Chevy Chase Biography

(Actor and comedian)

Chevy Chase is an actor, comedian as well as a writer.

Relationship Facts of Chevy Chase

  • Chevy Chase is married to Jayni Chase {Compare Couple}.
  • He is father of Four (Caley Chase, Cydney Cathalene Chase, Bryan Perkins Chevy Chase, Emily Evelyn Chase).
  • Chevy Chase is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Chevy Chase and Jayni Chase are the parents of four children 

Moving towards the personal life of Chevy Chase, he is a married man. 78 years old, Chevy tied the knot with Jayni Chase in 1982.

The couple is blessed with four children i.e, Cydney (born 1983), Caley (born 1985), Bryan (born 1979), and Emily (born 1988).

Earlier, he had married Jacqueline Carlin in 1976–1980 and Suzanne Chase in 1973–1976. They had separated due to differences in their relationships.

Who is Chevy Chase?

Chevy Chase is an actor, comedian as well as a writer. He had become a member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment soon became a staple of the show.

Furthermore, he had even acted in prominent movies like  Caddyshack in 1980, Spies Like Us in 1985, ¡Three Amigos! in 1986, Memoirs of an Invisible Man in 1992, Orange County in 2002, and Hot Tub Time Machine in 2010.

From 2009-2014, he acted as Pierce Hawthorne in the NBC comedy series Community.

Chevy Chase: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Chevy was born on 8th October 1943 in Lower Manhattan, New York, the U.S.

His birth name is Cornelius Crane “Chevy” Chase and belongs to the American nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity (English, Scottish, Irish, Danish, Dutch, and German).

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Caption: Chevy Chase and his wife Jayni (Source: Celebrity)

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.

His mother was the daughter of Admiral Miles Browning, most notable for serving as Rear Admiral Raymond A.

He had studied at Riverdale Country School. Then he graduated from the Stockbridge School.

For further studies, he 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.

Furthermore, he played drums in the college band, The Leather Canary.

Chevy Chase: Career history, Awards, Net worth

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 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 committed contractually to SNL for only one year as a writer.

In 2015, he 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 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 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.

Through his hard work in his professional life, he has earned a net worth of $50 million as of 2022. He has won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for his comedy writing and lives comic acting on the show.

Chevy Chase: Rumor, Controversy

He had dropped 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 a controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Moving towards his body measurements, he has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 96 kg. His hair color is grey with dark brown eyes. His shoe size is 11(US).

Social media profile

Chevy is quite active on social media such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Currently, he has almost 283.83k followers on Facebook and over 64.2k followers on Twitter. He has over 6.8k followers on Instagram.

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