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Yavuz Bingol is a Turkish folk singer and is also an actor born on 7 October, 1964 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is best known for his work in the film “Three Monkeys” (2008), “Esref Saati” (2007 – 2008) and “Salkim Hanimin Taneleri” (1999).


Name               : Yavuz Bingol

Born                : 7 October, 1964

Birth Place      : Istanbul, Turkey

Horoscope       : Libra

Occupation      : Musician, Actor

Years Active   : 1995 – Present

Nationality      : Turkish

Spouse             : Oyku Gurman (m. 2015 – 2016)

Education and Career:

Yavuz Bingol started his education in Kars Digor in 1970. Then he continued his study in Konya Karapinar Kayali Primary School in 1972. Then he moved to Malazgirt Primary School in Ankara. After completing his schooling, he continued his secondary education at Mehmet Akif Secondary School in 1975. After completing his secondary school study with a second class, Yavuz entered the Department of French Horn-Piano at the Ankara State Conservatory and completed his graduation in 1979 with a good degree.

Yavuz started his career in 1987 by playing Baglama in many concerts of famous artists, including Hulya Suer, Huri Sapan, Belkis Akkale, Hakki Bulut, Bergen and Ibrahim Tatlises in Izmir. Later, he founded a group named Umuda Ezgi with Nihat Aydin at the end of 1989 and he composed over 15 works for their group. In 1995, Bingol resigned from Umuda Ezgi and started performing as a solo musician and made his debut solo album with “Sen Turkulerini Soyle”, which was received a great deal of attention from the audience.

Yavuz Bingol gave over 200 concerts in Turkey and 15 concerts in the different countries of Europe during 1995 to 2000. He has released various albums such as “Baharım Sensin” (1997), “Usudum Biraz” (2000), “Gulen Az” (1998), “Belki Yine Gelirsin” (2002), “Sitemdir” (1999), “Biz” (2006), “Unutulur Hersey” (2004), “Kul” (2010) and “Yare” (2007).

Besides being a folk musician, Yavuz Bingol is an actor. He appeared in many films, including “Cumhuriyet” (1998), “O Simdi Asker” (2002), “Salkım Hanimin Taneleri” (1999) and “O Simdi Mahkum” (2005). He has appeared in the film “Three Monkeys” directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan in 2008, which achieved the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival. Yavuz also performed in several television series, including “Zerda” (2002), “Bayanlar Baylar” (2002), “Yanik Koza”(2005), “Ah Be Istanbul” (2004), “Karagul” (2013 – 2014) and “Esref Saati” (2007 – 2008).


  • Sevda Kusun Kanadinda (TV Series) (2015) 
  • Ask Sana Benzer (2015) 
  • Ask Zamani (TV Series) (2015) 
  • Karagul (TV Series) (2013 – 2014)
  • Love Me (2013) 
  • Canakkale Cocuklari (2012) 
  • Mevsim Cicek Acti (2012) 
  • Last Stop: Salvation (2012) 
  • Yangin Var (2011) 
  • Istanbul (2011) 
  • The Wings of the Night (2009) 
  • Three Monkeys (2008) 
  • Esref Saati (TV Series) (2007 – 2008) 
  • The White Angel (2007) 
  • Eve Donus (2006) 
  • In the Jail Now (2005) 
  • Yanik Koza (TV Mini-Series) (2005) 
  • Ah be Istanbul (TV Mini-Series) (2004) 
  • O Simdi Asker (2003) 
  • Ladies and Gentlemen (TV Mini-Series) (2002) 
  • Zerda (TV Series) (2002) 
  • Salkim Hanimin Taneleri (1999) 
  • The Republic (1998) 

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