His professional career started with modeling in 2002. After modeling career, his acting career began with the TV Series “Gümüş” (2005) by the leading role “Mehmet”. “Gümüş” is known as first Turkish TV series which was sold to Middle East.
Afterwards Kivanc Tatlitug has gained large fan base abroad predominantly in Middle East, Balkans, North Africa and Turkic Republics. He was invited by many Film Festivals like Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Muscat (as a Guest of Honor) and won many honor rewards.
Right after “Gümüş” he continued his acting career in leading roles as Halil in the series “Menekse ile Halil”, as Muzaffer in the movie “Amerikalılar Karadeniz’de”, as Behlül in the TV series “Aşk-ı Memnu”, as a guest star Sekiz in the TV series “Ezel”, as Kuzey in the TV series “Kuzey Güney”, as Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu in the movie ”Kelebegin Rüyasi”, as Kurt Seyit in the TV series “Kurt Seyit ve Shura” , Cesur in the TV series “Cesur ve Güzel” and Ali in the movie “Hadi Be Oğlum”. In January 2019 Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ will be starring in the new fim “Organize İşler 2 – Sazan Sarmalı as the character called “Saruhan”. Nowadays he is shooting a new Tv series called ” Çarpışma ” which will be on the silver screen soon. He is playing the character of “Kadir Adalı”.
Throughout his acting career he won numerous “Best Actor” awards such as 36th Golden Butterfly TV Awards (2009), 17th Sadri Alışık Theatre and Cinema Awards (2012), 39th Butterfly TV Awards (2012), 18th Golden Lens Award (2012), SIYAD-Turkish Film Critics Association Best Actor Award (2014),
“Creators of Their Own Miracles Award” in 44.Golden Butterfly Awards (2017) and “The Male Brand Award” presented by Marketing Turkey in 2018.
Furthermore, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ also won “Best Actor” awards from many Universities, Educational and Public Institutions internationally.
Off-screen, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ is the youngest Unicef Goodwill Ambassador ever in the world and continues working for children.