Chevy Chase Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height, Movies
Chevy Chase is a well-known American actor, comedian as well as a writer. Born into a prominent New York family, he worked a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and began acting with National Lampoon.
What is Chevy Chase Real name?
Chevy Chase was born on 8th October 1943 in Lower Manhattan, New York, the U.S. As of 2019, he is 76 years old and his sun sign is Libra. His birth name is Cornelius Crane “Chevy” Chase. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity (English, Scottish, Irish, Danish, Dutch, and German).
He is the son of father Edward Tinsley “Ned” Chase and mother Cathalene Parker. His father was a famous Manhattan book editor and magazine writer whereas his mother was a concert pianist and librettist.
Schooling and University
He studied at Riverdale Country School. Then he had graduated from the Stockbridge School. For further studies, he had attended Haverford College.
He had taken transferred to Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where he studied a pre-med curriculum and graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Further, he played drums in the college band, The Leather Canary.
How much is Chevy Chase Net Worth and Salary?
Spending nearly his entire career and through his hard work in his professional life, he has earned a net worth of $50 million. Similarly, His car is SL65 – manufactured by Mercedes-Benz ($218,475).
According to some sources, a TV star makes an average salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million. In addition, he also makes a decent amount from his books which include: The Ancient and Modern Ballads of Chevy Chase – Scholar’s Choice Edition = $21.95 in Hardcover and $17.75 in Paperback. Similarly, Greatest Hits Of The National Lampoon costs $28.72 in Audio CD.
However, Chase has many upcoming projects from which we can see a rise in his net worth. Currently, he is active in the industry for years and has worked in a number of movies and TV series. From that, he definitely collected an eye-catching paycheck.
Is Chevy Chase still Married?
Chase is a married man. It looks like Chevy Chase has found the right person after going through many relationships. He exchanged his wedding vows with Jayni Chase in 1982. The couple is blessed with three children: Caley Leigh Chase (1984), Cydney Cathalene Chase (1982), and Emily Evelyn Chase (September 29, 1988). Caley Leigh Chase is an actress as well as a producer who is well known for Eyeteeth.
Previously, he was formerly married to Jacqueline Carlin in 1976 and divorced in 1980. While he was with Jacqueline, he shared a son, Bryan Perkins (24th October 1979). Similarly, he tied the knot again with Suzanne Chase in 1973 and separated in 1976. They had separated due to differences in their relationships.
However, Chase spoke out the N-word on the set of the NBC comedy Friday afternoon in the presence of his co-stars Yvette Nicole Brown and Donald Glover which turned into the controversy.
Body Measurement (Height and Weight)
Chase stands tall at the height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 96 kg. Similarly, the color of his hair is grey, and has a pair of dark brown eyes.
- He started as a member of an early underground comedy ensemble called Channel One which he co-founded in 1967.
- In 1973, he had made the move to comedy as a full-time career, when he became a cast member of The National Lampoon Radio Hour, a syndicated satirical radio series.
- In the year 1975, he had become one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live (SNL), NBC’s late-night comedy television show.
- He had performed in other skits on SNL including a recurring role as the Land Shark in the movie Jaws.
- Then he had committed contractually to SNL for only one year as a writer.
- In 2015, he had received two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for his writing and live comic acting.
- He had become the first member of the original cast to leave the show in 1996.
- In 1980, he had escaped from death by electrocution during the rehearsal of Modern Problems.
- Additionally, in 2002, he was roasted by the New York Friars Club for a Comedy Central television special.
- In 2006, he was guest-starred as an anti-Semitic murder suspect in “In Vino Veritas”.
- He has acted in television shows Dollar Rent-a-Car in 1996, History Channel in 1999, Aflac in 2003, T-Mobile in 2009, and Chase Manhattan Bank in 2010.