Meryem Uzerli - Updated Jun 2024

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Meryem Uzerli

Meryem Uzerli is a Turkish–German actor as well as a model. Meryem Uzerli is best known for playing ürrem Sultan in one of the most successful Turkish series of all time, ‘Muhteşem Yüzyıl’ (‘The Magnificent Century’).

Early Life and Childhood

Meryem Uzerli is 40 years old. She was born on August 12, 1983, in Kassel, West Germany. Her birth name is Meryem Sarah Uzerli and her birth sign is Leo. She was born to her father Hüseyin and her mother Ursula.

However, she grew up in Istanbul and Berlin. Also, she has two older stepbrothers, Dany and Christopher, from her mother’s first relationship.

Likewise, she belongs to Turkish–German citizenship and ethnicity of mixed (Turkish–German).

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Caption: Meryem Uzerli’s childhood picture with her mother (Source: Instagram)

Meryem Uzerli – Education

Talking about her educational history, she studied at the ‘Freie Waldorf School’ in Kassel. It is a chain of kindergartens in Germany.

It provides arts-based education. She studied acting at the Schauspiel Studio Frese in Hamburg.

Meryem Uzerli – Relationship Status

Reflecting on Meryam’s relationship status, she is currently single. She seems to be busy focusing on her career. Moreover, talking about her past relationship, she was dating businessman Alp Özcan in 2016.

Later, Alp reportedly proposed to Meryem. However, the duo had broken up as Özcan was seen leaving a trendy Istanbul nightclub with an unidentified blonde woman.

Previously, after leaving Turkey, she announced that she had broken up with her boyfriend, Can Ateş. She broke up after learning that he had cheated on her. She was pregnant and wanted to give birth to her child.

On 10 February 2014, Maryam gave birth to a baby girl named Lara Jemini. Likewise, she gave birth to her second daughter on 8 January 2021.

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Caption: Meryem Uzerli with her ex-boyfriend Alp Özcan (Source: Sabah)

Meryem Uzerli – Body Measurements

Meryem has an amazing personality with a stunning body. She has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 58 kg. In addition, she has a measurement of 36-26-35 inches and her bra size is 34B.

Further, her dress size is 6 (US) and her shoe size is 9 (US). Likewise, she has hair dyed red color and blue color eyes.

Professional Life and Career

Reflecting on her professional life, Meryem starred as ‘Madeline’ in ‘Menage A Trois’ (2008), ‘Anna’ in ‘The Line (2009), ‘Mara’ in ‘Lover’s Guide’ (2010), and Stewardess in ‘Journey of No Return’.

She also got a special jury prize at the 47th ‘International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival’ for it.

Further, she had the leading role of ‘Britta’ in the German TV series ‘Inga Lindström’ and also made single-episode appearances in two ‘ZDF’ series, ‘Notruf Hafenkante’ and ‘Ein Fall für Zwei.’

Likewise, she got a breakthrough role in the Turkish historical fiction drama ‘Muhteşem Yüzyıl’ (‘The Magnificent Century’). However, she, unfortunately, had to quit the series due to clinical depression in 2013.

So, she moved to Berlin for treatment. Then, she started working after a long break at the end of 2014. And signed a contract with the Turkish production company ‘O3,’ which was owned by one of the biggest Arab TV centers, the ‘MBC Group.’

Furthermore, she went to Istanbul, where she approached a small group of journalists and made the announcement.

Later Star TV introduced her as one of the network’s stars the following year, through a video in December 2014.  Again, the network introduced her in October 2015, for the following year.

Later, she appeared as ‘Marija’ in ‘Annemin Yarası’ (‘My Mother’s Wound’, 2016), ‘Göze’ in the crime-action film ‘Cingöz Recai’ (2017), and ‘Sarah’ in the thriller–drama ‘Öteki Taraf.’

Likewise, she is collaborating with experts from the cosmetic industry to launch her exclusive eye cosmetic range, ‘MERYEM.’

Further, she is looking for international distribution partners, especially for the North African market. However, she has done a few modeling assignments and acted in ad campaigns for ‘Sunsilk,’ too.

In 2019, she auditioned for a role in the third season of the Netflix original series Dark.

She even appeared in the lead role in the movie Kovan, the proceeds of which were donated to Haluk Levent’s AHBAP foundation.

Awards and Nominations

Uzerli has won many awards like the ‘Tüketici Academy Award,’ the ‘Silver Horse Award,’ the ‘TV Stars Award,’ and many more.

She has also received an award at the Beirut International Film Festival, for her performance in ‘Eskiya Dünyaya Hükümdar Olmaz.’

Likewise, she also got a special jury prize at the 47th ‘International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival’. In 2020, she won  Best International Actress at the Cana Dorada Film Festival.


Caption: Meryem Uzerli winning the Best Cinema Actress award (Source: Instagram)

Meryem Uzerli – Net Worth 2024

Meryem Uzerli has accompanied a great amount of net worth by her profession. She had a lucrative endorsement deal with the Turkish beauty brand, Elidor in 2015.

Likewise, her estimated net worth is around $10 million. Moreover, her details about her salary are still under review.


There was a rumor about Meryem Urzreli that she got engaged to the Turkish playboy Can Ateş. However, their relationship doesn’t last for long due to Can’s wandering habits.

Even Tried to patch things up and beg for forgiveness after knowing she was pregnant. But she doesn’t patch up with him.

Moreover, there are no current rumors or controversies regarding her personal and professional life.

Social Media

Meryem Uzerli is socially active on Facebook and Instagram rather than on Twitter. She has accompanied a great fan following.

Moreover, she has around 4.1M followers on Facebook, with around 5.5M followers on Instagram. Though, she doesn’t have an official page on Twitter.