Turkish professional bodybuilder known for having competed in several different world bodybuilding championships. He opened his own gym in Munich's Ludwigsvorstadt where he held personal training classes and demonstrated work out techniques. He shares additional fitness related content for his over 70,000 Instagram followers.
Prior to bodybuilding, he played youth football with the FC Bayern Munich training club. After a crucial ligament rupture at 16, he focused solely on bodybuilding. He went on to win his first title at the age of 18 when he competed in the Munich City Championship.
His life story was featured and spotlighted in the 2012 film Pumping Ercan. He also won the Junior World Championships in Amman in 1988.
He was born in Alaca, Turkey but moved to Munich at the age of ten.
He is known for frequently collaborating with fellow fitness star Sophia Thiel on videos that he shares through his Instagram.