Berguzar Korel followed her parents' footsteps in making a career choice

By: Sara Simpson  |   | 

Born in an artistically-inclined family, Berguzar Korel began seeking for the way to enter the entertainment world from a young age.  She combined her university lectures with small roles in short films until she got to make a professional debut through a television production Kirik Hayatlar in 1998. Korel's golden future in acting industry wasn't so far, as first small-screen appearance subsequently followed her silver screen debut in 1999 through Sen Olasin Urgup.

She suffered a dry spell, in terms of her showbiz career for two years, before getting to take a role in 2001 television series Cemalim.  Despite having three acting credits under her belt she struggled for years until getting starring roles in Turkish films and TV shows. In 2005, she was offered to portray the role of Iklim in 2005 TV program Zeytin Dali. A year later  she made her second film appearance through Valley of the Wolves – Iraq. The year 2006 proved to be fruitful for the actress as it was when she finally landed a career defining role after spending eight years in the industry. 

She portrayed the role of Sehrazat Evilyaoglu in one of Turkish television biggest hits 1001 Nights and continued winning hearts of Turkish audiences for years from 2006 till 2009.  Her performance not only helped her rise to prominence but also helped her take home several honors which included Golden Butterfly Awards (2006) for Best Actress, Radio Television Press Association Awards for TV actress (20007) and Zodiac Schools (2008) for most successful actress. 

After hitting the jackpot with her super successful TV series, Korel thrived in the Turkish entertainment industry. She appeared in two other TV series, Endless Song (2010-2011) and Magnificent Century (2011, guest appearance) and one movie Love Never Says I Am Coming (2009) before bagging another significant role in Karaday (2012-2015). The series granted her another Golden Butterfly Awards (2013) along with Golden Lion Awards, Quality Awards, Yerel Ve Bolgessel and many others. 

In her career spanning over 18 years, the actress has acquired enormous success. Currently 34 by age, she still has lot more to do in the showbiz industry. Following the footsteps of her parents, she has grouped a large fan base and has garnered good fortune. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million. 


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