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Selma Ergeç
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Ergeç on QNB Finance bank's commercial, October 2016
Born (1978-11-01) 1 November 1978 (age 41)
Years active2000–present
Notable work
Muhteşem Yüzyıl as Hatice Sultan
Can Öz (m. 2015)

Selma Ergeç (Turkish pronunciation: [selˈma ˈæɾɟetʃ]; 1 November 1978) is a Turkish-German actress, beauty pageant titleholder, model, designer, philologist, psychologist and doctor.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Hamm, Germany. Her mother is German and her father is Turkish. She stated in an interview that her paternal family came from lineage of Mahmud II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.[2] She studied medicine at Westfalia Wilhems University in Münster for 3 years and psychology and philosophy at the FernUniversität Hagen. She started modelling in 2000. She acted as Uğur Polat's wife in Sis ve Gece, as the teacher in Beş Vakit and as the Hatice Sultan in Muhteşem Yüzyıl.

Personal life[edit]

She speaks German, English, Turkish, French fluently and Italian with limited proficiency.[3]

On 26 September 2015 Ergeç married Can Öz. The wedding was held in Ergeç's childhood hometown in Germany.[4] The couple's daughter, Yasmin, was born on 8 April 2016.[5]



Year Film Role Notes
2015 The Ghosts of Garip Nina
2014 Kırımlı: Korkunç Yıllar Maria Koseckhi
2013 Senin Hikayen Esra
2010 Ses Derya
2007 Sis ve Gece Mine
2006 Beş Vakit The teacher
2006 The Net 2.0 Hotel Receptionist


Year Film Role Notes
2018 Yaşamayanlar Internet series
2016 Vatanım Sensin Halide Edip Guest Role
2014–2015 Gönül İşleri Saadet
2011–2013 Muhteşem Yüzyıl Hatice Sultan Main Role
2010 Kalp Ağrısı Azize 14 Episodes
2007–2009 Asi Defne Kozcuoğlu 71 Episodes
2005 Şöhret Natalie Unknown Episodes
2005 Körfez ateşi Mini series
2005 Yarım elma Ayça Mini series


  1. ^ "Selma Ergeç Biography". Retrieved July 9, 2009.
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  3. ^ Selma Ergeç Official Website - About Selma Ergeç
  4. ^ "Can'ıyla evlendi". Milliyet. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  5. ^ "İşte Selma Ergeç'in kızı Yasmin". Hürriyet. Archived from the original on 21 April 2016. Retrieved 10 April 2016.

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