Chevy Chase Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Chevy Chase Net Worth 2020 – Chevy Chase is an actor, comedian as well as a writer. He had become the member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment soon became a staple of the show.
Cornelius Crane Chase, nicknamed Chevy Chase by his grandmother, was born to Edward Tinsley “Ned” Chase and Cathalene Parker.
His father was a book editor and magazine writer in Manhattan while his mother was a concert pianist and librettist. The family hailed from Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Before realizing his true calling, he worked through a number of petty jobs to earn his livelihood.
According to reports and sources, Chase was expelled from school. He had studied at Riverdale Country School.
However, he claimed in an interview that he had left school for academic reasons. He completed his pre-med and earned a B.A. in English from Bard College in 1967.
Instead of joining the medical school, Chase and his classmates, Walter Becker and Donald Fagen formed a jazz band called, ‘a bad jazz band’.
Starting his career, he had begun 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.
Subsequently, in 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.
He even earned around US$7 million per film and was a highly visible celebrity. In 1986, he had appeared alongside Paul Simon, one of his best friends, in Simon’s second video for “You Can Call Me Al”.
Likewise, 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.
Similarly, 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.
Chevy Chase has a net worth of $50 million dollars.