Dan Aykroyd Net Worth
Dan Aykroyd net worth: Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $180 million dollars. Dan Aykroyd was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1952. Dan Aykroyd is best known for being one of the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live", as well as his roles in "The Blues Brothers", and "Ghostbusters", but he didn't always intend to become an actor and comedian. Dan Aykroyd was raised in the Catholic Church and intended to become a priest. In 1990, Dan Aykroyd was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Driving Miss Daisy". Aykroyd first gained fame on "Saturday Night Live" where he was a writer and the youngest cast member for the long running show's first four seasons, from 1975 to 1979. Dan Aykroyd has appeared in more than 70 films including "Trading Places", "Spies Like Us", "She's Having a Baby", "My Girl", "Sneakers", "Coneheads", "Tommy Boy", "My Fellow Americans", "Grosse Pointe Blank", "Pearl Harbor", "Christmas with the Kranks", "50 First Dates", "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry", and "Behind the Candelabra." He has been married to the actress Donna Dixon since 1983 and has three children. Akroyd created the TV series The Real Ghostbusters from 1986 to 1991. From 1996 to 2000 he hosted the television series Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal. In 1997 he starred in the series Soul Man as Rev. Mike Weber, a role that originated on the series Home Improvement. Akroyd won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series for Saturday Night Live in 1977. He voiced the role of the title character in the movie Yogi Bear in 2010 and the voice of the Scarecrow in the film Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return in 2014. He made a small cameo in the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot, which he also executive produced.
Crystal Head Vodka: In 2007, Dan and a partner launched a vodka business called Crystal Head Vodka with $600,000. The triple-distilled vodka is sold in distinctive crystal containers that are shaped like human skulls. By 2011, the company was doing more than $55 million in annual revenue. By 2018, revenue topped $80 million.
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Dan Aykroyd Earnings
- Saturday Night Live$750/week