Kerem Bursin

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Who Is Kerem Bursin? (Kerem Bürsin)

Kerem Bürsin is a famous Turkish Actor (Both TV and Movies), Model, Producer, and Activist. He is one of the top actors in Turkey, although he achieved global fame when he starred in the immensely popular Turkish series Sen Çal Kapımı (2020–2021). Bursin is also known for his roles in the TV shows Güneşi Beklerken (2013−2014), and Şeref Meselesi (2014−2015).

Kerem is a multi-talented actor who won the Dilek Awards 2014 for Best Actor (Waiting for the Sun), and 14th Stars of the Year Awards 2014 for Best Actor in Cinema. He won the Seoul International Best Actor Award, which honours excellence in television drama productions worldwide.

As of 2021, he is single and unmarried.

Some Fun Facts:

  • Favorite Drink (when he drinks, which he stated isn’t often): Martini
  • He secretly dated his Sen Çal Kapımı co-star Hande Ercel while filming the hit series.
  • Bürsin has lived in numerous countries including Scotland, Indonesia, the UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, and the US.
  • Bursin was offered the opportunity to be the face of Turkey’s most popular denim brand MAVI which he currently still is, and most recently, Bursin has become the new face of Under Amour Turkey
  • His favorite actors are Daniel Day-Lewis and his TV series co-star Emre Kinay.
  • His favorite bands include Creedence Clearwater Revival and Mumford & Sons.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. Hande Erçel and Kerem Bürsin are no longer together. It is believed that the couple seperated in late January 2022.

Kerem Bürsin is not American, he is Turkish by birth. However, he did spend considerable time in America in his youth and graduated from both American High School & College.

Kerem Bürsin is from Istanbul, Turkey. However, he has lived in various places around the world including Scotland, Indonesia, the UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, and the United States of America.

Kerem Bürsin is 5-feet, 10-inches (5'10) or 1.8 Meters

Kerem Bürsin is 35 years old (as of 2022), and was born on June 4th, 1987.

Kerem Bürsin speaks fluent English and Turkish

Kerem Bürsin is not in a relationship as of May 2022. However, he was in a relationship with Turkish actress Hande Ercel for nearly two nears, but the couple parted ways in early 2022.

About Kerem Bursin
Full Name Kerem Bursin
Date of Birth June 4th, 1987
Age 35 Year Old (As of June 2022)
Place Of Birth Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Zodiac Sign Zodiac Sign
Profession Actor
Marital Status Unmarried
Children None
Net Worth $4 Million USD (Approximately)
Income Source Acting, Modeling, Sponsorships, Media Production (Film & Movies)
Gender Male
Physical Attributes
Height (approx.) 5-feet, 10-inches (5'10) | 1.8 Meters
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown With Hints Of Red
Degree Marketing Communications

Kerem Bursin's Early Life

Kerem Bursin Laying On Bed

Kerem Bursin was born on 4 June 1987 in Istanbul, and is the only son of his parents. His father’s name is Pamir Bürsin who is a well known businessman and his mother CIgdem Bürsin is a housewife. Kerem’s sister is Melis Bursin.

Due to his father’s work requiring international travel, Kerem’s early life was spent in various countries including Scotland, Indonesia, the UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, and the USA.

In 1999, at the age of 12, he moved with his family to the United States where they settled in Sugar Land, Texas.

Kerem Bursin's Education

Kerem attended Stephen F. Austin High school, and later graduated from Emerson College in Boston, where he majored in Marketing Communications with a focus on Public Relations.

While he was in his college days, he constantly took roles acting in numerous student films and plays, gaining attention on campus as an actor. As such, he began to focus his studies on acting and finished his last semester of college in Los Angeles, which led him to stay there. He was also chosen as the best theater actor at a competition in high school.

High School Stephen F Austin High School
College/University Emerson College
Field Of Study Marketing & Public Relations
Degree Marketing Communications

Kerem Bursin Girlfriend

Kerem Bursin has dated several leading ladies from his Turkish homeland! Here is a list of the super lucky women who have dated the Turkish Hunk.

Kerem Bursin Dating History
Yagmur Tanrisevsin 2014
Serenay Sarikaya 2015 - 2019
Demet Özdemir 2020
Hande Ercel 2020-2022
Current Status (May 2022) Single

Kerem Bursin's Acting Career  (As Of 2022)

Kerem Bursin

Bürsin launched his acting career when he appeared on the big screen in 2006, when he was cast in the film Thursday. The film revolved around a talented young assassin who was ready to go back to normal life, but before he could … he had to finish one final mission.

