Kivanç Tatlitug

Actor, Model

Personal Info

  • Date of Birth : 27 October 1983
  • Place Of Birth : Adana, Turkey
  • Height : 6' 1½" (1.87 m)
  • Skills and Hobies : Basketball player, swimmer, model airplane, drawing, squash
  • Languages : Turkish (Native), English (advanced)


Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ was born on October 27, 1983 in Adana, Turkey.

He is Turkish based well known actor in East Europe, Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Middle and South America, over 66 countries.

His professional career started with modeling in 2002. After his modeling career, with the TV Series “Gumus” he has started his acting career and he acted the leading role “Mehmet”. “Gumus” was the first Turkish TV Series which was sold to Middle East and Kivanc Tatlitug has invited to many Film Festivals like Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Muscat as a Guest of Honor and won Honor Rewards. Kivanc Tatlitug is the most well-known and popular Turkish actor in the Middle East, Balkans, North Africa and Turkic Republics since 2005. After “Gumus” he continued his acting career in the order of “Menekse ile Halil” as Halil, “Ask-i Memnu” as “Behlul”, “Ezel” as a guest star “Sekiz” and finally with “Kuzey Guney” as Kuzey. Nowadays he is shooting his new TV Series “Kurt Seyit ve Sura” and acting as “Kurt Seyit”. In 2007 he acted as “Muzaffer” character in “Amerikalilar Karadenizde” Movie and in 2013 he acted as “Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu” character in “Kelebegin Ruyasi – Butterfly’s Dream” Movie. In addition to Golden Butterfly TV Awards 2012 “Best Actor”, Sadri Alisik Theatre and Cinema Awards 2013 “Best Actor”, he has also won “Best Actor” awards from many Universities, Educational and Public Institutions. He finally won “Best Actor” award from SIYAD 2013 (Turkish Film Critics Association) with his role in the movie “Kelebegin Ruyasi – Butterfly’s Dream”. Kivanc Tatlitug is also the youngest Unicef Goodwill Ambassador in the world and continues his working for children

During his acting career he played in two movies. In 2007 he acted as “Muzaffer” in “Amerikalılar Karadenizde” movie and in 2013 he played the role of “Muzaffer Tayip Uslu” character in “Kelebeğin Rüyası” movie.

Throughout his acting career he won numerous “Best Actor” awards from Golden Butterfly TV Awards, Sadri Alışık Theatre and Cinema Awards, SIYAD (Turkish Film Critics Association). Furthermore Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ also won “Best Actor” awards from many Universities, Educational and Public Institutions internationally.

Off-screen, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ is the youngest Unicef Goodwill Ambassador ever in the world and continues working for children.


Kultur University – Communication & Design Department – Cinema TV Acting


  • Best Model of The World 2002
  • Best Model of Turkey 2002


  • SIYAD (Turkish Film Critics Association) – Best Male Actor 2014
  • Sadri Alışık Theatre ve Cinema Awards – Best Male Actor 2013
  • Golden Butterfly TV Awards – Best Male Actor 2012
  • UNICEF Turkey – Goodwill Ambassador


TV Series
  • Cesur ve Güzel  – Cesur –  2016
  • Kurt Seyit ve Şura Kurt  – Seyit – 2014
  • Kuzey ve Güney – Kuzey – 2011-2013
  • Ezel Sekiz – 2011
  • Aski-Memnu – Behlül Haznedar – 2008-2010
  • Menekse ile Halil – Halil Tuglu 2007
  • Gumus – Mehmet Sadoglu 2005
  • Kelebeğin Rüyası – Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu – 2012
  • Amerikalılar Karadeniz’de – Muzaffer – 2007