Tuba Buyukustun – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Tuba Buyukustun Turkish Actress in Turkish TV serials

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 33-27-33 Inches
Bodytype Hourglass
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight 56 kg (123 lbs)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Nickname Tuba Büyüküstün,Tuba
Gender Female
Age 41 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth July 5, 1982
Full Name Hatice Tuba Büyüküstün
Profession Actress in Turkish TV serials
Nationality Turkish
Birthplace Istanbul, Turkey
Religion Islam
Published on November 20, 2018 on 09:00 AM
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Tuba Büyüküstün was born on 5 July 1982. Tuba is a Turkish actress. Generally considered as a standout amongst the most beautiful Turkish actresses.  Büyüküstün is the receiver of several awards and honors, including five Televizyon Dizisi Awards. Tuba is one of Turkey’s most famous and highly-paid actresses.
Büyüküstun’s folks were from Erzurum, an eastern territory of Turkey. Tuba Büyüküstün studied costume design and stage decoration at the Mimar Sinan University.

Following appearances in television advertisements, Büyüküstün made her television series a big appearance in 2003 on the last four episodes of Sultan Makamı, directed by Aydın Bulut and broadcast on Channel D. Her next series role was Zarife on Çemberimde Gül Oya, directed by Çağan Irmak, broadcast on Channel D in 2004. That equivalent year, she depicted the title character in the television movie picture Gülizar.

In 2005, she appears in the series Ihlamurlar Altında, directed by Aydın Bulut, and played Aysun in the movie Babam ve Oğlum, directed by Çağan Irmak. Büyüküstün played a teacher in the 2006 movie picture Sınav (The Exam), where she had the chance to act alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme. Tuba next role was the title character in the 2007–2009 television drama Asi, alongside Murat Yıldırım and Çetin Tekindor, directed by Cevdet Mercan.

In 2010, her first leading main role in cinema was Esma in Yüreğine Sor by Yusuf Kurçenli. Following this, in 2010, Tuba Büyüküstün began another tv series “Gönülçelen” (Delilah), in this tv series her partner was Cansel Elçin. Tuba Büyüküstün played the role Hasret, a gypsy wanderer girl who has an excellent voice.

Toward the finish of 2012, she featured alongside İlker Aksum in the dramatic series 20 Dakika (20 Minutes), a performance execution that earned her a nomination for the 42nd International Emmy Award for Best Actress.

Büyüküstün, who was designated as a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF Turkey in 2014. Tuba featured alongside Engin Akyürek in the 2014–15 series Kara Para Aşk (Black Money Love). Her next series, which according to schedules broadcasted on 10 November 2016, was titled Cesur ve Güzel (Brave and Beautiful). She featured as the female lead, opposite Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ.

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Tuba Buyukustun Education

Qualification: Graduate

College: Mimar Sinan Fine Art University

Tuba Buyukustun Career

Profession: Actress in Turkish TV serials

Known For: Famous for starring in 20 Dakika tv show


Film Debut: Babam ve Oğlum (2005)

Babam ve Oğlum (2005)
Movie poster

TV Show: Sultan Makamı (2003)

Sultan Makamı (2003)
TV Show poster

Net Worth: $6 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Serdar Büyüküstün

Serdar Büyüküstün
Tuba Büyüküstün with her father

Mother: Handan Büyüküstün

Handan Büyüküstün
Tuba Buyukustun with her mother

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse: Onur Saylak (m. 2011–2017)

Onur Saylak
Tuba Buyukustun with her ex-husband

No. of Children: 2

Daughter: Maya Saylak
Toprak Saylak

Toprak Saylak
Tuba Buyukustun with her daughters

Facts You Never Knew About Tuba Buyukustun

  • On 28 July 2011, she wedded the Turkish actor Onur Saylak in Paris, France. In January 2012, she gave birth to twin girls Maya and Toprak. The couple split on 5 June 2017
  • The drawing was a passion since her childhood and following with this enthusiasm she studied costume and design in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, which is the absolute best fine arts university in Turkey.
  • She graduated in 2004 and started to take roles on small commercials.
  • After the discovery of Tuba Büyüküstün’s beauty and talent, she started her first leading role in “Asi (Rebel)” tv series. Asi was a great drama about two families who have friend & foe situations for three generations. At last, the beautiful Tuba Büyüküstün as Asi and handsome Murat Yıldırım as Demir fall in love while their families see each other as enemies. The passionate adoration between Asi and Demir influenced many people in the Middle East.
  • In 2013, Tuba Büyüküstün returned to Turkey for the tv series of 20 Minutes and she was nominated for the EMMY’s.
  • Since 21.05.2014 Tuba Büyüküstün was appointed as UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador to Advocate Children’s right all around the world by UNICEF Turkey.
  • The relationship between Tuba Büyüküstün and Bülent İnal started from 2005 until 2007. The reason for their breakup is, yes, Beren Saat! Bülent İnal had an affair with Beren Saat and it is said that this was the mainspring of the breakup. In that years, Beren Saat and Tuba Büyüküstün were considered as the two young stars, who have the best talent and will be the top actress of Turkey. This shocking love triangle made Tuba Büyüküstün and Beren Saat enemies. They both decided to not to take any role with each others project.
  • Büyüküstün is the receiver of several awards and honors, including five Televizyon Dizisi Awards.  Tuba Buyukustun is one of Turkey’s most famous and highly-paid actresses.

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Who is Tuba Buyukustun?

Tuba Buyukustun is a Turkish actress in turkish tv serials, born on 05 July, 1982 in Istanbul, Turkey.

How old is Tuba Buyukustun?

Tuba Buyukustun is 41 years old as of May 2024.

How tall is Tuba Buyukustun?

Tuba Buyukustun is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

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  1. Booker Huntley says:

    Will you ever team up with a black America actor if so who would you like it to be

  2. Terrance Lanning says:

    First time seeing her as I watch 20 Minutes on Netflix. WOW! She has fine acting chops, and of course she is beautiful. This woman was made to come into our homes via TV. Hope to see more of her work when I’m done with the 59 20 Minutes episodes.

  3. kendall stuessy says:

    what is Tubas favoite restaurant in istanbul and paris

  4. Harvey Sweig says:

    hi Tuba,
    My wife & I saw the 164 episodes of Black Money Love & absolutely loved you. Besides being beautiful, you are an extremely terrific actress. We loved the series so much, that we just saw the series for the 2nd time.
    harvey sweig(age 78)

  5. vilson avelino Moraes says:

    Sua atuação perfeita, linda, carinhosa, estou noa serie no 91 capitulo, ela me cativou.

  6. Susan Aizenkait says:

    What is Tuba relationship with actor Engin Akyurek today, and when did their relationship start? was Engin Akyurek ever married? – needles to say how I love “Black money love” been watching it on youtube for the last week I’m hooked on it, watching it day and night…m I’m on episode 123.

  7. Kalthum ali says:

    I love you so much tuba hayatim and you are very dear and special it’s the most beautiful and special of your movies asi you’re my beautiful eyes and my hope is to see you as soon as