|Sinan Akçıl Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||May 20, 1982|
Sinan Akçıl is a Turkish singer, songwriter, composer, actor, model, and record producer. He is best known as a producer for the song Düm Tek Tek which was Turkey’s entry to the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. It was performed by Hadise Açıkgöz and garnered 177 points thus winning 4th place in the finals.
At the age of 6, Sinan entered the Piano Department of the Conservatory of Kadıköy in Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey. He stayed there at the age of 9. He attended Saint Benoit French High School in Istanbul, Turkey.
Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Composer, Actor, Model
- Father – Saim Akçil (Musician, Singer, Conductor at the Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra)
- Mother – Gaye Çağlayan
- Siblings – Idil Akçıl (Older Brother) (Pianist)
- Others – Samir Akçıl (Nephew), Elvin Akçıl (Niece) (Artistic Swimmer)
Sinan Akçıl is represented by Let’s Management (Manager) in Istanbul, Turkey.
Pop, R&B, Electronic
Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Keyboards
- Lets Menajerlik
6 ft or 183 cm
83 kg or 183 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Sinan Akçıl has dated –
- Izel Çeliköz (2005-2007)
- Hadise Açıkgöz (2008-2010)
- Hande Yener (2011-2013)
- Ebru Salli (2013-2015)
- Burcu Kıratlı (2018-Present) – He married actress, social media star, and model, Burcu Kıratlı, in December 2018 and but got divorced in September 2019. However, 2 months after the divorce, they rekindled their relationship.
Race / Ethnicity
Light Brown (Natural)
He often tends to dye his hair dark brown.
Tattooed right arm
Sinan Akçıl has endorsed brands such as Takvim.
Sinan Akçıl Favorite Things
- Singers – Stevie Wonder, Sting
- Soccer Clubs – Arsenal, Real Madrid
- Soccer Players – Mesut Özil, Luka Modrić
Sinan Akçıl Facts
- He comes from a family of musicians.
- His parents are divorced.
- His career as a composer started in 2007 when he worked on Emel Müftüoğlu’s 8th studio album, Arabesk. The success led him to work with singer Zeynep Cassalini.
- Sinan has worked with artists such as Ferhat Göçer, Mustafa Sandal, Gülben Ergen, Ziynet Sali, and Demet Akalin.
- He released 7 studio albums between 2011 and 2020 titled Kalp Sesi (2011), Karnaval (2012), Kapı (2013), Tabi Tabi (2014), Best of Aşk (2015), Yüzyılın Aşkı (2017), and Piyanist (2020).
- Sinan’s voice has been criticized by several prominent Turkish musicians and singers, including Tolga Akyıldız, Leman Sam, Naim Dilmener, Sema Eryiğit, and Atilla Aydoğdu.
- He was a judge on the Turkish version of the reality-TV singing competition, The X Factor in 2014. Other judges were Nihat Odabaşı, Atiye Deniz, and Nigar Cemal.
- Sinan would have liked to work with Ahmet Kaya, a Turkish artist who passed away in 2000.
- He listens to pop, rap, and Arabesque/Arabesk in his private life.
- Besides Turkish, Sinan is also fluent in English and French.
- He loves to drink fennel tea.
- He does cardio 7 times a week and goes to the gym regularly.
- Sinan works at night and sleeps throughout the day.
- He has 2 dogs, Mira and Minnie.
- He appeared on the cover of Men’s Fitness Turkey in March 2018.
Featured Image by Sinan Akçıl / Instagram