About Chevy Chase
It has been reported that Chevy Chase net worth reaches an amount of 50 million dollars. He is mostly known because of his involvement into cinema and acting industries. Chevy Chase is a well known comedian, actor as well as a writer, which all add a lot of revenues to the total amount of Chevy Chase net worth.
Chevy Chase was born in New York to a quite well known family. Before he became known for his acting career, he worked a lot of odd jobs while finally he was accepted to the “National Lampoon”. Also, he got involved into the cast of “Saturday Night Live”, where he immediately became the main member of it. His skit called Weekend Update became the core of the show, as well. Thus, “Saturday Night Live” also increased the total amount of Chevy Chase net worth.
Chevy Chase became known as an actor from films of “National Lampoon”, too. There, he portrayed a role of Clark Griswold. Also, Chevy Chase became well known for his appearances in a lot of comedies, such as “Three Amigos!”, “Caddyshack”, “Spies Like Us” and “Fletch”. For a short period of time, he even had his own TV show which was entitled “The Chevy Chase Show”. Talking more about his appearances on TV, he hosted Academy Awards in 1987 and also in 1988. In 2009, Chevy Chase got involved with the TV show called “Community” which was aired on the NBC channel. In 2012, he left the TV show, although he appeared in quite a lot of episodes of the fourth season of the show.
Giving some background details about the star, as it was previously stated, Chevy Chase was born in a quite well known family in New York. His mother was an accomplished pianist while his father was a prominent magazine and book editor. In 1967, Chevy Chase established his first comedy troupe together with the help of some other comedians, which they named “Channel One”. Also, he became writing simultaneously. He was involved with the magazine “Mad Magazine” and also was writing for the TV show “Smothers Brothers”.
Also, he was involved in radio talk show, which was called “National Lampoon Radio Hour”. The cast of the National Lampoon soon entered “Saturday Night Live”. In the beginning of the show, Chevy Chase was known for always saying the phrase “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” Since that time, Chevy Chase got famous because of his physical comedy and it also increased the overall amount of Chevy Chase net worth a lot.