Sahan Gokbakar

Quick Facts

Name Sahan Gokbakar
Age 42 Years Old
Nick Name Sahan
Birth Name Sahan Gokbakar
Birth Date 1980-10-22
Gender Male
Profession Comedian , Turkish actor
Place Of Birth Izmir, Turkey
Birth Nation Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Ethnicity Turkish-white
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Libra
Father Osman Selcuk Gokbakar
Mother Lerzan Gokbakar
Siblings 1
University Middle East Technical University (ODTU)
Marital Status Married
Wife Selin Gokbaka
Children 2
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Comedian, actor and producer career
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Height 5 ft 11 in / 180 c
Weight 70 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Average
Social Media

Sahan Gokbakar is a versatile Turkish comedian, actor, and producer. He comes to light as a nationally recognized burlesque comedian for his Turkish comedy shows on TV8 such as “Zibin”, “Zoka”, and “Dikkat Sahan Cikabilir” (Watch out: Sahan May Appear).

Additionally, He also starred in the Turkish comedy “Recep Ivedik” alongside Fatma Toptas which was directed by his brother. He was very active both in the field and on social media during the 2021 Turkey Wildfires, providing information from the ground and raising awareness about the importance of fire-fighting planes. Besides, he also has a self-titled Youtube channel which has earned more than 726K subscribers.


Sahan Gokbakar took birth on 22nd October 1980 in Izmir, Turkey. He is Turkish by nationality and Turkish-white by ancestry. Similarly, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Sahan Gokbakar’s present age is 41 which he celebrated back in 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Libra. His father’s name is Osman Selcuk Gokbakar and his mother’s name is Lerzan Gokbakar. He has a younger brother named Togan who is also in the entertainment industry.

When Sahan was eight years old, his father tragically perished in a car crash. Regarding his education, Sahan went to an elementary and secondary school that was a part of the Middle East Technical University (ODTU). After graduating from high school in 1997, he continued on to study acting at Bilkent University’s Faculty of Music and Performing Arts in Ankara.

Height & Weight

Sahan Gokbakar has a healthy body weight of 70 kg and a height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm). He’s got an unconventional good look and raw appeal about him. He has good-looking black hair and dark brown eyes color. Sahan Gokbakar’s body build type is average.

Relationship Status

Sahan Gokbakar is a married man. He exchange vows with his beautiful wife, Selin Gokbakar in 2015. The pair is blessed parents of two children named: Deniz Efe Gokbakar (b. 2015) and Ela Gokbakar (b. 2017). (b. 2017). The couple has completed 6 years of togetherness.

Sahan Gokbakar with his wife(Source: Instagram)

There’s considerable love between the two. Previously, Sahan has been in partnerships with Berrak Tuzunatac (2010), Merve Sevi (2010), and Doga Rutkay (2005-2010). (2005-2010). Reflecting on his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Professional life

Beginning his career as the lead in his Candid Camera-style program “Zoka,” Sahan Gokbakar later made appearances in his sketch comedy series “Dikkat Sahan Cikabilir,” where he played a variety of roles. Then he continued to film “Kime Diyorum Ben,” a late-night conversation show at NTV. In addition, “Recep Ivedik,” the protagonist of his groundbreaking film series, was developed for a little sketch in “Dikkat Sahan Cikabilir.” He was seen in the film, “Gen” which was directed by his brother, Togan.

He appeared in his 2008 movie, “Recep Ivedik” which became the highest-grossing Turkish movie of all time, a record which was broken by its sequel, “Recep Ivedik 2”, a year later.
As well, he starred in “Recep Ivedik 3”, “Recep Ivedik 4”, “Recep Ivedik 5″ and” Recep Ivedik 6″. Later, in 2011, Sahan and his brother Togan Gokbakar established Camasirhane Film, a production company of their own. He produced and performed in “Celal ile Ceren” with Ezgi Mola as a co-star in 2013 and his other films include “Osman Pazarlama” in 2016 and “Kayhan” in 2018.

Sahan Gokbakar’s comedy show(Source: Instagram)

More on his career

As also, Sahan is the producer and co-director of the 2020 movie, “Zengo”. It is claimed that Gokbakar has secured an arrangement with Disney+ for the exclusive rights to his impending blockbuster, “Recep Ivedik 7”. Furthermore, he was very active both in the field and on social media, delivering information from the ground and increasing awareness about the need of fire-fighting planes during the 2021 Turkey Wildfires.

In 2019, he opposed the mining activities in the Mound Ida region and campaigned against it, and in March 2022, he opposed the opening of olive trees to mining activities.
Sahan said, “Olive trees are the wealth of this country. I invite the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources to return from this mistake.”
Apart from these, Sahan is also an avid Galatasaray S.K. fan and a voting member of the club.

Net worth & Source of Income

Sahan Gokbakar’s among those select individuals that have a such vast range of experience and remains true to whatever he takes on. He has a net worth of between $1 million and $5 million as of 2022 although his specific amount of compensation has not been released yet. Sahan Gokbakar has amassed a respectable sum of money through his career as his primary sources of income are as a comedian, actor, and producer.

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