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Özge Ulusoy

Özge Ulusoy Özge Ulusoy, born on October 28th, 1982, in Ankara, Turkey is a Turkish model, actress, television presenter and retired ballet dancer who holds the prima ballerina assoluta title given by l'École supérieure de ballet in France.

The five foot eleven Ulusoy is a film and television actress currently residing in Izmir, Turkey.

Ulusoy is best known for her appearance in the popular TV-series Arka Sokaklar from 2006 to 2009. She also appeared in Romantik Komedi 2: Bekarliga Veda in 2013, The Crypt of Count Dracoola in 2011 and Kadin Isi Banka Soygunu in 2014.

As a model, she walked the runways for Hussein Chalayan, Mavi Jeans, Mudo, Hervé Léger, Balenciaga, Eva Gronbach, Guy Laroche, Emanuel Ungaro, Christian Dior, Marks & Spencer, Harvey Nichols, Mango and others.

She held the first runner-up title for the annual beauty pageant Miss Turkey in 2003.

In 2002, Ulusoy had finished third in the Elite Model Management's Elite Model Look competition, took second place the following year in the Miss Turkey competition, and then won the Miss Turkey Universe in 2003 title before signing with Uğurkan Erez Model Management in Istanbul.

Since her modelling debut, Ulusoy has been the face of numerous advertising campaigns in Turkey.

Özge UlusoyÖzge Ulusoy was born the youngest and second of two children of H. Ulusoy - a retired chief military justice of Turkish Armed Forces, and his wife Armağan, a former mayor.

She has an elder sister, Associate Professor Nilay Ulusoy, an academician on the faculty of Bahçeşehir University and Marmara University and an alumna of the Sorbonne.

Now a native of Izmir, Turkey, Ulusoy is a graduate of Fine Arts from Hacettepe University, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts and Yeditepe University, where she had classical ballet course and a Bachelor of Fine Art degree in Arts Administration.

She passed conservatory examinations to be accepted into the most considerable ballet schools at the age of only 12 years of age.

She first studied in Hacettepe University, then two years later she transferred to Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts in Istanbul.

Later in 2003, after holding the first runner-up for the Miss Turkey 2003 title she entered Yeditepe University where she majored in Arts administration with a specialty in classical ballet.

Özge UlusoyShe is multilingual and is fluent in Turkish, English, German and French.

In 2011, she finished fifth in Survivor: Ünlüler vs. Gönüllüler, the fifth season of Show TV's Turkish version of the reality television game show Survivor, produced by Acun Media.

In 2011, after heating up the stage on Yok Böyle Dans for weeks - the Turkish version of Dancing With the Stars, Ulusoy won the show, along with her professional partner Vitaly Kozmin.

Subsequently, she acted in Show TV's comic science fiction series Ha Babam Uzay.

She was cast as HRH The Princess Alev in Türk'ün Uzayla İmtihanı that was the identical successor of Ha Babam Uzay.

She also hosted the backstage of Bugün Ne Giysem? which is a fashion competition on Show TV for one season before she became a judge on the show in 2012.

Later that same year, she appeared as a special guest star in the thirty fourth episode of the Kanal D series Yalan Dünya as herself.

Özge UlusoyDuring the interview program held at EUL Law School The Great Ampfi Conference Hall, model, presenter and actress Özge Ulusoy, the guest of the EUL, shared her career journey which started with modeling.

Ulusoy told the audience that she was a ballerina in the Conservatory and participated in the Turkish Beauty Contest (Miss Turkey) in 2003 on the because of her elder sister's insistance.

After meeting Ugurkan Erez, the head of a modeling agency, in 2003 she began her modelling career. From her perspective the profession is fun and entertaining if made use of appropriately.

Ulusoy expressed suggestions for those who want to be a model, pointing out that everyone can make wrong choices throughout life and that what is important is not to repeat the same mistake a second time.

She remarked that the modelling industry is a lifestyle and that it requires discipline to be successful.

Ulusoy stated that she was a determined person and she competed only with herself. She said that she did not wait for work at home - that she always pursued her own career, strove to be the best she could and planned her life around her job.

Ulusoy participated in the Survivor Turkey program in 2011 and she stated that she did not have any problem with the food because she really does not eat all that much, but had a bigger challenge with the lack cleanliness during the competition.

Ulusoy told the audience that she plans to open a gallery of art in the future, wants to improve her talents as a TV presenter in order to make a program for women and is evaluating many proposals at present.

Özge UlusoyUlusoy had been in a relationship with Hacı Sabancı, a member of the fourth generation of the renowned Sabancı family, since August 2011. However, they went their separate ways in 2017.

The reason for the separation of the couple, which set a definite point for their 6-year-old relations, was that Hacı Sabancı frequently traveled and Özge Ulusoy was disturbed by this. Özge Ulusoy, according to the allegations, was sick of Hacı Sabancı's behavior.

At the same time, Arzu Sabancı, the mother of Hacı Sabancı, never wanted Özge Ulusoy to be in a relationship with her son anyway.

Somehow she thought that their stars did not match and that everyone was aware of it; Ozge Ulusoy soon became unwelcome at the Sabancı's and they could not get married.

Hacı Sabancı read the messages between Ozge Ulusoy and his mother. In those messages Ulusoy wrote to his mother, Arzu Sabancı with a lot of heavy cursing.

Arzu Sabancı felt she was an undesirable bride for her son and was also worried that Özge could be of such a poor quality.

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Year Title Role Notes
2003 Miss Universe 2003 Herself Turkish participant; Channel: TVN Entertainment Corporation; Production: Donald Trump
2006—2007 Arka Sokaklar Yeliz Balkan Actress; Channel: Kanal D; TV-series; Production: Erler Film
2007—2008 Senin Uğruna Burçak Actress in leading role along with Rafet el Roman; Channel: FOX; TV series; Production: ABT
2008 Dilek Ağacı Actress in leading role; TV series
2008—2009 Arka Sokaklar Yeliz Balkan Actress; Channel: Kanal D; TV-series; Erler Film
2009 Ev Guest starring; Movie; Production: Pinema Film
2010 Ateşe Yürümek Rüya Actress; Channel: Star TV; TV series; Production: Pastel Film
2011 Kutsal Damacana: Dracoola Demet Actress in leading role; Movie; Production: İyi Seyirler Film, Zero Film
April 2, 2011 — June 6, 2011 Survivor: Ünlüler vs. Gönüllüler Herself Competitor in the team of Ünlüler (Celebrities); Channel: Show TV; Game Show; Production: Acun Media
2011—2012 Yok Böyle Dans Herself Contestant on the 2nd season of the Turkish Dancing with the Stars, partnered with professional dancer Vitaly Kozmin; Channel: Show TV; Production: Acun Medya
2012 Ha Babam Uzay Princess Alev Actress in leading role; Channel: Show TV; TV series; Production: Süreç Film
2012 Türk'ün Uzayla İmtihanı Princess Alev Actress in leading role; Channel: Show TV; TV series succeeded by Ha Babam Uzay; Production: Süreç Film
2012 Bugün Ne Giysem? Herself Backstage host; Channel: Show TV
2012 Bugün Ne Giysem? Herself Judge; Channel: Show TV
2012 Yalan Dünya Herself Special guest star; Channel: Kanal D
2012 O Ses Türkiye Herself Special guest star singing "Peri"; Channel: Star TV; Production: Acun Medya
2013 Romantik Komedi 2: Bekârlığa Veda Gözde Actress; Movie
2014 Muhteşem Yüzyıl Anna Jagiellon Actress; Movie
Özge Ulusoy - Survivor - Turkey


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