Chevy Chase, formally known as Cornelius Crane Chase, is an American Actor, Producer, and Screenwriter. He made his first debut on television when he starred in his first leading film, Foul Play.
Chevy Chase was then nominated for two Golden Globe Awards in 1978. After the success of his first film, Chase continued to receive other roles in several films. In 1993, he was even given his own show, The Chevy Chase Show.
His successful career enabled him to receive a star on the Hollywood ”walk of fame” in 1993. Get to know his net worth and career in detail.
Net Worth and Income Source.
Since 1960, Chevy Chase has been collecting a fair amount of paychecks, today, Chase has a whopping net worth of $50 million. His wealth can be attributed to his career as an actor, writer, and comedian.
Some research carried out shows that he has made over $20 million from his acting career.
Chase’s highest-paid movie is ”Memories of an Invisible Man,” where he received six million dollars.
From the show Saturday Night Live, Chevy received around $750 weekly. From his endorsements and commercials, Chevy Chase has been able to make over $3 million.
House, Cars, Properties, Lifestyle.
The Primetime Emmy Award movie star owned a house in the Hamptons, which was 12,000 square feet with ten bedrooms. However, he sold his beautiful home for $10 million.
Chevy Chase currently lives in Mount Kisco in New York. He has a long list of luxurious cars in his driveway: Mercedes Benz SL65 and a Chevrolet.
When Chase began working, he worked as a writer. At the same time, he also worked with a comedy ensemble, Channel One. In 1973, he finally made comedy his full-time career. Two years later, Chevy Chase got cast as a member of the ”Saturday Night Live”.
Over the years, Chevy also appeared in advertisements for AAMI Insurance, Chase Manhattan Bank Doritos, Dollar Rent-A-Car, and T-Mobile.
Before his career in SNL, Chevy had already starred in various films such as Fletch, Three Amigos, Lovesick, Before I Sleep, etc. the last TV show Chevy Chase starred in was ”A Christmas in Vermont” in 2016. From 1976-1978, he has won three awards in total;
- 1976- Individual Performance in a Variety Program.
- 1976- Outstanding Writing for a Variety
- 1978- Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special.
A few years ago, there were rumors that Chevy Chase had been having drinking problems. Today, now that he is sober, there isn’t anyone willing to work with him. With the spotlight away from him, there is no way of finding out what he does these days.