Gökhan Özoğuz

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Gökhan Özoğuz
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Gökhan Özoğuz at stage performing with Athena band (2011)
Background information
Also known as Athena Gökhan
Born (1976-10-11) 11 October 1976 (age 41)
Fenerbahçe, Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey
Occupation(s) Lead vocalist
Associated acts Athena

Gökhan Özoğuz (born 11 October 1976)[1] is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the Turkish ska-punk band Athena.[2] He is the twin brother of fellow band member Hakan Özoğuz, and a founder member of the band. He performs a broad field of music from rhythm and blues to punk rock.[3]

He was born on 14 October 1976 at Fenerbahçe neighborhood of Kadıköy district in Istanbul, Turkey. He completed an open education program at Anadolu University.[4]

He is a son of a pharmacist and nowadays he is living in Caddebostan district in Istanbul.

He represented Turkey at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 in Istanbul as a part of Athena. The band became 4th with 195 points.[5]

Gökhan Özoğuz is one of the four jury members in the third season of the reality television singing competition O Ses Türkiye aired by TV8, the Turkish version of the television show The Voice.[3][6][7]

On December 29, 2012, Gökhan Özoğuz married Melis Ülken.[8] His wife gave birth to a daughter on July 4, 2013.[9]


  • Holigan (1992)
  • One Last Breath (1993)
  • Tam Zamanı Şimdi (1998)
  • Mehteran Seferi (EP) (2001)
  • Her Şey Yolunda (2002)
  • US (2004)
  • Athena (2005)
  • İT (EP) (2006)
  • 100 Şerefli Yıl (EP) (2007)
  • Pis (2010)
  • Altüst (2014)
  • :D (2016)
  • MLG (2017)



  1. ^ "O SES TÜRKİYE JÜRİSİ: GÖKHAN & HAKAN". O Ses Türkiye (The Voice Turkey) (in Turkish). Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Karaege, Vefik. "Biography: Athena". AMG. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Atay, Tayfun (2013-10-11). "'O Ses Türkiye'de Gökhan farkı". Radikal (in Turkish). Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  4. ^ "Gökhan Özoğuz" (in Turkish). Biyografi. Retrieved 2013-11-20. 
  5. ^ "Athena - For Real (Turkey 2004)". Eurovision.tv. Archived from the original on 2015-09-29. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 
  6. ^ "O Ses Türkiye Yeni Bölüm İzle 18 Kasım 2013 Pazartesi". Star (in Turkish). 2013-11-18. Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  7. ^ Aytuğ, Yüksel (2013-10-12). "Athena Gökhan'a ağıt". Sabah (in Turkish). Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  8. ^ Bağcıbaşı, Bora (2012-12-29). "Athena Gökhan evlendi". HT Magazin (in Turkish). Retrieved 2013-11-20. 
  9. ^ "Athena Gökhan baba oldu". Hürriyet Kelebek (in Turkish). 2013-07-04. Retrieved 2013-11-20. 
Preceded by
Sertab Erener
with Everyway That I Can
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
(as a part of Athena)
Succeeded by
with Rimi Rimi Ley