
Demet Akalın as seen while performing in November 2011 (Hakki Topcu / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Gölcük, Kocaeli, Turkey

Residence

Istanbul, Turkey

Nationality

Turkish

Education

Demet Akalın studied at Gölcük Barbaros Hayrettin Lisesi which is a public high school located in Gölcük, Turkey.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Model, Actress

Family

  • Father – Ali Akalın
  • Mother – Şenay Akalın
  • Siblings – Emir Çağ Adanur (Brother)

Genre

Arabesque, Dance, Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Elenor, Şahin Özer, Ozan, Seyhan, DMC

Build

Voluptuous

Demet Akalın as seen while posing for a picture with her family in Amsterdam, Netherlands in December 2019
Demet Akalın as seen while posing for a picture with her family in Amsterdam, Netherlands in December 2019 (Demet Akalın / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Demet Akalın has dated –

  1. Ibrahim Kutluay (1997-2001)
  2. Oğuz Kayhan (2006) – She got married to restaurant owner Oğuz Kayhan in July 2006 but the duo soon divorced in November 2006.
  3. Önder Bekensir (2010) – She tied the knot with businessman Önder Bekensir in January 2010 and the marriage fell apart within a couple of months.
  4. Okan Kurt (2012-2018) – In April 2012, she married Okan Kurt and their daughter Hira was born in February 2014. However, the couple got divorced due to “irreconcilable differences” on September 11, 2018.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Curvy physique

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in a TV commercial for Morhipo along with Hande Yener.

Demet Akalın as seen during an event in 2010
Demet Akalın as seen during an event in 2010 (avrilllllla / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Demet Akalın Facts

  1. She released her 3rd studio album, Banane, on December 12, 2004, and its lead track titled Aşkın Açamadığı Kapı won Demet Akalın the Turkey Music Award for the “Song of the Year”.
  2. Her acting credits include having worked in projects like Osman PazarlamaGünlerden PazarTele Anahtar, and Sensiz Olmaz.
  3. She has been involved in charity works and donated 50,000 TL and 10,000 TL to Mehmetçik Foundation in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
  4. Demet Akalın has also raised her voice against child abuse and violence against women.
  5. As of February 2020, she has won several awards including 2 Golden Butterfly Awards and 4 Kral Turkey Music Awards.

Featured Image by Hakki Topcu / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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