Actress and model who first rose to fame in 1997 after she won the title of Best Model of Turkey in the Best Model of the World contest. She then went on to appear in Turkish films and television series' like Okul, Vizontele Tuuba, and Living & Dying.
Before launching her acting and modeling career, she studied philology at Istanbul University.
In 2006, she appeared as the host of the competition series Turkey's Next Top Model.
She was born to Dinemyis and Muzaffer Akkaya in Istanbul, Turkey. She gave birth to a daughter named Ayşe Önbilgin with Efe Önbilgin.