Chevy chase is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter along with the producer. Before he shifted his career goal to comedy, he had multiple options in his career to choose from. He started his acting with ‘national lampoon.’ Also, he became a cast member in the very first season of ‘Saturday Night Live. He got nominated for primetime Emmy awards five times and earned 3 out of them for being a performer and a writer. He started his acting career in 1967. He was offered his first leading role in the film ‘foul play’ and received two Golden Globe Award nominations for this movie.
Personal life of Chevy Chase
He got married to Susan Hewitt on February 23, 1973; they got separated on February 1, 1976, on December 4, 1976. He married Jacqueline Carlin. They got separated on November 14, 1980. On June 19, 1982, he married his third wife, Jayni luke. Chase is best identified for his outspoken liberal political views. In 1990, he raised money for Bill Clinton and John Kerry in 2004. Also, he made a mockery of President George W Bush while he was giving a speech. He referred to President Bush as an uneducated person.
Quick Facts about Chevy Chase
- His real name is Cornelius crane chase. His grandmother gave him this name.
- He belongs to a prominent family.
- He belongs to a creative family. His father was a writer, his mother was a musician and composer, whereas his paternal grandfather and great uncle were both artists. On the other hand, his grandmother was a classical vocalist—no wonder how he is so talented.
Chevy Chase is having an estimated net worth of 50 million dollars. He has earned three primetime Emmy awards out of his five nominations. His acting career began in the early nineties. He performed in the movie ‘man of the house’ in 1995, and it turned out to be successful. He served his first professional comedy role as a writer and cast member of the national lampoon radio hour with Bill Murray and John Belushi. After that, he was hired as a writer.