Hasan Piker

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Hasan Piker is an American Youtube star popular as the on-air host for The Young Turks’ YouTube channel series Pop-Crunch. Hasan Piker started his time there in advertising in the year 2014, before moving on to a full-time producer and eventual on-air talent for the brand. Likewise, he is popular for his “explainer” videos as an entertainment and political journalist.

Early Life and Childhood

Hasan Piker was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, on July 25, 1991. He is 30 years old and is under the birth sign, Leo. He holds the American nationality. Likewise, he grew up in Istanbul, Turkey. Moreover, Piker is s fluent in three languages including Turkish, German, and English.

The name and information about Hasan’s parents are not available at the moment. Likewise, any further information about any other family members such as siblings and any others are also not available. Hasan likes to keep his personal and family life private. And definitely doesn’t want to talk about them in the public and wants to give them their privacy.

Moreover, Hasan currently resides in Los Angeles, California, but travels to Istanbul and the New York metropolitan area to visit family and friends.

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Caption: Hasan Piker along with his parents (Source: Instagram)

Education

Hasan Piker lived in Turkey over an extended period of time and moved to the United States for College. He attended the University of Miami for a year before transferring to Rutgers University. He studies Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA), Business Administration and Management, and General at the University of Miami.

Likewise, during his time at Rutgers University, he was an active part of the campus community including being a member of Theta Delta Chi and Rutgers Club Basketball. He graduated from Rutgers University in the year 2013 with The Bachelor of Arts in political science and communication.

Career and Professional Life

Hasan Piker works for “The Young Turks” which is a progressive media organization that is targeted towards Millenials and has a number of responsibilities. Piker 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.  Since the premiere of Hasan’s Pop-Crunch series, The Young Turks’ Network grew its Youtube subscriber base by 4 percent and currently generates 50% higher views on average relative to the rest of the channel.

In addition, Hasan Piker produces original content for The Young Turks’ social media platforms and his own Facebook page. Likewise, he laid the foundation for the entire advertisement and sales operation structure as the first salesperson at The Young Turks and is still the head of optimizing TYT’s content. The Young Turks (TYT) is a progressive left-wing American news and commentary program. It is the YouTube channel which serves as the flagship of the TYT Network, a multi-channel network focuses on news and current events.

Moreover, Left-wing news or politics means that the YouTube channel supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy. Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, and Dave Koller altogether created this channel. Presently, Uygur, Ana Kasparian, and John Iadarola co-host TYT. They often have accompaniments by several in-studio contributors who focus on commentary on themes of diverse news genres.

The Young Turks

Every Friday, ‘The Young Turks’ Youtube channel features a panel of guests who range from the worlds of politics, sports, pop culture, journalism, and comedy which is dubbed the ‘TYT Power Panel’. Likewise, Uygur and John Iadarola lead the TYT Power Panel in the first hour and Kasparian in the second hour.

Furthermore, to make the show more interesting, Kasparian leads the second hour of the show with other talented fill-in hosts and recurring guests. These also include the series co-creator/contributor Ben Mankiewicz, Jimmy Dore, Jon Ladarola, Becca Frucht, Brian Unger, Wes Clark Jr., Cara Santa Maria, RJ Eskow, Brett Erlich, Michael Shure, Gina Grad, Samantha Schacher, Jayde Lovell, and beloved co-host Hasan Piker. Besides covering pop culture news on The Young Turks, Hasan Piker is also frequently contributing to Buzzfeed and TMZ’s TooFab.

Moreover, aside from covering pop culture news on TYT’s entertainment channel, Pop Trigger, Hasan Piker is also a regular contributor to Buzzfeed and TMZ’s TooFab.

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Caption: Hasan Piker in TYT’s show (Source: Google)

Youtube and More…

Hasan also owns his personal Youtube channel under his name. He created this channel on June 16, 2015, and has altogether 15,548,743 views until now. He shares videos about politics and the news things that are going on in the world on his channel. However, even though the channel was created long before, he only began sharing videos from the year 2018. The first-ever video posted on his channel is WHY I’M LEAVING POLITICS TO JOIN TEAM 10. This video was uploaded on January 25, 2018, and has garnered 12K views until now.

Likewise, the most popular video on his channel is Gun Girls Gets Publicly Owned By Communists. This video was posted on January 23, 2020, and has mustered 838K views until now. Likewise, some of the other popular videos on his channel are Reacting to Ben Shapiro Taking the Political Compass, Reacting to Kaitlyn Bennet, ask a pornstar: janice griffith (ex gf) // yes she talks about my penis, and hasanabi reacts to “men’s rights vs. feminism”.

Moreover, Hasan is a great supporter of specific Muslim organizations. He has worked with several organizations such as Muslims For Progressive Values, March For Our Lives, and Black Lives Matter. Piker is deeply active in social and economic justice. He also supports LGBTQ+ rights, Muslim rights, pro-peace initiatives, gun control, intersectional feminism, and sustainable energy initiatives.

Controversies

In August 2019, during a Twitch stream, Hasan Piker criticized Member of Congress Dan Crenshaw. Piker talked for his continued opposition in the United States House of Representatives to stop sending arms to Saudi Arabia. He questioned why Crenshaw would be opposed, considering he lost his eye while serving. This topic became a controversial thing about him.

Relationship Status

Hasan Piker is possibly single at the moment. He is more focused on his career rather than being in any kind of romantic relationship with anyone. Or maybe he wants to keep his love life private and away from the limelight. However, talking about his past lovers and girlfriends, he was in a romantic relationship with a girl whose name is Janice Griffith. She is a pornstar. Moreover, Hasan Piker has featured his ex-girlfriend in some of his Youtube videos.

Body Measurements

Hasan has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and his weight is 70Kg. His other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, and hip size are 38-33-36 inches respectively. Moreover, he has a masculine body with a very handsome and attractive face. And, he has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes as well.

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Caption: Hasan Piker posing for a picture (Source: Instagram)

Social Media and Net Worth

Hasan Piker is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He has mustered 382K followers on Instagram and 176K subscribers on Youtube. Likewise, he has 329.5K followers on Twitter and 568.9K followers on Facebook. Moreover, Piker is active on Twitch as well and has 471.1K followers on Twitch. Piker streams on Twitch every day.

Focusing on his earnings and income, according to trendcelebsnow, he has a net worth of $1M-$5M. His main income source is through his career as a journalist and a Youtuber as well.