Gizem Memiç

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Gizem Memiç
Gizem Memiç

(1990-05-16) May 16, 1990 (age 29)
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[2]
TitleMiss Turkey 2010
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown[citation needed]
Eye colorBrown[citation needed]
Miss Turkey 2010 (winner)
Miss Universe 2010

Gizem Memiç (Turkish: [ˈɡizem ˈmemitʃ]; (born May 16, 1990 in Ankara) is a Turkish model and beauty pageant title holder who won the title of Miss Turkey 2010 on Thursday 1 April 2010.[3] Gizem Memiç accepted the crown from Ebru Şam, Miss Turkey 2010. She graduated from Interior Architecture & Environmental Design at Bilkent University.[2][4]

Beauty contests[edit]

Miss Universe 2010[edit]

Memiç competed in Miss Universe 2010[5] held in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 23, 2010.

Miss World 2010[edit]

As the official representative of her country in the 2010 Miss World pageant held in Sanya, China,[6] Memiç became one of the Top 40 semifinalists during the Miss World Beach Beauty fast track event held on October 19[7] and a Top 20 finalist in Miss World Sports, held on October 22, 2010.[8]

Commercial work[edit]

As "Miss Turkey" she was in a 2011 American television commercial for Carl's Jr. restaurant and its sibling Hardee's restaurants, promoting their new broiled turkey burger. Memiç is seen in a bikini that features small images of the turkey burger. Strolling down a walkway, she is eating one of the burgers.[9]


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  2. ^ a b "Show Contestant: Turkey". London: Miss World Ltd. 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2011-04-11.
  3. ^ "Gizem of University was named queen". Akşam. April 2, 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
  4. ^ Lube Ayar (2011-03-05). "Ankarali Kraliçe". Cadde Mİllİyet (in Turkish). Istanbul: Doğan Gazetecilik A.Ş. Retrieved 2011-04-11.
  5. ^ "Beijing gymnastics, Miss Universe contestants, aerial dancers and more". Washington Post. Reuters-MUO. August 17, 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. Picture 3: From left, Miss Poland 2010, Maria Nowakowska; Miss Turkey 2010, Gizem Memic.
  6. ^ "To compete for Miss World". Hürriyet. November 1, 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
  7. ^ "Miss World Beach Beauty Semi Final". October 14, 2010. Archived from the original on 12 November 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
  8. ^ "Miss World Sportswoman 2010". October 22, 2010. Archived from the original on 23 October 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
  9. ^ New Carl's Jr. ads put Miss Turkey in a burger-print bikini

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ebru Şam
Miss Turkey
Succeeded by
Melisa Aslı Pamuk