American standup comedian, actor, producer, and writer David Khari Webber Chappelle, a.k.a Dave Chappelle is mostly recognized for his show titled,' Chappelle's Show' aired by Comedy Central.
Early life and Education of Dave Chappelle
American actor, stand-up comedian, producer, and writer David Khari Webber Chappelle, mostly recognized as David Chappelle was born on August 24, 1973, to father William David Chappelle III and mother Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon. He was the youngest among his three other siblings.
Dave Chappelle during his late twenties
William, his father worked as a statistician and a professor at Antioch college while his mother, Yvonne also worked as a professor at Howard University. He also has a stepmother and a stepbrother.
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As for his education, Chappelle attended Woodlin Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Being interested in Comedy and theatre arts, Chappelle graduated from Washington's Duke Ellington School of Arts, where he studied theatre arts.
Dave Chappelle's Career
Since Chappelle was interested in theatre arts and comedy from an early age. After graduation, he moved to New York, where he debuted as a standup comedian at the Apollo theater.
He didn't receive much support from the audience at that time but he didn't give up and later became one of America's best standup comedians.
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Moreover, Chappelle started to get many offers to play in the movies. In 1995, he appeared in the American sitcom,'Home Improvement' alongside Jim Breuer.
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Likewise, in 2003 he starred in a comedy T.V. series titled 'Chappelle's Show' aired on Comedy Central. The show lasted for 3 years (2003-2006), winning many hearts and earning lots of success.
Chappel also won many awards including the prestigious Grammy awards for 'Best Comedy Album', Emmy Awards for 'Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy series'.
Dave Chappelle's Net Worth
The total net worth of Chappelle is estimated to be around $42 million, which makes him one of the richest American comedian.
After, Comedy Central aired the show, ' The Chappelle's show', Dave landed with a $55 million dollars contract deal.
In 2016, Dave signed a deal with Netflix, agreeing to deliver three standup special to the streamers. He was paid $60 million for the project which was one of the largest deals paid to a comedian.
Later in June of 2016-2017, he earned $47 million, and in June of 2017-2018, Chappelle earned a total of $35 million dollars.
Chappelle also owns a 65-acre house in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Its Price is around $200,000- $600,000. Furthermore, he also owns many real estates and houses.
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Also, Chappelle has a great interest in luxury cars. He owns Rolls- Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe and Lexus LS460 that costs around $440,825 and $72,520- $120,400 respectively. Likewise, he also owns a White Porsche which costs starts from $46,475 and well over $200,000.
Dave Chappelle's Personal Life
Chappelle married his girlfriend, Elaine Mendoza Erfe in 2001 after dating for a long time. The information of these two dating hasn't been disclosed yet.
Dave Chappelle with his wife and children
The couple shares three children together, namely Sulaymana Chapelle, Ibrahim Chapelle, and Sonal Chapelle. The family currently resides in their 65-acre farm in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Chappelle converted his religion into Muslim, before his marriage. Even though the couple is supportive of each other decisions, Elaine continues to follows Christianity. The couple lives a happy life with their three adorable children.
There isn't any information about Chappelle's past relationship on the internet which leads us to believe that the comedian is very private about his personal life.
Dave Chappelle's Body Measurement
Age: As of 2019, Dave is 46 years old.
Height: 5 feet 11 inches.
Chest size: 36 inches
Shoe size: 10 (US)
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Black
Dave Chappelle Affairs
First Affair with Elaine Mendoza Erfe
American actor, comedian, producer, and writer Dave Chappelle got married to his girlfriend, Elaine Mendoza Efre in 2001, after dating for a long time. The couple shares three children together. The family currently live in their 65-acre farm in Yellow Springs, Ohio.