Tarkan (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Tarkan Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth October 17, 1972
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Pınar Dilek

Tarkan is a Turkish singer, songwriter, arranger, composer, and record producer who is known as one of the prominent figures of the Turkish music industry and has released a multitude of albums and songs like Yine Sensiz, Come Closer, Ölürüm Sana, and Adımı Kalbine Yaz. Additionally, he is also very popular on social media and enjoys more than 5 million followers on Instagram, more than 4 million followers on Twitter, more than 2 million followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Tarkan Tevetoğlu

Nick Name

Duke of Buckingham, Prince of the Bosphorus

Tarkan as seen while performing during an event in April 2011
Tarkan as seen while performing during an event in April 2011 (Hakki Topcu / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Alzey, Rhineland-Palatinate, West Germany

Residence

Istanbul, Turkey

Nationality

Turkish

Education

Tarkan studied music at the Uskudar Music Society.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Arranger, Composer, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Ali Tevetoğlu
  • Mother – Neşe Tevetoğlu
  • Siblings – Hakan (Brother), Handan (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Seyhun Kahraman (Stepfather)

Genre

Pop, Folk Pop, Adult Contemporary, Pop Rock, Dance-Pop, Classical Turkish Music

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

İstanbul, Universal, HITT, DMC

Build

Slim

Tarkan (Left) as seen in a picture alongside Steiner Kristóf
Tarkan (Left) as seen in a picture alongside Steiner Kristóf (Klaudia Horváth / Personal CD / CC BY-SA 2.5)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tarkan has dated –

  1. Elif Dagdeviren (1994-1996)
  2. Jeni Kalkandjieva (1999)
  3. Bilge Ozturk (2002-2009)
  4. Nil Özalp (2010)
  5. Funda Kilic (2015)
  6. Pınar Dilek (2016-Present) – The duo got married on April 29, 2016, and welcomed their first child, a daughter named Lidya, on July 12, 2018.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sports a beard
  • Sharp gaze

Brand Endorsements

He appeared in a TV commercial for Coca Cola in 2018.

Tarkan as seen during a concert in June 2007
Tarkan as seen during a concert in June 2007 (Chevall / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Tarkan Facts

  1. He gets his name from the fictional comic book Hunnic warrior ‘Tarkan’, a creation of Turkish cartoonist Sezgin Burak.
  2. His first English language album, Come Closer, was released on April 7, 2006, and it was ranked at number #18 in the German Albums Chart, at number #43 in the Swiss Albums Chart, and at number #50 in the Austrian Albums Chart.
  3. In 2011, he received the 38th Golden Butterfly Award for “Best Male Turkish Pop Music Artist”.
  4. Tarkan underwent surgery for thyroid nodules at Maslak Acıbadem Hospital in June 2019.
  5. He is well-versed in English and Turkish and also understands German.

Featured Image by Hakki Topcu / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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