Emine Erdoğan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Emine Erdoğan Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth February 21, 1955
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Spouse Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Emine Erdoğan is a Turkish political personality who is best known for having served as the first lady of Turkey as the wife of the 12th president of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Born Name

Emine Gülbaran

Nick Name

Emine

Emine Erdoğan as seen in August 2015
Emine Erdoğan as seen in August 2015 (Yasin Bulbul / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey

Residence

Presidential Complex, Ankara, Turkey

Nationality

Turkish

Education

Emine Erdoğan studied at Istanbul Mithatpaşa Vocational Institute for Girls.

Occupation

Political Personality

Family

  • Father – Cemal Gülbaran
  • Mother – Hayriye Gülbaran
  • Siblings – Hasan Gülbaran (Older Brother), Eyüp Gülbaran (Older Brother), Ali Gülbaran (Older Brother), Hüseyin Gülbaran (Older Brother)
  • Others – Ahmet Erdoğan (Father-In-Law), Tenzile Erdoğan (née Mutlu) (Mother-In-Law), Mustafa (Brother-In-Law), Vesile (Sister-In-Law), Selçuk Bayraktar (Son-In-Law, Sümeyye’s Husband) (Defense Industrialist Engineer)

Build

Slim

From Left to Right - Emine Erdoğan, Michelle Obama, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Barack Obama posing for a photo during a reception at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, United States in September 2009
From Left to Right – Emine Erdoğan, Michelle Obama, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Barack Obama posing for a photo during a reception at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, United States in September 2009 (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson / Flickr / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Emine Erdoğan has dated –

  1. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1978-Present) – On July 4, 1978, she got married to politician Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the duo has been blessed with 4 children including 2 boys named Ahmet Burak Erdoğan (b. July 4, 1979) and Bilal Erdoğan (b. April 23, 1981) and 2 daughters named Esra Erdoğan (b. 1983) and Sümeyye Erdoğan (b. August 22, 1985).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Wears glasses

Religion

Sunni Islam

Emine Erdoğan (Left) as seen while presenting books of poetry by Persian poet Rumi to Laura Bush during a coffee at the White House on January 29, 2004
Emine Erdoğan (Left) as seen while presenting books of poetry by the Persian poet Rumi to Laura Bush during a coffee at the White House on January 29, 2004 (Susan Sterner / White House Photo / Public Domain)

Emine Erdoğan Facts

  1. She is the youngest sibling and originally, her family hails from the south-eastern province of Siirt in Turkey.
  2. She co-founded the “Idealist Women’s Association”, a name coined by her.
  3. Emine Erdoğan has been a vital influence behind the “Come on Girls, Let’s Go to School” campaign.
  4. She was presented with the Pakistani Nishan-e-Pakistan by the former Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani on December 7, 2010.
  5. She has opposed child marriages and once said, “Forced child marriage is clearly unacceptable under any conditions”.
  6. Emine Erdoğan was honored with the “Prix de la Fondation” by the Crans Montana Forum at a ceremony in Brussels on February 16, 2011.
  7. She has amassed a huge social media fan base with more than a million followers on Instagram and more than 600k followers on Twitter.

Featured Image by Yasin Bulbul / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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