Donna Dixon always dreamt of becoming a TV star and an actress. After completing her education at Groveton High School, she joined George Washington University.
However, she could not balance her studies while also pursuing a modeling and acting career. Today, we’ll talk about Dixon’s kids, net worth, and what she is doing now.
Who is Donna Dixon?
Donna Dixon is a television personality and retired pageant contestant with two titles to her name. She was born on July 20th, 1957 to Earl Roy and Mary Ruth Dixon in Alexandria, Virginia. Furthermore, her parents raised her alongside two other siblings, her brother Earl and sister Sherrie.
Donna was crowned as Miss Virginia in 1976 and then Miss Washington DC the following year. Soon after, Dixon launched her modeling career by signing on with the prestigious Wilhelmina Modeling Agency.
Donna got her first acting break in 1980 by appearing in Bosom Buddies. Later in 1983, she featured in the Hollywood blockbuster, Doctor Detroit. It gave her the opportunity to work alongside Don Aykroyd, who she married the very same year.
Moreover, she later starred in several hit movies like ‘Twilight Zone: the movie’ ‘Spies like us,’ ‘The couch trip,’ ‘Lucky Stiff,’ ‘The Nanny,’ ‘Nixon,’ etc. Donna remained active in the film industry right up until 1997.
However, she resurfaced in ‘The Twilight Zone as Meghan #2’s voice.
What is Donna Dixon doing now?
Donna retired from the film industry after a long successful career as an actress. Even though she no longer works on set, Dixon now works as a voice-over actress. Moreover, Donna Dixon even took up producing alongside her husband, Dan Aykroyd.
In addition, the couple runs various business and non-profit foundations. They started the Blue Line Foundation to redevelop flood-damaged areas in New Orleans. Lastly, Donna also owns a fashion company ‘Paradise Bag Company.’
Donna Dixon’s Husband
Dixon met her husband, Dan Aykryod, in 1983 while working on the set of ‘Doctor Detroit.’ They saw each other for some time, before tying the knot in 1983.
Donna and her husband enjoyed a professional relationship as well, appearing in multiple films before they took a step back from the industry. Her husband, Dan Arkryod, is a Canadian national who found prominence in Hollywood as a comedic actor.
One striking similarity between the two is that they are both college dropouts. Dan, an Emmy award-winning actor, has starred in over 75 movies, 25 TV shows, and voiced characters in over 106 films.
Donna has now been married for 38 long years and shares three beautiful daughters with her husband. She gave birth to her first child, Danielle Aykryod in 1989. She is also an actress known for movies like ‘Coneheads,’ ‘Nothing but trouble,’ and ‘Quality Time.’ Presently, Danielle goes by her stage name, ‘Vera Sola.’
Donna’s second daughter is Belle Aykryod. She has also followed her parents’ footsteps and appeared in films like ‘Working Moms’, ‘IRL,’ and ‘Quality Time.’
Moving on to Donna’s youngest daughter, Stella Aykryod, we found that she is also an actress. She has starred in Born to explore (2011) and Don’t Mind Alice (2017).
Donna Dixon Net Worth
As of 2021, Donna Dixon has a net worth of approximately $5 million. Dixon owns several foundations, fashion brands, and Production Companies.
Consequently, Mrs. Dixon has accumulated most of her assets through her career as an actress and model. The long hours, hard work, and the dedication she has put in her career is the reason behind her remarkable bank account.