Biography Of Dave Chappelle: Net Worth, Wife, Height, Age, Tour, Twitter, Movies, Instagram, Wikipedia, Children, Parents, Photos
David Khari Webber Chappelle (born August 24, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian and actor who is known by the stage name Dave Chappelle. After he launched his TV series, Chappelle’s Show, he became a national sensation.
The show ran from 2003 and 2016. He is prolific at satirical and sketch comedy and has won three Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Albums.
In 2016, Dave Chappelle signed a deal with Netflix that led to the creation of six comedy special shows. He is considered one of the greatest comedians in the world’s history.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||David Khari Webber Chappelle|
|Stage Name:||Dave Chappelle|
|Born:||24 August 1973 (age 50 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Parents:||Yvonne Seon, William David Chappelle III, Yvonne Reed|
|Siblings:||William S. Chappelle, Felicia Chappelle Jones|
|Wife • Spouse:||Elaine Chappelle (m. 2001)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Ibrahim Chappelle, Sulayman Chappelle, Sanaa Chappelle|
|Children:||Ibrahim Chappelle, Sulayman Chappelle, Sanaa Chappelle|
|Occupation:||Actor • Comedian|
|Net Worth:||US$60 million-US$70 million|
Dave Chappelle was born to an academic family on the 14th of August 1973. He was birthed in Washington D.C and given the name David Khari Webber Chappelle.
His parents are William David Chappelle III (father) and Yvonne Seon (mother). William David Chappelle III is a professor of vocal performance and was under the employ of Antioch College, Ohio. He was the Dean of Students at the institution. He has a brother and sister named William S. Chappelle and Felicia Chappelle Jones, respectively.
Yvonne Reed once worked with the Congolese government as an aide to its former prime minister, Patrice Lumumba. Yvonne Seon is also a professor and worked with several universities, such as Wright State University and Prince George’s Community College.
Dave Chappelle‘s parents divorced when he was still a youngster, and he began to live with his mum. He often traveled down to Ohio to spend the summer with his father.
Dave Chappelle attended Woodlin Elementary School for his elementary school education.
He is an alumnus of Duke Ellington School Of Arts, Washington. He studied Theatre Arts at the institution and graduated in 1991.
Dave Chappelle was inspired to do comedy by watching comedians like Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor. After graduating from high school, he moved to New York City to pursue a career as a comedian.
His debut stage performance was at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre. Thereafter, he performed at open mic events and in the parks. He became famous in the New York comedy scene in a short while. He soon began to attract a large audience to his comedy performances. This paved the way for an acting career.
Dave Chappelle made his acting debut in the 1993 film Robin Hood: Men In Tights. He portrayed a character called Ahchoo. He was nineteen years old at the time. He also secured appearances on TV shows like Late Show With David Letterman, The Howard Stern Show, Politically Incorrect, and Late Night With Conan O’Brien.
Dave Chappelle has appeared in movies like The Nutty Professor (released in 1996), Con Air (released in 1997), You’ve Got Mail (released in 1998), Half Baked (released in 1998), Blue Streak (released in 1999), Undercover Brother (released in 2002), Chi-Raq (released in 2005) and A Star Is Born (released in 2018). He is credited as a co-writer of the comedy film Half Baked.
In 2003, Dave Chappelle launched his weekly comedy sketch series, Chappelle’s Show, on Comedy Central. He left the show in its third season.
He signed a comedy-special deal with Netflix worth US$20 million-per-release. This led to the creation of six comedy specials that have entertained millions of his fans.
Dave Chappelle is one of the most celebrated comedians in the world. He has won three Grammy Awards and five Emmy Awards. His Netflix-produced comedy album, The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas, won him the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in 2018. He won another Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album with Stick and Stones in 2020.
In 2019, he received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour. This is the highest honor in recognition of comedy in the United States. Rolling Stone has ranked him as “Number 9” on its “50 Best Stand Up Comics Of All Time.”
Dave Chappelle is one of the most popular comedians in the world.
He has over 2.7 million followers on Instagram and over 944k followers on Twitter.
- Instagram handle: @davechappelle
- Twitter handle: @DaveChappelle
In 2001, Dave Chappelle tied the knot with Elaine Chappelle. Their union has been blessed with three children, two sons, and a daughter. They are Sulayman Chappelle, Ibrahim Chappelle, and Sanaa Chappelle.
The Chappelle family resides on a 26-hectare farm close to Yellow Springs, Ohio. Dave Chappelle is a Muslim, having converted to Islam in 1991.
Dave Chappelle is also a philanthropist. He has supported his high school financially over the years. He has served as a mentor/speaker at Maine’s Seeds Of Peace International Camp.
Dave Chappelle has made a fortune from his comedy albums’ sales, stand-up comedic performances, and acting career.
He is currently estimated to be with a net worth of US$60 million to US$70 million.
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