Cenk Uygur is a well-known activist, political commentator and journalist. He is mostly known as the host of ‘The Young Turks’ and also as the co-founder of the TYT Network. Before becoming a political commentator, Cenk was an attorney in Washington D.C. Recently Cenk had a show on Current TV. So you might think how rich is Cenk Uygur? It has been estimated that Cenk’s net worth is 3.5 million dollars. This sum of money has mainly come from his career as political commentator. There is also a chance that Cenk Uygur’s net worth will grow in the future as he still continues his career as a political commentator and journalist.
Cenk Uygur Net Worth $3.5 Million
Cenk Kadir Uygur, better known as simply Cenk Uygur, was born in 1970, in Turkey. When Cenk was 8 years old his family decided to leave Turkey and immigrate to the United States. Uygur studied at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and later Columbia Law School. At first Cenk worked at such firms as Hayes & Liebman and Drinker Biddle & Reath. His career as a journalist and political commentator began when he started to work as a host of a radio show and later became a part of the news show, entitled The Times. From that time Cenk Uygur’s net worth began to grow quickly. Cenk has his own strong political views and this allows him to be a successful political commentator. What is more, he is respected and acclaimed by others in this sphere.
In 2002 Cenk created the show which brought him a lot of popularity and acclaim. It was called ‘The Young Turks’. Uygur created this show in order to have a show about politics. but at the same time he wanted the show to be entertaining. This show also gained success online and even had more than 1 million subscribers. The popularity of this show had a huge impact on the growth of Cenk’s net worth. Despite the success of ‘The Young Turks’ the show ended in 2013.
In 2010 Uygur was hired by MSNBC and worked there successfully. Despite this fact, he left MSNBC. This still added up to Cenk Uygur’s net worth. Cenk also has appeared in such channels and programs as CNN Headline News, ABC News, E! Entertainment Television and many others. In addition to this, in 2011 Cenk formed the political action committee entitled ‘Wolf PAC’.
All in all, it could be said that Cenk Uygur is a successful journalist and political commentator. He has achieved a lot during his career. Cenk was able to achieve popularity and acclaim only through his hard work. Cenk’s net worth also became so high because of his skills in journalism and of course hard work. Let’s hope that he will be able to continue his career and will continue working as a journalist and political commentator in the future. If this happens there is also a chance that Cenk Uygur’s net worth will become even higher in the future.
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