Seda Sayan

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Seda Sayan (born Aysel Gürsaçar, December 30, 1961[1]) is a Turkish pop folk singer, actress, and TV variety-show hostess.[2] She now hosts a popular talk show on Beyaz TV in Turkey, which is called "Sultan-ı Beyaz ". She had her date of birth changed via a court decision in 1978 to January 4, 1959, in order to be eligible for performing at a specific venue.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Sayan was born in a poor family so she had worked from the very young age. She started performing at the age of 16. Her big shot came in 1984 when she played a role in front of Kadir Inanir. In 1987 she married Rıdvan Kılıç, a soccer player, the marriage did not last long and they divorced a few months later. She met Sinan Engin in 1989 and they got married. They had their son Oğulcan Engin in 1990, but the couple divorced in 1995. Sayan then developed a relationship with Mahsun Kırmızıgül, a famous singer, for three years. Since 1998 she has had relationships which have not lasted long. She has been known for her controversial lifestyle. She always talks about her very difficult childhood openly and claims to be proud of her origins.

Sayan has been trying to help the poor through her career working to make their voices heard.



  • Yorgun (1983)
  • Aşk Adası (1983)
  • İmparator (1984)
  • Saide (1986)
  • Üç İstanbul (1986)
  • Geceler (1996) - Seda
  • Sırtımdan Vuruldum (1997) - Gülnaz
  • Evimiz Olacak mı? (1999) - Filiz
  • Hastayım Doktor (2002) - Bihter Can
  • Hababam Sınıfı 3,5 (2006) - Deli Bedriye
  • Fedai (2007) - Yıldız Akar

TV Programs[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Seda yaşını büyütmüş" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. May 17, 2004. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ Hürriyet - Vergi şampiyonu M. Ali Archived October 2, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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