Can Yaman, Turkish actor

The Turkish actor Can Yaman was born on November 8, 1989 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Astrological sign: Scorpio. He is 1.82 m tall.

He is an only child and comes from an immigrant family. His grandfather is an immigrant from Kosovo and his grandmother from Macedonia. He is the nephew of the famous Besiktas football coach Fuat Yaman. When he was 5 years old his parents divorced.

Can did high school in an Italian Lyceum so he learned that language and speaks it fluently. He stood out as an excellent student to the point of traveling to USA in the framework of the student exchange program. He also learned English and German.

In Besiktas he played several sports: basketball, football, table tennis, rafting and badminton. He also likes dancing and music, plays piano and guitar.

His sporting qualities in basketball allowed him to win a scholarship with which he completed his college career and received his law degree in 2012. While studying at the university, Can Yaman took acting courses as a hobby and thinking that it would serve him to develop the expression and oratory for his profession as a lawyer. His theatre teachers and friends told him that he had great acting qualities and that he should dedicate himself to this.

For several years, until 2017, Can carried out both activities: acting and law simultaneously.


Can debuted as an actor in the novel Gönül Isleri in 2014 (Affairs of the Heart) where he had a supporting character called “Bedir”. For this role he had to change his appearance a little and lost 6 kilos of weight to not look so muscular. His appearance in this novel was his launch to fame.

He had his first starring role in the novel Inadina Ask 2015 (Obstinate Love). This series was a success and with her business partner, actress Acelya Topaloglu made a great couple that enchanted the audience.

In 2017 with the series Dolunay (Full Moon) as the lead actor along with the actress Orgun Guzel, Can achieved recognition not only in Turkey and the Middle East, but also in Europe and all of Latin America.

In 2018 with the series Erkenci Kus Albatros (Dawn Bird) reaches the peak of his career so far. For this job Can makes a special fitness program, as the character is athletic and very muscular. This romantic comedy has achieved high numbers of raiting on TV and online media.

Can Yaman has been awarded Best Romantic Comedy Actor at the Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards by Erkenci Kus in 2018. Also in 2018 he was elected “Actor of the Year” by GQ Turkey.

Can Yaman and his Girlfriends

Yaman never spoke of his private life and strives to keep it a secret. What has transcended is very little and he has never confirmed or denied it.

En el año 2015 en el set de la novela Inadina Ask, Acelya Topaloglu interpretó el papel de Defne, con Can tenían  escenas románticas y apasionadas, la pareja no podía disimular y sus emociones delataban que algo mas habia entre ellos. Sin embargo cuando terminó la novela no se los volvió a ver juntos.

In 2016 the actor began to be seen with the actress Bestemsu Ozdemir (Nilufer in the series Kara Para Ask).

In 2018, with the novel Erkenci Kus he is also linked to his partner in the fiction Demet Ozdemir, but in this case Can has declared: “She is an excellent actress very funny, but there is no sentimental relationship between us”.

What kind of woman does Can like?

He likes feminine and elegant women, he said: “I don’t like masculine women. It has to be feminine, elegant, lady. It also has to be creative.

Can has declared that he is very bothered by women who insistently approach him in public places.


He studied chef and barman, he will declare himself a good cook and that he loves to eat rich, especially he likes his grandmother’s Albanian cuisine.

He says he lets himself be carried away more by feelings than by reason.

His favorite country is Italy and he would like to visit Brazil.

His dream is to play James Bond in a film.

In the first months of 2019 he reaches 3.5 million followers in Instagram and is the gallant of the moment in Turkey and where the novel Erkenci Kus is seen.

Legal Problems

Can faced a lawsuit from his co-worker Selen Soyder, who accused him of physical abuse during the recording of Hangimiz Sevmedik in 2016. They argued and Can threw several objects at him in a fit of fury, for which he had to pay the victim 8000 liras (1200 dollars).


2014 Gonul Isleri
2015 Inadina Ask
2016 Hangimiz Sevmedik
2017 Dolunay
2018 Erkenci Kus

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