Gülse Birsel, the successful actress and screenwriter, has been married to Murat Birsel for many years, but little is known about him in the media. Who is Murat Birsel, where is he from, and what does he do? Let’s take a closer look at his life.
Murat Birsel Biography
Murat Birsel was born in Karşıyaka, Izmir in 1960. His father is a law professor, and his mother is an archaeologist. He is also related to the poet and writer Salah Birsel.
Murat Birsel Education
Murat Birsel completed his primary education at Ankara Primary School and his high school education at Saint Joseph and Izmir Atatürk High School. He graduated from the Department of Public Administration at 9 Eylül University. Between 1984 and 1987, he completed his master’s degree in International Relations in Political Science at the University of North Texas.
Is Murat Birsel married?
Murat Birsel has been married twice. He first married Tayyibe Gülek in 1996, and later, in 1999, he married the successful actress and screenwriter Gülse Birsel. There is an 11-year age difference between Gülse Birsel and Murat Birsel. They live in Istanbul’s Nişantaşı district, and they do not have children.
Murat Birsel Career
Murat Birsel’s profession and career have mostly been in journalism and media. He worked as a reporter and foreign news editor for Yeni Asır newspaper in 1980, and then worked for Rapor Gazetesi. He completed his master’s degree in International Relations in the Political Science department at the University of North Texas between 1984-87. From 1988-1991, he worked as an advisor to the General Director of TRT and to Adnan Kahveci. In 1991, he became the News Director for Sabah newspaper and later the Ankara Representative. He was involved in the establishment of ATV News Center and NTV. He appeared on TV screens with the programs “Gündemdekiler” and “Murat Birsel’le 5 Çayı” on NTV. Additionally, Murat Birsel has taught courses at ODTÜ.