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Sezer Yurtseven's Biography

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Big Brother 2006 housemate, Sezer was in the Big Brother house before - two years previously as a 'test housemate'.

However, the experience did not help him as he became the second person to be evicted (by vote) from Big Brother series 7. A record 91.6% of the public vote supported Sezer's eviction when he was up against Lea and Richard.

Sezer was born on 24 February 1980, and according to Sezer's biography on his own site he has been a broker, a commodities trader and a Cypriot property developer.

Sezer Yurtseven, of Turkish Cypriot background, went to Highgate Wood School and claims that at 18 he was the youngest man on the stock exchange floor. His, he says, is a rags to riches story, as he grew up in hostels and B&Bs.

Sezer Yurtseven used to race go-carts whilst his brother drove Formula Fords.

Sezer also does martial arts and boxing. One of Sezer's fights, as reported by Alex Wade, was hosted by The Real Fight Club (TRFC), the organising body for white-collar boxing in the UK. Fighting under the name Sezer "The Geezer" Yurtseven, he took on Michael "Baby-Faced-Assassin".

There's no doubting that Sezer has a good turn-of-phrase that could be witnessed in his debates with Shahbaz, but it came to the fore when he talked about fighting, as the Telegraph reported:

"Derivatives broker Sezer 'the Geezer' Yurtseven mounts an eloquent defence of his pugilistic hobby. 'My fighting style is very much like that of my broking: aggressive and precise,' he says, adding that the fighting arts were dear to his life 'before women and alcohol became a relentless ingredient'. He jabs on: 'The courage, sacrifice and dedication required by a warrior in order to enter the ring deserve the utmost respect. It's knowledge and heart that wins fights, not arrogance.'"

At the time of Big Brother Sezer lived with his mother but has little to do with his father Salim Yurtseven, who, in 2001, was sent to prison for over ten years for conspiring to supply £4 million worth of heroin.

Towards the end of Big Brother, viewers were invited to vote housemates back in, but Sezer and Bonnie were not candidates for legal reasons.

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