Dave Chappelle Net Worth

Dave Chappelle net worth is approximately $60 million as an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and producer. He worked as a comedian and screenwriter in several famous shows and films. Dave Chappelle is well-known for his show Chappelle’s Show and Netflix standup specials. He worked in Chappelle’s Show from 2003 to 2006. Names of his shows and films are HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, The Howard Stern Show, Late Show with David Letterman, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Closer, A Star is Born and Half Baked. Dave won a number of awards for his inspiring performances like Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards.

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Dave Chappelle’s Net Worth & Quick Facts

Full NameDavid Khari Webber Chapelle
Dave Chappelle Net Worth$60 million
ProfessionComedian, Actor, TV and Film Producer, Screenwriter
Date of BirthAugust 24, 1973
Birth PlaceWashington, D.C., United States
Nationality American
Height6 feet 0 inches
183 cm
1.83 m
ParentsWilliam David Chappelle III & Yvonne Seon
SpouseElaine Mendoze Erfe
ChildrenIbrahim Chappelle, Sulayman Chappelle, Sanaa Chappelle

Early Life of Dave Chappelle

David Khari Webber Chappelle ( Dave Chappelle) was born on August 24, 1973 in Washington, D.C., United States. Names of his parents are William David Chappelle III and Yvonne Chappelle Seon. They both are professors by profession. Dave Chappelle was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, and he idolized Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor from his early age. His parents are separated during his young age and he spent his early life with both of them. He spent summers in Ohio with his father. He completed his graduation from Duke Ellington School of the Art by studying theater in 1991.

Dave Chappelle Net Worth

Professional Career of Dave Chappelle

In the beginning, Dave Chappelle performed at the Apollo Theater and made his name on the New York comedy circuit. He appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam in 1992 and won a great popularity for his performance. After that he started to become a regular guest of late night shows like “Late Show with David Letterman, The Howard Stern Show and Late Night with Conan O’Brien. He launched his most famous series Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central in 2003. In 2016, he hosted Saturday Night Live after his comeback. This was time when Donald Trump won presidential election of 2016. Dave also won an Emmy Award for his performance as a Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, and donated it to his former high school.

Dave Chappelle made his debut in films with “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” in 1993. He co-starred in movie “A Star is Born” with Bradley Cooper. Dave Chappelle appeared with Jon Stewart and Aziz Ansari for a number of comedy shows in 2018. Kennedy Center gave him the annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2019.

Netflix Deal of Dave Chappelle

In November 2016, Dave signed a deal of reportedly $60 million with Netflix for three standup specials. This deal was one of the largest deals ever made by a comedian for any medium. He earned $47 million and $35 million from 2016 to 2018. Dave Chappelle received a Grammy Award in 2018 for Best Comedy Album for Netflix Specials.

Personal Life of Dave

Dave Chappelle married to Elaine Mendoze Erfe in 2001. The couple have three children named Ibrahim Chappelle, Sulayman Chappelle and Sanaa Chappelle. Dave Chappelle embraced Islam in 1998. He supported Andrew Yang in the presidential election of 2020.

Dave Chappelle Net Worth & Real Estate

Dave Chappelle net worth is $60 million which he earned as a comedian, actor, screenwriter and producer. His family lived in a 65-acre farm in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Dave Chappelle owns many other houses in Xenia, Ohio. He organized the Gem City Shine Charity concert in Dayton, Ohio in 2019 in the honor of the victim of the August 4, 2019 Dayton shooting. A massive amount of nearly $70,000 was raised for the Oregon District Tragedy Fund.

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