Hazal Kaya Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Hazal Kaya Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Leyla Hazal Kaya is a Turkish actress who was born on October 1, 1990. She is best known for her roles in the TV series Aşk- Memnu as Nihal Ziyagil, Feriha Sarrafoglu, Adn Feriha Koydum (2011-2012), and Filiz in Bizim Hikaye (inspired by the British TV show Shameless) (2017–2019).

Kaya grew up in Konya, Turkey, to an Alevi Muslim family from Gaziantep. She went to Gaziosmanpaşa Elementary School and graduated from the Liceo Italiano di Istanbul in 2009. She pursued her higher education at Istanbul Bilgi University. Her parents, both attorneys, divorced when she was seven years old. She was introduced to the world of art and acting at a young age, and she studied ballet and violin for seven years as a child. Kaya is fluent in Italian, English, and Turkish, in addition to her native language. She was also said to be learning German, her fourth language.


Kaya began her acting career in 2006 with the television series Genco. She portrayed the role of zge (Gülay Erkaya). She had guest roles in fantasy series Acemi Cadı of Turkish version "Sabrina Teenage Witch", popular series Sıla, "Taşların Sırrı". Kaya portrayed Nihal Ziyagil in a modern-day adaptation of Halit Ziya Uşaklgil's novel Aşk- Memnu in 2008. In 2011, she made her film debut in Selçuk Aydemir's alg engi. At the same time, she studied drama with Ayla Algan. She then enrolled in Ümit rak's Modern Acting Techniques Workshop and began taking acting lessons from Ümit rak himself. Kaya played the lead character, Feriha Sarrafolu, in the first two seasons of the TV series Adn Feriha Koydum (2011). She played a porter's daughter who is trapped between two lives and falls in love with the most popular student at her university, a rich and handsome boy named "Emir Sarrafolu" (aatay Ulusoy). The series had one of Turkey's highest TV ratings. Later, she appeared in Bingo commercials with her mother, Ayşegül Kaya. She left the cast of Adn Feriha Koydum in late 2012 to star in a new series called Son Yaz Balkanlar 1912 as the character Emine. However, due to low ratings, the series was canceled after only a few episodes. She later played the character of Azra Zak, a tennis coach, in the 2013 series A..K. That show, too, ended after 13 episodes. In 2015, she co-starred in Maral: En Güzel Hikayem with Aras Bulut ynemli. Maral Erdem, the main character, was played by her. Her most recent TV show is Bizim Hikaye (in English: Our Story), a Turkish adaptation of the American television series Shameless. Kaya plays "Filiz Elibol Aktan" opposite actor Burak Deniz in this TV show. As of 2021, she co-stars in the TV series Misafir, an adaptation of the Japanese TV series Oasis, with Bugra Gulsoy and Ozan Dolunay. She has been appearing as Behzat's dead daughter "Berna" in some episodes and films of the hit crime series Behzat since 2010.

Private life

On February 6, 2019, she married actor Ali Atay and gave birth to their son later that year. In February 2023, their daughter was born.

Kaya is one of Turkey's highest-paid actresses in the media. Ichaps, who chose the most important names of 2014 in a variety of categories, named Hazal Kaya one of the "most influential names in the world" and awarded her the international excellence medal in the category of artists. She ranked fourth on the list of most admired Turkish women artists, according to the results of a survey conducted on the United Arab Emirates-based MBC channels, which ranked Turkish series and special programs. At the same time, official surveys conducted in 35 countries from August 2010 to August 2015 ranked her sixth among the top ten most popular actresses. She was also the only Turkish recipient of the 2015 Lebanon Awards. Kaya was the sixth most popular actress according to results obtained from 35 countries between May 2011 and May 2016. She climbed to fifth place on the list in May 2016. She was ranked fifth on the list of the top ten most beautiful women in 2016 by the website World's Most Beautifuls.



2011Çalgı ÇengiYoung girl at the warehouseSpecial guest appearance
2011Behzat Ç. Seni Kalbime GömdümBerna Ç.Special guest appearance
2011Ay Büyürken UyuyamamHülyaLeading role
2012Bu Son OlsunLaleLeading role
2013Mavi DalgaArzuSupporting role
2014İtirazım VarZeynep BulutLeading role
2015Kırık Kalpler BankasıAslımLeading role
2022Benden Ne Olur?Sertab BalLeading role


2006–2007Acemi CadıPelinGuest appearance
2006Taşların SırrıBengüGuest appearance
2006–2008SılaBerrinGuest appearance
2007–2008GencoÖzge (Gülay Erkaya)supporting role
2008–2010Aşk-ı MemnuNihal Ziyagilsupporting role
2010Behzat Ç. Bir Ankara PolisiyesiBerna Ç.Guest appearance
2011–2012Adını Feriha KoydumFeriha Yılmaz SarrafoğluLeading role
2012Son Yaz-Balkanlar 1912EmineLeading role
2013A.Ş.K.Azra ÖzakLeading role
2015Maral: En Güzel HikayemMaral ErdemLeading role
2017–2019Bizim HikayeFiliz Elibol AktanLeading role
2020Menajerimi AraHerselfGuest appearance
2021MisafirGece / GüneşLeading role

Web series

2022–Midnight at the Pera PalaceEsra / PerideLeading role

In other media

In advertising

2008Eti Burçak
2014Lux Arabia
2021Önlem Bebek Bezi

In music videos

YearMusic video
2008Aslı Güngör - "İzmir Bilir Ya"[30]
2011Selçuk Balcı - "Deniz Üstünde Fener"[31]
2017Çağatay Akman - "Bizim Hikaye" with Burak Deniz[32]
2018Cihan Mürtezaoğlu - "Bizim Hikaye" with Burak Deniz[33]


