Selen Soyder | Husband, TV Series, Movies & Awards (2024)

Turkish actress Selen Soyder is best known for being a Pageant Contestant, who was crowned Miss World Turkey 2007 and earned an Golden Butterfly Awards nomination for her role in 'Hangimiz Sevmedik?.'

Selen Soyder

Who is Miss Turkey 2007, Selen Soyder?

Selen Soyder (Mükerrem Selen Soyder) is a Turkish model, actress, and former beauty pageant who won the Miss World Turkey 2007 and awarded for Best National Costume category in Miss Bikini of the Universe, in 2006.

After that Soyder cast in her first film 'Yer Gök Ask' in 2010, and a few years later in 2017, she received a nomination for the Golden Butterfly Award with Can Yaman as Best TV Couple. It was the 2016 TV series 'Hangimiz Sevmedik?' And there her role name was Itir Yesil.

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    Quick Facts

    Selen Soyder Facts
    Photo: Facebook/Selen Soyder

    Name: Mükerrem Selen Soyder

    Born: December 26, 1986

    Age: 37 years old (in 2024)

    Birthplace: Alsancak, Izmir, Turkey

    Occupation: Model, Actress, Beauty Queen Activist

    Spouse: Oren Frances (m. 2015–2022)

    Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

    Religion: Christianity

    Nationality: Turkish

    Last Updated: March, 2024

    Top Questions

    • Selen Soyder Instagram

      As a popular actress, Selen has 214K followers on Instagram. View Selen on Insta.

    • Is Selen Soyder Married?

      Selen Soyder is now separated. Selen was married to a Turkish businessman named Oren Frances, they separated in August 2022 after seven years of marriage.
      View Divorce Facts →

    • Selen Soyder Movies and TV shows

      Selen completed more than 8 TV shows and 6+ Movies. Including 'Lale Devri,' 'Hangimiz Sevmedik,' 'In Your Dreams,' and more.

    • Selen Soyder Net Worth

      Selen Soyder’s source of income is mostly as a successful actress. Selen's net worth is approximately $100K - $1M in 2024.

    • Selen Soyder Height

      In centimeters- 178 cm
      In meters- 1.8 m
      In Feet Inches- 5'8"

    Earlier life & Education

    Selen was born on 26th December, 1986 in Turkey. Actress and Beauty Pageant whose full name is Mükerrem Selen Soyder. Her parents are known to be of Greek origin.

    She completed his primary, secondary, and high school education at Selma Yiğitalp Anatolian High School in Izmir. After that, Soyder started graduation in History Department at Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey and she graduated in 2009.

    Career & Beauty Contest

    Soyder was selected as the second beauty in the "Miss Model of Turkey" contest in 2006 and received the "Miss Bikini of the Universe" award in the best national costume category.

    After that In 2007, she participated in the 'Miss Turkey' beauty pageant organized by Star TV and was selected as Miss Turkey, in which a total of 1,200 people participated. In the same year, she participated in the Miss World pageant on the island of Sanya in China and represented Turkey among the 106 participating countries. But she failed to win first place.

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    After returning from China, she modeled at Vakko. She then went to Canada to learn the Canadian language and returned to Turkey in 2009.

    Acting Debut

    The beginning of her acting career, in 2009. At that time she started recording on radio at the request of her father.

    Yer Gök Aşk was her first starring TV series in 2010, where she starred alongside Birce Akalay and Murat Ünalmış and played the lead role in the first episode of the TV series.

    Movie and TV Roles: 'Yer Gök Aşk,' 'Lale Devri' and 'Reaksiyon'

    From 2010 to 2016, Soyder starred in leading character roles in a total of four Turkish TV series. She played the role of Toprak Karagül in the 2010 TV series “Love is in the Air”, (Original title “Yer Gök Aşk”). Later she acted in the role of Toprak Ilgaz in the 2010-2014 TV series “Lale Devri,” Both of these TV series are presented by Fox TV.

    She was in Star TV presented TV series “Reaksiyon” as Zeynep in 2014. Reaksiyon was her highest-rated TV series. According to the IMDB database, the TV series achieved a rating of 7.1 out of 10 from the audience. She starred here with Erdal Besikçioglu, Melis Isiten, and Ibrahim Celikkol, in the role name Zeynep. The series was written and directed by Ozan Aksungur.

