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Dodd Darin Net Worth – $3 million

What is Dodd Darin’s net worth? Also, who is Dodd Darin’s wife? What does Dodd Darin do for a living?


Dodd Darin (birth name – Dodd Mitchell Darin) is an American author and the son of Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin.

His middle name was given in honor of Sandra Dee’s press agent, Betty Mitchell.


He was born on December 16, 1961, in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Darin is the son of Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee.

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Bobby Darin celebrates the birthday of his wife, actress Sandra Dee, with their son Dodd, circa 1966 – @Getty

During the late 1950s and early ’60s, Bobby and Dee were America’s sweethearts.

They met while filming Come September.

When they tied the knot, their marriage seemed like the perfect dream of any American couple.

Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin

Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin – © Guliver / Getty Images

But Dee and Bobby divorced in 1967 after she suffered from an addiction to alcohol and pills. However, the two stayed on good terms. Dee once said:

”We even lived together after the divorce.”

Bobby Darin was an American singer who performed country, swing, folk, rock and roll, pop, and jazz music.

In 1962, Bobby won a Golden Globe Award for his film, ”Come September.”

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Unfortunately, he died (after a six‐hour open-heart surgery) four days after his son’s 12th birthday in 1973. He was 37 years old.

During an interview, Dodd said:

“My mom never recovered from my dad’s passing.”

Darin went on to say:

“They were divorced and hadn’t been together for years but a lot of her died the day he died.”

Sandra Dee was an American actress who earned a Golden Globe Award in 1958 for her performance in Robert Wise’s Until They Sail in 1958.

Sandra Dee with her son Dodd Mitchell Darin

© Guliver / Getty Images

In 1959, she appeared in A Summer Place as Troy Donahue’s teen girlfriend.

Sandra’s film Imitation of Life became a box office success, grossing more than $50 million.

Her final film performance was in the drama Lost.

In February 2005, Dee died from complications from kidney disease in Thousand Oaks, California.

During an interview with Daily Telegraph, Darin said about his parents:

”When I was very young, both my parents made an effort to have a normal existence for me as much as possible.”

Dodd later added:

”For those who don’t know, my mum was also high profile at the time and they both realized that I was going to have my own life to lead eventually and they tried to keep it as normal as possible.”

In 1990, he accepted the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame award for his father.


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Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey and Dodd Darin during 2004 AFI Film Festival – Beyond the Sea Premiere – Opening Night Gala – @Getty

In 1994, Darin released a book named – ”Dream Lovers: The Magnificent Shattered Lives of Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee.”

The book chronicles his parents’ divorce (when Darin was six), the fact that his mother had been sexually abused as a child by her stepfather, his mother’s struggle with depression and anorexia using his rare photographs, letters, interviews, and his own memories.

Darin started to write the book in 1988 as a method to connect with his father and learn all about him.

In 2016, the book was translated into a musical that had its premiere in Sydney, reported ABC.

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Dodd Darin and his wife Audrey Tannenbaum

Dodd Darin and Audrey Tannenbaum arrive ahead of the premiere of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical at Lyric Theatre, Star City on October 6, 2016 – @Getty

Dodd Darin got married to Audrey Tannenbaum on June 5, 1993.

She was the costumer on NBC’s Mad About You, an American sitcom television series.


Dodd Darin and his children

Alexa Darin, Dodd Darin and Olivia Darin accept the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the late Bobby Darin at the Special Merit Awards – @Getty

The couple has two daughters, named Alexa Rose (born in 1996) and Olivia.

His daughters said that they love Bobby Darin’s music. Alexa said:

”I’m a sucker for Grandpa’s song Dream Lover.”

Both girls are into modeling.

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Dodd Darin and Sandra Dee during “Love Letters” Post Party – May 14, 1991 at Johnny Rockets Restaurant in Beverly Hills – @Getty

A biographical musical drama film titled Beyond the Sea (based on the life of Bobby Darin) was released in 2004.

Kevin Spacey starred in the lead role. Spacey also used his own singing voice for the musical numbers. 

The film grossed over $8 million.

Dodd Darin – Net Worth

So, how much is Dodd Darin worth?

Darin earned most of his wealth from royalties from his parent’s films and music. In addition, Dodd published a book that sold very well on Amazon (4.6 out of 5 stars with 151 reviewers). The book is a biography of his parents. “Thank you to all of those who enjoy my Dad’s work and have been so supportive over the years,” Dodd said.

His mother had an estimated net worth of $2 million, while his father of $5 million.

Therefore, American author Dodd Darin has an estimated net worth of $3 million.


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Rhonda Knowles

Monday 28th of August 2023

I've ALWAYS LOVED Sandra and Bobby Darin, always. I still can't get enough of their movies, they were and always be BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE to me. You both, will NEVER be FORGOTTEN...🖤🖤🖤

Kathleen Mandaro

Monday 14th of August 2023

Thank you Dodd for sharing your parents stories. Loved both of them, Listen to yourcDad’s music all the time. Love your Mom’s movies! So happy you wrote the books. You are a picture of your Dad! They would be so proud of you. Lots of luck and happiness to you and your family!

Donnah Tichacek

Wednesday 12th of October 2022

As a young girl I was very much a fan of both Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee! Like Elvis Presley Bobby Darin was very unique. He had his own style no one could duplicate. All of us girl read all about them both and we loved Sandra Dee. We were very young and wanted to be just like her. Thank you for sharing with us who are still fans.

John Norris

Sunday 28th of August 2022

Hi Dodd and Audrey! John and Jo Anne Norris here. I tried reaching you two through several of the Bobby Darin FB sites without success. It was great meeting you two at Neile’s birthday celebration several weeks ago. We left for Europe and Scandinavia after the function/returned Friday. If ever in the San Diego area with some time to spare, reach out. Maybe lunch or dinner? Again, it’s was really a fun night and meeting you both was icing on the cake! John

Carl Thomas Panarella

Monday 28th of March 2022

Hi Dodd , My Name Is Carl Thomas Panarella . I’m S Tremendous Fan Of Your Father And I’m Also A Singer . I Worked With Pat Cooper , Jackie Mason , And Other Celebrities. I Created A Show In 1999 About Your Father’s Music And Starred In The SANDS In Atlantic City . I Still Bring The Show To Local (New York Area) Venues . As You Know , Your Father Was ONE OF A KIND ! Back In 2000 Tony Orlando Thanked Me For Keeping Bobby’s Music Alive . I Must Say , It’s My Honor To Remind People What A Genius And Great Talent He Was . God Bless You And I Hope To Meet You !