Cenk Uygur is a world-renowned political commentator. Apart from being a political commentator, he is also a businessman, columnist, and a political activist. He is the man who did create and at the same time did host a program that was dubbed ‘The Young Turks’ (TYT). He has been able to work as a political commentator for the MSNBC.
Uygur did succeed Keith Olbermann to become the current TVs news officer. He is very progressive and has been able to work as an attorney for a very brief period in the Washington DC. Also, he has worked in New York. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Cenk Uygur in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Uygur was born in the year 1970 on March 21st. His known parent is Dogan Uygur. His family did arrive in the United States of America and did settle in New Jersey. He did complete his school at East Brunswick High School. He had his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
He did represent the Turkish Students Association on Student Activities Council. In the year 2017, it was when he was able to create the Justice Democrats. He has been able to launch political action committee by the name Wolf PAC. He did debate with Ben Shapiro. He is a man who is known to have conservative news.
One of the things that he holds dear in his heart is his family. Uygur is a married man. He did fall in love with a lady by the name of Wendy Lang. Wendy does work as a family therapist. The couple has been blessed with two children. The names of the two children are Prometheus Maximus and a daughter by the name Joy Helena Uygur. He is a Muslim faithful. He did obtain his Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After he did the Columbia Law School, he did get employed. He was working as an associate attorney in the Drinker Biddle and Reath. He has also been able to work for the D.C and Hayes & the Liebman. Later, he did become a radio host for the show that was dubbed ‘WWRC.’ He has been able to host, write and produce the WAMI-TV’s ‘The Times.’
After he did find success as a radio host, he did start the show that was called ‘The Young Turks’ for the Sirius Satelite Radio. It got to be aired in the year 2002. His show did set a record as the first show that was on YouTube that did deal with the news. It did grow, and it had over three million subscribers. The show later got to be televised by the current TV. Also, he started to be able to host a show dubbed ‘MSNBC Live.’ He did host this show from the year 2012 to the year 2013. For one year, he had risen to become Chief news officer in charge of Current TV. Other positions he has served in are writer, producer and a columnist.
Net Worth & Earnings
Cenk Uygur net worth is estimated to be over $7 million. This wealth has been created from a wide variety of sources. Among the sources that this wealth has come from does include his career as a news host. In addition to this, he has worked as a producer as well as a writer. Also, he did well as a columnist.
Uygur remains among the top political commentators in the world. He is a well-qualified person who has always had the urge to advocate for the right of others. Despite his show no longer being televised on TV, it has remained very popular in YouTube.