Top 25 Richest Heirs & Heiresses in America

Chevy Chase

Net Worth: $50 million*
Wealth Inherited From: The Crane Company

Chevy Chase is a comedian, writer, and actor who was born in Manhattan. His real first (and middle) name is Cornelius Crane. He was born in a Manhattan book editor and magazine writer, Edward Tinsley Chase. His mother was a concert pianist, and she was the heir to The Crane Company because she was adopted by Cornelius Vanderbilt, her stepfather.

His nickname, Chevy, was given to him by his grandmother. He was nicknamed after “The Ballad of Chevy Chase,” a medieval English song. He is famous for his appearances on Saturday Night Live, as well as his many comedic movies like Caddyshack and Fletch.

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