List of British Turks

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The following is a list of Turks in the United Kingdom.

Touker Suleyman


Name Life Notability Turkish link
Nej Adamson 1958 Actor British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[1]
Matthew Metin Ahmet 1988 Shaolin monk British-born to Turkish father[2] 2006 ACTRESS ELÁ MAY MELEK DEMIRCAN Elá plays Leah Barnes in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks for over 6 years and she is first turk has been nominated for the Best Young Actor category at 2017 soap awards Elá may Melek DEMIRCAN

Ela may Melek DEMIRCAN Hollyoaks actress british born to turkish father mehmet vural demircan from mugla http://www.elamay.com/

Tim Aker 1985 Politician British-born to Turkish father[3]
Bora Aksu Fashion designer Immigrant from Turkey[4]
Mert Alas 1971 Fashion photographer Immigrant from Turkey[5]
Erol Alkan 1970 DJ British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[6]
Armando Alemdar Ara 1972 Artist Immigrant from Macedonia[7]
Arifs Criminal gang British-born to Turkish Cypriots[8]
Mustafa Aslanturk 1972 Fashion designer Immigrant from Cyprus[9]
Kutluğ Ataman 1961 Film director Immigrant from Turkey[10]
Peri Aziz 1981 Singer British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[11]
Süleyman Başak Professor Immigrant from Cyprus[12]
Atif Bashir 1985 Football player German born to a German-Turkish mother and British-Pakistani father[13]
Adam Booth Boxing trainer and manager of David Haye British-born to a Turkish Cypriot father[14]
Abs Breen 1979 Singer British-born to Turkish father[15]
Feri Cansel 1944 Actress Immigrant from Cyprus[16]
Zümrüt Cansel 1963 Actress British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[17][18]
Mutlu Çerkez 1964–2005 Artist British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[19]
Hussein Chalayan 1970 Fashion designer, MBE Immigrant from Cyprus[20]
Andrew Chandler 1953 Professional golfer British-born of Turkish descent[21]
Kamil Ahmet Çörekçi 1992 Football player British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[22]
Mehmet Dalman Investment banker Immigrant from Cyprus[23]
Prof. Mustafa Djamgoz 1952 Head of Imperial College Cancer Research Department Immigrant from Cyprus[24]
Bilge Ebiri 1973 Journalist British-born of Turkish descent[25]
Meral Ece 1953 Politician, Baroness British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[26]
Canan Ediboglu 1956 Entrepreneur British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[27]
Coşkun Ekim 1991 Football player British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[28]
Tracey Emin 1963 Artist British-born to a Turkish Cypriot father[29]
Aslı Enver 1984 Actress British-born to a Turkish Cypriot father and Turkish mother[30]
Murat Erdoğan 1976 Football player British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[31]
Mehmet Ergen 1951 Theatre director Immigrant from Turkey[32]
Gönül Başaran Erönen 1953 Judge in the TRNC Supreme Court British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[33]
Mem Ferda 1963 Actor British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[34]
Akin Gazi 1981 Actor British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[35][36]
Ramadan Güney 1932–2006 Owner of Brookwood Cemetery, the largest cemetery in the UK Immigrant from Cyprus[37]
Sienna Guillory 1975 Actress British-born of Cuban-Turkish descent[38]
Tamer Hassan 1968 Actor British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[39]
Hakan Hayrettin 1970 Football player British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[40]
Aykut Hilmi Actor British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[41]
Mustafa Hulusi 1971 Artist British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[42]
Atila Huseyin Jazz singer British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[43]
Metin Hüseyin 1959 Film director British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[44]
Adem Ilhan Musician British-born of Turkish descent[45]
Kemal Izzet 1980 Football player British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[40]
Muzzy Izzet 1974 Football player British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[46]
Boris Johnson 1964 Politician British-born to a Turkish great-grandfather[47]
Jo Johnson 1971 Politician British-born to a Turkish great-grandfather[48]
Rachel Johnson 1965 Journalist British-born to a Turkish great-grandfather[49]
Stanley Johnson 1940 Politician British-born to a Turkish grandfather[50]
Dr. Deniz Kandiyoti Academic Immigrant from Turkey[51]
Işın Karaca 1973 Singer British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[52]
