Defne Samyeli

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17, 1972
Istanbul, Turkey
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17, 1972 (age 49)
Istanbul, Turkey


Turkish television presenter, singer, and actress who is best recognized for her work in journalism. She is known for hosting the programs 45 Dakika, Soz Temasi, and Secim as well as several other programs on the Kanal D and ATV networks. 

Before Fame

She attended Bogazici University where she graduated with her degree in journalism. She started her career working as a reporter for the Kanal D news bulletin. She started presenting the news on television in 1991 when she hosted Sali Pazari. 


She is also known for her career in music and is known for having released the album Tek Basina in 1994 as well as the popular single "Son Arzum" in 2015. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. She married Eren Talu in 1995 and together they had two children. 

Associated With

She starred alongside Ozcan Deniz and Asli Enver when she acted in the Star TV program Istanbullu Gelin.