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Full NameCenk Kadir Uygur
First NameCenk
Middle NameKadir
Last NameUygur
Birth NameCenk Kadir Uygur
ProfessionBroadcaster, Columnist, Businessman
Birth CityIstanbul
Birth CountryTurkey
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseWendy Lang
No Of Children2
AwardsEmperor Has No Clothes Award,Humanist Media Award
SibilingsSedef Piker
EducationEast Brunswick High School, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia Law School
Height174 cm
Networth$5 M
Twitter Profile
Date of BirthMarch 21,1970
Age50 years
Married Date2008

Broadcaster Cenk Uygur's Net Worth Is $5 Million

Cenk Uygur, a Turkish-American broadcaster & journalist, is famous as the CEO and host of The Young Turks (TYT), an American political and social commentary program, founded in February 2002

As of September 2019, the Columbia Law School alumni has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Staring his career briefly as an associate attorney, Uygur gained career prominence as a columnist, talk show host, journalist and political commentator. 

Over the years, the Turkey-born TV personality has worked for served as a talk show host for CNN, Sirius XM Radio Inc., MSNBC and Current TV.

Successful Career Journey & Income Sources: Fortune In Million Dollars

Professional for over many decades, Cenk Uygur's career as a broadcaster, journalist & businessman earned him massive fame & fortune.

According to various online sources, Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest, the American broadcaster owns the net worth of $5 million as of September 2019.

Most often, his fortune is compared with American broadcasters & journalists like Charlie Rose, Ann Coulter, and Ria Chatterjee.

Initially, the TV personality worked as an associate attorney in Washington, D.C. and New York City, and later appeared in WWRC and WRKO.

Uygur's career breakthrough came up after he founded The Young Turks Network (TYT) in February 2002, an online news show in the world.

American broadcaster Cenk Uygur,  the founder & CEO of TYT Network, owns $5 million fortune
American broadcaster Cenk Uygur,  the founder & CEO of TYT Network, owns $5 million fortune
Source: Mendaco Press

Currently, he serves as the CEO of the company & also is the host of TYT Network.

The Young Turks Network has a self-titled YouTube channel with over 4.47 million subscribers. The channel gathers 50 million views a month and a total of 4 billion views.

As per social blade, the TYT Youtube channel can sum up to $100.9K - $1.6 million per year.

Career as Talk Show Host

Alongside his on-going contribution in The Young Turks Network, Cenk also worked as a new blogger for AOL Network (from January 2006- January 2008).

Over the years, he has worked & appeared on CNN, CNN Headline News, E! Entertainment Channel, Al Jazeera, ABC News, Voice of America, NPR and Fox News Channel.

Cenk Uygur in the TYT Network interveiw with Jeffrey Katzenberg
Cenk Uygur in the TYT Network interveiw with Jeffrey Katzenberg
Source: Digiday

Formerly, Cenk Uygur worked as a talk show host for:

  1. Air America Media- February 2006 to January 2008
  2. Sirius XM Radio Inc.- February 2002 to November 2010
  3. Current TV as Host of The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur- December 2011- August 2013

Without a doubt, the TYT founder & CEO's career as talk host grabbed him a considerable sum of money.

Well, the average salary of a talk show host in the United States is $66,466 per year.

Any Endorsements & Charity Works?

For now, the TV personality is yet to have any personal endorsements. But, his massive fame can sum up a lucrative sum if pens sponsorship deals.

Cenk is an avid user of Twitter, has over 401K followers as of September 2019, but doesn't have any Instagram account.

Back in May 2016, the former talk show host made a Tweet, representing The Young Turks & pledged $1 million donation if Trump and Sander's debate occurs in their show.

The TYT founder is active in charity works and has associations with many non-profit organizations.

Residence, Lifestyle & Expenses

With such a huge fortune of $5 million, the TV personality enjoys a lavish lifestyle, though prefers to keep his daily life update low-key as possible.

Currently, Cenk lives in his house in Los Angeles, California, where the average house price is $849,500, with an additional $1,360 per year for insurance premium.

Surely, the millionaire broadcaster owns a collection of expensive assets, including lavish car collection.

He owns a Pontiac, alleged to be worth tens of thousand dollars. In September 2011, Uygur featured his Pontiac through YouTube.

Apart from expenses on daily life luxury, he spends huge sum on travels, costly clothes & accommodations.

Cenk Uygur's Age, Height, Family, Wife & Children

Cenk Uygur was born Cenk Kadir Uygur March 21, 1970, in Istanbul, Turkey to Dogan Uygur. His family moved to the United States when he was 8 and settled in East Brunswick, New Jersey.

He has a sister named Sedef Piker.

Raised in a secular Muslim household, Uygur holds dual nationality: Turkish-American and is of mixed ethnicity.

The attendant of East Brunswick High School, the broadcaster graduated from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1992.

Later, Cenk obtained a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School.

How Old Is Uygur & His Height?

As of September 2019, Cenk Uygur is 49 years old and has a height of 5 ft. 8.5 inches (174 cm).

Happy Married Life, Wife & Children

Cenk is a happily married man and enjoys blissful relationship with his wife Wendy Lang. The duo married in 2008 and shares 2 children.

As reported, Uygur is a marriage and family therapist. The happy family of 4 currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

Updated On Wed Sep 18 2019 Published On Wed Sep 18 2019 By CRM