Wong met Justin Hakuta, vice president of product at GoodRx and son of inventor Ken Hakuta, in 2010 at the wedding of mutual friends. They tied the knot in 2014. They have two children, Mari and Nikki, and Wong has been candid about miscarrying twins prior to conceiving her first child. She remarked that making light of her miscarriage assisted her in coping.
Wong and Hakuta announced their divorce in April 2022.
Ali Wong And Justin Hakuta Divorce
Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta have decided to divorce after eight years of marriage.
On Wednesday, the 39-year-old comedian’s representative confirmed the news (13 April).
After dating for several years, the pair married in November 2014 at San Francisco City Hall. Mari and Nikki are their daughters.
Wong discussed her marriage during an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2019. “I got married at City Hall because I didn’t want a formal wedding,” she explained. “As a stand-up comic, I was thinking, ‘I don’t want to walk down the aisle for 60 seconds while people stare at me in silence.’ That would give me PTSD.”
Wong discussed how Hakuta’s family coerced her into signing a prenup during her 2018 Netflix special Hard Knock Wife.
Ali Wong And Justin Hakuta Divorce Effect On Their Son
Hakuta is the son of Japanese-American television star Ken Hakuta, dubbed Dr Fad. He is an entrepreneur who previously held the position of vice president of GoodRx a multimillion-dollar technology company.
“It’s true, and now their son is f***ed if we split,” she joked during her Netflix show. “There will be no more sushi on Tuesdays!” No more opulent Japanese toilet bidets where water sprays out and Hello Kitty sings a song till your butthole is clean and fresh. Revert to drinking plain water, you b*tch!”
According to a source speaking to People, Wong and Hakuta “will continue to co-parent lovingly” following their divorce.
Ali Wong And Justin Hakuta Divorce Reason
Justin Hakuta is no longer immune to the satires and roasts of his wife Ali Wong.
Wong even admits to fantasizing about cheating on her husband. Following that, she explains why she has never cheated and will never cheat. She questions gender dynamics and the societal norms to which women are compelled to adhere. She even jokes about how much easier it is for single people because they are not obligated to their husbands or children for the rest of their lives.
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Without a doubt, she has garnered considerable appreciation for her willingness to share her private life with the world. Her humor frequently centers on her children and husband, which may be tough for some spouses to tolerate. Especially if you’re someone who isn’t used to being in the spotlight. Wong has previously stated, though, that her husband will veto her jokes.
Ali Wong’s Husband’s Job: What Does Justin Hakuta Do?
Justin Hakuta is a businessman who presently serves as the Vice President of Product at GoodRx, according to his LinkedIn page.
The Harvard Business School graduate also holds a Carnegie Mellon University MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Decision Science.
Prior to joining GoodRx, he worked at Cargomatic as a Senior Product Manager and at DIRECTV as a Product Strategist/UX Lead.