Hande Erçel Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Feb 08, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on Nov 24, 2023
Read on to know more about Hande Erçel and her work on Turkish television.
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About Hande Erçel

Hande Erçel, born on November 24, 1993, in Bandırma, Turkey, is a renowned Turkish actress and model who began her acting career in 2014 with a supporting role as Zahide in the TV series 'The Wren' and gained prominence with her leading role as Selin Yilmaz in the popular youth series 'Güneşin Kızları'. She has also played significant roles in series like 'Siyah İnci' and 'Azize'. She is also one of Turkey's highest-paid actresses, gaining significant popularity on social media platforms.

Hande Erçel: Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Hande Erçel’s net worth?

As of 2023, there is no accurate information regarding the net worth of Hande Erçel.

How much does Hande Erçel earn per year?

Hande Erçel's annual earnings as of 2023 are unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Hande Erçel?

Hande Erçel is approximately 5 ft 9 in (175 cm).

How old is Hande Erçel?

Hande Erçel was born on November 24, 1993. She is 30 years old as of 2023.

Childhood And Education

Hande Erçel was born on November 24, 1993, in Bandırma, Balıkesir, Turkey, to her father, Kaya Erçel, and mother, Aylin Erçel. She has a sister, Gamze Erçel, who is a model and social media influencer. Hande attended a local private school for her primary education and later enrolled at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, where she studied traditional Turkish arts. However, she did not complete her degree as she got the opportunity to work on Turkish television shows.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Hande Erçel dating?

There is no information regarding who Hande Erçel is dating as of 2023.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Her first project as a leading act came in the drama series 'Güneşin Kızları' as Selin Yilmaz. It won her multiple awards, followed by a series of leading-act offers. She played the character Eda Yıldız in the romantic comedy series 'Sen Çal Kapımı', also known as  'Love Is In The Air'.

In the 2017 show titled 'Aşk Laftan Anlamaz', she played the leading role of Hayat Uzun alongside Burak Deniz. In 2017, she featured in Demir Yağmur's music video 'Canın Sağ Olsun' alongside Rıza Kocaoğlu. In 2018, she received a nomination for Best TV Actress for 'Black Pearl'. In 2018, she was nominated for the Golden Star Best TV Actress award for her role in 'Halka'.

In the 2019 television series 'Halka', she played the role of Müjde opposite Serkan Çayoglu. In the same year, she co-starred with Bura Gülsoy in the TV series 'Azize', playing Azize Günay, a role that received critical acclaim.

She has been featured on the covers of magazines such as Elle, InStyle, Marie Claire, Vogue, and L'Officiel.

Charity Work

Hande Erçel has participated in charitable activities, including collaborating with the Şişli Municipality's charity organization and the Ahbap Association. Following a significant earthquake in Kahramanmaraş in 2023, Hande Erçel and co-actor Burak Deniz engaged in relief efforts, offering material and moral support to those affected.

What awards has Hande Erçel won?

In 2012, Hande Erçel was crowned Miss Civilization Of Turkey and later, Miss Civilization Of The World. Her acting prowess earned her the Best Actress title at the 42nd Golden Butterfly Awards. In 2015, she won the İTÜ EMÖS Success Awards for Most Successful Actress for her role in 'Güneşin Kızları'.

She further secured the Golden Star Best TV Comedy Actress award in 2017 for 'Love Doesn't Understand Words'. She won the Best Actress award at the Marketing Turkey: The One Awards for her role in 'Siyah İnci' in 2018. In 2019, she received the Best Actress award at the 47th International Emmy Awards for her performance in 'Ask Laftan Anlamaz'.

In 2022, she won the Golden Star Best TV Actress award for her role in 'Love Is In The Air'. She also received the Golden Wings Awards for Best Actress Of The Year and the 10th KTÜ Media Awards for Most Admired TV Series Couple (with Kerem Bürsin) for 'Sen Çal Kapımı'.

She has won the Best Actress category in several media awards nominations like Güzel Awards in 2021, the İstanbul Moda Rehberi Awards in 2017, and she also won the Best Actress award at Turkey's Youth Awards in 2016 for her role in 'Sunshine Girls', amongst others.

Other Interesting Hande Erçel Facts And Trivia

  • Hande Erçel became the first Turkish actress featured on the Burj Khalifa's facade, marking the 85th anniversary of the Turkish jewelry brand Atasay, with which she has a partnership.
  • In late 2021, she was announced as the newest face of Atasay Jewelry, Turkey's iconic and largest jewelry brand with a century-long history.
  • In 2022, she was selected as the Most Beautiful Turkish Actress by Nubia Magazine.


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Hande Erçel Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Hande Erçel

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175 cm

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Child Star?



Actress, Model


Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University


Kerem Bürsin


Kaya Erçel, Aylin Erçel


Gamze Erçel
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