Furkan Palali was born in Konya, Turkey in 1986. Palali attended Dolapoglu High School in Konya and studied Hydrogeology at Hacettepe University in Ankara. He is still continuing his studies at Istanbul Marmara University, Radio and Television Faculity. He had also played professional basketball for seven years during his studies and was one of the most popular models in Turkey between 2010-2011. Furkan speaks Turkish as his native language and very fluent English. He was the winner of "Best Model of Turkey" and "Best Model of the World" contests in 2011.