Justin Hakuta is a successful businessman and entrepreneur in the United States. He is well-known as the husband of American-based comedian, actress, and writer, Alexandra Dawn “Ali” Wong, popularly known as Ali Wong.

Ali is famous for her stand-up comedy in a Netflix special, “Hard Knock Wife” and “Baby Cobra.” Thanks to his wife’s critical fame, Justin has been a hot topic among Ali’s fans.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Justin Hakuta
Birth Date
18th October 1982
Birth Place
Los Angeles, California, United States
Current City
Los Angeles, California, United States
Ken Hakuta
Marilou Cantiller
Aki Hakuta and Kenzo Hakuta
Sidwell Friends
Technologico de Monterrey
Carnegie Mellon University
Harvard Business School
mixed ethnicity with Japanese-Filipino ancestry
Zodiac Sign
1.72 meters
65 kg
Alexandra Dawn “Ali” Wong, popularly known as Ali Wong
Mari Hakuta born in 2015 and
Nikki Hakuta born in 2017
Social Media
Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
Net Worth$1.2 million
Justin Hakuta and his wife, Ali Wong
Justin and his wife, Ali Wong Source: Instagram


Justin Hakuta was born on 18th October 1982 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is the son of Japanese-American inventor and television personality, Ken Hakuta and his wife, Marilou Cantiller. Justin’s father was the host of the television show called “The Dr. Fad Show.” Justin grew up with his two brothers Aki Hakuta and Kenzo Hakuta in a rich family household.

Hakuta has American nationality and mixed ethnicity with Japanese-Filipino ancestry. He has a birth sign, Libra.



Justin is an educated man. He studied at Sidwell Friends from 1994 till 2000. He was involved in an abroad study program for a year in Technologico de Monterrey in cognitive psychology, economics, and Mexican history. Hakuta joined Carnegie Mellon University in 2000 and graduated in 2004 with Bachelor’s degree in Decision Science and a minor in Spanish. He completed his Master’s degree from Harvard Business School in 2011.


How did Justin start his  Career?

Justin has been involved in several fields of business. He has worked as a sales and marketing associate at Honest Tea. He is the co-founder of All Day Buffet and with his team, Hakuta has conducted several events for fundraising. He then worked as a research analyst in Center for Court Innovation for two years in New York. Hakuta further joined the Institute of International Education as a Fullbright scholar for two years and then started his internship at Seventh Generation in marketing.

Justin Hakuta and his wife, Ali Wong
Justin and his wife, Ali Wong Source: hitc

Hakuta started a new business in 2010 by co-founding a health and wellness finance platform called Avacare. He served as a product lead and manager for 4 years at Avacare and also worked as a product strategist at DIRECTV- Digital Innovation Lab at the same time.

Hakuta then joined Cargomatic Inc as a senior product manager in 2015 and after working for 8 months, he joined as a vice president and young alumni at Harvard Business School Association of Southern California. He then joined GoodRx company in 2016 as a senior product manager and was promoted to vice president of product in 2017.


Body Measurement

Hakuta will celebrate his 40th birthday in October 2022. He is an intelligent and hardworking man. Hakuta stands 1.72 meters tall and weighs 65 kg. He possesses black hair and black eyes. He prefers to maintain a simple and professional look.


Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta

Justin first met Ali Wong in 2010 at a mutual friend’s wedding. They started dating and after 4 years long relationship, Hakuta, and Wong tied their knot in 2014. His wife, Wong had a miscarriage during her first pregnancy. But they were soon blessed with two beautiful daughters namely Mari Hakuta born in 2015 and Nikki Hakuta born in 2017.


Social Media

Justin Hakuta can be found on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He is mostly active on Instagram where he has over 13.2 thousand followers and can be connected with @jhakuta. On Twitter, Hakuta has about 708 followers and can be connected with @jhakuta. The last time, he was active on Twitter was in June 2010. Hakuta rarely makes any posts on his Facebook.

Justin Hakuta's wife and daughters
Justin’s wife and daughters Source: Famous Comedian

Net worth

Justin has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million as of 2022. He is a successful entrepreneur and businessman. His wife, Ali Wong has a net worth of $3 million. Hakuta is leading a successful life in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.



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