He’s the dashing bodyguard who knocked Pamela Anderson off her feet. Find out more about Dan Hayhurst, who married the beauty of the ‘Baywatch’ in a secret Christmas Eve ceremony!
The new year is already full of surprises. Pamela Anderson announced with loads of dreamy photos that she got married to her handsome boyfriend in a private, intimate ceremony during the 2020 vacation, Dan Hayhurst. Although Dan works as the actress’s bodyguard, their working relationship turned into an epic romance after spending time together during the quarantine. Here are five key facts you need to know about Dan, Pam’s fourth handsome husband:
1st Dan is Pamela Anderson’s bodyguard
Or was it? It is unclear whether Dan will keep his post after he is married to the person he is supposed to protect. Dan reportedly started working for Pamela in early 2020, and their love grew quickly when they were quarantined together on Vancouver Island. “That one year together felt like seven – like dog years,” Pamela joked in an interview with the Daily Mail. She added that they “fell head over heels” and that it was “a natural fit”.
Pamela Anderson stuns red carpet at amfAR Cannes 2019 Gala in pink (AP Images)
2. Dan and Pamela were married on Christmas Eve 2020
It was less than a year before Dan and his bride found out it should be them. The couple married in a private ceremony at Pamela’s Vancouver Island home, only the bride, groom, and a witness – Qiyupelenexw from Snuneymuxw First Nation, according to the actress who sang the “paddle song” which means a new journey. “I was married on the property I bought from my grandparents 25 years ago. My parents were married here and they’re still together,” Pam told DM. “I feel like I’ve come full circle.”
3. Dan is Pamela’s fourth husband.
Five if you count her 12 days working with the producer of A Star Is Born Jon Peters (what it doesn’t do, it wasn’t legally binding). Pamela was famously married to Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee from 1995 to 1998. They had two sons together, Brandon Lee and Dylan Lee. She also married a singer Children’s skirt 2006 … only to get divorced four months later. She then married a producer Rick Salomon twice. They finally separated in 2015.
4. Dan is a contractor who renovated Pamela’s house
What a gentleman. Before becoming Pamela’s bodyguard, Dan worked as a builder. He used his expertise to help the actress repair her historic family property on Vancouver Island, where they would one day get married.
5. Dan is an animal rights activist like Pamela
The Baywatch beauty is famous for her vegan animal rights activist who campaigns for PETA. She and Dan volunteer at the RASTA Sanctuary near their home in Canada, where Dan used his building skills to build a barn for the animals in need. The organization thanked Pam and Dan in December, a few days before their wedding.
“Yesterday Pamela surprised us all with an early Christmas present by generously paying the cost of the cement to build our new barn, and we really couldn’t be more grateful,” wrote RASTA, including an adorable photo of the couple with theirs Arms wrapped around each other. “We feel incredibly blessed to have the support of these two incredibly amazing and compassionate people who are helping make our long-standing dream of building a very, very much needed new barn for the animals a reality!”