Media outlets confirmed earlier this week that comedian Ali Wong and her entrepreneur husband Justin Hakuta are getting a divorce, but two of them used a photo of the #wrongasian.
Wong and Hakuta, both 39, met in 2010 at a friend’s wedding reception and got married in 2014. Hakuta is the son of Japanese American inventor and TV personality Ken Hakuta and was the former vice president of healthcare company GoodRx. Wong and Hakuta share two daughters: Mari, 6, and Nikki, 4.
- Comedian Ali Wong and entrepreneur Justin Hakuta are getting a divorce after eight years of marriage and two children together.
- Wong’s representative confirmed the news to People on Tuesday, with another source adding, “It's amicable and they will continue to co-parent lovingly.”
- The former couple first met in 2010 at a friend’s wedding reception before tying the knot four years later in November of 2014.
- The story of how they came together was often written into her stand-up routines, with Wong joking that she had “trapped” the Harvard Business School entrepreneur for his earning potential.
- In her third and most recent comedy special “Don Wong,” Wong’s stand-up routine may have hinted at some problems within their marriage, as she reflected back on their relationship.
Ali Wong and her husband Justin Hakuta are splitting up after eight years of marriage.
“It’s amicable and they will continue to co-parent lovingly,” a source told People, who confirmed the news with Wong’s rep on Tuesday.
Leave it to comedian Ali Wong to show us what love is for Valentine’s Day.
When Ali Wong’s latest stand-up dropped on Netflix, my mother, 47, plunged onto the sofa, ordered her guilty pizza and sent me out to disappear for the next hour or two. There was no better way to spend Mother’s Day.
By the time it was over, she had interesting questions. Most were curiosities on motherhood stuff I was ignorant about, but I listened anyway.