Cenk Uygur Biography


Cenk Uygur

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Birth Name: Cenk Uygur
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Birth Country: Turkey
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Age:   47 Years
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Cenk Uygur is a columnist and a political commentator from United States. He has also established himself as an activist and an entrepreneur. He is best known in the world for being the lead host of the show The Young Turks (TYT). He is also famous for being the co founder of this show. Cenk Uygur was born as Cenk Kadir Uygur in the early 1970s in Istanbul, Turkey to Turkish parents. He moved to United States of America with his parents when he was eight years old.

Cenk is a married man. He has been married to Wendy Lang since a long time. Wendy Lang is a lovely house wife and she is famous for being a marriage and family therapist. As a loving spouse, they have already welcomed two children together. His nationality is American and Turkish. He has Turkish ethnicity.

At the age of 8, Cenk moved to East Brunswick, New Jersey and he spent his childhood days there. There he got enrolled at East Brunswick High School and he earned his high school graduation from there. After that he joined University of Pennsylvania with a major in management. He also attended Columbia Law School from where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. He began his professional career as an associate attorney. He worked at the law firms of Drinker Biddle & Reath for several months. He also worked for Hayes & Liebman in New York City. He first made his appearance in the show as the host of a weekend radio show on WWRC. He also worked as a writer and producer of The Times. He is the creator of an American political commentary web series, The Young Turks (TYT). He created this series in the early 2002 and he also serves this web series as its main host. This web series is said to have more than 1,000,000,000 (a billion) views on YouTube, and over 5,000,000 subscribers. At the end of 2010, he joined MSNBC and began serving them as a contributor and substitute anchor for the network. Later on he was also named the host of the 6 p.m. Eastern slot on MSNBC. In 2011, he launched an American non-partisan political action committee called Wolf PAC. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is $3.5 Million.

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Born in Istanbul, Turkey

1970 21st of March

Cenk Uygur was born as Cenk Kadir Uygur in the early 1970s in Istanbul, Turkey to Turkish parents. He moved to United States of America with his parents when he was eight years old. His nationality is American and Turkish. He has Turkish ethnicity.

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Moved to East Brunswick, New Jersey

1978

At the age of 8, Cenk moved to East Brunswick, New Jersey and he spent his childhood days there. There he got enrolled at East Brunswick High School and he earned his high school graduation from there. After that he joined University of Pennsylvania with a major in management.

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Created an American political commentary web The Young Turks (TYT)

2002

He is the creator of an American political commentary web series, The Young Turks (TYT). He created this series in the early 2002 and he also serves this web series as its main host. This web series is said to have more than 1,000,000,000 (a billion) views on YouTube, and over 5,000,000 subscribers.

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Joined MSNBC

2010 21st of October

At the end of 2010, he joined MSNBC and began serving them as a contributor and substitute anchor for the network. Later on he was also named the host of the 6 p.m. Eastern slot on MSNBC.

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First child, Prometheus Maximus Uygur

2010 of July

He became father for the first time in his life in 2010. He and his lovely wife, Wendy Lang welcomed their first child together in July and that time it was a son and they named him Prometheus Maximus Uygur. 

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Launced Wolf-PAC

2011

Cenk Uygur is a columnist and a political commentator from United States. In 2011, he launched an American non-partisan political action committee called Wolf PAC. The slogan of this project was A super-PAC to end all super-PACs. 

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Second child, Joy Helena Uygur

2012 of October

He became father for the second time in his life at the end of 2012. He and his lovely wife, Wendy Lang welcomed their second child together in October and that time it was a daughter and they named her Joy Helena Uygur. 

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