    In 2016-17 drama TV series 'Hangimiz Sevmedik?', played the role of 'Itir Yesil', Where she and Can Yaman, both received Golden Butterfly Award nominations in the Best TV Couple category.

    Then she took a break from acting and this year starred in a comedy romance film called “In Your Dreams,” (Original title: “Rüyanda Görürsün”) which was released in February 2023.

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    Can Yaman and Selen Soyder Controversy

    In 2016, Turkish actor Can Yaman was accused of defaming Selen in the scenes of the TV series "Hangimiz Sevmedik?." Because he insulted her terribly on the spot and threw away of her teacup. From here Selen filed a lawsuit against Yaman. Later on, The Istanbul court ordered Can Yaman to pay a fine of 7,830 Turkish liras.

    Personal Life and Divorce

    Selen lives in Izmir with her mother Behice Yazıcı and continues her acting career from here. She has no children yet.

    Selen at Şamdan Plus in 2021

    Şamdan Plus: We discovered the beauty secrets of the successful and beautiful actress Selen Soyder. We asked her about her favorite make-up products and her favorite place.

    In 2011, Selene became very close to Ulas Inac, the director of the TV series "Love in the Sky" and took a step towards marriage. However, in early 2012, they announced that they had split.

    In 2012, Selen got engaged to Turkish actor Tolgahan Sayışman, they acted together in the TV series The Tulip Age (Lale Devri). But later they got separated.

    Years Of Marriage Ended Quietly

    After a few years, She married Oren Frances, a Turkish-Jewish businessman in 2015. This couple was together for almost 7 years and Soyder divorced Oren Frances in August 2022. But people still don't know the real reason for their divorce, where they were together for 7 years.

    Selen Soyder said about her divorce: "Two good people cannot be two good husbands and wives. Even though you are very good friends, sometimes you cannot be a very good husband and wife."
    Source: Instagram

    Read Also: Oren Frances And Selena Soyder's Journey Of Love And Achievement

    Selen Soyder Height & Weight

    Selen is a slim and beautiful-looking lady. Her height is 178 cm i.e 5.8 feet. And Her weight is approximately 55 Kg which is equal to 119 lbs.

    Selen Soyder Instagram Official

    A big fanbase of Selena has been created on social media. This actress has around 210K+ followers on Instagram. Also, its presence on other social media platforms includes Facebook and Twitter. Check out her personal accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

    Filmography & Awards

    • 2010 – 2012 Love is in the Air (Main title: Yer Gök Aşk)
      as Toprak Karagul | Channel: FOX TV, TV series
    • 2010 – 2014 The Tulip Age (Lale Devri)
      as Toprak Ilgaz | FOX TV, TV series
    • 2014 – Reaction (Main title: Reaksiyon)
      as Zeynep | Star TV, TV series
    • 2016 – Cahide's Open Marriage (Short Film)
      as Oyuncu
    • 2016 – 2017 Hangimiz Sevmedik?
      as Itir Yesil | TRT 1, TV series
    • 2023 - In Your Dreams (Main title: Rüyanda Görürsün)
      as Eda
    • 2023 - Her Fall Doesn't Cry (Main title: Kendi Düsen Aglamaz)
      as Sinem Devran | TV Series
    View Details at TMDB

    Awards Received

    Turkish Model Selen received her first major award (Miss Bikini of the Universe 2006) in 2006 for best performing Best National Costume category in Turkey. Later she won the Female TV Star of the Year Award for the year 2013, through the tv series “Lale Devri.”


    • 2006 – Miss Bikini of the Universe – Best National Costume
    • 2007 – Miss Model of Turkey – 1st Ranking
    • 2013 – 4th Prestige Award – Best Actress (Lale Devri)
    • 2013 – 19th Politics Magazine Award – Best Actress (Lale Devri)

    Soyder and Loves For Her Pets

    Selen has one cat and four pet dogs and she loves them very much. She often takes them when he goes out, takes good care of them, and even sometimes takes them to film sets during movie acting.

    Final Words

    Mükerrem Selen Soyder is a Turkish model, actress, and winner of Miss Turkey 2007. She starred total of 5 TV series and Movies. After marrying Oren Frances, they were together for 7 years and later separated.

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    Last Updated

    March 1, 2024

    Original Published Date

    July 23, 2023


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