Biography of Hasan Piker
Hasan Doğan Piker, also known as HasanAbi, is a Turkish-American Twitch streamer and left-wing political commentator. He is currently one of the most viewed and subscribed streamers on Twitch, where he covers news, plays a variety of video games, and discusses politics from a socialist perspective. In 2022, HasanAbi became the most watched content creator in the United States, amassing nearly 81.6 million hours watched.
Piker completed his high school studies at a public school in Turkey. After that, he returned to the United States and attended the University of Miami, before transferring to Rutgers University. Hasan graduated cum laude with a double major in political science and communication studies in 2013. While in college, he interned at The Young Turks (TYT), a progressive news program and network co-founded by his uncle, Cenk Uygur. Right after graduating from college, Hasan was hired by the company as a presenter before becoming the producer.
In 2016, Hasan created and hosted The Breakdown, a TYT Network video series that aired on Facebook and provided left-wing political analysis aimed at millennial supporters of Bernie Sanders. The show was later nominated in the “Best Web Series” category at the 10th Shorty Awards in 2018. From 2016 to 2018, Piker wrote political content for HuffPost. The following year, he created and presented another new TYT series called “Agitprop with Hasan Piker”. However, the following year, he left the network with the intention of focusing on his career as a Twitch streamer.
Dogan joined Twitch in March 2018 while working at TYT. He rose to prominence after appearing on Fox News’ The Issue Is and the political podcast Chapo Trap House as a left-wing political commentator. On his Twitch account, he often streams video game gameplay and commentary. In 2020, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with Piker and fellow Twitch streamer Pokimane to host a broadcast of the Representative playing the popular multiplayer game “Among Us” for the Get Out the Vote movement. The broadcast aired the following day, featuring Ocasio-Cortez and US Representative Ilhan Omar playing alongside Piker and many other popular Twitch streamers, reaching an estimated 700,000 viewers.
As of 2022, his Youtube channel has reached over 1,000,000 subscribers. Furthermore, Pikers also partnered with charitable organizations to raise funds. For example, he raised over $200,000 for Ukrainian relief funds while playing Elden Ring, with an average of over 70,000 people watching his coverage of the conflict. In addition, Hasan also co-hosted the Fear& podcast along with his friend and fellow Twitch streamer Will Neff. He became a co-host member of the left-wing political podcast H3 Podcast Leftovers with co-host Ethan Klein in September 2021.
In addition, he won a Streamy in the News category at the 2020 10th annual awards and was nominated again in the same category for the 2021 event. Piker was also nominated in the News, Just Chatting and Streamer of the Year categories, winning the News award for the second time and being nominated for three consecutive years. In 2023, Dogan was nominated for Top Just Chatting Streamer and Streamer of the Year, winning the former.
Hasan Piker’s age
Hasan is 31 years old in 2023. He was born in July 25, 1991 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States States. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on the 25th of July every year.
hasan piker Height Weight
Piker is at a height of 6 feet 3 inches high. He has a weight of around 85 kilograms.
Hasan Piker’s Girlfriend
Dogan currently resides in Los Angeles. He is very secretive about his personal life hence he has not revealed any information about it. Therefore, it is unknown whether he is dating or in a relationship.
Hasan Piker family
Doğan was born to Turkish parents in New Brunswick, New Jersey and raised in Istanbul. He is the nephew of Cenk Uygur, creator of The Young Turks. Before that, Hasan is also a Muslim. Details about his parents and siblings are not available at the moment.
Hasan Piker Net Worth
Piker has an approximate net worth of between $2 million – $4 million dollars. He acquired his fortune from his career as a Twitch streamer and left-wing political commentator.