Who is Can Yaman? Age, height, religion, partner, movies and TV shows

Who is Can Yaman? Age, height, religion, partner, movies and TV shows

Can Yaman is a celebrated and respected Turkish celebrity. He is famous for acting in Erkenci Kus and other television productions. He has a well-built physique that often catches the catches people's attention.

Can Yaman
Can Yaman during a photoshoot for a perfume. Photo: @canyaman
Source: Instagram

Can Yaman started his acting career in 2011. Here are all the details about his career and other aspects of his life.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Can Yaman
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 8 November 1989
  • Age: 32 years (as of 2021)
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Place of birth: Suadiye, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Current residence: Roma, Italy
  • Nationality: Turkish
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (Kosovo-Albanian-Macedonian-Swiss)
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexuality: Straight
  • Height in feet: 6 feet 2 inches
  • Height in meters: 1.88
  • Height in centimetres: 188
  • Weight in pounds: 187
  • Weight in kilograms: 85
  • Hair colour: Dark brown
  • Eye colour: Brown
  • Relationship status: In a relationship
  • Mother: Güldem
  • Father: Güven
  • Siblings: None
  • Uncle: Fuat
  • Alma mater: Bilfen Kolej, Liceo Italiano di Istanbul, and Yeditepe University
  • Profession: Actor, model, and lawyer
  • Can Yaman's Instagram: @canyaman

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Can Yaman's bio

Actor Can is his parents' only child. His father, Güven, is a customs agent. His mother's name is Güldem, and his uncle, Fuat, is a respected football coach.

Growing up, the actor spent a lot of time with his grandmothers, who were very involved in his upbringing. They took up the role of raising him because his parents were experiencing financial challenges. Güven and Güldem divorced when their son was only five years old.

Can Yaman's movies
Can Yaman in a striped shirt and white pants. Photo: @canyaman
Source: Instagram

How old is can Yaman?

The actor and model is 32 years old as of 2021. He was born on 8th November 1989, and his Zodiac sign is Scorpio.

He was born in Suadiye, Istanbul, Turkey, and his nationality is Turkish. He has mixed ethnicity. His paternal grandfather is Kosovo-Albanian and is originally from Kosovo, while his paternal grandmother is from North Macedonia. Part is his family also has Swiss roots.

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In early 2021, he relocated from Turkey to Roma, Italy.

What is Can Yaman's religion?

The actor was born into a Christian family and was raised as such. Therefore, his religion is Christianity.

Does Can Yaman speak English?

The Turkish actor speaks different languages fluently. He can speak, read, and write English and is also fluent in Turkish, Italian, and German.

Can Yaman's education

The talented actor went to Bilfen Kolej for his elementary and middle school education. He then joined Liceo Italiano di Istanbul, where he emerged as the overall best student. He set the record of the top student with the highest grade since the establishment of the institution.

After passing with flying colours, he proceeded to Yeditepe University, where he studied law.


After graduating from the university, the law graduate started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. It was in this form that he met his law firm partners.

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When he was 24 years old, he worked in mergers and acquisitions and wrote tax-related articles for Dunya newspaper. While his career in corporate law was thriving, he did not feel fulfilled. He did not like working in an office while wearing a suit.

One year, he went on his annual leave, never to return to work. Instead, he travelled to Bodrum, where he met his managers, Ilker Bilgi and Cuneyt Sayil. After that, his colleagues saw him again on television as an actor.

The actor owns a law firm together with his partners. However, he cannot practice law. His license is on hold. This is because Turkish law does not allow one person to have two different careers at the same time. His partners are currently running the firm.

Can Yaman's TV shows

The lawyer started acting in 2011 and has featured in the following television shows.

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  • O Ses Türkiye (2011)
  • Dada Dandinista (2014-2015)
  • Gönül Isleri (2014-2015)
  • Inadina Ask (2015-2016)
  • Dolunay (2017)
  • Erkenci Kus (2018-2019)
  • Kalo mesimeraki (2019)
  • Volverte a ver (2019)
  • Bay Yanlis (2020)
  • Che Dio ci aiuti (2021)

His excellent acting skills have led to several award nominations, some of which he has won. Fans expect to see Can Yaman's movies soon because he has mainly featured in television shows so far. Besides acting, he is also a model.

Can Yaman's TV shows
Can Yaman in a suit promoting a perfume. Photo: @canyaman
Source: Instagram

Net worth

Although it is undeniable that the actor and former lawyer rakes a good sum of money from his acting career, his net worth is yet to be disclosed to the public.

The actor has two homes, one in Turkey and another in Italy. Can Yaman's house is located in the famous district of the city of Bebek in Instabul, Turkey.

In January 2021, he relocated to Roma, Italy. His house is located close to the Colosseum.

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Is Can Yaman in a relationship?

Who is Can Yaman dating? He appears to be single at the moment. Many people assume that Demet Özdemir is Can Yaman's girlfriend, but in reality, the Erkenci Kus actress is engaged to Oğuzhan Koç.

Did can Yaman get married?

The actor is not married yet. While fans have met Can Yaman's wife in television series, he is not married in real life. However, he proposed to Diletta Leotta after a short period of dating. Unfortunately, the couple split and their engagement was called off.

Can Yaman's height

The actor is quite tall and has a well-built physique. He is 6 feet 2 inches or 188 centimetres tall and weighs about 85 kilogrammes or 187 pounds. His hair is dark brown, and he has brown eyes.

Can Yaman is a famous Turkish actor best known for his role in Erkenci Kus. He is also a model and is a lawyer as well.

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