Rob Fukuzaki Bio, Wiki
Rob Fukuzaki is a Japanese-American News/Sports Anchor/Reporter working for ABC7 Los Angeles since joining the station in the year 1994.
Rob Fukuzaki Age
Fukuzaki is 55 years old as of 2021. He was born on July 4, 1966, in Torrance, California, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 4th of July every year.
Rob Fukuzaki Height
Fukuzaki stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Rob Fukuzaki Family
Fukuzaki is of Japanese ethnicity, having been born to Japanese-decent parents. He was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He and his family moved to Honolulu when Fukuzaki was on his 3 years of age. His dad, who is 79 years old as of 2021, born on April 2, 2019, had open-heart surgery to replace a valve in the year 2016. He has not disclosed any information about her mother.
Rob Fukuzaki Spouse, Wife, Wedding
Fukuzaki is married to his lovely spouse, Sharil. Fukuzaki was the founder of the Heads Up Youth Foundation, which he founded in the year 1996. Her wife serves there as executive director, and he, as chairman. The foundation’s mission is to assist disadvantaged youth in Southern California. They have provided school supplies, for low-income schools with backpacks and shoes. Also, they have built a science laboratory, as well as reading centers, and provided scholarships for Foster Youth attending college.
Rob Fukuzaki Son, Children
Fukuzaki and his wife take great pride in being mom and dad to their son, Maverick, who is 3 years old as f 2021, having been born on May 21, 2019.
Rob Fukuzaki Net Worth
Fukuzaki has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News/Sports Anchor/Reporter.
Rob Fukuzaki Salary
Fukuzaki earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Rob Fukuzaki Education
Fukuzaki graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute high school in Honolulu and then attended the University of La Verne in Southern California. He graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Broadcast Journalism, and a specialty in TV and radio. During his stint at the university, he has selected the university’s Broadcaster of the Year for 3 consecutive years.
Rob Fukuzaki Career
Fukuzaki works at ABC7 Los Angeles as a Weekday Sports Anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News. Also, he hosts special sports programs such as Saturday Night Sports, Chargers pre-and post-game shows, and Slam Dunk. Joining the station, he was the first male Japanese-American television anchor on Los Angeles local television News. Since he joined ABC7, he has served in the community by being an emcee and host of benefit dinners. He has covered his favorite childhood teams in Southern California for over two and a half decades. From NBA Finals to Super Bowls to Championship Boxing to Stanley Cup Finals to World Series, he has covered all sports in SoCal. He was inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame in the year 2016.
He got his start at KXPW, a radio station in Hawaii. From there, he went to work for KITV in Honolulu, where he began as a part-time sports reporter, before making his way up to full-time weekend news anchor and weekday sports reporter. His favorite moment at KITV as far as he remembers was an award-winning special on Sumo in Japan. The broadcast featured the 3 top-ranked wrestlers from Hawaii, such as Grand Champions Musashimaru and Akebono.
Rob Fukuzaki House
Fukuzaki sold his Sherman Oaks home for $1.445 million. The Spanish contemporary contains nearly 4,100 square feet of living space and sits on close to 8,700 square feet of land. A pair of striking round windows on the 2nd and 3rd floors, set above the double front door, no doubt let him keep an eye on things in his neighborhood as well as take in panoramic Valley views.
The house also had a living room fireplace, a family room with a bar, vaulted ceilings, a center-island kitchen with a breakfast area, and a formal dining area with built-in cabinetry. In addition, the 3-car garage has additional storage space.
Rob Fukuzaki Actor
Other than his work as a journalist, he has worked as an actor. He is well-known for 4 TV films; Mistresses, Major Crimes, Coach Carter, and Godzilla. During his leisure, he likes golfing, singing, or listening to music. He has recorded, as well as written tributes for former Dodgers star Raul Mondesi, and legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda.
Rob Fukuzaki ABC7 Los Angeles
Fukuzaki is currently working at ABC7 Los Angeles where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Los Angeles anchors and reporters including;
- Coleen Sullivan
- Leanne Suter
- Marc Brown
- Rachel Brown
- Tony Cabrera
- Alex Cheney
- Christiane Cordero
- Marc Cota-Robles
- Chris Cristi
- Denise Dador
- Jessica De Nova
- Sophie Flay
- Sid Garcia
- Carlos Granda
- John Gregory
Rob Fukuzaki Social Media Platforms
Fukuzaki is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 6700 followers on Instagram.