Serenay Sarkaya Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Serenay Sarkaya Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Serenay Sarkaya (Turkish pronunciation: [seenaj sakaja]; born July 1, 1992) is a Turkish model and actress. She rose to prominence as a result of her roles in the Turkish remake of The O.C., Lale Devri, Fi, and the fantasy series ahmaran.

She graduated from Istanbul's Fine Arts High School's theatre department. She made her acting debut at the age of fourteen with a minor role in the film aşkn (2006), which was followed by a role in Plajda (2008). Peri Masal, a fantasy children's series, was her first leading role (2008). Sofia in the crime comedy series Adanal was her breakthrough role (2008–10).

She has appeared in the films Behzat. Ankara Yanyor and kimizin Yerine with Nejat şler. Sarkaya has been performing in Alice Müzikali, a musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, since 2019. She has won numerous awards and received critical acclaim, including two Golden Butterfly Awards.

She entered a beauty pageant at the age of fifteen and received a special award from the jury at the European Youth Beauty Competition. Sarkaya was later crowned Miss Turkey 2010's first runner-up. In addition to her acting career, she has appeared in several commercials and is the face of several brands. She was named Woman of the Year by GQ Turkey in 2014.

Early years

Serenay Sarkaya was born in Ankara on July 1, 1992, to Seyhan Umran and Mustafa Sarikaya. She lived in Antalya with her family until she was seven years old, when her parents divorced. She moved to Istanbul with her mother after her father remarried. In an interview, she later described her experience growing up without her father: "A father is a unique factor in the development of a young girl. Growing up without your father is a significant life experience ". Sarkaya knew she wanted to be an actress and model at the time she and her mother were deciding where to live, which influenced their decision to settle in Istanbul. Sarkaya attended and graduated from the Fine Arts High School's theatre department. She did not continue on to university.
Sarkaya enjoys volleyball and basketball, and she is also interested in tennis and Latin dance.

She won a special prise from the jury at the European Junior Beauty Contest in Czechia when she was fifteen years old.

Career in film and television from 2006 to 2012.

Sarkaya made her acting debut in the 2006 film aşkn, directed by ahin Alpaslan. In 2008, she appeared in a Turkcell commercial before moving on to her second film, Plajda, which was produced by Sinan etin and directed by Murat eker.

The same year, Sarkaya landed her first leading television role in Celal imen's Peri Masal, in which she played a fairy godmother. She also appeared in the etin-produced and Deniz Ergun-directed series Limon Aac. Sarkaya's character was dropped from the plot after the tenth episode.

Sarkaya first appeared in the TV series Adanal, created by Tayfun Güneyer and directed by Adnan Güler, in 2008. She portrayed a Greek-Turkish girl and received praise for her mixed Greek-Adana accent.

Sarkaya represented the national capital, Ankara, in the Miss Turkey beauty pageant on April 1, 2010. She finished as the first runner-up to the eventual winner, Gizem Memiç of Gaziantep, and was chosen to represent Turkey in the Miss Universe competition. She turned down this opportunity because she wanted to continue her acting career, and Memiç took her place.

Sarkaya left the cast of Adanal in the second season to star in Lale Devri, which was produced by ükrü Avşar and directed by Murat Düzgünolu. She sang a song in one episode of the show that drew audience attention and led to offers to record an album. She stated in an interview: "The bids are correct. The fees are reasonable. However, I will not sing. My profession is acting ".

Sarkaya appeared in the short film Hoşçakal in 2011. She left Lale Devri at the start of the third season in 2012.

Behzat. Ankara Yanyor, Medcezir, and other projects from 2013 to the present

Sarkaya began filming Behzat. Ankara Yanyor, a film based on the television series Behzat. Bir Ankara Polisiyesi, in May 2013. In the same year, she co-starred with Atay Ulusoy in the Turkish series Medcezir, which is based on the American show The O.C. Ece Yörenç wrote the screenplay, and Ali Bilgin directed the series. Mira Beylice, Sarkaya's character, was based on Marissa Cooper, a character from the original series. She appeared in an Elidor commercial with her Medcezir co-star Hazar Ergüçlü in 2014. After signing a two-year contract, she later became the face of Mavi Jeans. Sarkaya shot commercials with Brazilian model Francisco Lachowski to promote their spring-summer collection. Sarkaya filmed another commercial for Mavi in 2016 with Barbara Palvin. Sarkaya appeared in front of the camera with Kerem Bürsin for the 2015 spring-summer collection, and their singing received a positive response from audiences.

Sarkaya appeared in the show Fi, which is based on a series of novels by Azra Kohen, in 2017-18. Puhutv streamed Fi, one of the first major Turkish television productions, online.

