Kenan Acar was born in Izmir, Turkey. His native language is Turkish; he speaks fluent English and basic Spanish.
He was a professional basketball player since college. Afterwards he focused on his collage education and his special interests; acting and performance arts.
Kenan is graduated from ‘SUNY Business Administration Dual Diploma Program’ which is run by Istanbul Technical University and State University of New York.
Along with his college education he started taking film and acting classes on both cities while working on short films, taking parts in stage productions. He enrolled workshops at Stella Adler and took a small part in the American production ‘The Following’, by FOX.
During his college years, he met with, Anthony Vincent Bova who is the instructor of the Eric Morris System and Artistic Director of the Bova Actors Workshop and Ionica Theater. He worked through the Eric Morris System with Anthony. Kenan says meeting and training with Anthony is one of the most significant turning points of his life.
With his return to Turkey he made his debut nationally by his portrayal of ‘Murat’ character in the popular TV series ‘Medcezir’.His character is currently on the play. Nowadays Kenan is enrolled at the acting studio ‘Craft’ in Istanbul taking acting, theatre and film classes.