Meryem Uzerli was born on 12 August 1983 in Kassel-Wilhelmsh??he in Germany. Her father H?¬seyin is Turkish while her mother Ursula is German.She has two elder brothers and an elder sister, Canan who is a jazz musician.She studied acting at the Schauspielstudio Frese in Hamburg. Her best known part is as H?¬rrem Sultan in the historical Television drama series Muhte?em Y?¬zyŽñl. She won the ‘Best Actress’ Golden Butterfly award for this part in 2012.