Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd is a well-known Canadian-American actor, singer, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. From 1975 through 1979, Aykroyd was a cast member of “Saturday Night Live.” He’s also had roles in the movies “Ghostbusters,” “Ghostbusters II,” and “Driving Miss Daisy.” Aykroyd starred in the sitcom “Soul Man” on television.

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Dan Aykroyd’s Net Worth and Salary in 2021

As of August 2021, Dan Aykroyd’s net worth is predicted to be more than $200 million. His good fortune stems from his acting career. His riches is derived in part from his forays into other industries. He is one of the co-founders of the House of Blues music venue chain. Crystal Head Vodka is also co-founded by him. Aykroyd is a co-owner of a number of wineries on Canada’s Niagara Peninsula. He’s also produced and directed films and has appeared in a number of video games.

Dan Aykroyd is regarded as one of the most well-known actors on the planet. He is involved in a number of humanitarian endeavors and was instrumental in the founding of the Blue Line Foundation. His popularity has earned him numerous awards, and he has even dabbled in music. After meeting John Belushi, he is credited with helping to boost the popularity of The Blues Brothers.

Real Estate

Dan and his brother bought a 4,176 square foot mansion in Los Angeles for $732,500 in 1988 and sold it for $2.13 million in 2008. Aykroyd paid $14.5 million for a four-bedroom property in the Pacific Palisades in 2007, and $3.8 million for a 4,828-square-foot home in the Hollywood Hills the following year. Dan listed the Pacific Palisades home for rent in 2014, asking $45,000 per month.

Crystal Head Vodka

Dan and a colleague invested $600,000 in a vodka company named Crystal Head Vodka in 2007. The triple-distilled vodka comes in eye-catching crystal bottles styled like human skulls. By 2011, the company had grown to a revenue of more than $55 million per year. Annual revenue now exceeds $80-$100 million.

Early Years of Dan Aykroyd

Samuel Peter Aykroyd and Lorraine Helene Aykroyd gave birth to Daniel Edward Aykroyd on July 1, 1952, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He grew up in Ottawa.

He attended St. Pius X High School and St. Patrick’s High School for his education. He went to Carleton University as well, but dropped out soon after. Following that, he began working as a comedian in a variety of Canadian nightclubs.

Dan Aykroyd was engaged to Carrie Fisher for a short time. Donna Dixon was his wife when he wedded her in 1983. Belle, Stella, and Danielle are the couple’s three daughters.

Aykroyd has worked as a reserve commander for the Louisiana Police Department. He is currently a Reserve Deputy with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department in Mississippi. He is well-known for his friendship with John Belushi. Aykroyd is a believer in spiritualism.

Age, height, and weight

Dan Aykroyd, who was born on July 1, 1952, is 69 years old as of today, August 17, 2021. He stands 1.85 meters tall and weighs 113 kilograms.

Career of Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd lent his voice to ‘The Gift of Winter’ in 1974. He went on to appear on ‘Saturday Night Live’ a year later. He was a regular on the show until 2015. In 1978, he played Brian Thigh in the television film “All You Need Is Cash.”

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He starred in the television series “Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal” from 1996 to 2000. He was the show’s creative consultant and star. ‘Soul Man,’ ‘Earth vs. the Spider,’ ‘According to Jim,’ ‘The Defenders,’ and ‘Behind the Candelabra’ are among Aykroyd’s other television roles.

Aykroyd was the originator of ‘The Real Ghostbusters,’ and has appeared in a number of other television shows as a guest star. ‘The Beach Boys: It’s OK’ was written by him.

In 1977, he made his film debut as Roy in the film “Love at First Sight.” Following that, he made an appearance in the film ‘1941.’ ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Doctor Detroit,’ ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Nothing Lasts Forever,’ ‘Into the Night,’ ‘Dragnet,’ ‘Driving Miss Daisy,’ ‘Exit to Eden,’ ‘Diamonds,’ ‘Pearl Harbor,’ and ‘Pixels’ are among his other cinematic credits.

Dan Aykroyd was the writer, producer, and star of the film “Blues Brothers 2000,” which he wrote, produced, and starred in. In 1991, he directed the film “Nothing But Trouble.”

What is the relationship status of Dan Aykroyd

Dan was engaged to Carrie Fisher, his co-star in “The Blues Brothers,” in 1980, but she dumped him for Paul Simon, a past beau. On April 29, 1983, Aykroyd married actress Donna Dixon, and the couple had three daughters: Danielle (born November 1989), Belle (born June 1993), and Stella (born June 1993). (born in April 1998). Dan was good friends with John Belushi, referring to him as a brother and a kindred soul, and his death shocked him.

Dan Aykroyd with his wife Donna Dixon (SOURCE:7wallpepers.net)

Dan has worked as a reserve commander for the Harahan Police Department in Louisiana and as a reserve deputy for the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department in Mississippi. Aykroyd is a UFOlogist and a Spiritualist; he is a member of MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) and works as the organization’s Hollywood consultant. His fascination with UFOs led him to host “Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal” and produce “Dan Aykroyd: Unplugged on UFOs,” a DVD. Dan’s father published a book about the Aykroyd family’s spiritualism background in 2009; Dan prepared the introduction and assisted Peter in promoting the book.

Achievements & Awards

Dan Aykroyd received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1989. Out of three Primetime Emmy nominations, he has won two. He was honoured onto Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2002. He became a member of the OC in 1999. (Order of Canada). He was nominated for the TV Land Awards in 2007 and for the American Comedy Awards in 2008.

Quick Facts of Dan Aykroyd

Celebrated Name: Dan Aykroyd
Real Name/Full Name: Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Gender: Male
Age: 69 years old
Birth Date: 1 July 1952
Birth Place: Ottawa, Canada
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 113 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
Children: Yes (Danielle Aykroyd, Belle Kingston Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd, Vera Sola)
Profession: Canadian-American actor, producer, comedian, musician, and filmmaker
Net Worth in 2021: $200 million
Last Updated: August 2021