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, Doha Tribeca (as a Guest of Honor) and won many honorary awards.
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”, Ali in the movie “Hadi Be Oğlum” and as Saruhan in the movie “Organize İşler Sazan Sarmalı”. Nowadays he is shooting a Tv series called ” Çarpışma “. 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.
Recently, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ was awarded as “Best Actor in Comedy ” in 19th Sadri Alışık Theater and Cinema Awards (2019).
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.