Dan Aykroyd Net Worth


Age: 70
Born: 1 July 1952
Height: 1.85 m (6 ft)
Country of Origin: Canada
Source of Wealth: Actor, Comedian, Film Producer, Music


Daniel Edward Aykroyd is a Canadian actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. Aykroyd was a writer and an original member of the “Not Ready for Prime Time Players” cast on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from its inception in 1975 until his departure in 1979. During his tenure on SNL, he appeared in a recurring series of sketches, particularly featuring the Coneheads and the Blues Brothers. For his work on the show, he received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations winning for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series in 1977. After his departure, he has since returned in guest roles.

Aykroyd gained prominence for writing, and starring as Dr. Raymond “Ray” Stantz in Ghostbusters (1984), and Ghostbusters II (1989) and has reprised his role in various projects within the Ghostbusters franchise. He also is known for his comedic roles in Trading Places (1983), Spies Like Us (1985), Dragnet (1987), Coneheads (1993), The Great Outdoors (1988), The Blues Brothers (1980), and its 1998 sequel.

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Last Updated: 3rd March 2023