Hamdi Ulukaya
Hamdi Ulukaya
Real Name/Full Name Hamdi Ulukaya
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Hamdi Ulukaya
Birth Place: Erizincan, Turkey
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 October 1972
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’9”
Weight: In Kilograms – 83 kg
In Pounds – 182 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –Emine Ulukaya
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Ankara University, Adelphi University, and state University of New York
Religion: Christian
Nationality: Turkish, American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpion
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Louise vongerichten, Ayse giray
Kids/Children Name: Yes(2) Aga Ulukaya, Niran Ulukaya
Profession: Entrepreneur, businesses man
Net Worth: $2.5 Billion
Last Updated: April 2024

Hamdi Ulukaya was an entrepreneur based in the US from philanthropist of Kurdish origin; his family migrated from Turkey to the United States, he was the CEO of chobani present at the United States, he created an employee-oriented environment at this company, he was one of the most successful American entrepreneurs in the United States, he was a son of a dairy farmer, his best efforts are mainly focused on providing relief to refugees.

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Biography and early life

Hamdi Ulukaya was born in Turkey on 26 October 1972; he belongs from a middle-class family of Kurdish origin; his family business was making of dairy products, sheep, and goat farming, near the river Euphrates, his father suggested Ulukaya import feta cheese from Turkey, and he started a small plant of cheese name the Euphrates in Johnstown, and it became popular in the United States.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Hamdi Ulukaya in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Hamdi Ulukaya’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 26 October 1972. Though, he is 5’9” in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 182lbs in Pound and 83kg in Kilograms.


He completed his college education in political science from Turkey at Ankara University in 1994, he migrated to us for English study, he studied English at Adelphi University in New York, later he takes admission for business courses at state University of New York City, he is very good in his education, he did many businesses related courses, from which he earned knowledge to started a fetta cheese farm in the United States.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ulukaya lives near his chobani South Edmeston factory and headquarters at new Berlin, New York; his ex-wife Dr.Ayse giray claimed that Hamdi stole the recipe for his dairy products later it proved false and dropped, in 2012, after that he married Louise Vongerichten, who is a co-founder and president of food dreams foundation and she is also a daughter of famous chef Jean George Vongerichten, in the month of April both blessed with a cute baby boy Miran, when he was not working he mostly spent his free time with his family and his two German shepherds.

Is Hamdi Ulukaya, gay 

He married his wife, Dr. Ayse Giray; after his divorce, his second marriage is with Louise Vongerichten that clearly shows that Hamdi Ulukaya has a straight personality; he was inspired by emotional and physical lessons from his childhood time. He maintained and gave supports to both farmers and customers; he was very responsive and always focused on producing natural and delicious products from his farm. He led a remarkably simple life from his childhood.

Professional career

Several years of living bin United State, Ulukaya observed that a gap in the market, American grocery stores which offers many flavorless products, and thin commercial yogurt that had no match with the quality of the yogurt he grew up eating, he had an idea that there has an opportunity to introduce it to American customer, he decided to take some loan in 2005 and buy a recently shuttered yogurt factory in Upstate New York, his friends are advised against it, but he did not listen to anyone and started a business and named it “ Chobani” which means shepherd in Turkish, after five years the company became the top-selling Greek yogurt brand in the United States with more than billion dollars of sales, he said once willing to take a risk and all you needed which was a dream, make your dream success.


Hamdi Ulukaya always help refugees and bring an end to a humanitarian crisis for these efforts, he was named an eminent advocate by the United Nations refugee agency and received the global leadership award, he also received the Oslo business for place award, and he was named on times100most influential people in the world for his innovative business approached and refugee crisis.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Hamdi Ulukaya in ’2024’

Hamdi Ulukaya Net Worth
Hamdi Ulukaya Net Worth

Hamdi Ulukaya went on to acquire a food yogurt plant in a neighboring town and states perfecting the recipe in a Greek-style yogurt, and now he was the topmost earning person in the US, the net worth of Hamdi Ulukaya was $2.5 billion as of 2024, he was the founder and sole owner of chobani INC. and his company sales billion dollars in every year, and he was pledged to give his half money to the chari

Some interesting facts you need to know.

The inferior quality of the cheese and his father advice to import feta cheese in new York makes him popular in the United States; Hamdi Ulukaya reached the list of the world’s billionaires because of his true leadership with genuine products; in 2012, he became a major stakeholder in La Colombe coffee roasters because he selected La Colombe coffee roasters for making of coffee in his yogurt Caffe, He paid all the outstanding debts of the school district in 2019, In July 2017 Hamdi Ulukaya initiative (HUG) was founded with the budget of $500 million which provide training to an entrepreneur who is planning to start their own business, in November 2019 chobani undertook it’s the biggest expansion and enters into two new market Natural dairy Creamers and oats bases products.

Hamdi Ulukaya was very much hardworking honest, and he always supports those who are responsible, hardworking loyal to their work; he knows that business was all about people, people, and people; that’s why he always gave opportunities to need full people, and today all Chabon employees have a financial stake in Hamdi Ulukaya’s company, Hamdi never left his employees behind that shows he has a beautiful heart and having a soft corner for every people in his heart.


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