Net Worth: $3.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Internet Video Presenting
- Birth Place Istanbul, Turkey
- Marital Status Married Wendy Lang
- Full Name Cenk Kadir Uygur
- Nationality Turkish, American
- Date of Birth March 21, 1970
- Ethnicity Turkish
- Occupation Internet Personality, Political Activist
- Education Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Columbia Law School
About Cenk Uygur
Cenk Uygur is a political activist, and internet personality who is best known for the online show Young Turks. Cenk Uygur’s net worth is currently $3.5 million.
Cenk Uygur was born in Instanbul, Turkey into a Muslim family. He lived until he was eight when he and his family moved to the United States, more specifically New Jersey. He went to the University of Pennsylvania where he got a degree in management. Later on, he went to Columbia College where he got his law degree.
Uygur’s stint talk show radio came when he appeared on a radio show that broadcast to D.C. and Boston. Soon after that, he wrote for, appeared on and even produced The Times in Miami.
In 2002, Cenk Uygur along with Ana Kasparian started The Young Turks which was on satellite radio. Today, Uygur and Kasparian run the biggest web based news show the world. On YouTube, The Young Turks has amassed an amazing one billion views and over one million subscribers. In September 2011, The Young Turks became a show on Current TV. It had the same name but only Uygur appeared on it to have it be a bit different than the online series.