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About Peter Aykroyd - Comedian and Dan Aykroyd's Brother

Published Tue Jul 07 2020 By pratikshya
About Peter Aykroyd - Comedian and Dan Aykroyd's Brother

Peter Hugh Aykroyd is well known for his debut TV series "Second City TV". He is a Canadian actor, comedian, and writer. He has an older brother, Dan Aykroyd, who is a famous actor and comedian known for the "Ghostbusters Franchise".

He has appeared in different TV series and movies and has always given his best in his every role and the audience appreciates it. 

Let's known some interesting facts of Aykroyd.

What's Aykroyd 's Net Worth? 

Famous Comedian Peter Hugh Aykroyd's net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He has been a veteran film actor and writer for a long period of time. 

Likewise, his older brother Dan Aykroyd's net worth is whopping $135 million. He is a member of one of the wealthiest families in Hollywood and beyond. 

Early Life 

Peter Aykroyd is a Canadian writer who was born on July 1, 1955, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of father Samuel Cuthbert (Peter Hugh Aykroyd) and Lorraine Aykroyd. Peter has an older brother, Dan Aykroyd, who is a famous actor and comedian. The actor is of Canadian nationality, and ethnicity is white. His birth sign is cancer. 


"Saturday Night Live" writer of the show on its fifth season in 1979-80. Peter, alongside his brother Dan, co-wrote the movie, Nothing But Trouble. He also worked in several TV shows such as the Canadian Sci-Fi show, Psi Factor. Apart from this, Peter has appeared movies like Spike Like Us, Dragnet, Nothing But Trouble as well as Coneheads

Working in above- mentioned movies and TV shows as an actor, producer, and writer. He and Jim Belushi provided the voices of Elwood Blues and Jake Blues for the cartoon The Blues Brothers: Animated Series, reprising the roles made famous by their respective brothers Dan and John.


Amazing writer Aykroyd has written numerous series and movies. He has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing-Variety Series. 

Father and Mother

Aykroyd 's father full named, Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd. He is a civil engineer and worked as a policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. His mother, Lorraine Helene Aykroyd was a secretary. His mother was of French Canadian descent and his father is of English, Scottish, Irish, French and Dutch ancestry. Peter is from very well educated and well to do family.

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Wife and Kids 

Comedian Aykroyd has happily married a beautiful wife and children but their information is quite secretive. He is very focused on is a profession and personal life.

Has One Sibling 

Peter's brother Dan Aykroyd is a multi-talented actor, screenwriter, and entrepreneur with a tremendous net worth of $180 million. He is the writer of the blockbuster "Ghostbusters" film franchise, which has a total box office collection of $739 million worldwide.

His brother Dan Aykroyd.

Body Measurements 

Handsome actor of 'Spike Like Us' stands 5 feet 9 inches and weight 78kg. He has blue eyes color and white color.

He is Not Active on Social Media 

Aykroyd is not a presence in social media. He has no social media accounts such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He is a very secretive person and keeps his personal life information private.

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