Dan Aykroyd net worth

Dan Aykroyd net worth

Net Worth: $135 Million

About Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd net worth

Dan Aykroyd is known as one of the comedians, who got popular when he appeared in the TV show called “Saturday Night Live”. It has been reported that the total sum of Dan Aykroyd net worth reaches 135 million dollars. In addition to his career as a comedian, he is also known as a screen writer, actor and singer. Moreover, he is regarded as one of the first members of the previously mentioned TV show “Saturday Night Live”. In addition to that, Dan Aykroyd is also one of the creators of “Ghostbusters” and “The Blues Brothers”.

Dan Aykroyd has accumulated his high net worth mainly through his career as a screen writer and actor, which served as two main sources of Dan Aykroyd net worth. In 1990, Dan Aykroyd got a nomination of Academy Award for his supporting role in a film called “Driving Miss Daisy”.

He was born in Ontario, Canada in 1952. His brother named Peter is also known to be involved into comedy, whereas their parents were mostly involved into politics. Also, Dan Aykroyd is known for some distinctive characteristics, such as that one of his eyes is brown and another one is green.

Also, he was born with his toes webbed, and this characteristic is quite obvious in the Saturday Night Live’s production called “Don’t Look back in Anger” and “Mr Mike’s Mondo Video”.

When he was a teenager, Dan Aykroyd also had dreams of becoming a priest. When he graduated from high school, Dan Aykroyd enrolled into Carleton University, where he was studying sociology and criminology. However, he has never completed his degree.

Soon, he started his career as a comedian and performed in various clubs in Canada. This path led him to become one of the most well known comedians of Canadian origin and this career has also increased the total amount of Dan Aykroyd net worth.

In addition, it was also in Canada where he started singing. He and his friend John Belushi created a group called “The Blues Brothers”. It is also worth mentioning that before John Belushi got interested into blues music, he was a huge fan of heavy rock music. In 1978, the band’s first album was released called “Briefcase Full of Blues”. The album proved to be quite a success and its sales also increased the overall sum of Dan Aykroyd net worth. Thus, in addition to his successful career as a comedian, Dan Aykroyd is also known as a singer.

Now you have an idea why Dan Aykroyd net worth is this huge

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