Tuba Biography

Tuba Büyüküstün

Tuba is a Turkish actress. She is born on 5 July 1982 in Istanbul. Tuba majored in Costume & Design at the Mimar Sinan University of the Fine Arts from where she graduated in the year of 2004. While studying she started getting involved in commercials before turning to television and films.  2004 brought along her first acting gig as she starred in the successful TV show, ‘Cemberimde Gül Oya’, portraying the character of ‘Zarife’.

The following year she was awarded ‘Best Actress‘ in the ‘Republic of Serbia and Montenegro International TV Festival’ for her portrayal of ‘Gülizar’, in the TV movie, ‘Gülizar’.

One of her famous TV series Asi was nominated for the best Soap Opera in the 51. Monte Carlo TV Festival.

She went on to act in a number of highly successful TV shows such as; ‘Gonülcelen‘, ‘20 Minutes‘, ‘Black Money Love‘,  ‘The Brave and the Beautiful‘ , ‘Rise of Empires: Ottoman‘,  and currently, ‘The Ambassador’s Daughter‘.

On 28 July 2011, she married the Turkish actor Onur Saylak in Paris, France. The couple welcomed twin daughters (Maya and Toprak) in early 2012. The couple split on 5 June 2017.