David Ono Biography
David Ono is a Japanese-American twenty-eight Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor working for ABC7 Los Angeles, California. He joined the station in 1996. Previously he worked at KXAS in Dallas.
David Ono Date of Birth / Birthday
Ono was born and grew up in Japan on 5th February 1957. He celebrates his birthday on the 5th of February every year and he is 65 years old as of 2022.
David Ono Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
David Ono Partner/ Wife
Ono is married to his better half Tamlyn Tomita who is an actress. He has not disclosed much about her.
David Ono Kids/Children
Ono and Tamlyn are proud parents of their daughter.
David Ono Relatives/ Family
David was born in Japan and raised in San Antonio, Texas by his Caucasian father and Japanese mother. He moved with his family to the United States at age one. Ono manages to keep information regarding his family away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
David Ono Schooling/Education
Ono attended the University of North Texas to further his education. After finishing his studies there, he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
David Ono Profession
Ono is a twenty-eight Emmy award-winning working for ABC7 Los Angeles, California. He joined the station in 1996. He serves as a co-anchor at ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m alongside Ellen Leyva. Ono also hosted ABC7’s half-hour show Eye on L.A
Prior to joining the ABC7 Los Angeles team, he worked for KXAS in Dallas as a reporter and anchor. During his tenure at ABC7, he has covered major international events such as the 2011 Tōhoku tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, as well as the Boston Marathon bombing.
His career has taken him to several places including Europe and Asia chronicling the Nisei soldier from World War II and his brave acts. In addition, he tracked drug runners through Central America when he attended the Royal Wedding in London. He also reported on a terrorist plot to bring down the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Ono has trained with the elite Los Angeles Sheriff’s SWAT team as well as the FBI. He happened to be called by President Obama for an exclusive interview in the White House. Ono has twice witnessed white smoke at the Vatican, in 2013 for the selection of Pope Francis and in 2005 for the selection of Pope Benedict the 16th.
Throughout his career, he has worked for KOSA in Midland/Odessa, KDBC in El Paso, and also KOVR in Sacramento. Apart from his journalism career, he has also produced several documentaries chronicling the Asian American and immigrant experience including the “Napalm girl” from the Vietnam War and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Ono and Jeff MacIntyre, an Emmy award-winner producer, cameraman, and editor, created the documentary The Legacy of Heart Mountain.
David Ono Income
Ono receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
David Ono Net Worth
Ono’s career as an anchor and reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
His individual great work was recognized and appreciated with some honors and awards. He has received twenty-eight Emmy awards and nine Edward R. Murrow awards. The Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists honored him with the Distinguished Journalist Award in December 2015.
David Ono Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Ono is active on his social media accounts. He has about 15K followers on his Facebook Page, about 1K on his Twitter account, and around 8K followers on his Instagram account.