Hasan Piker

Inside Biography

Hasan Piker is an entertainment and political journalist from Turkey. He is known for hosting The Young Turks' YouTube channel series Pop-Crunch.

Aside from covering pop culture news on TYT's entertainment channel, Pop Trigger, Hasan is also a regular contributor on Buzzfeed and TMZ's TooFab.

Early Life And Education       

Hasan Piker was born Hasan Dogan Piker on 25th July 1991 in Istanbul, Turkey under the birth sign Leo. He is the nephew of Cenk Uygur, a columnist political commentator, and activist.

In 2013, Piker graduated with a B. An in Political Science and Communication from the Rutgers University. During his time at University, he was a member of the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity. He also participated in Rutgers Club Basketball.  

He then went to the University of Miami and earned a bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Administration and Management, General.      

Professional Career

Hasan Piker began his career as an advertiser and producer. He has also worked as the company’s business manager.  

In 2017, Piker worked at the YouTube channel series Pop-Crunch as an on-air host for The Young Turks. The channel has earned 4 million subscribers as of August 2017. 

A regular contributor to Buzzfeed

He is also a regular contributor to Buzzfeed and TMZ’s TooFab. He is a contributor to The Huffington Post, and regularly writes Columns. As of 2018, he is the host of The Breakdown on TYT.

Besides, Piker also made his appearances in the 2016 TV series, The Young Turks on Fusion. The same year, he starred as Lane in the short TV movie, The Gym.   

Hasan Piker’s Net Worth And Salary

Hasan Piker's net worth is estimated to be in thousand dollars, however, the amount is not made public. He earns an impressive amount from his career.

He has worked for The Young Turks, a progressive media that is targeted toward Millenials, and has a number of responsibilities.

Salary And Earnings

He is in charge of developing, producing, and co-hosting Pop Crunch on Pop Trigger which has daily commentary on pop culture and political events that are happening at the moment.

As per some online sources, the average salary of American hosts is $10.34 per hour. So, as the host of the American news and commentary program, The Young Turks, he might earn in the same range.    

Relationship Status

Hasan Piker is yet to be married. He prefers a low-key life and nothing much is known about his dating life and affairs.

He has a dog and is very fond of him. 

Once, it was rumored that he is gay, after an analogy, he made about being a gay commentator. But, the man was only making an illustration to clarify the sentiment he was expressing.

 Questioned about his behavior towards

It all started when Piker was questioned about his behavior towards Tomi Lahren when he was seen hitting on him on his videos, asking her to send him a DM. His response was:

“…I don’t think my treatment of Tomi Lahren has been sexist. If I were a gay commentator and found conservative male pundits attractive, I’d ask Tucker Carlson on a date…”

Moreover, the anchor has kept his personal life, low key and he appears to be single as of 2018. 

Body Measurement 

  • Height- He stands 6 feet 4 inches tall (193 cm).
  • Weight- As of 2018, he weighs 85 kg (187 lbs). 

Here is a video of an interview with Hasan Piker. 

by ab-mahima, 27 Sep, 2022

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