Engin Altan Düzyatan was born in İzmir( July 26, 1979 ), Turkey. Engin Altan Düzyatan began acting during his high school days. His paternal family are Albanian immigrants from Prishtina. Other part of his family are Turkish immigrants from Yugoslavia.He joined Dokuz Eylül University to study theatre. He completed his course and moved to İstanbul where he started his professional acting career.