Renan Ozturk is a Turkish-American rock climber, visual artist, mountaineer, and free soloist. He is popularly known for climbing the Shark’s fin route to Meru Peak in the Himalayas on his second attempt with fellow climbers Conard Anker and Jimmy Chin in 2011.
He suffered from a minor stroke at that time. His prior attempt in 2008 and the successful 2011 ascent of the Shark’s fin on Meru were detailed in the 2015 documentary film. Besides being a renowned climber, he is a popular photojournalist and filmmaker as well.
His beautiful and natural cinematography is captured in the documentaries like Sherpa. Ashes to Ashes, Mountain, etc. He has also taken shots for big brands like Apple, Google, etc., and taken pictures for Nat Geo, and Sony.
He was nearly killed in a ski accident in 2011 in Wyoming.
RENAN OZTURK AGE, BIO FAMILY
Renan Ozturk was born on April 7. 1980 in Germany. He is currently 42 years old as of now (2022). He enjoys his birthday on April 7 every year.
He was born to an American mother, Jolie, and to his Turkish father. Later his parents got divorced and his mother took him with her to Rhode Island in the USA. And his mother got married to Larry.
He has 2 half-siblings named Nathan and IIana. But the biological father of Renan is still unknown and he always wishes Larry on father’s day.
He is German by nationality and Christian by religion. He possesses mixed ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Aries.
RENAN OZTURK GIRLFRIEND, WIFE
Renan Ozturk is married to his wife Taylor Rees who is also a photojournalist and works at expedition studios as a director. The couple exchanged wedding vows on July 6, 2011.
They haven’t shared any children though the couple has been married for over a decade. They are proud parents of dogs.
RENAN OZTURK EDUCATION
Renan Ozturk studied at Hebrew School. Later he attended Barrington High School after moving to Rhode Island. He holds a biology degree from Colorado College.
RENAN OZTURK HEIGHT, WEIGHT
Renan Ozturk stands at a perfect height and seems to have an average weight. Though his exact height and weight are not available. He looks attractive with blue eyes and brown hair.
RENAN OZTURK SALARY, NET WORTH
A famous rock climber, Renan Ozturk has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 Million and his salary is currently under review.