David Ono Biography
David Ono is a Japanese-American multiple Emmy-winning filmmaker and anchor working for ABC 7. He serves as the co-anchor of the weekday evening newscast at 4 pm and 6 pm alongside Ellen Leyva. He joined the ABC 7 team in 1996.
David Ono Career
While Ono has been working at ABC 7, she has witnessed history worldwide, while covering Haiti’s earthquake, Hurricane Katrina, and Japan’s tsunami. He also documented the brave acts of the Nisei soldier from World War II while he traveled across Asia and Europe. In addition, he attended two royal weddings in 2011 and 2018, for Prince William and Prince Harry respectively. After the tragic marathon bombing in Boston, he reported live and tracked drug runners through Central America.
Furthermore, David covered terrorism from Paris not only in 2015 but also in 2002 after a plot was foiled to bring down the Eiffel Tower. He has also had the privilege of training with the; ICE, FBI, Los Angeles Port Police, and the elite Los Angeles County Sheriff’s SWAT team. Ono was also invited to the White House by President Barack Obama three times. Two of the invitations were for an r exclusive one-on-one interview, and once was to make a speech about inclusion in America.
In addition, he has covered the Pope extensively including witnessing white smoke at the Vatican twice in the years 2005 and 2013, during the selection of Pope Francis. In 2015, David covered Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, and in 2016, his visit to Mexico. Over the years Ono has produced many award-winning documentaries, including two that have been to Smithsonian Institution.
During David’s career as a broadcast journalist, he has received 31 Emmy awards, 9 Edward R. Murrow awards, 6 AAJA National Journalism Awards, 2 RTDNA National Unity Awards and he was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists with the Distinguished Journalist Award. Not long ago, he was named LA Press Club Journalist of the Year.
David Ono Salary
Ono earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
David Ono Net Worth
Ono has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
David Ono Age
Ono was born on February 5, 1957, in Japan. He is 66 years old as of 2023, and he celebrates his birthday on the 5th of February every year.
David Ono Height and Weight
Ono stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
David Ono Family
Ono was born to a Japanese mother and a Caucasian father. His mother died young and he was brought up in a community that was either Caucasian or Latino. David’s name, Ono is from his mother’s maiden name.
David Ono Wife and Children
Ono is married to Tamlyn Tomita who is an actress and together they have a daughter known as Kaia.
David Ono Social Media Platform
Ono is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 9.3k followers on Twitter 8.6k followers on Instagram, and 15k followers on Facebook.