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Edward Tinsley Chase


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Full NameEdward Tinsley Chase
First NameEdward
Middle NameTinsley
Last NameChase
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CityNew York
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameEdward Leigh Chase
Father ProfessionPainter and illustrator
Mother NameMabel Penrose
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseCathalene Parker
No Of Children5
Date of BirthApril 19,1919
Age103 years

Edward Tinsley Chase was a writer and is the late father of popular American comedian, writer, and actor Chevy Chase

Edward Tinsley was also known as Ned. He was born in New York, the United States, to his parents, Edward Leigh Chase and Mabel Penrose

His nationality was American

Edward Tinsley Chase with his son Chevy Chase.
Edward Tinsley Chase with his son Chevy Chase. Source: Instagram

Chevy was lifetime banned from SNL:

Chase is currently banned from performing on SNL because of his act when he hosted in 1997

At that time, he slapped a cast member named Cheri Oteri, becoming physical, and said it was a joke. 

He is the only former cast member to be ever got banned from SNL. 

He was very disrespectful to his audience as he used to make insensitive jokes toward people. He used to insult everyone on his way onto the stage and make a joke about it. 

Relationship status:

He is currently married to his beautiful girlfriend and wife, Jayni Chase, who is a professional writer. 

She is a very visionary lady with a good perspective. Jayni Chase is his third wife and the long-lasting wife ever. 

It was said that Jayni was the one to help him stop abusing substances and make him clean. 

They exchanged wedding vows on the 19th of June, 1982, in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles

And they are blessed with three children named Caley Leigh Chase, Emily Evelyn Chase, and Cydney Cathalene Chase

He has a son named Bryan Perkins from his past relationship but his mother's identity is not revealed.

Edward Tinsley Chase son Chevy Chase and daughter-in-law Jayni Chase.
Edward Tinsley Chase son Chevy Chase and daughter-in-law Jayni Chase. Source: Instagram

Past relationships of Chase:

Before he married Jayni Chase, he was in a relationship with Jacqueline Carlin, who was a model and actress from Los Angeles.

It was said that his first marriage to Suzanne Chase ended after three years of marriage.

He and Jacqueline married on the 4th of December, 1976, but their marriage didn’t work out as well because he was getting into substance abuse. 

He was not mentally stable as he was all over the place because of the massive amount of substance consumption. 

One of the reasons for his divorce was his alleged threats of violence against Carlin which led to her suing Chevy

Chase betrayed his best friend and manager: 

Chevy was best friend with the big boss star Lorne Michaels. They used to share the same manager named Bernie Brillstein

He was said to betray his best friend Lorne and his manager Bernie when he decided to run after money and movie roles instead of working on SNL

He dumped Bernie and signed a contract with William Morris. He also said the way he left it was not that professional. 

About Chevy Chase:

He is one of the famous American comedians, writers, and actors who used to be a key cast member in the first season of SNL (Saturday Night Live). 

He was born on October 8, 1943, in Lower Manhattan, New York, US. He was born to his father, Edward Tinsley Chase, and his mother, Cathalene Parker Browning

He grew up with his four siblings; they are Cynthia, Edward, John, and Pamela

His full name is Cornelius Crane Chase, but his grandmother nicknamed him Chevy Chase

His mother was a pianist and librettist who used to play piano in concert, and his father was a book editor and magazine writer. 

Net Worth:

The net worth of Chevy is estimated to be over $50 million, and his source of income is Actor, screenwriter, comedian, and Television producer. 

Net WorthSource
$50 millionActor, screenwriter, comedian, and Television producer


  1. Edward Tinsley Chase died at the age of 86 on June 9, 2005, and was born on April 19, 1919, in the United States.

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