Rob Fukuzaki Bio, Wiki
Rob Fukuzaki is an American Anchor/Reporter/Host working as Weekday Sports Anchor for ABC 7 News in Los Angeles, and as a host for special sports programmings where he joined the station in the year 1994. He began his broadcasting career while working for the Top 40 radio station, KXPW in Hawaii.
Rob Fukuzaki Dates of Birth
Fukuzaki was born on the 4th of July 1966 in Torrance, California, United States. He is 55 years old as of 2021.
Rob Fukuzaki Measurements
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Rob Fukuzaki Education
Fukuzaki is attended Mid-Pacific High School in Honolulu before joining University. Later on, he joined the University of La Verne located in Southern California where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism having an emphasis on Radio and television. While in Los Angeles, he was selected as the University’s Broadcaster of the Year for three years in a row.
Rob Fukuzaki Work Experience
He works for sports programs such as Lam Dunk, Saturday Night Sports, and Chargers pre and post games. Fukuzaki also becomes the first male Japanese-American Television Anchor on Los Angeles local TV News. Later on, just soon after, Fukuzaki got an opportunity to work part-time for KITV in Honolulu where he was working as a sports reporter.
He later got a full-time position as the station’s weekday sports reporter and weekend anchor. Among his most memorable reports there includes an award-winning special where he covered Sumo in Japan. This broadcast featured the three top-ranked wrestlers from Hawaii including Grand Champion Akebono and Grand Champion Musashimaru.
Ever since he joined ABC7, he has done a great deal of work for the community which includes hosting several charity events and emceeing benefit dinners. The year 1996 saw him find the Heads Up Youth Foundation where Fukuzaki is the chairman while his wife is the executive director.
This foundation has a goal to help disadvantaged youth in Southern California. Among the highlights of the foundation include providing low-income schools with school supplies, shoes, and backpacks, in addition to building reading centers and science labs. Additionally, they provide scholarships for Foster Youth attending college.
His dream has always been to have an opportunity to cover his favorite childhood teams in Southern California. For about 25 years at the ABC7 station, he has had an opportunity to cover NBA Finals, Championship Boxing, World Series, Stanley Cup Finals, and Super Bowls.
The year 2016 also saw him being made an inductee to the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of fame joining among others his heroes such as Chick Hearn, Bob Miller, and Vin Scully.
Away from work, his interests, include music, singing, and golf where he at times uses this passion in his work. Additionally, he has written and recorded tributes for legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda and former Dodgers start Raul Mondesi.
Rob Fukuzaki Net Worth
In Fukuzaki’s career as an Anchor/Reporter/Host, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Rob Fukuzaki Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Rob Fukuzaki Parents and Siblings
Fukuzaki was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii by his loving and caring parents who relocated when he was only about three years. His father underwent open-heart surgery to replace a valve in the year 2016. He turned 77 years old on the second of April 2019. However, he shares no more information regarding his parents and whether or not he had any siblings.
Rob Fukuzaki Spouse
He is married to his loving wife, Sharil who is the executive director of the Heads Up Youth Foundation which she and her husband founded in the year 199. He however shares o more information regarding his wife, and how, where, and when they met or tied knots.
Rob Fukuzaki Kids
Together, the duo counts it a blessing to be parents to their son, whom they greatly love and who was born in May 2019. Fukuzaki posted a photo of his young family on Instagram wishing everybody happy holidays.
Rob Fukuzaki Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 9,510 followers, around 9,700 followers on his Facebook page, and about 6,955 followers on his Instagram account.