|Real Name/Full Name||Dan Edward Aykroyd|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Dan Aykroyd|
|Birth Place:||Ottawa, Canada|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||1 July 1952|
|Age/How Old:||68 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 113 Kg
In Pounds – 249 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Samuel Peter
Mother –Lorraine Helene
|School:||St. Pius X High School
St. Patrick’s High School
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Donna Dixon (m. 1983)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Vera Sola Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd, Danielle Aykroyd|
|Profession:||Filmmaker, Producer, Musician, Actor, Comedian|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Dan Aykroyd is a famous global actor, and a comedian. A few of his works that have been a hit include ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ and the ‘Ghostbusters’. He is also a popular musician in America. Besides, he is a notable businessman in Canada who not only owns several vodka companies but also the wineries. Furthermore, he believes in helping the less fortunate since a significant amount of his income supports several charity works. Currently, Dan is happily married and has children of his own.
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Biography and Early Life
Dan Aykroyd was born on 1 July 1952 in Ottawa, Canada. His father is Samuel Peter Aykroyd and his mother is Lorraine Helene Aykroyd. The major part of his early childhood was spent in Ottawa.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Dan Aykroyd in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dan Aykroyd’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 11th April 2021 having been born on 1 July 1952. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 249 lbs in Pound and 113kg in Kilograms.
He was enrolled at St Pius X High School. However, he graduated from St Patrick’s High School. He joined Carleton University. However, he did not complete his graduate education since he chooses to engage in comedy. He had to drop out of college since he used to spend the most time in several nightclubs to perform comedy, and he could keep pace with his academics.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
His first girlfriend was Carrie Fisher. However, their relationship did not last long, and they broke up. Later, Dan started dating Donna Dixon. Together, their love relationship led to marriage, and the couple is blessed with four children: Belle, Danielle, and Stella. His best friend, whom he considered more than a brother, was the late John Belushi, whose death was so heart-breaking for him.
Is Dan Aykroyd Gay?
No. He has engaged in an opposite-gender relationship. He was once in a relationship with Carrier but their love affairs did not last long. Later he fell in love with Dona with who he married and are happily living together. He has children of his own. Thus, Dan Aykroyd is not gay.
He started his career life while in college where he used to do comedy in some nightclubs. He has also held the position of reserve commander of the Louisiana police department. Currently, he is in charge of the Mississippi Sheriff Department where he acts as the reserve deputy of Hinds County.
As a singer, he performed ‘The Gift Winter’ in 1974. He also featured in the ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1975. In 1978, he featured in the ‘All You Need Is Cash’. He engaged in full-time acting from 1996. He featured in several television shows for ghost appearances. He was one of the characters of the popular TV series ‘Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal’. Also, he became the star and the creative consultant of ‘According to Jim’, ‘Soul Man’, ‘Behind the Candelabra’, and ‘Earth vs. the Spider’. Dan has also featured in some video games.
Also, he is the writer of the popular films ‘The Beach Boys’ and ‘The Ghostbusters’. He is the producer of the films ‘Love at First Sight’, ‘Doctor Detroit’, ‘Diamonds’, ‘Driving Miss Daisy’, ‘Pearl Harbor’, and ‘Exit to Eden’.
As a businessman, he is the founder of the company ‘Crystal Head Vodka’, and the ‘House of Blues’ chain of music. In Canada specifically the Niagara Peninsula, he has several wineries under his name.
- He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 1989
- He has been nominated twice for Primetime Emmy Awards out of which he won two those awards.
- He got inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame in 1999.
- He was nominated for the TV Land Awards in 2007, and the American Comedy Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dan Aykroyd in 2021
As of 2021, His net worth is about $220 million. The major source of Dan’s income comes from acting. However, he has diversified his career to also include businesses that are successfully running. In Peninsula, his wineries and vodka companies are among the top income-earning companies. His involvement in several charities where he funds organizations is well known. Besides, he was the one behind the funding of The Blues Brothers when he met with John Belushi and helped enhance the music group’s popularity.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
The celebrity’s favorite food is spiced macaroni cheese that has truffle oil. He has eaten it all his life since he was young and can it eat any time to quench his hunger for his best delicacy.
Dan is a hardworking person. Through diversification of his career, he has earned millions of net worth under his name. He is not only famous for being a great actor but also a musician, producer, businessman, and a person who supports charity. Besides, being an influential person in the field of music he supports other upcoming less popular3 musicians to earn popularity and grow their music career. Furthermore, he has a well-balanced lifestyle since he is happily married and takes care of his wife and children despite his busy schedule.