Özcan Deniz in a relationship with Fashion Designer Samar Dadgar in Istanbul
In 1988 he moved to Istanbul and in 1998 to Germany to pursue a music career. He was discovered by a group of producers in Munich, Germany. Deniz‘ debut album Ağlattın Beni was released in 1992. With the album Meleğim released in 1993, he became well known. In 1994, he released his album Beyaz Kelebeğim. In 1994, he acted in the film ‘Ona Sevdiğimi Söyle’ directed by Memduh Ün. After his military service he released another album called Yalan mı in 1997 and started acting in the TV series Yalan mı in the same year. In 1999, he starred in another TV series called Aşkın Dağlarda Gezer which he wrote himself too. In 2002, he had the leading role in the very popular TV series Asmalı Konak. Deniz both directed and wrote the screenplay for the film Ya Sonra? in 2011.