Dan Aykroyd Bio

(Actor, Comedian, Musician, Filmmaker)

Relationship Facts of Dan Aykroyd

  • Dan Aykroyd is married to Donna Dixon {Compare Couple}.
  • Dan Aykroyd married on April 29, 1983
  • 💑 Anniversary in 225 days 💑
  • He is father of Three ( Danielle Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd, Belle Kingston Aykroyd).
  • Dan Aykroyd is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Moving towards the confidential life of Dan Aykroyd, he is a married man. The 66 years old, Dan had tied his knot with Donna Dixon on 29 April 1983.

The couple is blessed with three children i.e,  Danielle Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd, and Belle Kingston Aykroyd.

There is no any issue of separation between the blessed couple. Their relationship is depending on mutual trust and understanding. They both are loyal towards each other.

Who is Dan Aykroyd?

Dan Aykroyd is an actor, comedian, musician, as well as a filmmaker. His real name is Daniel Edward Aykroyd and belongs to both Canadian and American nationality.

He had even acted in the movie  Ghostbusters in 1984, which spawned a sequel and eventually an entire media franchise.

Furthermore, he is also a businessman and is a co-founder of the House of Blues chain of music venues as well as the Crystal Head Vodka brand. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the film Driving Miss Daisy.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality, Education

Born on 1st July 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Dan Aykroyd is the son of the father Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, and mother Lorraine Gougeon.

He has a sibling named Peter Aykroyd. He belongs to a mixed ethnicity as his mother was of French Canadian descent and his father of English, Irish, Scottish, Dutch and French ancestry.

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Caption: Dan Aykroyd and Donna Dixon (Source: Zimbio)

Moreover, he had studied his high school at St. Pius X and St. Patrick’s high school. He had even attended his University at Carleton University in the field of criminology and sociology but dropped out without completing his degree.

Furthermore, he played as a comedian in various Canadian nightclubs. He had developed his musical career in Ottawa, particularly through his regular attendances at The Owl.

Dan Aykroyd: Professional Career, Salary, and Net Worth

He started his career as a Canadian comedian in 1971. He was famous on the American comedy show Saturday Night Live. Then he became famous for his role in the movie like Beldar, father of the Coneheads family; with Steve Martin.

After some year, he began guest appearances and unannounced cameos on SNL, often impersonating the American politician Bob Dole.

Subsequently, he had then released his new article named The Blues Brothers musical act with frequent host John Goodman. In 2003,  he had become the second member of the original cast to host SNL and appeared in the season finale.

He had even appeared as a crying fan of American Idol finalist Sanjaya Malakar in 2007. Then, he had as U.S. House Minority leader John Boehner in 2009. In 2013, he made a guest appearance, along with many other SNL alumni.

About his main article, he had played a blues record in the background, and it stimulated a fascination with blues. He had released the hit album Briefcase Full of Blues in 1978 and had sold 3.5 million copies. In 1980, the band gained their popularity from the movie The Blues Brothers, which co-written by him.

Likewise, in 2016, he had released one of the executive producers of Ghostbusters, a long-discussed reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise. He even had an appearance in the film, along with many of the rest of the original Ghostbusters cast.

Through his hard work in his professional life, he has earned a net worth of $200 million. Moving towards his awards, he has achieved two awards i.e, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series in 1977 and Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program in 1978.

Dan Aykroyd: Rumor and Controversy/Scandal y

He had said that he would be making his new movie a third Ghostbusters but it was just a rumor.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Moving towards his body measurements, he has a height of 6ft 1 inch and a weight of 113 kg. His hair color is brown as well as a hazel pair of eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Dan Aykroyd is quite active on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Currently, he has almost 446k followers on Facebook and 259k followers on Twitter.

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