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Hamdi Ulukaya is a Kurdish billionaire businessman and humanitarian situated in the United States. He is the owner, founding father, and chairperson of Choban, the best-selling strained yogurt brand in the US. It a delicious tasting yogurt that both thick and has a higher protein content than natural yogurt. He started his production in New York, but he has expanded to many other states over the years. Ulukaya yogurt is known all over the globe and has become a favorite snack for many people.

Career Highlights

Hamdi Ulukaya has been very successful throughout the years.

Hamdi Ulukaya is also known by many as the yogurt potentate. He is the instigator of America’s most loved Greek yogurt brand, called Chobani. He borrowed a loan from the Small Business Administration and bought an old yogurt plant in 2005. He then developed a recipe that was inspired by his heritage in Turkey.

Family and Personal Life

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He got married to Ayse Giray, who was a doctor in New York City in 1997, and later separated in 1999. In 2015, he had a son named Aga, with another woman named Alida Boer. He then got married again to Louise Vongerichten in January 2018, co-creator and president of a company known as the Food Dreams Foundation. Louise is the daughter of a well-known French-American chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The two love birds we blessed with a son whom they called Iran. Ulukayas hobbies include traveling, sailing, and playing with his two German shepherds.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameLouise Vongerichten
Children/KidsAga Ulukaya, Miran Ulukaya
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameHamdi Ulukaya
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)50 years
Date of BirthOctober 26, 1972
Place of BirthErzincan, Turkey
Height1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches
Weight83 kg, 183 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$2.5 Billion

Height, Weight, and Age

Hamdi Ulukaya's height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Hamdi Ulukaya weighs 83 kg. Being born on October 26, 1972, translates to an age of 50 years as of todays date (July 14, 2023).


On the tech side, little start-ups can do something magnificent. They don’t need too much in terms of plants and infrastructure.

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A manufacturing resurgence is what will give local communities and small towns across America a fighting chance for survival. Many of today’s American entrepreneurs come from those very places but make their wealth elsewhere. We need to change that.

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There are a lot of studies about small businesses and how they make a difference in their community and create a lot of jobs and values. So we need to focus on small businesses or entrepreneurs who want to start manufacturing or making things.

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Most Americans descend from the very people who built this country with their bare hands.

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I was always told yogurt had to be sweet to appeal to Americans. But when people go to Turkey or Greece, within 15 minutes of their return, they start talking about how much they enjoyed the yogurt there.

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