Esra Bilgic is a Turkish Muslim actress and model who is best known as Halima Hatun. In Turkish, the word Esra means more or quick.
In 2014, Esra Bilgic portrayed Halima Hatun in the widely popular television series Dirilis: Ertugrul. She earned 100k Turkish Lira or $12891.77 for her role of Halima Hatun per episode. Esra Belgic appeared in four seasons in Dirilis: Ertugrul. However, Esra Belgic (Halima Hatun) owns a net worth of $5 million.
Apart from Dirilis: Ertugrul, Esra Bilgic played leading role in Bir Umut Yeter television series as Derya Aktar.
In 2020, Esra Bilgic is portraying Sibel Yildirim and Cemre in the crime drama series Ramo and ‘Adanis Kutsal Kavga’ film respectively.
In the category of, Best TV Actress, Esra Bilgic gained nominations for the Turkey Youth Awards two times.
Esra Bilgic: Salary Highlights
Portraying Halima Hatun, Esra Bilgic earned most of her wealth. As mentioned, she got 100k Turkish Lira per episode.
In total, Esra Bilgic earned 2.2 million Turkish Lira or $283k playing Halima Hatun in Dirilis: Ertugrul.
Esra Bilgic further earned a lot appearing in the television series Bir Umut Yeter television series. This television is earning $22.4k a year. Since 2018, this series has earned $72.1k so far.
Besides, Esra Bilgic is a popular social media star. She has a giant fan base on Instagram. Bilgic’s Instagram followers are above 750k.
Moreover, Esra Bilgic is a brand ambassador of the Pakistani franchise T20 cricket team Peshawar Zalmi. She is associated with QMobile and Jazz, a Pakistani mobile network.
In short, Esra Bilgic’s monthly salary/income is $170k.
Esra Bilgic: At a Glance
|Full Name||Esra Bilgic|
|Date of Birth||14 October 1992|
|Birth Place||Ankara, Turkey|
|Height||5ft 10in (1.78m)|
|Spouse||Gokhan Tore (m. 2017; div. 2019)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Early Life & Career
Esra Bilgic was born in Ankara, capital of Turkey, on 14 October 1992. From an early age, Esra Bilgic wanted to be an actress. In this case, her father supported her highly.
However, Esra studied at Bilkent University located in Ankara, Turkey. Later, she attended Hacettepe University.
After higher education, Esra Bilgic first appeared on the television screen in 2014. Her debut television series is Dirilis: Ertugrul. She portrayed the fictional character Halima Hatun alongside Engin Altan Duzyatan.
In 2018, after a successful session in Dirilis: Ertugrul, Esra appeared in the Bir Umut Yeter television series. Here, she further played the leading role of Derya Akhtar.
However, she is currently passing busy time portraying Sibel Yildirim in the television series Ramo. Alongside Ramo, she is acting in the film called Adanis Kutsal Kavga.
Talk about her career achievement, Esra Bilgic won the Antalya TV Awards, Turkey Gencilik Odulleri, Sadri Alisik Theatre and Cinema Awards, and so on. Besides, she was nominated for the Turkey Youth Awards two times.
The professional Turkish footballer, Gokhan Tore, is the husband of Esra Bilgic. They married on 21 October 2017 after dating for three years. The most interesting thing about their marriage ceremony is, the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and his wife were present in their marriage ceremony.
Yes, actress Esra Bilgic has a brother. Esra Bilgic has a Turkish family background. She hardly shared her family information. Hence, according to her Instagram post, she has a brother.
According to ancient history, Halima Hatun was the wife of Ertugrul and the mother of the Ottoman Turks leader, Osman I. After her death, Halima Hatun was buried in Sogut, Turkey.