Can Yaman- Wiki, Biography, Age, Affairs, Height, Weight, Family, Awards, Girlfriend, Lifestyle, Facts, Controversy, and More
Can Yaman is a Turkish actor, lawyer, and model born on 8 November 1989 in Suadiye, İstanbul, Turkey. He has received ‘Golden Butterfly Award’ for the Best Actor in his lead role in Erkenci Kuş, which is a Turkish TV series aired on Star TV from 26 June 2018 to 6 August 2019. Can Yaman starred opposite Demet Özdemir in this series. Can Yaman won the 7th GQ Men of the Year 2019 award. Can even starred in another Turkish TV series, ‘Gönül İşleri’ (2014), İnadına Aşk (2015), Hangimiz Sevmedik (2016), Dolunay (2017), and Bay Yanlış (2020).
Can Yaman’s grandfather is Kosovo-Albanian and parental grandmother is Albanian immigrant from North Macedonia. Can Yaman is the nephew of football coach, ‘Fuat Yaman.’ Yaman’s parents divorced when he was just five years old.
Can Yaman studied at Bilfen Kolej (First and middle school) and studied at Liceo Italiano di Istanbul, where he was a brilliant student with the highest grade (since the existence of this institute). Can Yaman graduated from the ‘Law Department of Yeditepe university’ after which he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and met his current law firm partners. At the age of 24, Can Yaman was working in ‘mergers and acquisitions,’ where he was writing articles for the tax department of Dunya Newspaper. While working in this sector, Can Yaman realized that law firm is not for him.
In an interview with Hello! Magazine in 2018, Can Yaman said that, “I felt like having an open view but sitting in an office and wearing a suite bothered me a lot. When they gave me an annual leave, I left without coming back. It was on TV that my colleagues saw me next.”
While Can Yaman was on leave from his work, Yaman traveled to Bodrum to meet his grandmother, where he even met his eventual and current acting managers, Cuneyt Sayil and Ilker Bilgi.
Height – 6 Feet
Weight – 165 lbs (In pounds)
Eye Color- Dark brown
Hair Color – Brown
Parents and Siblings
Can Yaman was born in Suadiye, Istanbul, Turkey. His father’s name is Güven Yaman and mother’s name is Guldem Can. Can Yaman is the only child of his parents.
Can Yaman is in a relationship with Diletta Leotta, who is an Italian television presenter from Catania, Sicily. Earlier, he was in a relationship with his co-star, ‘Demet Ozdemir’ in Turkish TV series, ‘Erkenci Kuş.’ Demet Ozdemir is a Turkish actress, model, and dancer.
In an interview, Can Yaman said, “Yaman added that he cannot hide his feelings towards Özdemir, saying that he is obsessed with the idea of making love to her and is not ashamed of talking about it.
He even said “Other fellow actors are upset because I am telling the truth. If I had told what was happening behind the scenes of their series, I would have exposed them, but I do not interfere in the affairs of others.”
Yaman continued: “I did not insult Demet. I contacted her and explained my intention and she understood. The intimate desire does not mean sex itself, but rather a series of beautiful feelings in which any one is attracted to the other, something less than love and greater than friendship.”
Can Yaman admitted: “I have sex a lot, so I am not pent to talk about it constantly.”
Can Yaman began his career in Gönül İşleri (2014). He got a breakthrough in his career with the TV series, ‘Dolunay’ (2016). In the same year, he acted in a series, Hangimiz Sevmedik. Can Yaman played the lead role ‘Can’ in a Turkish romantic comedy series, Erkenci Kuş (Early Bird), released on 26 June 2018. Can received the ‘Best Foreign Actor Award’ at the Murex D’or in 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon. Can Yaman won ‘Top Leading Man Award’ for the same TV series by E! News in 2019. Can has even played the lead role in ‘Özgür Atasoy’ (2020), which is a short series by Bay Yanlış.
In 2020, Can Yaman became the face of a Turkish clothing brand called TUDORS. This contract lasts for 2 years and is worth 3 million TL. Later in 2021, Can Yaman signed a contract to reboot 80’s cult series Sandokan. It is rumoured that he will receive over 1 million for his first season. In 2021, Can Yaman played a cameo role as a bartender in popular TV series, Che Dio ci Aiuti 6 (God help us – season 6). Can Yaman become testimonial for Turkish tourism in 2021 in Italy. Can Yaman shot ad campaign named ‘Vieni’ in Turchia con me. Shot in Turkish consulate and embassy that talks about the entire culture, food, revival, and tradition of Turkey.
List of Awards Won By Can Yaman
Title (Role) Year
Gönül İşleri – Bedir – 2014
İnadına Aşk – Yalin Aras – 2015
Hangimiz Sevmedik – Tarık Çam – 2016
Dolunay – Ferit Aslan – 2017
Erkenci Kuş – Can Divit – 2018- 2019
Bay Yanlış – Özgür Atasoy – 2020
Che Dio ci aiuti – Gino – 2021
In the media, it was reported that Can Yaman was involved in a feud with his co-star, Selen Soyder, which turned into a big case for which they both had to go to the court. Yaman was later fined for insulting.
Interesting Facts about Can Yaman
1. Can Yaman loves bodybuilding, gymming, and fitness.
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2. Can loves horses and horse riding.
3. He loves pets, especially dogs.
4. Can Yaman loves swimming
5. Yaman Can love traveling to new places.
6. Can Yaman is fond of modeling and posing for photoshoots. He has been featured in different magazines.