The social media platform YouTube has been one of the influential platforms on the internet. Therefore, this platform has become the medium of delivering huge content from news to opinion or beauty to prank. One of the popular American YouTube program ‘The Young Turks’ which is specified for liberal news and opinion show and also appears on selected television channels. The show features contributors like Cenk Uygur, Jimmy Dore, Ben Mankiewicz, Hannah Cranston, Hasan Piker, and Kim Horcher as contributors.
In this post, we will be discussing Hasan Piker who is an entertainment and political journalist known for his contributor to the show ‘The Young Turks’. Further, he provides a detailed analysis of the top news stories of the day. Initially, he presents comments that came during a Twitch broadcast while recapping Rep. Keep on scrolling over to know more information on his career, net worth, and body measurements.
Caption: The political commentator and YouTuber, Hasan Piker.
Hasan Piker: Bio, Family, Career
The American journalist was born on 25 July 1991 in Istanbul, Turkey. He has not revealed information on his father and mother. But he has a brother, an aerospace engineer whom he often mentioned in his videos. Further, he is a nephew of a columnist political commentator and activist, Cenk Uygur.
As a kid, he attended grade school in Turkey where he described himself as an outcast. Back in school grade, he often gets trouble for questioning the state of affairs or dreaming to get out of a suppressed environment. After moving to New Jersey, the US with his family, he attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick. In 2013, he graduated from the university with a dual bachelors in political science and communication with cum Claude.
After graduation, he began to pursue his career as a political journalist. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles where he works as well. Further, he also works as a business manager. He began to serve as an on-air host for the channel’s other show ‘Pop-Crunch’ in 2017. In addition, he became a regular contributor to Buzzfeed and TMZ’s TooFab.
Moreover, he also writes columns for the Huffington Post and worked as the host of the Breakdown on TYT. He has also made appearances on the 2016 TV series ‘The Young Turks on Fusin’ and Tv movie ‘The Gym’.
Hasan Piker: Personal Life & Wife
His fans must be wondering whether he is in a relationship or not. Well, Turkey-American host is neither married nor having an affair. However, it is unclear that he is linked up with anybody at the moment or not. Since he has been keeping his personal life away from the media.
However, he once has been involved in a rumor because of his sexual orientation. It started in an interview when he asked about his behavior towards Tomi Lahren. At that time, he stated if he was a gay commentator, he would find attraction towards conservative male pundits and asked Tucker Carlson on a date.
In August 2019, He dragged a huge controversy when he mentioned about Dan Crenshaw’s injured eye during a Twitch stream. He further added the ey-patch he is wearing lost his eye to a ‘brave’ terrorist and talk about heated rant against Dan for his comments on foreign policy. In response to that Dan commented that Piker is a perfect example of ‘outrage culture’.
Hasan Piker: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He must have been accumulating a good income from his career as a host and journalist. According to reports, he earns an annual income of around $33,000. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $500 thousand from his career. Furthermore, he is also in charge of developing, producing, and co-hosting the show ‘Pop Crunch on Pop Trigger’.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with personal and verified accounts, besides YouTube. On Facebook, he goes by the handle with more than 570k followers. He has an Instagram account @hasandpiker with 361k followers. On Twitter, he has an account @hasanabi having 295.5k followers.
Hasan Piker: Body Measurements
The handsome host has an athletic body structure that stands to a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters. His body weighs around 91 kg with 16 inches biceps and 44 inches of chest size. He has dark brown hair as well as eyes color.