Justin Hakuta Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Oct, 2018
Facts of Justin Hakuta
Date of Birth: 1981 , October-18
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Justin Hakuta
Birth Name Justin Hakuta
Nick Name Justin
Father Ken Hakuta
Mother Marilou Cantiller
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California.
Profession Businessman
Married to Ali Wong
Education Bachelor of Arts from Carnegie Mellon University and Master's degree in MBA from Harvard Business School
Siblings Kenzo Hakuta and Aki Hakuta.
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Justin Hakuta is a Filipino- Japanese entrepreneur who works as a Vice President of a multimillion tech company called GoodRx. He has worked a couple of jobs in his life; as a Sales & Marketing Associate, Research Analyst and a Product Manager.

Early Life And Education Of Justin Hakuta

Justin Hakuta was born to parents Ken Hakuta and Marilou Cantiller on October 18, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. He grew up with his siblings Kenzo Hakuta and Aki Hakuta. His father was an inventor and TV personality popularly known as Mr. Fad.

His father's show used to feature some of the inventions that children used to make and through the show, it was promoted. It ran from 1988 to 1994.

CAPTION: Justin Hakuta when young. SOURCE: taddlr

He attended Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. and then enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University to get a degree in Bachelor of Arts. As for his master's studies, he enrolled at the popular Harvard Business School from where he earned his master's degree. 

Justin Hakuta's Career

Hakuta is the vice president of a multi-million dollar tech company called GoodRx. He has worked in several fields and has involved with many companies. Hakuta worked as a Sales & Marketing Associate for Honest Tea and as a Research Analyst for Center for Court Innovation for 2 years in New York. 

For four years he was a co-founder & product lead for Avacara where he managed a team of 10 contract designers and engineer to launch and develop technology platforms. Hakuta worked for Cargomatic Inc. and DIRECTV.  

At Cargomatic and GoodRx, he was a product manager and he worked as a product strategist & UX Lead at DIRECTV Digital Innovation Lab. He worked as the vice president of Young Alumni at Harvard Business School for 3 years. While working as a VP he worked for community engagement efforts 

Justin Hakuta's Net Worth

Justin Hakuta's net worth is not public but according to reliable sources, it is estimated not less than $1 million. He has earned his fortune from his career as a businessman.  As a Vice President at a multi-million company, it can be right to think he earns in millions.

Ken Hakuta is known to be one of the greatest marketing masterminds of his time. He ran an export business, knew the ins and outs of the Asian markets, and made a $20.0 million fortune out of the popular ‘80s toy, the Wacky Wall Walker.

Like his father, Justin Hakuta has multiple interests in business and done very well for himself.

His wife Ali Wong has a whopping net worth of $2.5 million which she earned from her career as an actress and comedian.

Justin Hakuta's Personal Life

Justin Hakuta married wife Ali Wong on November 27, 2014. The couple has two children, welcomed their first child, Mari Hakuta in November 2015, named after Japanese  Guru Marie Kondo. In January 2018 their second child was born.

Hakuta and Ali first met at a wedding ceremony where they shared a deep connection and fell in love. The couple is very much in love and is seen traveling to different places. He loves cooking for his family and is often seen cooking at his home. They celebrate birthdays together and both husband & wife are always seen praising each other.

CAPTION: Justin Hakuta with wife Ali Wong. SOURCE: Zimbio

He is very passionate about launching standard products for customers. Hakuta has an Instagram account which has 1.7k followers and he is often seen posting several pictures of his wife.

Here is a video of Hakuta's wife while on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.