|Gülşen Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3½ in|
|Date of Birth||May 29, 1976|
Gülşen is a Turkish singer and songwriter who has established herself as one of the popular musicians of the country and has released albums like Yurtta Aşk Cihanda Aşk, Beni Durdursan mı?, Be Adam, Of… Of…, and Bangır Bangır. She has also amassed a huge fan base on social media and enjoys more than 2.5 million followers on Instagram, more than 2 million followers on Twitter, and more than a million followers on Facebook.
Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Gülşen studied at Şehremini Anadolu High School and then attended the Istanbul Technical University where she studied Turkish classical music.
- Father – Arslan Bayraktar (Mechanical Engineer)
- Mother – Nimet Bayraktar (Housewife)
- Siblings – She has 2 older siblings.
Gülşen is represented by Sen Ajans.
Raks, Prestij, Erol Köse, Rec by Saatchi, Sony, DMC
5 ft 3½ in or 161 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Gülşen has dated –
- Murat Varol (1996-2000)
- Reha Muhtar (2006-2007)
- Ozan Çolakoğlu (2016-Present) – She married composer, songwriter, and music producer, Ozan Çolakoğlu, in June 2016 and their son Azur Benan was born in January 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
- Toned body
- Sharp facial features
- She grew up in Istanbul.
- She is a black belt in karate.
- Gülşen released her first studio album, Be Adam, on July 1, 1996, through Raks Müzik and the album comprised of tracks such as Saz mı Caz mı?, Son Sözüm, Nasıl Unut Dersin, and Aman.
- Her 4th studio album, Of… Of…, gained critical acclaim and made Gülşen win the 11th Turkey Music Award in the “Best Female Pop Singer” category.
- She has been involved in social work and wrote and voiced a song titled En Parlak Yıldız (The Brightest Star) for UNICEF’s Stars of Istanbul education project in 2011.
- On April 29, 2015, Gülşen released her 9th studio album, Bangır Bangır, which topped the Turkey (D&R Best-Selling) chart and was certified “Gold” by Turkey (DMC). Its lead single, Bangır Bangır, bagged the 42nd Golden Butterfly Awards for “Best Music Video” and “Best Song”.
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