Singer, actress, and editor of the magazine Hulya. She released several albums, including Hülya Gibi and Hayat Böyle.
She was a professional swimmer and beauty pageant winner before starting her acting career in 1983.
She gained reality television fame as a coach on Turkey's The Voice.
Her sister is fellow actress Helin Avsar. She had an eight-year marriage to Kaya Cilingiroglu; she raised a daughter named Zehra.
She was romantically linked to footballer Tanju Colak in the 1980s.