Ryan Yamamoto Profile
Ryan Yamamoto is an American Emmy award-winning Reporter and Anchor working for KPIX-TV in San Francisco, California as an evening news anchor. He joined the station in January 2022 after working for KOMO-TV.
Ryan Yamamoto Career
Yamamoto serves at KPIX-TV as an Evening News Anchor. Before joining KPIX, he worked for KOMO-TV, an ABC Affiliated station in Seattle, Washington, as a weekday morning anchor. He joined KOMO in June 2016 as a weekend news anchor and left in December 2021. Before going to KOMO, he spent nearly 16 years working as a Weekend News Anchor, Reporter, and Sports Anchor in Sacramento.
During his time in California’s Capital Yamamoto covered a diverse range of topics from the Ted Kaczynski “Unabomber” trial, the election of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, California wildfires, the Super Bowl in New Orleans, NBA Championships three World Series, and three World Series.
Yamamoto’s journalism career started in Columbia, Missouri after graduating from San Francisco State in 1994. Yamamoto went on to Pocatello, Idaho as a Weekend News Anchor, before landing in Sacramento in 1998. He began his sports career in San Diego in 2005 and continued as a Sports Anchor in Sacramento, before returning to the news in 2015. In June 2016, he became a first-time filmmaker by directing and producing a documentary on American Olympic weightlifter Tommy Kono. The film aired nationally on local PBS stations.
Ryan Yamamoto leaving KOMO
Yamamoto resigned from KOMO in December of 2021, for KPIX 5 (CBS Affiliate) in San Francisco. He joined the KPIX News team in January 2022. He announced his switch on 5th December 2021 on his official Facebook page.
Ryan Yamamoto Age, Birthday
Yamamoto’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Ryan is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Ryan Yamamoto Height, measurements
Yamamoto stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Ryan Yamamoto Family
He is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and he grew up a Raiders, Oakland A’s, and Golden State Warriors fan. However, information regarding Yamamoto’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Ryan Yamamoto’s Wife, Married
Yamamoto is married to Suzanne Phan who is a reporter at KOMO News. The two met while working together at KCRA and eventually married while working together at News10 (ABC10). The couple has however not revealed if they have any children.
He now calls Seattle his home, together with his wife and golden retriever “Chuey”. When he is not working, you can find Yamamoto exploring the Pacific Northwest sampling seafood, and training in Muay Thai kickboxing and craft beer.
Ryan Yamamoto Salary
Being one of the top reporters at KPIX-TV, Yamamoto earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Ryan Yamamoto’s Net Worth
Yamamoto has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Reporter and Anchor.
Ryan Yamamoto KOMO
At KOMO Yamamoto worked alongside;
- Mark Christopher – Anchors
- Preston Phillips – Co-anchor
- Scott Thuman – Chief Political Correspondent
- Theron Zahn – Meteorologist
- Steve McCarron – Reporter
- Jeff Pohjola – Reporter
- Matt Markovich – Reporter
- Patrick Quinn – Reporter
- Holly Menino – Anchor
- Joel Moreno – Reporter
- Mary Nam – General Assignment Reporter
- Molly Shen – Anchor
- Rick Van Cise – Anchor/Reporter
- Lee Stoll – Co-anchor