The person about whom you are talking here is the most successful Turkish-American political progressive commentator, journalist, media host, and attorney. He is the creator of an American far-left progressive socio-political commentary program and news called The Young Turks. Earlier, he was an attorney in Washington D.C. and New York City. Also, he is the co-founder of Justice Democrats. Later, he started to appear on MSNBC as a progressive political commentator. Then, he hosted various weeknight commentary show after leaving MSNBC. He was a Chief News Officer for Current TV from 2012 to 2013.
After born in Istanbul, Turkey and he and his family was immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 8. Then he spent the majority of his upbringing in New Jersey (East Brunswick). He was graduated from East Brunswick High School, and he was raised in a Secular Muslim Household. Later on, in 1992, he finally completed his graduation from Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania. At there, he majored in management and representing the Turkish Students Association on the Student Activities Council. After then, he received the degree of Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School.
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Directly after completed graduating from law school, he started his career as an associate attorney in Washington D.C. He started by buying time in a local access channel for his broadcasting career. At there, he made regular political commentary on his show named The young Turk. Firstly, he was a host on the talk show on the weekend radio show on WWRC. Then, later he produced, wrote for, and appeared on a news show, i.e., WAMI-TV. In 2000, Cenk Uygur created a weekly blog on The Huffington Post. In it, he wrote all those entries that are critical in Iraq War 2003.
As mentioned above that he was raised in a Muslim family, but now he described himself as an agnostic atheist. In the year 2010, he, along with Ayaan Hirsi Ali, accepted the (Emperor Has No Clothes Award) from Freedom From Religion Foundation. Also, they get the Humanist Media Award from the American Humanist Association in that year. He married his wife named Wendy Lang, and they have together 2 children. She is a family therapist and polite housewife. Now his is a progressive and a supporter of Bernie Sanders. They are now live happily and also happy together by living with their children.
As of now, the current net worth of Cenk Uygur is $5 million. The majority of the amount he earned from the Talk Show – The Young Turks and from his many appearances on television shows. Not only is this, but there are many other sources also present from where Cenk Uygur earns a good amount of money. There are various sources present on the internet where you can find out all the great lessons taught by him. He put hard and all great efforts in his life to become a famous commentator or to achieve all targets and goals.