Host of The Young Turks, a popular internet and talk radio show. During 2010, he also hosted a political commentary program on MSNBC. He is notable for having demonstrated mostly conservative views in his youth and sharing more progressive opinions as his career has gone on.
He was an associate attorney at law firms in Washington, D.C. and New York City.
He moved to the United States with his family when he was eight years old.
He raised one son and one daughter with his wife Wendy Lang Uygur.
He supported Democratic candidate Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election.