Jem Karacan 1989 Football player British-born to a Turkish Cypriot father[40]
Tolga Kashif 1962 Music conductor British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[53]
Fuad Kavur 1950 Film producer Immigrant from Turkey[54]
Colin Kazim-Richards 1986 Football player British-born to a Turkish Cypriot mother[55]
Ali Kemal Bey 1867–1922 Journalist Immigrant from Turkey[56]
Yıldız Kenter 1928 Actress English and Turkish descent[57]
Skandar Keynes 1991 Actor British-born of Turkish descent[58]
Dervis Konuralp 1980 Paralympic swimmer British-born to a Turkish Cypriot father.[59]
Alexis Korner 1928–1984 Musician Immigrant from France born to a half-Turkish mother[60]
Nasir Mazhar Fashion designer British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[61]
Alp Mehmet British Ambassador to Iceland in 2004 Immigrant from Cyprus[62]
Billy Mehmet 1984 Football player British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[63]
Dave Mehmet 1960 Football player British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[64]
Dogan Mehmet Singer British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[65]
Erdem Moralioğlu 1977 Fashion designer Immigrant from Canada born to a Turkish father[66]
Mem Morrison Actor British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[67]
Gulnur Muradoglu Professor [68]
Sam Mussabini 1867–1927 Athletics coach British-born to Italian-Turkish parents[69]
Erkan Mustafa 1970 Actor British-born of Turkish descent[70]
Tarkan Mustafa 1973 Football player British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[71]
Asil Nadir 1941 Entrepreneur Immigrant from Cyprus[72]
Cosh Omar Actor British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[73]
Lara Ömeroğlu 1994 Pianist British-born to Turkish parents[74]
Funda Önal Model British-born of Turkish descent[75]
Leon Osman 1981 Football player British-born to a Turkish Cypriot father[76]
Naz Osmanoglu 1985 Comedian and 19th in line to the former Ottoman throne British-born to a Turkish father[77]
Arif Ozakca 1979 Artist British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[78]
Rifat Ozbek 1953 Fashion designer Immigrant from Turkey[79]
Prof. Mustafa F. Özbilgin 1970 Academic Immigrant from Turkey[80]
Hüseyin Özer Chef Immigrant from Turkey[81]
Hal Ozsan 1976 Actor Immigrant from Cyprus[82]
Sav Remzi 1965 Record producer British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[83]
Ömer Rıza 1979 Football player British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[40]
Shaha Riza 1953 World Bank staffer Libyan-born to a Turkish father[84]
Silvena Rowe Chef and food writer Immigrant from Bulgaria born to a Turkish father[85]
Lawrence Rustem 1974 Politician British-born to a Turkish Cypriot father[86]
Atesh Salih 1972 Actor Immigrant from Nigeria born to a Turkish Cypriot father[87]
Tolga Safer 1982 Actor British born of Turkish Cypriot descent[88]
Ziynet Sali 1975 Singer Immigrant from Cyprus[89]
Danis Salman 1960 Football player Immigrant from Cyprus[90]
Meliz Serman 1976 Stage actress British born of Turkish Cypriot descent[91]
Prof Dr Ibrahim Sirkeci 1972 Academic Immigrant from Turkey[92]
Kemal Shahin 1985 Big Brother contestant British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[93]
Ali Sönmez 1970 Singer British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[11]
Touker Suleyman 1953 Businessman Immigrant from Cyprus[94]
Jason Tahincioglu 1983 Racecar driver British-born of Turkish descent[95]
Mumtaz Tahincioglu 1952 President of the Turkish Motorsports Federation Immigrant from Turkey[96]
Tash Singer British-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[97]
Ayse Tezel 1980 Actress British-born to a Turkish father[98]
Aden Theobald 1992 Big Brother contestant British-born to a Turkish Cypriot mother[99]
Mustafa Tiryaki 1987 Football player British-born to Turkish parents[100]
Tamer Tuna 1991 Football player British-born of Turkish descent[101]
Soner Türsoy 1965 Singer Immigrant from Cyprus[11]
Ümit Ünal 1965 Film director Immigrant from Turkey[102]
Fatima Whitbread 1961 Javelin thrower British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[103]
Lev Yalcin 1985 Football player British-born to a Turkish father[104]
Sezer Yurtseven 1980 Big Brother contestant British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[105]
Anatol Yusef Actor British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent.[106]
Halil Zorba 1988 Weightlifter British-born of Turkish Cypriot descent[107]
Cenk Aydin 1974 Businessman Immigrant to UK [108] Emrah Cebeci 2015 Businessman Immigrant to UK [109]

See also[edit]

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