Cenk Gürçağ was born in 1969 in Limassol. After completing his primary and secondary education in Cyprus, he studied English Language and Literature for two years at the Faculty of Languages, History and Geography in Ankara.
In 1993, he graduated from the Turkish Teachers’ College, and after military service he started working as a teacher.
For many years, he was a member of the board of directors and executive committee membership of the Turkish Cypriot Teachers’ Union.
He played for Türk Ocağı Sports Club and was involved in the management of the Club.
He was among the founding members of Kyrenia Municipality Theatre Studio and Çatalköy Municipality Theatre and served as actor, director and play writer.
Gürçağ knows English, is married and has one child.