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‘The Ambassador’s Daughter’ Actress Neslihan Atagul Biography

Neslihan Atagul, the only Turkish actress to win the International Emmy Award saw her professional journey from commercials by her teenage. Having made her TV debut in 2006, Atagul pocketed notable a breakthrough as Neriman Sölmaz in Fatih Harbiye (2013-14); translated: In Between.

Not only did the Istanbul native gain TV fame from Fatih Harbiye, but also found her future husband; her co-star Kadir Dogulu.

Furthermore, her notable TV credits were in Kara Sevda (translation: Endless Love) and Sefirin Kızı (The Ambassador’s Daughter).

Where Is Neslihan Atagul From? What’s Her Age & Height?

Born on August 20, 1992, Neslihan is from Istanbul, Turkey, her birth name is Neslihan Atagül Doğulu. The Turkish actress has mixed ethnicity; her father Yaşar Şener Atagül, a driver is of Circassian descent, while her mother Perihan Çıtlak is Belarusian.

Atagul has a brother named İlkay Atagüi. He is the father of 2 daughters: (Asya and Aslisah) & goes by Instagram handle @ilkayatagul.

Neslihan Atagül's brother & her mother
Neslihan Atagül’s brother & her mother
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As of early 2022, the Kara Sevda actress is 29 years old & stands 5 feet 6.5 inches (165 cm) tall.

After attending regional high school, Neslihan Atagul enrolled at the University of Yeditepe & graduated with a degree in Theater.

How Atagul Became A Commericial Model Turned TV Star?

Interested to work entertainment industry from the age of 8, the Turkish star didn’t turn professional until her teenage. Reportedly, she went to register with Erberk Agency at 13 with her mother & worked landed in a commercial by 2005.

Only 2 months later, in 2006, then 14-years old Neslihan Atagul made her on-screen debut through the feature film Ilk Ask, where she portrayed Bahar. For her role, she won an award for Hope-Giving Young Actress at the 2006 Golden Boll Film Festival.

Shortly after the actress earned TV prominence with a supporting role, Deniz Başsoy, in Yaprak Dökümü (2008-10). Afterward, she worked in Kalbim Seni Seçti (2011, 23 episodes) before her first-ever lead role as Pinar in Canim babam (2011).

Other TV Credits: Breakthrough From ‘In Between’, What Role Neslihan Portrayed?

By the early 2010s, Neslihan’s fame was already surging-thanks to notable TV work as Sirin in Hayat Devam Ediyor (2011-13).

Subsequently, she portrayed the lead cast, Neriman Sölmaz, in Fatih Harbiye (2013-14); translation: In Between, co-starring Itir Esen, Kadir Doğulu, & Gökçe Akyıldız. It is based on Peyami Safa’s novel of the same name.

Actress Neslihan Atagül, the winner of International Emmy notably worked in In Between, Endless Love & The Ambassador's Daughter
Actress Neslihan Atagül, the winner of International Emmy notably worked in In Between, Endless Love & The Ambassador’s Daughter
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Moreover, Atagul saw further on-screen prominence with back-to-back notable TV roles. She appeared as Nihan Sezin in Kara Sevda (Endless Love) from 2015 to 2017 alongside Kaan Urgancıoğlu, Burak Özçivit, among others.

It won her 2017 International Emmy Award, making her the only Turkish to do so.

Why She Left ‘The Ambassador’s Daughter’?

Having worked in the TV mini-series Dip, Neslihan Atagul portrayed one of the leads, Nare Çelebi in The Ambassador’s Daughter (2019-21). The action & romance drama premiered on December 16, 2019, & ran through its conclusion with Season 2, on May 11, 2021.

Reportedly, Atagul left the TV series after leaky gut syndrome, that replaced her co-star Tuba Büyüküstün in the lead role.

Other stars in the show were Engin Akyürek, Uraz Kaygılaroğlu, Ilayda Ildir & Özlem Çakar Yalçinkaya.

Net Worth In 2022- How Much Salary Neslihan Atagul Earns?

A commercial model as a teen to one of the prominent Turkish TV stars, Neslihan Atagul enjoyed perks of fame & money showers. Thanks to her more than a decade-long acting career, she is into the millionaire club.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Atagul has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2022. For sure, her on-screen venture is the major source of her income, but it was the modeling interest that rooted all in the first place.

The Turkish actress never lets access into her earning or property details, but undeniably, she sums a salary to millions of dollars annually. A starting actor in Turkey can expect a payroll of TL 102,100 ($7,161) per year.

Not to mention, the Endless Love actress grabs a hefty sum through Instagram endorsements as well. She can earn $25,670 – $42,784 per sponsored post via Instagram.

Neslihan Atagul Is Married- Who Is Her Husband? Any Children?

The Ambassador’s Daughter actress is currently in a marital relationship with her boyfriend-turned-husband Kadir Doğulu. They met on the set of Fatih Harbiye in 2013 & started dating shortly after.

The couple got engaged in November 2015 after 2 years of relationship. Later, the two married on July 8, 2016, and currently reside in Turkey.

Neslihan Atagül & her husband Kadir Doğulu; they are married since 2016
Neslihan Atagül & her husband Kadir Doğulu
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Often, the duo shares adorable pictures of each other on Instagram. She is an active Instagram user (@neslihanatagul) with more than 12.9 million followers; while her Twitter account (@neslihanatagul) has 212.5K followers.

Neslihan and Kadir are yet to share children of their own. Rather, they own a Doberman named Vera.

Also see: Nick DiGiovanni, Alexa Swinton, Berguzar Korel, Esra Bilgic, Morfydd Clark

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