David Ono Bio, ABC7, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is David Ono?

David Ono is s a Japanese American filmmaker and news anchor working for ABC7 in Los Angeles as the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. alongside Ellen Leyva. He has  been working for the station since joining ABC7 in 1996.

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David Ono Date Of Birth.

Ono was born on February 5, 1957, in Japan. He is 65 years old as of 2022.

David Ono Height.

Ono stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters) tall.

David Ono Parents And Siblings.

Ono was born in Japan to a mother of Japanese descent and a father with Caucasian roots . They later  migrated to the United States when he was only at the tender age of one and was brought up in San Antonio, Texas, United States.

Ono revealed that he had little exposure to his Asian origin due to the untimely death of his mother hence he was brought up in a community that was prevalently Caucasian or Latino. When he relocated to California he welcomed his biracial history and became involved in the  Asian American Journalists Association. He took on the name Ono, his mother’s maiden name executively during the early 1990s. We will however update information on his siblings and extended family once it is available to the public.

David Ono’s Partner(Wife)| Married.

Ono is happily married to his wife Tamlyn Tomita, a Japanese American actress and singer born January 27, 1966. Tomita graduated from Granada Hills High School and attended UCLA, where she pursued history and purposed to become a history teacher. While a subordinate at UCLA, she engaged in Nisei Week, where she was inaugurated  as its 1984 queen. She and various other Japanese-American girls were requested by Helen Funai, the 1963 pageant queen, to try out  for the role of Kumiko in The Karate Kid I.

She has acted in well- known television series such as Law & Order: Los Angeles, Glee, Teen Wolf, Resurrection, How to Get Away with Murder, Days of Our Lives, The good doctor, Star trek; Picard and Cobra kai just to name a few.

David Ono Daughter / Kids.

Ono and his wife are proud parents of one daughter, Kaia, born on the 8th of May 2011.

David Ono Career.

Ono attended and graduated from the University of North Texas. He currently works as the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News  at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Since joining ABC7, Ono has bore witness to the white smoke twice at the Vatican, First in 2005 for the election of Pope Benedict 16th and later for the election of Pope Francis in 2013. He has also hosted ABC7’s half-hour show Eye on Los Angeles. Additionally, President Obama invited him to the White House for an exclusive interview and he attended the Royal Wedding in London of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.  He has also covered major international events, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Hurricane Katrina, the 2011 Tōhoku tsunami, and the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Ono tracked drug runners through Central America and reported from Paris on a terrorist plot to bring down the Eiffel Tower. He also trained with the FBI and the elite Los Angeles Sheriff’s SWAT team. ABC7 Eyewitness News is one of the few news programs in the USA with two Asian American, Ono and sports anchor Rob Fukuzaki, male anchors. He advanced across Europe and Asia recounting valiant deeds of the Nisei soldier from World War II.

Prior to joining ABC7  he worked at  KOVR in Sacramento, California, KDBC-TV in El Paso, Texas, KOSA-TV in Midland/Odessa, and KXAS-TV in Dallas.

Throughout his career, Ono has won several awards including 28 Emmys and nine Edward R. Murrow awards.

David Ono Annual Salary.

Ono earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

David Ono Net Worth.

As an a News Anchor and Filmmaker, Ono has been able to accumulate a net worth of $15 million.

David Ono House.

David sold his house that was located in Valley Village, Los Angeles, California, USA which he sold for more than 1.68 million. His house was spotlighted  with white picket fence, tucked behind hedges, and was tagged as the powder blue-hued house. Ono later owned  a home in Toluca Lake for $2.125 million. The 1939 estate once belonged to jazz trumpeter Manny Klein, who played with big bands and  died in 1994 at the age of 86.

He bought the gated estate from pop group Karmin members Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan. His house which entails an English Country-style brick house and detached guesthouse take up more than half an acre of land.. The 2,378-square-foot main house which has a family room with a built-in bar, a vintage kitchen, four bedrooms and three remodeled bathrooms.

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