|Born||September 9, 1965|
|Occupation||Actor, Comedian, Singer|
Chip Esten was born September 9, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After his parents divorced, he moved to Virginia where he attended T.C. Williams High School and the College of William and Mary. After graduating from college, Esten moved to the U.K. to play the title role in Buddy.
Esten began performing on the UK Whose Line Is It Anyway? after he was asked to audition in 1992. He finished his last performance in 1994 before moving back to the US to continue appearing on stage and on screen where he returned to the US version of the show becoming a series regular.
After regularly participating in Whose Line Is It Anyway? he began work as a comedian on several TV shows and tours. Since then, he has starred in several films and shows.
In 2014, Esten appeared on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire winning $500,000 for charity, tying him with three others for the most money won by a celebrity in one show.
Esten is currently married to his college sweetheart, Patty. Together they have three children and reside in Sherman Oaks, California.