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Burak Özçivit
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Özçivit in 2019
Born (1984-12-24) 24 December 1984 (age 38)
İstanbul, Turkey
Alma mater Marmara University
  • Actor
  • model
Years active 2003–present
(m. 2017)
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Burak Özçivit (born 24 December 1984) is a Turkish actor and model who is best known for his roles in Çalıkuşu (2013-2014) and Kara Sevda (2015-2017). He is currently starring as Osman Bey in the history-based, adventure series Kuruluş: Osman (2019–present). Throughout his acting career Özçivit has been a recipient of numerous accolades.

Early life

Burak Özçivit was born on 24 December 1984 in Istanbul, Turkey. He was educated at Kazım İşmen High School and graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Photography.


In 2003, Özçivit was elected the Top Model of Turkey and he began working with Model Agencies. In 2005, he was chosen the second best model of the world. Özçivit's acting career began with the television series Eksi 18 in 2006. He later starred in series Zoraki Koca ,İhanet and Baba Ocağı. He appeared in the movie Musallat and as Çet/Çetin (original Chuck Bass) the television series Küçük Sırlar, the Turkish adaptation of Gossip Girl. He starred in Muhteşem Yüzyıl as Malkoçoğlu Balı Bey.

Then played as Kamran in the adaptation of Çalıkuşu novel with Fahriye Evcen. Together with Evcen, he made the movie Aşk Sana Benzer and later played in the movie Kardeşim Benim opposite Murat Boz. In 2015 he starred in Turkish drama series Kara Sevda as Kemal Soydere, the series became a hit across the world. He also owns a production company named BRK's production. Ozçivit is famous for his versatile acting and known as one of the most handsome men in the world and is one of the highest paid actors in turkey. As of 2019, he has been portraying the founder of the Ottoman Empire, Osman I in a TV series called Kuruluş: Osman the series has gained worldwide popularity and is very famous in south Asia, central Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

Personal life

Özçivit is a practicing Muslim. He resides in Istinye, Sarıyer, Istanbul.

He became engaged to Turkish actress Fahriye Evcen on 9 March 2017 in Germany, and they married in Istanbul on 29 June 2017. Together the couple have a son named Karan was born in 2019. Fahriye is reportedly pregnant with the couple's second child.



Year Title Role
2007 Musallat Suat
2013 Zarafa Hasan
(voice only)
2015 Aşk Sana Benzer Balıkçı Ali
2016 Kardeşim Benim Hakan
2017 Kardeşim Benim 2
2018 Can Feda Captain Alparslan


Year Title Role
2006 Eksi 18 Murat
2007 Zoraki Koca Ömer Özpolat
2008–2009 Baba Ocağı Güven
2010 İhanet Emir
2010–2011 Küçük Sırlar Çetin Ateşoğlu
2011–2013 Muhteşem Yüzyıl Malkoçoğlu Balı Bey
2013–2014 Çalıkuşu Kamran
2015–2017 Kara Sevda Kemal Soydere
2019–present Kuruluş: Osman Osman Bey


Year Anuncio
2013-2014 Pepsi
2017-2018 Emaar Square Mall
2018–present Altınyıldız Classics
2021-present Trem Global
PUBG Mobile
2022-present Tor Holding

Awards and nominations

Year Awards Category Work Result Ref.
2012 GQ Men of the Year Awards Actor of the Year Muhteşem Yüzyıl Won
2013 Galatasaray University Bests of 2012 Awards Best TV Actor Won
2014 12. Yıldız Technical University Awards Most Liked TV Actor Çalıkuşu Won
13. Internet Media (Bests) Best TV Actor Won
4. Elle Style Awards Elle Style Actor of the Year Won
Haliç University Bests of 2014 Awards Best Actor Won
2015 4. Bilkent Television Awards Best Drama Actor Kara Sevda Won
6. Ayaklı Newspaper TV Stars Awards Best Drama Series Actor Won
2016 14. Yıldız Technical University Awards Most Liked Movie Actor Aşk Sana Benzer Won
23. İTÜ EMÖS Achievement Awards Most Successful Movie Actor of the Year Won
16. Internet Media (Bests) TV Performance of the Year Kara Sevda Won
2. Turkey Youth Awards Best Cinema Actor Aşk Sana Benzer Nominated
Ege University 5. Media Awards Best TV Actor Kara Sevda Nominated
Galatasaray University Bests of 2016 Awards Best TV/Movie Actor Aşk Sana Benzer Nominated
43. Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards Best Actor Kara Sevda Nominated
Best TV Couple (Nihan & Kemal) Nominated
Muzikonair Awards Best Actor in a TV Series Won
2017 The ONE Objective Awards The Most Successful Celebrity of the Year Won
GQ Men of the Year Awards The Most Popular Man of the Year Won
Kemal Sunal Culture and Art Awards Best Actor Won
Individual Educational Institutions (Best of the Year) Best Actor of the Year Won
Turkey Youth Awards Best Movie Actor Kardeşim Benim Nominated
2018 Kardeşim Benim 2 Nominated
2019 18. Yıldız Technical University Awards Most Admired Actor Can Feda Won
2020 Turkey Youth Awards Best TV Actor Kuruluş: Osman Nominated
Golden 61 Awards (Istanbul University) Best Male Actor of the Year Won
Radio Television Journalists Association (RTGD Oscars) Best Male Actor of the Year Won
2021 Quality of Magazine 2021 Awards Best Male Actor Won
Eurasian Consumer Protection Association Award (Avrasya Tüketicileri koruma Derneği ödül) Best Actor Won
Golden Palm Awards Best Actor of the Year Won
European Awards Best Actor Won
Golden 61 Awards (Istanbul University) Best TV Series Couple of the Year (Osman Bey & Bala Hatun) Nominated
Best Male Actor of the Year Won
48º Golden Butterfly Awards Best Actor Kuruluş: Osman Nominated
Soap Awards France 2021 Best International Actor Kara Sevda Nominated
9º TV Stars Flip Newspaper Awards Best Actor Kuruluş: Osman Won
2022 Turkey Youth Awards Best TV Actor Nominated

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