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Dan Aykroyd Biography

Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd
Full Name/Real Name: Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Age: 67 years
Birth Date: 1 July 1952
Birth Place: Ottawa, Canada
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 113 kg
Nationality: Canadian-American
Spouse: Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
Children: Yes(Danielle Aykroyd, Belle Kingston Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd)
Dating: No
Profession: Canadian-American actor, comedian, musician and filmmaker
Net Worth in 2019: $150 million

There are so many things that we can learn from actor Dan Aykroyd career and overall life. First, he is a man known to chase and attain his dreams despite the obvious life obstacles. Secondly, he knows how to hold his family together unlike most stars today. Third, he is wealthy. A real man ought to be wealthy.

But do you know how much is Dan Aykroyd’s net worth in 2019 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Dan Aykroyd’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Dan Aykroyd’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about his net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2019, Dan Aykroyd has a net worth of $150 million.

Early Life & Biography

Dan Aykroyd was born on 1952 July the 1st at The Ottawa Hospital. He grew up in the capital city of Ottawa. His father, Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, of English, Irish, French, Dutch, Scottish descent, was a civil engineer and also doubled up as the advisor to the Canadian Premiere Pierre Trudeau. His mother, Lorraine Helene of a French-Canadian descent was a secretary.

He went to St. Pius X as well as St. Patrick’s high school. Mr. Dan Aykroyd studied Criminal sociology and Political Science at the Carleton University. Nonetheless, the actor dropped out before he could earn his degree.

Dan Aykroyd’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Dan Aykroyd was born on 1 July 1952 and currently as of 2019, he is 67 years old. Statistics put Dan Aykroyd height as 1.85 m and weight 113 kg.

Dan Aykroyd Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Dan Aykroyd

What is Dan Aykroyd marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
Is Dan Aykroyd having any relationship affair? No
Is Dan Aykroyd Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Dan Aykroyd’s Spouse? (name): Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
Does Dan Aykroyd Have Any Kids? Yes(Danielle Aykroyd, Belle Kingston Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd)

The 66 years old actor found his better half Donna Dixon and in 1983 April the 29th, they tied the knot. To date, the couple has three children namely Danielle Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd and the last born Belle Kingston Aykroyd. This couple is both loyal and understanding of each other, a vital recipe for a long-lasting relationship. Ever since there has never been any report of separation, we believe the family is happily living together.

Career, Awards & Nominations

After dropping out of college, Dan in 1973 headed to Toronto and became part of the infamous Second City troupe. Here, he worked closely with several also rising stars like Bill Murray, John Candy, and Gilder Radner. Mr. Dan appeared on Coming Up Rosie, a short-lived Canadian television series.

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Mr. Dan Aykroyd also worked as a television announcer as well as managing a nightclub. It was when a famous writer and comedian John Belushi was in search of new talent in Toronto for The National Lampoon Radio Hour radio show that he bumped into our actor. The duo, in 1975 featured in Saturday Night Live’s first season of the television series.

His film dubbed Ghostbusters made the first appearance in 1984. This film would mark his efficiency as part of its co-writers, creators and lead actors. It was a huge success, and later he made his directional debut in 1991 with Nothing But Trouble. However, did not break through at the box office. His major and notable works among others were from 1975 to 79 when he was apart of the SNL, where he made a name for himself through writing and acting.

His awards and nominations are vast. First, Driving Miss Daisy earned him an Academy Awards in 1990. He got a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding comedy and music program, SNL in 1979. Ghostbusters earned him the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, USA. Other awards include American Comedy Awards, USA, Canadian Screen Awards, CA, Hugo Awards, 3 Razzie Awards, The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards, and TV Land Award.

Dan Aykroyd Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Dan Aykroyd Net Worth
Dan Aykroyd Net Worth

As of 2019, The actor and businessperson is said to have a net worth of $150 million. Dan Aykroyd together with Isaac Tigrett founded the House Of Blues, a music venue line, in 1992. It works with social charities of both folk art music and blues. He also owns a couple of vineyards in Canada. Today, Mr. Dan focuses more on his business endeavors such as the House of Blues Restaurants. This amount is justified and backed by his hard work in the media and the business spheres.

Aykroyd’s story is an impressive one, one which any sane soul would aspire to lead. However, a good name comes from being loyal to oneself and to others, hard work, setting goals and going for them, thinking widely and being a go-getter. Above all, you have to throw in a lot of effort and self-discipline. I envy him and think you begrudge his successes too.