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Rob Fukuzaki Profile
Rob Fukuzaki is an American sports anchor who is currently working at ABC7 News. At the station, he anchors the weekday sports news, additionally, he is the host of special sports programming.
Rob Fukuzaki Age
Fukuzaki is 57 years old as of 2023. He was born on 4th July 1966, in Torrance, California, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 4th of July every year.
Rob Fukuzaki Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Rob Fukuzaki Family
Fukuzaki has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Rob Fukuzaki Wife/Children/Wedding
Fukuzaki is husband to his beautiful wife Sharyl Fukuzaki. Rob’s wife serves as the Executive Director of Heads Up Youth Foundation, which Mr. Rob founded in 1996. Additionally, the couple is blessed with a child named Maverick Robert Fukuzaki who was born on 21st May 2019.
Rob Fukuzaki Career
Rob was born on July 4 in Torrance, California, but was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, where his family relocated when he was 3 years old. He graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute High School in Honolulu. He attended the University of La Verne in Southern California and earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis on radio and television.
While at La Verne, Rob was chosen as the university’s Broadcaster of the Year for three consecutive years. Rob began his broadcast career for the Top 40 radio station KXPW in Hawaii. Soon after Rob began working part-time for KITV in Honolulu doing sports reporting. He eventually got a full-time slot working as the station’s weekday sports reporter and weekend anchor. One of his more memorable assignments at KITV was an award-winning special on Sumo in Japan.
The broadcast featured the three top-ranked wrestlers from Hawaii, including Grand Champion Akebono and Grand Champion Musashimaru. Fukuzaki is the weekday sports anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News, as well as a host of special sports programs like Slam Dunk, Chargers pre-and post-game shows, and Saturday Night Sports. When Rob joined ABC7 in 1994, he became the first male Japanese-American TV anchor on Los Angeles local TV News.
Rob Fukuzaki ABC 7
Since joining ABC7, Rob has done a great deal of work for the community, hosting charity events and emceeing benefit dinners. In 1996, Rob founded the Heads Up Youth Foundation, of which Rob is the chairman and his wife Sharil is the executive director. Moreover, the goal of the foundation is to help disadvantaged youth in Southern California.
Additionally, Providing low-income schools with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes, building a science lab and reading centers, plus providing scholarships for Foster Youth attending college. It has been Rob’s dream to have the opportunity to cover all of his favorite childhood teams in Southern California. In nearly 25 years at ABC7, Rob has covered Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup Finals & Championship Boxing.
Additionally, in 2016 Rob was inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame joining among others his heroes Vin Scully, Chick Hearn, and Bob Miller. Rob’s interests include golf, music, and singing and he often uses that passion in his work. He has written and recorded tributes for legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda and former Dodgers star Raul Mondesi.
Rob Fukuzaki Stroke
Fukuzaki did not have a stroke. The current reports are that he is in perfect health.
Rob Fukuzaki Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at ABC 7 News.
Rob Fukuzaki Net Worth
Fukuzaki has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a sports anchor.
Rob Fukuzaki Social Media Platforms
Fukuzaki is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 9.5k followers on Twitter, 7.1k followers on Instagram, and 10k followers on Facebook.