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Ken Hakuta (Paik Kun (白健)) was born on 1950 in Seoul, South Korea, is an Inventor, television personality.

Popular As Paik Kun (白健)
Occupation Inventor, television personality
Age 70 years old
Zodiac Sign N/A
Birthplace Seoul, South Korea
South Korea

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Who Is Ken Hakuta’s Wife?

His wife is Marilou Cantiller (m. 1977)

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Wife Marilou Cantiller (m. 1977)
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Children Justin Hakuta

Ken Hakuta Net Worth

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Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million – $5 Million
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Hakuta was born in Seoul, South Korea. His Korean name is Paik Kun (백건) and he was born as the first child of Paik Nam-il, who was the CEO of a textile company originally owned by his father Paik Nag-seung who was accused in 2002 of having been a Chinilpa, or traitor/collaborator with the Japanese during their occupation of Korea. The textile company was the biggest of its kind during the Japanese colonial era in Korea. His family relocated to Japan in 1951 where they changed their Korean surname to a Japanese name based on the original Chinese character (白). Ken Hakuta subsequently grew up in Japan. Hakuta married Marilou Cantiller, a Filipina he met while the pair worked at the World Bank, in 1977. The pair have three children: Justin, Kenzo, and Aki. Justin is the husband of comedian Ali Wong.


In 1998, Hakuta built on his long-standing interest in herbal medicine to found, an eCommerce company offering herbal remedy products and information. sought to differentiate itself from other competitors in the space by positioning itself as “the most authentic resource for herbal medicine available today”; for instance, one of its spokespeople was a shaman, tribal healer, and herbalist from the Peruvian rainforest. ceased operations in February 2000.


Hakuta is also an art collector and is particularly known for a large group of Shaker items, furniture and other pieces, that he purchased in 1991. These are now part of the so-called Mount Lebanon Shaker Society collection.


Hakuta invented the Wacky Wall Walker, one of the best selling toys of the 1980s. The Wacky Wall Walker became a fad hit in 1983, and over 240 million units have sold. Their popularity peaked after the Kellogg Company inserted them as free prizes in cereal boxes. The VH1 program “I Love the 80s: 1983” features Dr. Fad and the Wall Walkers.


Ken Hakuta (born 1951), known as Dr. Fad since 1983, is a Japanese-American inventor and television personality. Hakuta, as Dr. Fad, was the host of the popular kids invention TV show The Dr. Fad Show, which ran from 1988 to 1994. The show featured children’s inventions, and promoted creativity and inventiveness in children. Hakuta was the organizer of four Fad Fairs, conventions of inventors with fun, wacky ideas, in Detroit, New York City and Philadelphia. He received the Inventor of the Year Award from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.