Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Hasan Piker is an American journalist, producer, activist, and arguably the most entertaining political commentator, commonly known for his detailed analysis on trending news and culture. His honesty, personality, and deep understanding of the subject makes him one of the leading political voices for younger generations. Piker live streams daily on Twitch, where he is currently the #1 most popular “Just Chatting” channel with an average of over 20,000 concurrent viewers per live stream. This insanely high viewership also makes him one of the most watched channels across the entire platform. With a background as a journalist for The Young Turks, Piker has been a regular contributor on outlets such as TMZ and Buzzfeed, as well as being a guest on mainstream news outlets.
Hasan has worked with organizations such as Muslims For Progressive Values, March For Our Lives, Black Lives Matter. His activism is rooted in social and economic justice, LGBTQ+ rights, Muslim rights, intersectional feminism, gun control, pro-peace initiatives, and sustainable energy initiatives.
Hasan graduated Cum Laude from Rutgers University with a dual degree in Political Science and Communications.