Dan Aykroyd & Wife Donna separate 2022 : After 39 Years Married


After nearly 40 years together, Dan Aykroyd, 69, and Donna Dixon, 64, are divorcing. In a joint statement to PEOPLE magazine on Friday, the Ghostbusters actor and his wife confirmed their breakup, adding that they will stay legally married.


"We are now on separate life paths after 39 years as a marriage." The couple told the outlet that they are still legally married, co-parents, co-workers, and business partners. "This is our beloved friendship's choice."


After meeting while working on the set of the comedy film Doctor Detroit, the couple married in 1983. They went on to work together on a number of additional projects, including Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Spies Like Us (1985), The Couch Trip (1988), and Exit to Eden (1989). (1994). Dan is most known for his appearances on Saturday Night Live and in a number of comedic films, while Donna began her career as a model, working for Wilhelmina Modeling Agency before competing in a number of beauty pageants. She subsequently moved on to acting in the early 1980s, where she met and worked with Dan.



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Despite the fact that Dan and Donna have walked on the red carpet together countless times, they have remained very low-key and out of the spotlight. According To Uswhispers

During an interview with the Tampa Bay Times, the Saturday Night Live alum has commented about his former companion. In 2014, he said, "You have to locate the perfect person – look them in the eye, have them look back, and know their spirit."


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