Urgancioglu was born on May 8, 1981 in Izmir. He studied at the Private Turkish College for the Secondary School and the American College for the high school. After finishing high school, he came to Istanbul in 2000 and studied Capital Market and Stock Exchange Department at Marmara University. Kaan Urgancıoğlu started to study cinema as well as university education. So the university life was a little challenging and the school ended in 7 years. In 2002, when he was studying at university, he stepped into acting on the recommendation of the famous actor Demet Akbağ, who is a family friend. Kaan Urgancıoğlu took his first role as the lead character on Karaoğlan, which was broadcast on Kanal D TV. In 2008 he went to America and studied acting there for 4 months.