Dana Walden was born (Dana M. Freedman) in 1964 in Los Angeles, California. She is an American businesswoman, television executive, and the Chairman of Disney General Entertainment Content.
Walden’s family is Jewish. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Southern California.
She participated in competitive show hunting as a teenager.
As chairman of Entertainment for Walt Disney Television, Dana oversees the Disney Television Studios, content marketing for broadcast network ABC, Hulu Originals, and basic cable channel Freeform.
She has very healthy relationships with some of the most influential showrunners in the industry, like Liz. Meriwether, Ryan Murphy, and David E. Kelley.
Dana is in charge of some of the biggest scripted and unscripted streaming and television hits.
In 2021, Walden was given a Lifetime Achievement Award from Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business.
Dana Walden Husband: Who Is Dana Walden Married To? Meet Matt Walden
Dana Walden is married to Matt Walden. The couple has been married since 1995 and has two children.
Matt works as a producer and is said to have over three decades of friendship with Douglas Emhoff, husband of Vice-President Kamala Harris.
It was rumored that he has been considered for an ambassadorial post to a European country.