David Ono Wife, Bio, Age, Wife, Married, House, Daughter, ABC7, Salary and Net Worth

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David Ono Biography

David Ono is a Japanese-American award-winning filmmaker and evening news anchor currently working at ABC7, in Los Angeles, California. He joined ABC7 in 1996 and has won 10 Edward R. Murrow awards, 31 Emmys, 2 RTDNA National Unity Awards, 6 AAJA National Journalism Awards, and was honored with the Distinguished Journalist Award by the Society of Professional Journalists.


David Ono Education

David after finishing high school in San Antonio, attended the University of North Texas where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. RELATED: Greg Dutra

David Ono Age

How old is David? David is 66 years old as of 2023. He was born David Johnston on February 05, 1957, in Japan and raised in San Antonio, Texas, United States.

David Ono Nationality and Ethnicity

David holds dual nationality and citizenship of Japan by birth and American by registration.. He was born in Japan and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He belongs to the Asian-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

David Ono Height

How tall is David? He stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)

David Ono Family

David was born in Japan and raised in San Antonio, Texas by his parents. He was to a Japanese mother and a White American father. His family moved to the United States at the age of one year. His mother died young so he shared little time with his mother. Though, information regarding his family member including his father and siblings is currently under review. RELATED: Becky Anderson

David Ono Wife

Is David married? David is married to his wife Tamlyn Tomita, an American actress. The couple got married through a private wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family members.

David Ono Daughter

Ono and his wife Tamlyn are proud parents to one daughter, Kaia born in May 2011. More information regarding his daughter’s details is currently under review.


David Ono Salary

David working as a news anchor at ABC 7, in Los Angeles, California earns an estimated annual salary of $120,000. RELATED: Pamela Brown

David Ono Net Worth

David Ono is a Japanese-American award-winning filmmaker and news anchor with an estimated net worth of $2 million.

David Ono ABC 7, Los Angeles

David Ono serves as the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 pm and 6 pm. Since joining ABC7 in 1996, David Ono’s illustrious career has been marked by bearing witness to global history. His coverage spans significant events such as Hurricane Katrina, Haiti’s earthquake, and Japan’s devastating tsunami. He embarked on journeys through Europe and Asia, chronicling the courageous endeavors of Nisei soldiers during World War II.

Ono’s presence extended to two royal weddings, including Prince William’s ceremony in London in 2011 and Prince Harry’s nuptials in Windsor in 2018. He tracked drug traffickers across Central America and provided live reports from Boston after the tragic marathon bombing. He tackled the subject of terrorism in Paris, not only during the city’s harrowing 2015 ordeal but also in 2002 after thwarted attempts to target the Eiffel Tower. RELATED: Joy Oladokun

His pursuit of understanding has led him to train with esteemed institutions like the FBI, the elite Los Angeles County Sheriff’s SWAT team, ICE, and the Los Angeles Port Police. President Barack Obama extended invitations to the White House thrice twice for exclusive one-on-one interviews and once to deliver a speech on inclusion in America. Ono extensively covered papal events, bearing witness to the selection of Pope Benedict XVI in 2005 and Pope Francis in 2013 through the rising white smoke at the Vatican. His coverage also extended to Pope Francis’ historic visits to the United States in 2015 and Mexico in 2016.

Beyond anchoring, David has produced multiple award-winning documentaries, with two finding their place within the Smithsonian Institution.

His dedication and excellence have garnered him numerous accolades, including 10 Edward R. Murrow awards, 31 Emmys, 2 RTDNA National Unity Awards, and 6 AAJA National Journalism Awards. He was further distinguished with the Distinguished Journalist Award by the Society of Professional Journalists and received both the Journalist of the Year and lifetime achievement awards from the LA Press Club.


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