Awards and nominations
2010Kavram Olympic AwardsBest Young Actress[34]Won
2011Ayaklıgazete.com AwardsThe Most Beautiful Actress[35]Won
2011Dizifilm.com OscarsBest Drama Actress[36]Won
2012Ayaklıgazete.com AwardsBest Actress in History Series[37]Nominated
2012Televizyondizisi.com AwardsMost Popular Actress[38]Nominated
2012Sosyalmedya.cc AwardsBest Actress[39]Won
2012Eniyiyisec.com AwardsBest Actress[40]Won
2012Bakmoda.com AwardsBest Actress[41]Won
2013Sayidaty Arab JournalBest Turkish Female Star[42]Won
20132nd Crystal Mouse Media AwardsBest Actress[43]Nominated
2013MagaziMedya.comTurkey's Most Beautiful Screen Face[44]Nominated
2013Gazete5.comBest Actress[45]Nominated
2013Sizcene.com AwardsThe Most Beautiful TV Actress in Turkey[46]Won
2013Magazincity.com AwardsBest Actress on TV[47]Won
2013Politics Magazine AwardsTV Actress of the Year[48]Nominated
2013YılınFenomeni.comPhenomenon Actress of the Year[49]Nominated
2013OMÜ 3rd Media AwardsBest Actress[50]Nominated
2014Ayaklıgazete.com AwardsBest Drama Actress[37]Nominated
20142nd Düzce University Media AwardsBest Actress[51]Nominated
20145th KTÜ Media AwardsThe Most Admired Actress[52]Nominated
2014Bilgisefi.comThe Most Beautiful Actress in Turkey[53]Nominated
2014Felsebiyat Journal Cinema NomineesThe Actress of the Year[54]Nominated
2014The Medal of Excellence for the Most Influential Figures in the World AwardsMedal of Excellence[55]Won
2014Top 33 of The Most Beautiful Women on TV AwardsThe Breathtaking Women[56]Won
2015Lebanon AwardsBest Actress[57]Won
2015TelevizyonDizisi.com AwardsBest Actress[58]Nominated
2015Marie Claire TurkeyThe Most Favorite Actress[59]Nominated
2015Eurasia Best AwardsBest Actress[60]Nominated
20154th Crystal Mouse Media AwardsBest Actress[61]Nominated
20167th KTÜ Media AwardsThe Most Admired Actress[62]Nominated
2017Latina Turkish AwardsBest Kissing Scene (Hazal Kaya - Çağatay Ulusoy)[63]Won
2017Turkey Youth AwardsBest TV Actress[64]Nominated
2017Stars of the Year AwardsMost Popular Female TV Series[65]Nominated
2018IU Student Council 1453 AwardsBest Actress of the Year[66]Nominated
2019Latina Turkish AwardsBest Actress[67]Won
2019Latina Turkish AwardsBest Series Pair (Hazal Kaya - Burak Deniz)[67]Won
201919th Internet Media Best of the Year AwardsBest Actress[68]Won
2019Istanbul Aydın University Communication AwardsBest Actress[69]Won
2021Istanbul University 7th Golden 61 AwardsBest Advertising Face of the YearNominated
Full NameLeyla Hazal Kaya
Nick NameHazal
Date of Birth1 October 1990
Hazal Kaya Age33 years [As of 2023]
Birth PlaceIstanbul, Turkey
Zodiac SignLibra
Years Active2006–present
Height (approx.)in centimeters – 160 cm
in meters – 1.6 m
in Feet Inches – 5 feet 3 inch
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms – 53 kg
in Pounds – 116 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-25-35
Bust Size – 34 inches
Waist Size – 25 inches
Hip Size – 35 inches
Body Shape – Slim
Dress Size –  4 (US)
Shoe Size – 7 (US)
Eye ColourGreen
Hair ColourDark Brown (Natural)


FatherSerhat Kaya
MotherAyşegül Kaya

Boyfriend, Affairs, and Marriage

Marital StatusMarried (m. 2019)​
Hazal Kaya HusbandAli Atay
ChildrenFikret Ali Atay (Son)


School•Gaziosmanpaşa primary school
•Liceo Italiano di Istanbul
College/UniversityIstanbul Bilgi University
Graduation N/A

Favorite Things

Favorite Actor(s)Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite ActressMonica Cruz, Julia Roberts
Favorite SingerRihanna, Madison Beer
Favorite DirectorsFrancois Ozon, Michael Haneke
Favorite Tv ShowsGame of Thrones
Favorite FoodFast Food, Chocolate
Favorite ColorPink
HobbiesDancing, Acting, Traveling

Hazal Kaya Net Worth

Hazal Kaya Net Worth$2 million (approx.)
Income SourceActing

Lesser Known Facts About Hazal Kaya

  • Does Hazal Kaya smoke? No
  • Does Hazal Kaya drink alcohol? Not Known
  • When she was a child, she took ballet and violin exercises for almost 7 years.
  • Hazal knows 4 languages Turkish, Italian, English, and German.
  • She is an avid dog and cat lover and also has 3 pet dogs named Sherlock, Murphy, and Luna and 2 cats named Leyla and Sahika.
  • Kaya is also very famous on her social media platforms with millions of followers on her Instagram account.
  • When she was just 7 years old, her parents divorced.
  • Hazal Kaya is the only Turkish actress who received the “Lebanon Awards in 2015”.

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