David Ono Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Salary, Net, ABC7 Eyewitness News

By | May 11, 2024

David Ono Biography

David is a Japanese – American filmmaker as well as news anchor at Los Angeles’ KABC-television Channel 7. Ono together with Ellen Leyva co-anchor ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 and 6 p.m. At 5 and 11 p.m., he as well stands in for co-anchor Marc Brown.

David Ono Age

David was born and grew up in Texas. His day of birth is not revealed to the general public.

David Ono Education – Family

Johnston was given birth to in Japan to a Japanese mother and a Caucasian father. At the age of one, he relocated to the US with his family. He went to the University of North Texas after being raised in San Antonio, Texas. Ono said that he new less concerning his Asian roots because his mother passed on when he was still tender and he was raised in a Caucasian or Latino community. He has absorbed his biracial heritage ever since relocating to California and has now been involved in the Asian American Journalists Association. In the early 1990s, he took the surname Ono, that was his mother’s maiden name.

David Ono Wife

He is happily married to Tamlyn Tomita, who happens to be an Actress.

David Ono House

Ono paid $2.125 million to purchase a home in Toluca Lake with an intriguing backstory. Manny Klein, a jazz trumpeter who served with big band leaders like Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman, owned the 1939 estate. The well known and technically skilled trumpeter, who passed away in 1994 at the age of 86, fearured on film soundtracks like “From Here to Eternity” and recorded with Dean Martin and others.

He bought the gated estate from Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan of the pop group Karmin, who are famous for their covers of well known songs like “Super Bass” and “Party Rock Anthem.”

David Ono Career

Ono has as well served at KOVR in Sacramento, KDBC-TV in El Paso, KOSA-TV in Midland/Odessa, Texas, and KXAS-TV in Dallas. Since getting to ABC’s Los Angeles O&O KABC-TV in the year 1996, he has interviewed President Barack Obama and aired major international happenings like; Prince William, the Boston Marathon bombing and Catherine Middleton’s wedding, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Hurricane Katrina and the 2011 Tsunami. ABC7 Eyewitness News, with Ono and sports anchor Rob Fukuzaki, is among the few news programs in the Nation with two Asian American male anchors.

Aside broadcasting, Ono has produced several documentaries about the Asian American and immigrant experiences, like the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII and the Vietnam War’s “Napalm girl,” Phan Thi Kim Phuc. David and Jeff MacIntyre produced The Legacy of Heart Mountain, a documentary concerning the Japanese internment camp Heart Mountain Relocation Center. He interviewed several survivors, among them the mother of judge Lance Ito, for the documentary. Ono is a proud winner of three Edward R. Murrow Awards and 16 Emmys to his name. Come December 2015, he bagged the Distinguished Journalist Award from the Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

David Ono Net Worth

He has a net worth approximated at $2 Million.

David Ono Salary

He earns a yearly salary of $100 thousand.

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