Bursin’s first role on television, was Roger Corman’s Sharktopus (2010) then again in 2012 starring in another one of Corman’s pictures: Palace of the Damned (2013).

After his first two successful debuts, he decided to move temporarily to his hometown of Istanbul, Turkey. While he was there, Kerem landed the lead role in director Altan Dönmez and D-Production’s TV show Waiting for the Sun (2013) which would become a hit phenomenon in Turkey.

After shooting 56 episodes of Waiting for the Sun (2013), Bürsin was approached by one of Turkey’s top directors Cagan Irmak to be in his film Whisper If I Forget (2014).

Bürsin accepted the role of Erhan, a young bass player with a passion for music, with the setting taking place in 1970’s Istanbul. Bursin’s small but pivotal role in the film gained him more recognition and awards.

Bürsin’s last role, which shot him to international superstardom, was playing the lead role of “Serkan Bolat” in Sen Çal Kapımı (You Knock on My Door) opposite Hande Erçel.

The hit series premiered on FOX on July 6th 2020 receiving positive reviews and high ratings.

Kerem Bursin Short Films

Year Title Role
2006 Rozar Man Macalester
2007 The Architect Craig Belmont
2008 Killian Lennox
Degree Marketing Communications Marketing Communications

Kerem Bursin Movies

Year Title Role
2006 Thursday Grauss
2007 Strawberry Melancholy Travis
2010 Wendigo Andy
2010 Sharktopus Andy Flynn
2013 Palace of the Damned Adam
2014 Unutursam Fısılda Erhan
2018 İyi Oyun Ferhat
2018 Can Feda Onur Keskin
2020 Eflatun Oflaz

Kerem Bursin TV Series

Year Title Role
2013 Güneşi Beklerken Kerem Sayer/Güneş Sayer
2014 Ulan İstanbul Yiğit Kılıç
2014 - 2015 Şeref Meselesi Yiğit Kılıç
2017 Bu Şehir Arkandan Gelecek Ali Smith
2018 Yaşayamayanlar Dmitry
2018 - 2019 Muhteșem İkili Mustafa Kerim Can
2020 - 2021 Aynen Aynen Deniz
2020 - 2021 Sen Çal Kapımı Serkan Bolat

Kerem Bursin Awards & Honors


  • Ege Üniversitesi media award Best Actor ( Güneşi Beklerken)
  • Wish Award Best Actor (Güneşi Beklerken)
  • Golden Objective Magazine Journalists Association Best Promising Actor (Güneşi Beklerken)
  • Crystal Mouse Media Awards Best Actor (Güneşi Beklerken)
  • Ege Üniversitesi Best Actor (Güneşi Beklerken)
  • Ayaklı Gazete 5 stars of the year award for Best Actor in a Youth Series (Güneşi Beklerken)
  • Stars of the Year Most Admired Actor (Unutursam Fısılda)
  • GQ Türkiye Rising Star of the Year


  • 22nd ITU Success Awards Most Successful Actor (Unutursam Fısılda)
  • GSU Top Awards Best Actor in Cinema / Series (Unutursam Fısılda/Şeref Meselesi)
  • Kadıköy Anatolian High School Male Actor of the Year (Şeref Meselesi)


  • 2017 Seul Drama Best Actor Award (Bu Şehir Arkadan Gelecek)


  • Istanbul Kültür University Career Honorary Award / Most Admired Celebrity (the award ceremony was not held due to covid, but the award is very important in Turkey)
  • Yeditepe University International Women’s Rights Supporter Award


  • Cinema Port Awards Best Actor in a Series (Sen Çal Kapımı)
  • Stars of the Year Awards, Most Admired Male Actor in a Series (Sen Çal Kapımı)
  • OMÜ organization for Best Couple of the Year Award Edser (Sen Çal Kapımı)
  • Dizilah Güzel Awards Best Actor (Sen Çal Kapımı)
  • Dizilah Güzel Awards Best Couple EdSer (Sen Çal Kapımı)
  • KTÜ Best Television Couple Edser (Sen Çal Kapımı)
  • Golden Wings Awards Best Actor (Sen Çal Kapımı)
  • Tv Gündemi Best Actor Award
  • Tv Gündemi Best Series couple Edser (Sen Çal Kapımı)

Kerem Bursin Interviews

Kerem Bursin In Blue Shirt

Kerem Bursin English Interviews

Kerem Bursin Turkish Interviews (English Subtitles)

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