The Turkish model and actor, Burak Hakki, was born in the city of Istanbul on 23 May, 1972. He has a Masters degree in Business Management from the faculty of economy of Istanbul's University. Burak debuted his modeling career 10 years ago. He also won the title of "best model in Turkey" in 1994. He represented his country in many international contests, and he won the 4th place in a contest in Australia. He worked as a model between the years 1995 and 2003 for many famous modeling agencies in Italy, Australia, Germany, France and Switzerland. Then in the year 2000, he shifted to acting and he participated in many movies and tv series. He became well known in the Arab world because of his role as "Ali" in the TV series "Watamdi Al ayam".