Mehmet Oz Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Mehmet Oz Quick Info
Height6 ft 0½ in
Weight72 kg
Date of BirthJune 11, 1960 
Zodiac SignGemini
SpouseLisa Oz

Mehmet Oz is a Turkish-American television personality, cardiothoracic surgeon, Columbia University professor, pseudoscience promoter as well as an author who shot to fame after being introduced by Oprah Winfrey as a health expert to TV viewers in 2003, on the Discovery Channel show named Second Opinion. His article “Retool, Reboot, and Rebuild” in the Esquire magazine where he has a regular column, was conferred the National Magazine Award for “Personal Service” in 2009.

Born Name

Mehmet Cengiz Öz

Nick Name

Dr. Oz

Mehmet Oz at the Grand Bazaar of İstanbul in February 2020
Mehmet Oz at the Grand Bazaar of İstanbul in February 2020 (Mehmet Oz / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Residence

Cliffside Park, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

Turkish

American

Education

He attended Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Delaware. He then went to Harvard University and attained his undergraduate degree in Biology in 1982. In 1986, he acquired both MD and MBA degrees from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton Business School respectively.

Occupation

Television Personality, Surgeon, Professor, Pseudoscience Promoter, Author

Family

  • Father – Mustafa Öz
  • Mother – Suna (née Atabay)
  • Siblings – Seval Öz (Sister), Nazlim Öz (Sister)
  • Others – Dr. Gerald Lemole (Father-In-Law)
Mehmet Oz and his wife as seen at the 2010 Time 100
Mehmet Oz and his wife as seen at the Time 100 in 2010 (David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Lisa Oz (1985-Present) – He tied the knot with the producer, writer, and actress Lisa Oz on July 29, 1985. They have 4 children together including his oldest daughter Daphne Oz (b. in 1986) who is an author and television host.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Turkish and Circassian (Shapsug) descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Gunmetal Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Pointed eyebrows

Religion

Islam

He has disclosed that he has been influenced by the mysticism of Sufi Muslims from Central Turkey, and also by the ideas of Emanuel Swedenborg who was the 18th-century Swedish theologian, scientist, philosopher, revelator as well as a mystic.

Mehmet Oz Favorite Things

  • Pastime – Being involved in the non-profit organization for health education and peer mentoring named HealthCorps that he founded
  • Advocates – Transcendental meditation
  • Belief – Surgery is actually controlled arrogance.

Source IMDb, Wikipedia

Mehmet Oz participating in team yoga in August 2019
Mehmet Oz participating in team yoga in August 2019 (Mehmet Oz / Instagram)

Mehmet Oz Facts

  1. He served in the Turkish Army so he could keep his Turkish citizenship.
  2. Oz is fluent in both English and Turkish.
  3. He debuted his solo TV career in 2009 with the Dr. Oz Show.
  4. Oz has been a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show since 2004 and has appeared numerous times on it.
  5. Several of his books have been New York Times bestsellers.
  6. He has received a number of patents.
  7. Oz believes in reinventing his marriage by renewing his vows every 7 years.

Featured Image by Mehmet Oz / Instagram

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