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The star found the perfect compromise between New York and California: the Midwest
The Cutting Edge’s D.B. Sweeney takes Closer through his new Chicago estate.
Since he’s known for portraying an ex–hockey player in the rom-com The Cutting Edge, it’s fitting that the sport brought D.B. Sweeney to his new house in the suburbs of Chicago in 2017. “My son plays hockey, and my wife and I thought he’d have a better chance of chasing his dreams in a hockey environment,” D.B., 56, tells Closer. “When I was still inside the car, I saw the outdoor rink a neighbor installed in a park behind the house.
That was enough for me!”
The location of the four-bedroom, four-bath DuPage County home that
D.B. shares with his wife of 18 years, Ashley Vachon, 42, their son, Cade, 16, and daughter, Cody, 14, also suits his own dreams. “It’s just a 20-minute express train ride from Chicago, where I’m hoping to do some theater,” he says. “It’s pretty unusual to live this close to the city and be
TUNE IN! Ice (with Jeremy Sisto) airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on DirecTV Ch. 239; catch D.B.’s new film Dead on Arrival on VOD and DVD (DOAfilm.com).