The Filipino beauty Elaine Chappelle is widely known for being the wife of popular comedian Dave Chappelle. He came into the limelight after appearing in his Television show "The Chappelle Show" for three years. Dave Chappelle landed a deal with Netflix to film a stand -up comedy specials in 2016 and is making the whole world laugh with his funny skits. The couple resides on a ranch in Yellow Springs, Ohio and has three wonderful children Suleyman, Ibrahim, and Sonal.
Early Life And Education of Elaine Chappelle
Elaine Chappelle was born Elaine Mendoza Erfe on August 31, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York. She has a Philippine ancestry and was raised a Christian. Chappelle's parents left home after her birth to find green pastures to make their family's life a better one.
As a child, she dreamt of becoming a chef as she was very interested in cooking good meals and experimenting with different dishes.
Elaine Chappelle's Career
Chappelle's career is not really mentioned but she is regarded as a homemaker and handles the requirements of her family pretty well. She has become the manager of some rental properties that her husband Dave had bought.
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Chappelle supports her husband and is available in the backstage area during her husband's show. She was present in her husband's show, The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle live which happened at the Hollywood Palladium.
Dave Chappelle used to run a show named Chappelle's Show in 2003 and continued it for two years.
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Later in 2016, he landed a deal with Netflix to film three stand-up comedy specials and was paid $20 million per comedy specials. He also filmed a fourth one after the success of the former specials.
Elaine Chappelle's Net Worth
Elaine Chappelle's net worth is not mentioned but she lives a lavish with her husband and children. Her husband Dave Chappelle is estimated to have a net worth of $42 million which he made from his career as an actor, producer, and comedian. His major source of income is from his Television and live comedy shows.
Here's a video of Dave Chappelle talking on how his kids impacted his professional career:
Chappelle signed a major deal with Netflix of $60 million to film his three stand-up comedy specials.
In 2016, he earned around $16 million. The couple has a 65 acres ranch in Yellow Springs, Ohio surrounded by cornfields. The house is close to Antioch College where Dave's father used to teach music.
Elaine Chappelle's Personal Life
Elaine Chappelle is married to popular comedian Dave Chappelle since 2001. Her husband does stand up comedy in topics like racism, American politics, African American Culture, recreational drug use, pop culture and is in the comedy business since he was 14.
The couple has been married for 17 years and shares a strong bond with each other. People didn't know about his marriage to Elaine until they made their first public appearance at the annual Philippino American picnic in Dayton, Ohio in 2010.
During an interview with Howard Stern, he recalled how he first met his then-girlfriend, Elaine. He mentioned that the two first met in Brooklyn but avoided further elaboration on the topic.
They share three beautiful children named Suleyman Chappelle, Ibrahim Chappelle and Sonal Chappelle. Their children share multicultural upbringing since their father's religion is a Christian turned Islam and mother was raised a Christian.
Elaine stands at a height of 5'1" and weighs around 55 kg. Elaine Chappelle isn't active in social media and lives a low key life.