Quick Facts of Ken Hakuta

  • Full NameKen Hakuta
  • Net Worth$2 Million
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplace in Seoul, South Korea
  • Profession an Japanese-American inventor and television personality
  • Nationality Soth Korea
  • SpouseMarilou Cantiller
  • Children3

Today’s article is about a well-known Japanese-American inventor and television personality, Ken Hakuta. He became the center of attraction as Dr. Fad from the invention TV show The Dr. Fad Show.

Along with massive fame, this Japanese-American inventor has collected an impressive amount of money. Explore more about his bio, family, marriage, wife, kids, net worth, and many more…

About Ken Hakuta

Ken Hakuta, aka Dr. Fad, was born in 1950 in Seoul, South Korea. He is of South Korea Nationality and he has not revealed the information like; his exact date of birth, ethnicity, zodiac, is still missing.

Ken Hakuta
Ken Hakuta, image source: Great Thoughts Treasure

Likewise, he was the first child son of Paik Nam-Seung, was the CEO of a textile company, while his mother’s name is Paik Nam-il. His family migrated to Japan in 1951, and they turned their Korean surname into a Japanese name based on the original Chinese character. Indeed, Ken is the nephew of the famous video artist, Nam June Paik.

Ken's uncle Nm June Paik,
Ken’s uncle Nm June Paik, image source: The Art Story

Besides, nothing much is known about his early life, personal, and educational details. Unlike other celebrities, Ken has kept himself far away from the spotlight.

Married life with Marilou Cantiller,

71 years old, Hakuta was in a marital relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Marilou Cantiller since 1977. She is a Filipina who previously worked at the World Bank. They meet one another for the very first time while working at World Bank. Soon they began their relationship as friends and co-workers.

Ken-Hakuta with his wife Marilou Dreshare
Ken-Hakuta with his wife Marilou, image source: Dreshare

After a couple of months, the two started dating each other and begun their tremendous love life. Soon after dating for many years, the love birds took their relationship one step further. In addition, the duo accepted one another as husband and wife in an intimate ceremony in 1977. It filled the beautiful ceremony with the couple’s well-wishers to praise them on their grand occasion.

 Father of three Kids

Despite their long nuptial journey, they are still in very much love with each other. This 44 years long marital journey has blessed the couple with three brilliant kids. They are, Justin HakutaAki Hakuta, and Kenzo Hakuta. All three kids are now full-grown up and are seeking their respective careers.

Ken's eldest son, Justin with his wife Ali Wong and kids
Ken’s eldest son, Justin with his wife Ali Wong and kids, image source: Panda Gossip

Justin, the eldest of all, is married to Ali Wong. Ali is an American actress, comedian, and writer who is best known for stand-up specials like Hard Knock Wife and Baby Cobra. She portrayed the leading role in the 2019 movie Always Be My Maybe. Additionally, Justin and Ali are parents of two daughters, Ken and Marilou.

What’s His Net Worth?

Ken is of hard-working person who has done a great job as a television personality. He has received several awards and prizes for his works. He has made a good fortune throughout his career, hence he has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Not only that but also by involving in many projects he earns over $80,000 per annum still today. Nevertheless, at present, he is resigned and loves to enjoy family time with his wife, kids, and grandkids. Apart from this, his daughter-in-law, Wong’s net worth estimation at $3 Million as of 2021.


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