Turkish actress Berguzar Korel who is mother of 3 kids with actor husband Halit Ergenc

‘1001 Nights’ Actress Berguzar Korel Biography

A Turkish-born actress Berguzar Korel became a sensational on-screen figure, thanks to her role as Sehrazat Evliyaoglu in 1001 Nights (2006-09). Being the child of actor parents filled her with enthusiasm & impression to pursue an acting career; which is why Korel is a professional since her teenage.

Having graduated with a theater degree, Berguzar already acquired 13 acting credits; of which, recognition came through a TV venture. Some of her noteworthy works include Karadayi (2012-15) and Vatanim Sensin (2016-18).

Berguzar Korel’s Parents Are Actors- What’s Her Age?

Bergüzar Gökçe Korel was born on August 27, 1982, in Istanbul, Turkey, is an Islamic family. She is the youngest of two children to actor parents: (late) Tanju Korel and Hülya Darcan. Korel has an elder sister named Zeynep Korel (b. March 1, 1975).

Her father Tanju died of cancer on September 21, 2005, at the of 61- a month before his 62nd birthday.

Berguzar Korel with her mother & elder sister
Berguzar Korel with her mother & elder sister
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A Turkish by nationality, Berguzar has a mixed ethnicity- Circassian descent on father’s side while her mother is of Albanian descent.

As of early 2022, the 1001 Nights actress is 39 years old.


After Nilüfer Hatun Primary School, she studied at Yıldız College. Then, she enrolled at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University & graduated with a theater degree. Since her school days, Korel had active participation in sports & dramas; she even played volleyball for clubs.

Later, she would pursue a career as an actress.

Berguzar Korel Got Breakthrough From ‘1001 Nights’– Notable TV Series & Films

Her career breakthrough came in 2006 after portraying the lead cast, Sehrazat Evliyaoglu, in 1001 Nights (Turkish translation: Binbir Gece). There she worked in 90 episodes until 2009, co-starring Halit Ergenç, Tardu Flordun, Ceyda Düvenci & Ergün Demir.

Moreover, in 2006, Berguzare appeared as a notable cast Leyla in the movie Kurtlar Vadisi Irak & later played Gözde Akbayrak in Ask geliyorum demez (2009).

Photo of Berguzar Korel wearing a full Black dress with 
white pattern on neck.
Berguzar Korel as Azize in ‘Vatanim Sensin
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Starting in the 2010s, the Turkish actress worked in back-to-back successful TV series. From 2010 to 2011, Korel played Feraye in Bitmeyen sarki. Subsequently, she landed in the lead role as Feride Şadoğlu in Karadayi (2012-15, 115 episodes); it starred Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, Çetin Tekindor, Yurdaer Okur & Erkan Avci.

Then, Berguzer Korel portrayed Azize in 59 episodes of Vatanim Sensin (2016-18). In 2019, she worked in the film Bir Ask Iki Hayat, which followed another movie work in Stuck Apart (2021).

Even more, she won 2 Golden Butterfly Awards for Best Actress, each from the TV series 1001 Nights and Karadayi. Also, for her work Vatanim Sensin, Berguzer won Best International Actress Award at the Beirut International Film Festival in 2018.

On-Screen Credits Before Fame

Having earned her theater debut from Kuvayi Milliye at State Theatre, Berguzar made her on-screen debut in the TV film Kirik Hayatlar in 1998 at the age of 16. A year later, she made her feature film debut in Şen Olasın Ürgüp (1999).

Then until the mid-2000s, Burgzar worked in a bunch of TV movies: Cemalım (2001), Zeytin Dali (2005) & Emrah Adak (2006).

Berguzar Korel Is Married- Who Is Her Husband? Any Children?

The Karadayı actress enjoys a marital relationship with her husband & fellow Turkish actor Halit Ergenc. The two met on the set of the TV series Binbir Gece (1001 Nights); which ran from 2006 to 2009. The couple even shared the screen in another TV series Vatanim Sensin.

After dating for a few years, they married on August 7, 2009.

Photo of Berguzar Korel with her husband, Halit Ergenc, where they are posing for instagram post in a beach at sun set time.
Photo of Berguzar Korel with her husband, Halit Ergenc. Source: [email protected]__

Her Golden Butterfly Award winning-husband Halit notably portrayed Suleiman in The Magnificent Century (2011-14) & as Orhan in the movie Red Istabul (2019) co-starring Tuba Büyüküstün.

Korel Is Mother Of Three Children

The couple shares 3 children together; they welcomed their third child & first daughter, Leyla, in November 2021. Berguzar and Halit became parents for the first time, as they welcomed son Ali Ergenc on February 7, 2010. Their second child, son Han Ergenc was born on March 8, 2020.

Actress Burguzar Korel shares 3 kids (2 sons & a daughter) with her husband Halit Ergenc
Actress Burguzar Korel shares 3 kids (2 sons & a daughter) with her husband Halit Ergenc
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An avid Instagram user (@berguzarkorel) with more than 2.1 million followers, the Turkish actress often shares pictures of her husband & kids on the platform.

Height & Body Measurement

The Zeytin dali actress has an appealing body figure which measures 33-26-35 & has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (180 cm). She weighs around 67 Kg. Berguzar has pretty brown eyes along with long & wavy dark brown hair.

How Much Is Net Worth Of Berguzar Korel?

Berguzar Korel, aside from being an actress is a model too; often posts pictures of her photoshoots on her Instagram. For sure, her modeling venture makes her a decent sum, but the Turkish actress mostly earns through her acting career.

As of 2022, the 1001 Nights actress has a net worth of $2 million– with her alleged salary in the 6-digit figure per episode from TV projects. Notably, she worked in Bitmeyen sarki, Karadayi, & Vatanim Sensin. Reportedly, her salary from Vatanim Sensin was TL 100,000 per episode.

The average salary of a Turkish actor is TL 102,000, around USD $7,200.

With impressive millions of followers on Instagram, she possibly gets an approach from brands for endorsements. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Korel can earn $4,335 – $7,226 per sponsored post via Instagram.

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