The live broadcast from Acun Ilıcalı’s Instagram account broke the world record with the participation of 2.7 million viewers.
A first took place in the Survivor 2020 competition broadcast on TV8. In the live broadcast opened from Acun Ilıcalı’s Instagram account, 2.7 million viewers participated and the world record was broken.
Instagram collapsed for a short time due to the large number of viewers. The previous record holder, US rapper Tekashi, reached 2 million viewers live on Instagram page.
WHO IS ACUN ILICALI?
Born in Erzurum, Erzurum, Ergün and İlknur Ilıcalı’s second child, Acun Ilıcalı was born on May 29, 1969 in Edirne, and has an older brother, Ömer Cenker Ilıcalı. His father was a contractor and his mother was a university educated manager.
He completed his primary and secondary education at the age of 5 at Edirne İstiklâl Primary School. Acun Ilıcalı, who started her high school education at Kadıköy Maarif College in Istanbul, after graduating from Kadıköy Anatolian High School, won the Department of English Language Teaching at Istanbul University, but her university life ended without graduation at the end of 7 years.
When he was 19, he married Seda Ilıcalı in 1988 and he had a daughter named Banu from this marriage. 10 months after the birth of his daughter, he lost his mother and father in a traffic accident in 1990. Acun Ilıcalı left his wife Seda due to the crisis he experienced. Acun Ilıcalı started trading in 1995 by opening a denim shop, but was not successful. Acun Ilıcalı, who met İlker Yasin through a friend, became a reporter for Beşiktaş. He then transferred to Şansal Büyüka’s team, Show TV. In 2002, he continued to present it under the name of Acun Firarda by making a separate program.
In 2005, he founded the production company called Acun Medya. Fear Factor, Survivor, Girls – Men, Survivor Turkey – Greece, Survivor Lions – Canaries, You in you No, Giant League, the talent you have and None maker of such dance programs, was the jury and the server.
In 2005, at the age of 36, he was among the tax payers. He took part in the social responsibility project ’81 Provinces 81 Schools’ of TV, and 3 million 725 thousand 563 YTL was collected in the program. Acun has 3 daughters, Zeynep Ilıcalı, who made her second marriage in 2003, and two more daughters named Leyla and Yasemin.
In 2005, he founded the production company named Acun Medya in 2005. “Or is it a dream?” Presented by Uğur Dündar between 2007-2008. Produced the current program called. Previously Survivor Lions Canaries (2006), Survivor Turkey Greece (2007), Survivor Girl Men (2010) and Celebrity Survivor Volunteers (2011 and 2012) that Acer Ilıcalı, Celebrity Survivor has appeared with Volunteers 3. Turkey’s entry into the television sector as a reporter made a name as the leading maker Acer Ilıcalı, on November 14, 2013 has announced that it is acquiring TV8 now runs his own TV channel. He wrote to Twitter that he signed with Mehmet Nazif Günal, the head of the MNG group and the owner of the TV8 channel, and that the purchase process began.
In 2014, he launched a competition program called Utopya, which was released on tv8.