She was the Head & Shoulders brand ambassador from 2017 to 2018, filming various campaigns and awareness projects.

In 2019, she made her stage debut as Alice in Alice Müzikali, a musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The show premiered in February 2019 and will return for a second season in September 2019. After a brief hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alice returned to the stage on February 7, 2022.

Sarkaya was cast in the biopic Bergen, which follows the life of singer Belgin Sarlmşer. She left the project, however, due to difficulties caused by the pandemic and other factors. She will be Bulgari's first Turkish brand ambassador in 2021.


2006ŞaşkınItırSupporting role
2008PlajdaAslıSupporting role
2010How to Train Your DragonAstrid HoffersonDubbing voice
2011HoşçakalSarahShort film
2013Behzat Ç. Ankara YanıyorMelisaSupporting role
2016İkimizin YerineÇiçekMain role
2008Peri MasalıTalyaMain role
Limon AğacıPeriMain role
2008–2010AdanalıSofia DikkayaMain role
2010–2012Lale DevriYeşim TaşkıranMain role
2011Yer Gök AşkSupporting role
2013–2015MedcezirMira BeyliceLeading role
2017–2018FiDuru DurulayLeading role[46]
2023–ShahmaranŞahsuLeading role
AileDevin AkınLeading role


2019Alice MüzikaliAliceMain role


2010Miss Turkey

2013Turkey Elle Style AwardsBest Hair StyleMedcezirWon AwardsBest ActressWon
GQ Turkey Men of the Year AwardsWoman of the YearWon
Istanbul Technical University AwardsBest TV series ActressWon
5th Ayaklı Newspaper TV Stars AwardsBest Actress in a Drama SeriesWon
Çanakkale 18 Mart University AwardsBest ActressWon
Karadeniz Technical University AwardsBest ActressWon
4th İMK Social Media AwardsBest ActressWon
3rd Crystal Mouse Media AwardsBest ActressWon
41st Golden Butterfly AwardsBest ActressWon
2015Istanbul Arel University 4th Media and Art AwardsMost Admired TV series ActressWon
YTÜ Stars of the Year AwardsMost Admired TV series ActressWon
5th Unimpeded Life Foundation AwardsBest TV Actress of the YearWon
MGD 21. Gold Lens AwardsBest Drama ActressWon
Turkey Youth AwardsBest ActressWon
Ege University 4th Media AwardsBest ActressWon
Kayahan Media and Arts AwardsBest Actress of the YearWon
6th Quality of Magazine AwardsTop Quality ActressWon
42nd Golden Butterfly AwardsBest ActressWon
20162nd Elele Avon Woman AwardsActress of the YearNominated
6th Elle Style AwardsElle Style Actress of the YearNominated
10th GSUEN AwardsBest TV/Movie ActressNominated
7th İMK Social Media AwardsBest ActressNominated
201724th İTÜ EMÖS Achievement AwardsMost Successful Movie Actress of the Yearİkimizin YerineWon
12th İTÜ Makinistanbul Media, Art and Sport AwardsMovie Actress of the YearWon
1st Turkey Children AwardsBest Television ActressMedcezirNominated
3rd Turkey Youth AwardsBest Television ActressNominated
Best Movie Actressİkimizin YerineNominated
4th Mersin Golden Palm AwardsMovie Actress of the YearWon
7th Life Foundation AwardsBest Actress of the YearFiWon
6th Fashion TV Mode AwardsMost Successful Actress of the YearWon
6th Ayaklı Newspaper AwardsBest ActressWon
44th Golden Butterfly AwardsBest ActressNominated
6th Bilkent TV AwardsBest Drama ActressNominated
201816th YTÜ Stars of the Year AwardsMost Liked TV and Movie ActressWon
12th GSÜ The Bests AwardsBest TV/Cinema ActressWon
202018th YTÜ Stars of the Year AwardsMost Like Theatre ActressAlice MüzikaliWon
8th Ayaklı Newspaper AwardsBest Theatre ActressWon

Serenay Sarıkaya Biography

Full NameSerenay Sarıkaya
Date of Birth1 July 1992
BirthplaceAnkara, Turkey
ProfessionActress & Model
Zodiac SignCancer
Body Measurements
Age29 years
Height5 feet 9 inches
Weight60 Kg
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Family & Relationship
FatherSerenay Sarıkaya
MotherSeyhan Umran
Education and College
SchoolSaime Salih Konca High School
Debut Şaşkın (2006)
Notable WorkMedcezir, İkimizin Yerine, Alice Müzikali, etc
Income & Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$ 5 million
Net Worth (2020)   N/A
Annual Salary   N/A
Income SourceActing

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