He was born in 1964, in Ankara, Turkey. He started his undergraduate education in Cinema & TV department of Mimar Sinan University in 1987 and greaduated at 2000. His professional cinema life started during his studentship with ”Med Cezir Manzaraları” directed by Mahinur Ergun in 1989 and has worked as assistant to several Turkish directors; Orhan Oğuz, Tunca Yönder, Kadir Sözen, Mustafa Altıoklar ve Erden Kıral.
After graduated from Istanbul University theater department conservatory of municipality, she acted as a Professional actress at Gonul Ulku-Gazanfer Ozcan theater. In 1987 she was selected the TV star of the year by MGD. In 1993 at Antalya Film Festival she achieved the Altin Portakal reward by her role in Tersine Dunya. In 1995 (after Suna Pekuysal she was the second actress who won this award) she won Ismail Dumbullu reward also in 1996, 1997 and 1998 at Altin Kelebek competition she won the comedian actress reward of the year. Also at 1996 and 1997 she won the comedian actress of MGD. Demet Akbag appeared in BKM Cast since the foundation, also acted at Bir Demet Tiyatro and Olumsuz Ask TV shows. She appeared as leading actress for the following cinema movies “Vizontele”, “Vizontele Tuuba”, “Organize Isler” “Neredesin Firuze”, “O…. Cocuklari”, “Eyvah Eyvaah” and “Eyvaah Eyvaah2″. She won Altin Portakal with “Vizontele” and she won Sadri Alisik and Siyad rewards with “Neredesin Firuze” .