Dawn Savant - Updated May 2023

Dawn Savant is the ex-wife of Doug Savant, a popular American actor. Doug is best known for his appearances as Matt Fielding in the Fox prime-time soap opera Melrose Place and Tom Scavo in the ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives.

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Dawn Savant

Early Life

Dawn Savant was born in the United States of America.  She is an American by nationality. Apart from them, there is no information regarding her birth date, birthplace, age, ethnicity, zodiac, parents, and sibling.

According to online sources, she was raised by her parents in Melbourne.

Talking about her academic qualification, there is no information regarding her qualification. We can assume that she has completed her graduation from a well-known University in the United States.

Dawn Savant – Net Worth 2023

Talking about Dawn’s net worth, she has earned a decent amount of money through her separation from a popular celebrity husband. But she has not revealed it in public.

On the other hand, her ex-husband Doug has earned a decent sum in his career. Moreover, her husband has an estimated net worth of around $3 million US dollars.

Relationship Status

She has divorced her husband Doug Savant and currently is single. In 1983, the pair married and divorced in 1997. Arianna Savant and Madeline Savant are the names of the couple’s two children.

Arianna was born on the 17th of January in the year 1992. On July 20, 2993, Madeline was born. Doug later married Laura Leighton, his current wife. In May of 1998, the pair tied the knot. Doug and Laura co-starred in Melrose Place.

Talking about her rumor and controversy, Dawn is not a part of them till now.

Dawn Savant

Caption: Dawn Savant with her ex-husband Doug Savant (Source: Getty Images)

Professional Career

Talking about her professional career, there is no information regarding her professional life. Moreover, she has not revealed her profession in public.

Doug Savant

Doug began his acting career in 1985 with roles in the teen comedies Secret Admirer and Teen Wolf, and the horror picture Trick or Treat the following year.

In the CBS prime-time soap series Knots Landing, he had a recurring role as a younger version of Mac McKenzie (played by Kevin Dobson) from 1986 to 1987.

He appeared with future Desperate Housewives co-star Nicollette Sheridan, who played a younger version of Michelle Phillips’ Anne Matheson role.

Moreover, he played alongside Rob Lowe and Kim Cattrall in the sensual thriller film Masquerade in 1988.

He played Matt Fielding in the Fox prime-time serial opera Melrose Place from 1992 to 1997, a role that made him one of the first major homosexual characters on television.

However, the network heavily restricted his involvement, with a kiss between Matt and guest actor Ty Miller during the season two finale being cut out at the last minute.

Savant quit the show after five seasons, and his character was killed off-screen in a vehicle accident a year later.

In 1998, he played Sergent O’Neal in the monster picture Godzilla, and in subsequent years, starred in guest parts on The Outer Limits, Profiler, Firefly, JAG, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, and CSI Crime Scene Investigation.

He had a four-episode storyline on 24 in 2004. In 2004, he appeared in the ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives as Tom Scavo. Tom was originally billed as a recurring part throughout Season 1 (2004–05), but in Season 2 he was promoted as a series regular.

Additional Doug’s Career

Because of the positive response to his role, the producers decided to make him a series regular starting in season two, and Tom and Lynette appeared as the most stable marriage on the show.

He has guest-starring parts in a variety of episodes after the series concluded in 2012, including Hot in Cleveland, Criminal Minds, 9-1-1, and NCIS.


Dawn has not won any kind of awards nor gotten recognition for her work till now. On the other side, her ex-husband as an actor has received some of them. Doug has received one award and four nominated in his career yet.

In 2006, he won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Moreover, he received a nomination for Gold Derby Awards (2006) and also nominations for the 2007, 2008, and 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Social Media

Dawn is active only on Twitter. On her Twitter with only some followers. Besides that, she is not available or active on Facebook and Instagram.

Dawn Savant – Body Measurements

Dawn has blonde hair and brown eyes in color. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Dawn’s height, weight, and other body measurements.