Hasan Piker (born July 25, 1991) is a Turkish-American Host, Journalist, Producer, Activist, Political Commentator, and Social Media Personality from New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is extremely popular for hosting and producing videos on the YouTube channel “The Young Turks” aka TYT. Furthermore, his real full birth name is Hasan Dogan Piker.
Furthermore, the channel has more than 4.4 million subscribers. It is the largest online news platform in the world where they covered political news from all over the world. Hasan mainly focuses on presenting TYT’s series called “Pop-Crunch“.
Recently, Piker involved a huge scandal after he claimed that Dan Crenshaw‘s injured eye was taken by a brave soldier. He is an American politician and former United States Navy SEAL.
Dan serves as the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 2nd congressional district. He lost his right eye in an IED blast when he was appointed in Afghanistan. Hasan meant with his claim that Mujahideen (guerrilla-type military groups) are courageous.
The statement was made on Tuesday on the Twitch (live streaming video platform) by Piker. In fact, he was upset by one of the comments that Crewshaw made in an interview.
Profile, Television Shows, Net worth & Career
The 28-year-old journalist started his career as an advertiser and producer for the YouTube channel “The Young Turks” in 2014. Then, Hasan joined the company to work as a business manager.
In 2017, he began to serve as an on-air host for the channel’s series “Pop-Crunch”. The host used to provide a detailed analysis of the top stories of the day. In addition, Piker also gained popularity after creating “The Breakdown” for TYT on Facebook.
As the name suggests, the show helped in breaking down corruption, Republican promotion, hypocrisies of US politics, and much more. In fact, Hasan’s one of the segments went viral on the internet and gained 20+ million views.
Moreover, he also dubbed as the “voice of a generation” by the media. The young commentator also works as a regular contributor on Buzzfeed. He actively works on the show “TooFab” where Piker judges the best and worst dressed celebrities.
Money factor: the accumulated Net worth of Hasan Piker is $500,000 US Dollars. According to a source, his annual income is around 33,000 USD. As a journalist, he also writes columns for “The Huffington Post“.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Hasan Dogan Piker.|
|Profession||Host, Journalist, Producer, Activist, Political Commentator, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||hosting The Young Turks' YouTube channel series Pop-Crunch.|
|Age (As of 2019)||28 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||July 25, 1991.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA (but raised in Istanbul, Turkey).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Leo.|
|House In||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hasandpiker/?
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 4".
Centimeters: 193 cm.
Meters: 1.93 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 91 Kg.
Pounds: 200 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||11.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Names are not disclosed by him.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||1. Rutgers University.
2. The University of Miami.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Travel and Music.|
|Favorite Food||Turkish Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500K US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||$33K Per Year (Approx.)|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Hasan Piker
- Wikipedia: Journalist Hasan Piker was born on the 25th of July 1991 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Hence, his age is 28 years old.
- Later, his father and mother moved to Istanbul, Turkey with the father when Hasan spent most of his childhood.
- Cenk Uygur (journalist, political commentator, activist, and co-founder of TYT) is his uncle.
- He completed his school education from a local high school.
- Then, the commentator graduated from Rutgers University in 2013. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication.
- He also remained a member of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity there. Piker participated in various competitions for “Rutgers Club Basketball”.
- Furthermore, Hasan also studied at the University of Miami and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management, General.
- He is also multilingual and speaks languages like English, Spanish, and Turkish.
- Currently, the host lives in Los Angeles, California, USA.
- As an activist, Piker worked with organizations such as Black Lives Matter, Muslims For Progressive Values, and March For Our Lives in the past.
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- In 2017, Hasan Dogan acted in a short film called “Inherent Greed” as himself alongside Brandon Thomas Lee, Todd Harrison, and Amara Henderson.
- The Breakdown Host Hasan Piker’s height is 6 Feet 4 Inches (193 centimeters tall).
- He also maintains his muscular and fit physique by doing intense workout 5 days a week and has an estimated body weight of 91 kilograms (200 pounds).
- On Instagram, the young commentator grew a decent fan-following with 322+ k followers.
- Hasan updates his fans by posting contents such as his personal lifestyle, viral political news, workout routines, professional photoshoots, and much more.
- As of relationship, the handsome hunk never mentioned anything about his past affairs or girlfriend(s) on the social media account. But we assume that he is secretly dating someone.