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Ali Wong's Daughter, Nikki Hakuta: A Glimpse into Her Life

Published Thu Oct 19 2023 By Bsgurung
Ali Wong's Daughter, Nikki Hakuta: A Glimpse into Her Life

Nikki Hakuta is well known celebrity kid. She gained attention in the public eye as the second daughter of the well-known American stand-up comedian and actress, Alexandra Dawn Wong, who is professionally known as Ali Wong

Her father, Justin Hakuta, is an American entrepreneur. Nikki has an older sister named Mari Hakuta. Now Let's take a closer look at the life of the famous celebrity kid, Nikki. Here is everything you need to know about the life of Ali's youngest child. 

Parents Love Life

Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta first crossed paths at the wedding of their mutual friends in 2010.

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Image: Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta together. Source: Briefly

 At the time, Justin was a Fulbright Scholar and a student at Harvard Business School. They tied the knot in 2014 and are now parents to two daughters.

Parents Divorced in 2022

In April 2022, Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta made public their decision to file for divorce. This announcement came shortly after her "Don Wong" stand-up special was released in February 2022. 

At that time she candidly shared her feelings of regret and unhappiness in her marriage, likening it to a prison. Despite the divorce, they have maintained a strong friendship, and Justin continues to serve as her tour manager.

Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta Are Still Close

Nearly a year following her divorce from Justin Hakuta, Ali Wong opened up about their relationship to THR, emphasizing that they remain extremely close. She mentioned, "We're best friends. We've been through so much together. It's a very unconventional divorce."

Wong further revealed that her ex-husband would be accompanying her and their daughters on her comedy tour over the summer as she shares new material about her life post-divorce.

She expressed, "I'm still fine-tuning it, but the core of the material came to me very quickly." Wong also mentioned that this would be her first comedy hour performed since she became single, and she's considering naming it the "Single Lady Tour."

Mother, Ali Wong is Dating Bill Hader

Comedians Bill Hader and Ali Wong have rekindled their romance. They were previously married to other people before their first public link in 2022. Hader had been married to Maggie Carey and Wong to Justin Hakuta. 

In April 2022, Wong and Hakuta divorced. Hader mentioned his "girlfriend" in an interview in 2023, and it was confirmed that he was seeing Wong again. They were photographed together in April 2023, indicating their revived relationship. 

Both comedians, who had known each other for years, decided to give their romance another shot, taking things slowly and enjoying their connection.

Nikki Hakuta's Net Worth in 2023

Nikki Hakuta is currently too young to have a profession, and her net worth is undisclosed. On the other hand, her mother, Ali Wong, is a multi-talented American figure with a net worth of $4 million

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Image: American comedian Ali Wong at the award ceremony. Source: Variety 

Ali Wong's impressive career includes starring in and producing popular Netflix comedy specials like "Ali Wong: Baby Cobra" (2016), "Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife" (2018), and "Ali Wong: Don Wong" (2022). 

Additionally, she authored the book "Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life" in 2019.

Reason Behind The Name

Nikki is Ali Wong's second child, born in 2017, with her elder sister Mari born in 2015. The name Nikki has diverse meanings, representing victory in English, a Japanese surname, and symbolizing the goddess of victory in Greek. 

Wong, a dedicated comedian, worked throughout her pregnancies, filming Netflix specials "Hard Knock Wife" while pregnant with Nikki and "Baby Cobra" with her first child. Wong's daughters take pride in being part of her comedy journey. 

She once faced a miscarriage and initially hesitated to talk about it but found support, even from her ex-husband's parents. Unfortunately, Wong and her ex-husband divorced in 2022, although Nikki and her sister maintain a close relationship with both parents.

Mother, Ali Wong Wrote a Book About Nikki and Her Sister

In 2019, Ali Wong, Nikki's mother, published her book "Dear Girls," which centered on sharing personal stories, undisclosed secrets, and insights for a fulfilling life. 

During an interview, Wong mentioned dedicating the book to her daughters and cited her motivation for writing the memoir: she was inspired by her father, who had written her a heartfelt letter before his passing.

Sister, Mari Hakuta is Two Years Senior

Mari Hakuta, born on November 24, 2015, is the first child of Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta, of Asian ethnicity. Her father is of Japanese and Filipino descent, while her mother is Vietnamese-Chinese. 

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Image: Nikki Hakuta with her parents and sister. Source: Instagram

She was delivered via cesarean section. As of June 2023, Mari is seven years old and has already exhibited a budding sense of humor, often described as her mother's "mini-me." Their shared playful nature and wit have endeared her to many, hinting at a promising future in comedy.

Nikki Hakuta is Five Years Old

Nikki Hakuta, the second child of Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta, was born on December 18, 2017. As of June 2023, Nikki is five years old. 

Ali Wong gave birth to her during the production of her Netflix comedy special, "Hard Knock Wife," adding a unique chapter to her life and career. There's a two-year age difference between Nikki and her elder sibling.

Height and Weight

Nikki Hakuta is approximately 2 feet 2 inches tall, which is approximately 66 centimeters, and she weighs around 22 pounds, equivalent to 10 kilograms.

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