Mark Kono Biography

Mark Kono an American professional helicopter pilot and Journalist and reporter working in Sky5 on the KTLA Morning News. His works on electronic newsgathering (ENG), executive charter, aerial photography, production, offshore and lifesaving medical flights, and he has been a professional helicopter pilot for over 25 years.

He has flown to major media outlets, such as KSAZ-TV in Phoenix and KGO-TV in San Francisco, and also KCBS-TV, KNBC-TV, KABC-TV, and KTTV-TV in Los Angeles, and his experience has brought him to different parts of the world. He got honored for his role on the KTLA Morning News with several Emmy awards.

Mark Kono Age

Kono age and date of birth are publicly unavailable. This section will be updated as soon as this information is available.

Mark Kono Career

Kono started off his Robinson R22 flight school, learning to fly at Hiser Helicopters in Corona, California, beginning in 1988. Hiser was a business in the 80s and 90s that was in its heyday. They would mainly train local and overseas pilots sent to the USA to receive initial R22 ratings and then, depending on the student, they would also complete a turbine transfer course in either a Bell 206 or MD500 before returning to Asia.

He started started his flight training in a Robinson R22, learning to fly at Hiser Helicopters in Corona, California in 1988, starting out like so many before him. Hiser was a business in the 80s and 90s that was in its heyday. They will mainly train local and overseas pilots sent to the USA to receive initial R22 ratings and then, depending on the student, frequently complete a turbine transfer course in either a Bell 206 or MD500 before returning to Asia.

However, he ran out of money after receiving his private helicopter rank. Although he returned to non-flying roles to build up some more cash to complete his ratings, he was forced to put his flying on hold. His return to flight training to complete his commercial, CFI, and instrument ratings came in 1992 when he was able to restart “All Flyable” with a now extinct company located at Long Beach Airport.

The company was founded by a wealthy businessman who did his flight training at the same airport and noticed some holes in the training offered and decided that he was going to do it once done. This strategy was right on the money, according to Kono. However, the company only lasted five years in service with much riding on aircraft purchases, equipment, payroll, and a small decline in student enrollment.

Mark Kono Net Worth

Kono has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million

Mark Kono Salary

Kono estimated annual salary is under review

Mark Kono Height and Weight

Kono stands tall at an average height and has an average body weight

Mark Kono Family

Kono information about his family are publicly unavailable. This section will be updated as soon as this information is available.

Mark Kono Wife

Kono is married to Ginger Chan, a fellow KTLA 5 Morning News anchor. The duo celebrated their anniversary back in July 2018. Lynette Romero, their fellow KTLA anchor/reporter, tweeted a short clip of their celebration and said that she loves the KTLA husband-and-wife power couple.

Mark Kono Children

Kono and Ginger Chan has three children. Back in May 2014, their elder son, Ryder Kono, rejoiced at the moment when his twin siblings were born. Devyn Doris Kono was born one minute earlier than Alyssa Rose Kono. Devyn weighed 5 pounds 9 ounces among the stable twin daughters of the couple, while her younger sister, Alyssa, weighed 5 pounds 8 ounces during their pregnancy.

In May 2017, when the their twins got three years, their mother Ginger took her Instagram and wished ‘Happy Birthday’ to her adorable daughters. She posted a throwback image where her elder brother Ryder’s company was enjoyed by the siblings.

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