Think from 99 kilos to 60 kilos. Tanyeli talked about her childhood and career in a program she attended.
The famous oriental Tanyeli made her first marriage at the age of 14 and her son named Taylan was born. In 2014, she got married to Bursa businessperson İlker Sinneli. After the family ceremony in Bodrum, she had a wedding in Australia.
Tanyeli, who has albums called ‘Dance with Me’, ‘Turkish Belly Dances’ and ‘Queens of Dance’, told Selim Akar about her life.
Here are the subheadings from Tanyeli’s statements:
“I didn’t want to be an oriental, I was 14 years old, I started dancing because I had to make a living and look after my child. I was working in a store. When the money I earned was not enough, I started dancing in tea gardens and wedding halls. When I first appeared on the stage, I was dancing with shame. I became a mother when I was a child. Child mother I was not taking my child with me with the stroller I found from the garbage.
” He took refuge in Ortakoy Mosque
When I became homeless, I took shelter in Ortaköy Mosque with my child. When the mosque teacher saw me helpless there, he immediately helped me. They were intrigued by my waiting at the mosque gate for five hours and they realized that I had taken refuge there. I saw their support for a while.
“I can’t repay Ebru Gündeş”
My life has milestones. Ayşegül Nadir and Ebru Gündeş are very precious to me. Ebru Gündeş stood by me in a very difficult time. At that time, the late Nur Yerlitaş called me. He said, ‘Gündeş knows your story, you need to come immediately. Ebru Gündeş helped with her big heart. I worked on his staff for three years. Thanks to him, I held on to life again by performing my own art on stage for three years. I had the support of a headliner like Ebru Gündeş behind me. I can’t pay you”