Sahan Gokbakar - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts, Turkish comedian
Sahan Gokbakar is a versatile Turkish comedian, actor, and producer. He comes to light as a nationally recognized burlesque comedian for his Turkish comedy shows on TV8 such as "Zibin", "Zoka", and "Dikkat Sahan Cikabilir" (Watch out: Sahan May Appear). He also starred in the Turkish comedy "Recep Ivedik" alongside Fatma Toptas which was directed by his brother. He was very active both in the field and on social media during the 2021 Turkey Wildfires, providing information from the ground and raising awareness about the importance of fire-fighting planes. Besides, he also has a self-titled Youtube channel which has earned more than 726K subscribers.
Sahan Gokbakar Famous For
- He is a Turkish comedian, actor, and producer.
- He starred in the Turkish comedy "Recep Ivedik".
Where is Sahan Gokbakar from?
Sahan Gokbakar took birth on 22nd October 1980 in Izmir, Turkey. He is Turkish by nationality and Turkish-white by ethnicity. Similarly, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Sahan Gokbakar's present age is 41 which he celebrated back in 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Libra. His father's name is Osman Selcuk Gokbakar and his mother's name is Lerzan Gokbakar. He has a younger brother named Togan who is also in the entertainment industry. His father sadly lost his life in a traffic accident when Sahan was eight years old.
Moving to Sahan's education, he attended primary school and high school attached to the Middle East Technical University (ODTU). He then went on to study acting at Bilkent University's Faculty of Music and Performing Arts in Ankara after completing high school in 1997.
Sahan Gokbakar (movie, comedian) Career
- Sahan Gokbakar kicks off his career starring in his Candid Camera-style show, "Zoka" after which he appeared in his sketch comedy series, "Dikkat Sahan Cikabilir", in which he portrayed many different characters.
- He then went on to shoot a late-night talk show at NTV, named "Kime Diyorum Ben."
- The main character of his record-setting movie series, "Recep Ivedik", was also created for a short sketch in "Dikkat Sahan Cikabilir."
- He was seen in the film, "Gen" which was directed by his brother, Togan.
- He appeared in his 2008 movie, "Recep Ivedik" which became the highest-grossing Turkish movie of all time, a record which was broken by its sequel, "Recep Ivedik 2", a year later.
- As well, he starred in "Recep Ivedik 3", "Recep Ivedik 4", "Recep Ivedik 5" and" Recep Ivedik 6".
- Later, Sahan and his brother Togan Gokbakar founded their own production company, Camasirhane Film in 2011.
- He produced and starred in "Celal ile Ceren" with Ezgi Mola as a co-star in 2013 and his other films include "Osman Pazarlama" in 2016 and "Kayhan" in 2018.
- As well, Sahan is the producer and co-director of the 2020 movie, "Zengo".
- It is rumored that Gokbakar has reached an agreement with Disney+ for the exclusive rights to his upcoming blockbuster, "Recep Ivedik 7".
- Furthermore, he was very active both in the field and on social media, providing information from the ground and raising awareness about the importance of fire-fighting planes during the 2021 Turkey Wildfires.
- In 2019, he opposed the mining activities in the Mound Ida region and campaigned against it, and in March 2022, he opposed the opening of olive groves to mining activities.
Sahan said, "Olive trees are the wealth of this country. I invite the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources to return from this mistake."
- Apart from these, Sahan is also an avid Galatasaray S.K. fan and a voting member of the club.
Who is Sahan Gokbakar Wife?
Sahan Gokbakar is a married man. He exchange vows with his beautiful wife, Selin Gokbakar in 2015. The pair is blessed parents of two children named: Deniz Efe Gokbakar (b. 2015) and Ela Gokbakar (b. 2017). The couple has completed 6 years of togetherness. There's much love between the two. Previously, Sahan has been in relationships with Berrak Tuzunatac (2010), Merve Sevi (2010), and Doga Rutkay (2005-2010). Reflecting on his sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Sahan Gokbakar Net Worth?
Sahan Gokbakar's among those few individuals that have a such wide range of experience and remains true to whatever he embarks on. He has a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million as of 2022 whereas his exact amount of salary has not been disclosed yet. Sahan Gokbakar has earned a fine amount of money from his profession as his major source of income is his comedian, actor, and producer career.
How tall is Sahan Gokbakar?
Sahan Gokbakar stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 11 in / 180 cm with a balanced body weight of 70kg. He's got an unconventional good look and raw appeal about him. He has good-looking black hair and dark brown eyes color. Sahan Gokbakar's body build type is average.
Trivias About Sahan Gokbakar You Need To Know.
- He studied music and visual arts at Bilkent University in Ankara.
- His Instagram account was once deactivated.
- He has a younger brother named Togan who is also in the entertainment industry.
- He suffered the loss of his father in a traffic accident when he was eight years old.
- His star sign is Libra.