In the more recent news, the Asian-American stand-up comedian Ali Wong and her husband Justin Hakuta calls it quit. The two had been living a blissful married life for almost eight years. Justin Hakuta and Ali Wong have two children, Mari and Nikki. Speaking to the PEOPLE, Ali's agent authenticates the rumor regarding the divorce of Justin and Ali roaming the internet and social media for the past few days.
Ali Wong, the famous comedian, and actress, is a rising star. Her popularity has been incredible growth thanks to her timeless comedy and her involvement in acting and playwright. Wong has given huge hit comedy specials on Netflix, such as Hard Knock Wife and Baby Cobra.
Moreover, She co-wrote, produced, and starred in the American romantic comedy show Always Be My Maybe, starring Randall Park. In addition, Ali is well-known for her series regular role as Doris in ABC's American Housewife.
What is the reason behind Justin Hakuta and Ali Wong divorce?
During her stand-up Baby Cobra, Ali Wong revealed that she first met Justin Hakuta in 2010 during a friend's wedding reception. She stated that she knew he would be the one and quipped, saying, "I was like, Oh my God, I'm gonna trap him." They were shortly discovered to be dating right after.
Justin, 39, and Ali, 39, were married on November 27, 2014, after seeing each other for four years. Ali and Justin are the delighted parents of two beautiful daughters. Their first daughter, Mari Hakuta, was born in 2015, and their second daughter, Nikki Hakuta, was born in 2017.
However, after eight years together, actress Wong and her spouse announced their divorce on Tuesday. The actual reason behind the separation is not out yet but will soon come out eventually. In addition, they have agreed to co-parent their children with no less love.
What did Ali Wong Say in Her Comedy about Justin Hakuta?
Wong is frequently mentioning her relationship with Hakuta in her comedy. The American Housewife star has made several allusions to her spouse Justin Hakuta in her stand-up comedy gigs throughout the years.
However, more recently, on her Netflix special, Don Wong, Ali made a lot of jokes about their marriage life and how she is jealous of unmarried people. Wong jokingly stated that she considers cheating on her spouse every five minutes. She went on to say that she had not done it yet.
Who is Ali Wong's divorced husband, Justin Hakuta?
Justin Hakuta is the son of former Japanese comedian, television personality, and inventor Ken Hakuta. He is famously known as the stage name "Dr. Lad" and is very popular among Japanese kids. His mother's name is Marilou Cantiller.
Stepping into his father's legacy, Justin has successfully established himself as one of the top Japanese entrepreneurs and has worked in a multimillion-dollar tech company, GoodRx. He served as the company's vice president during his tenure.