Arzum Onan

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Arzum Onan October 31, (1973) is a Turkish actress, former model and Miss Europe 1993.


She was born on October 31, 1973 in Ankara, Turkey. After the primary school in Ankara, her family moved to İstanbul, where she finished the vocational high school as a draftswoman.

Arzum began her career in 1992 as a model. She participated in the Miss Turkey contest in April 1993, and won the title. The same year in July, she represented her country at the Miss Europe beauty contest held in İstanbul, and was crowned Miss Europe 1993. She became the fifth Turkish beauty queen following Günseli Başar, Filiz Vural, Nazlı Deniz Kuruoğlu and Neşe Erberk.

Since 1997, she successfully played in a number of films, mini television series and commercials.

In 1996, Arzum married the actor Mehmet Aslantuğ, from whom she has a son, Can, born in 1999. She enjoys creating sculptures in her free time. In 2005, she got it over with a thyroid surgery.

She speaks Turkish and English fluently.


  • Yeni Bir Yıldız (1997)
  • Sıcak Saatler (1998)
  • Aşk ve Hüzün (2000)
  • Merdoğlu (2000)
  • Zeybek Ateşi (2002)
  • Sahra (2004)
  • Sessiz Firtina (2007)
  • Kardelen (2008)


Preceded by
Özlem Kaymaz
Miss Turkey
Succeeded by
Pınar Altuğ
Preceded by
Greece Marina Tsintikidou
Miss Europe
Succeeded by
Israel Lilach Ben-Simon