Justin Hakuta: Everything You Need to Know about Ali Wong’s Husband

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Ali Wong is an in-your-face comedian who is one of the funniest women around. You can’t help but laugh at her frustrations and how she finds humor in the worst of situations. Who is Ali Wong is married to? Her husband is Justin Hakuta, and with a wife as beautiful and funny as Wong, he definitely hit the jackpot! If you are a fan and want to know more about Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta, then we have what you need.

Can we please extend this weekend?

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Justin Hakuta is a lucky man with an adorable family by his side. He’s got a wife who cracks you up, and a little girl who is the sweetest baby ever. Hakuta is the son of inventor and TV personality Ken Hakuta, and is pretty well educated himself. He has a pretty solid family! To know more about Ali Wong’s husband, read on for details about Justin Hakuta right here.


Being Ken Hakuta’s Son

Ken Hakuta has been an inventor and a TV showman since the ’80s. He was known as Dr. Fad, and starred on a TV show of the same name for children that was all about science and invention. The show was a success for almost a decade and many children benefited from the knowledge he passed on to them. Ken married Marilou Cantiller, a Filipina, and the two have three children together: Justin, Kenzo, and Aki, who would frequently visit Japan with their parents.


Justin Hakuta’s Successes

Justin Hakuta is a businessman today, with a lot of work to his credit. According to his LinkedIn page he went to Sidwell Friends School in D.C, and graduated in 2000. Hakuta then went to Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico from 2002 to 2003 for a study abroad program. He graduated with a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Now that’s what you call a résumé!

After graduating from Harvard, Hakuta ventured into many fields and is currently the vice president of product at GoodRx.

Wong Felt a Cosmic Connection

Apart from her stand up, Ali Wong had roles in TV shows like American Housewives, Are You There, Chelsea?, and an episode of Fresh Off the Boat, a show she also wrote numerous episodes for. The couple met at a wedding and it was love at first sight for Wong. She sensed something special with Hakuta and knew that he was a catch. The couple got married in 2014, and have a daughter named Mari who was born in November 2015. Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta’s kid’s name was inspired by Mari Kondo, the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Phewft we made it! #betawards

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Justin Hakuta Is Quiet on Social Media

Hakuta seems like a pretty coy guy as he is not very active on social media. Most of his Instagram posts are about his wife’s shows and behind the scenes looks. His Instagram handle is “jhakuta” and he is more than happy to promote his wife’s shows on his page. Take a look at some of Justin Hakuta’s Instagram posts.

Standing in His Wife’s Shoes

Soundcheck. @aliwong

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Following Her on Tour

ATLIWONG @aliwong #babycobra #standup #touring #comedy

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Family Road Trip! 

Family road trip.

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He’s Totally into It!

Super high tech setup to sell signed Baby Cobra posters after the show. @aliwong #nannyfund

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