|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Country of Origin:||Turkey|
|Date of birth:||March 21 1970|
|Source of wealth:||Lawyer/Journalist/Activist|
Cenk Uygur, a Turkish born political actor and talk show host is quite well-known for being an opiniated liberal, with millions of people following his show.
As of today, Cenk Uygur’s net worth is thought to be $5 million
Cenk Uygur was born in Turkey but his family moved to the United States of America when he was a young boy, settling in New Jersey.
Uygur gave his education precedence over other things and after graduating from high school, he went on to study management at the University of Pennsylvania.
He also received a degree from the Columbia Law School, using his education to work as a lawyer for some time before switching careers and becoming a political commentator.
Today, the thoughts and feelings Cenk Uygur voices are liberal where he believes that abortion should be allowed, supports feminism and speaks up against racism and genocide.
However, when he was younger he was totally conservative and was anti-abortion, along with being sexist and racist.
His past has also harmed his image as he was the President of the Justice Democrats but was forced to resign when some of his previous comments and writings came to light.
He did issue an apology and has had to do so on multiple occasions.
His beliefs regarding religion have also markedly changed as he called himself a Muslim earlier but now, refers to himself as an atheist and criticizes religious beliefs.
Talk Show Host
As of 2019, Cenk Uygur’s net worth has reached $5 million and his show, The Young Turks has played the biggest part in increasing his fortunes.
It began airing on the Sirius Satellite Radio and Uygur uses it as his medium to bring about change by voicing his feelings about several things. He focuses both on the political and social condition of America.
Furthermore, he has even spoken about the injustice that has been practiced by other countries such as the oppression of the Palestinians by the Israelis and the Rohingya Muslims genocide that took place in Myanmar. Along with the show, Cenk Uygur’s twitter account is also used as a means for voicing his beliefs.
Once his show started gaining support, Uygur decided to expand.
Eventually, he converted the one show into an entire network which shows on related topics.
The Young Turks also has a YouTube account which has amassed millions of followers. The talk show even aired on television through Current TV.
Cenk Uygur Motivational Video
As of 2019, Cenk Uygur net worth is $5 million and things other than The Young Turks have contributed to it.
He was hired to appear on MSNBC as an anchor but eventually left due to differences between the establishment and himself.
He also began the Wolf-PAC which aims to bring some changes in the legal affairs of the country and has been well-received in some states.
Cenk Uygur’s wife, Wendy Lang is a therapist and the two have been married for several years now.