Cenk Uygur Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement

Cenk Uygur Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career, and Achievement.

Cenk Uygur Net Worth – Cenk Kadir Uygur is a columnist, commentator, and political activist of Turkish- American nationality who is the co-founder of the commentary program The Young Turks and is also the co-founder of the TYT Network.

Cenk Uygur Net Worth 2019

Early Life, Family, and Education

Cenk Uygur was born to a Turkish family in Istanbul, Turkey on 21st March 1970, in Istanbul, Turkey.

Born in Turkey, Cenk immigrated to New Jersey with his family at the age of eight. He graduated from the East Brunswick High School and despite being raised as a Muslim he became agnostic.

He majored in management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also earned a degree in law from the Columbia Law School and worked as an associate attorney in the Drinker Biddle and Reath and Hayes and Liebman law firms.

Personal Life

As far as his personal life is concerned, Uygur was raised in a Muslim family.  As of now, he describes himself as a fervent agnostic and atheist. He achieved the Humanist Media Award from the American Humanist Association.

He started having an affair with marriage and family therapist Wendy Lang. they eventually got married but the actual date of marriage is not known.

He has a daughter and a son with his spouse who was born in 2012 and 2010 respectively.

The couple seems to be getting along pretty well and does not seem to be having any marital issues and do not seem to be moving towards divorce.

He is not involved with anybody else and thus there are no infidelity issues between them and certainly seem to be getting along pretty well.


He appeared as a host of a talk show and started his career, first on the WWRC radio show, and then later in WRKO in Boston. He also wrote as a columnist for the WAMI-TV and started the show of The Young Turks on Sirius Satellite Radio.

Cenk also founded the TYT network later and as a young man has conservative views socially. He criticized feminism and abortion but is now progressive.

He appeared as a political commentator for the MSNBC in 2010. He ran a weeknight commentary show for the duration of six months but was later replaced by Al Sharpton.

He then joined the Current TV and hosted a show there. The show ran from December 2011 to August 2013 and he also became the chief news officer of Current TV. The Current TV was then acquired by the Al Jazeera Media Network.


According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Cenk Uygur’s net worth is $5 million, as of 2018. He has amassed this amount of figure from his two decades over journalism career.

He is the main host and creator of The Young Turks YouTube Channel which has 3.8 million-plus subscribers and 4,182,415,13 as of April 2018.

According to the YouTube AdSense policy, viewers earn $1 for each 1000 monetized views.

His actual salary is not known but by the looks of his net worth, it must be in the range of thousands of dollars.