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    Chevy Chase Net Worth: How Rich Is ‘The Fletch’ Star?

    One of the comedy extraordinaire, Chevy Chase is an actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He has a great repertoire of both television and films including his stint as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (SNL). Chase has been in films like ‘Spies Like Us,’ ‘Fletch,’ ‘Three Amigos’.

    He is the recipient of the TV Guide Award, Hasty Pudding Theatricals, and multiple Primetime Emmy Awards. The main channel of income has been acting and writing. So, how rich is Chevy Chase in 2022?

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    Early Life And Career Of Chevy Chase

    Chevy Chase in his early days
    Chevy Chase in his early days

    Chevy was born Cornelius Crane Chase on October 8, 1943, in New York. He was born into a family that was involved in the arts. Chase’s mother Cathalene Parker was a concert pianist and his father Edward Tinsley “Ned” Chase was a writer. Both his maternal and paternal grandparents were opera singers and illustrators, respectively. He attended Stockbridge School till his High School. For graduation, he attended Haverford college and consequently, he received a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Bard College.

    After college, he became a part of a comedy ensemble ‘Channel One,’ a New York-based workshop that was later released into a film titled ‘Groove Tube’ in 1974. He was also writing for the ‘National Lampoon,’ which became a profitable Vacation franchise. It was ‘Groove Tube’ that gave him his first break in the NBC-late night comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 1975. He was a writer on the show, but he carved a niche as one of the original members of the show. He was a regular on the ‘Weekend Update’ with his signature introduction, “Good evening, I’m Chevy Chase and you’re not.”

    Chase left SNL after one season to pursue a career in acting. The comedian received his first big break with ‘CaddyShack’ as Ty Webb, a golfer with deadpan humor. He then cashed on his Vacation films franchise. In 1985, his portrayal as I.M. Fletcher took the box office by storm. For the film, he received a Golden Globes nomination for Best Actor. Throughout the 1980s-90s, he starred in films like ‘Fletch Lives,’ ‘Man of the House,’ ‘Snow Day,’ ‘Three Amigos,’ and ‘Orange County’. In 2009, he became a part of the ‘Community’ series.

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    Net Worth Of The Actor And Comedian

    Chevy Chase
    Chevy Chase

    The main source of income for Chevy was acting and writing. He earned $7 million for both ‘Fletch’, and ‘Fletch Lives’.  For 1989s ‘Christmas Vacation,’ he received $6 million, $4 million for ‘Cops and Robbersons’ and ‘Vegas Vacation.’ He earned $750 per week during his SNL days.

    The comedian lived from 1990-2005 in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood. He invested $1.2 million on the property and listed it for $3 million. The actor has endorsed brands like Cola Turka, Chase, Doritos, and Aflac, and has amassed $3 million. Today, Chevy Chase has a net worth of $50 million.

    Name Chevy Chase
    Age 79 years
    Occupation Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter
    Source Of Income Acting, Writing
    Net Worth $50 million
    Residence New York


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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
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