Donald "Donnie" Van Zant (born June 11, 1952, in Jacksonville, Florida) is an Americanrockvocalist/guitarist. He is best known as a member of the band 38 Special, which he formed in 1975. He is the middle of three brothers, his older brother Ronnie was the original lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd who lost his life in a 1977 plane crash in Mississippi along with two other members of the band and three others on the plane. His younger brother Johnny is Lynyrd Skynyrd's current lead singer. Donnie and Johnny also perform together from time to time as the group Van Zant.
Van Zant is an avid fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars. He recorded a video, along with remaining members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, that is played at every Jaguars home game on the Everbank Field video board.