Dave Chappelle is a renowned actor and stand-up comedian. He is also a creator of his show i.e. Chappelle’s show. He appeared in many TV shows including sketch comedy series and Chappelle’s show that became the source of his utmost popularity. Moreover, he also featured in a most famous show on US TV like SNL, Crank Yankers and many more. Besides this Chappelle is also a winner of Grammy Award for the best comedy album in 2017. His album was followed by Emmy Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in the year 2018.
Dave Chappelle’s Early life:
He was born in Washington, D.C. in 1973 to Yvonne K Chappelle and William David Chappelle. He was the youngest child of his parents and he hails from African-American ethnicity. He grew up in Maryland along with his siblings and mother. His parents got divorced when he was a child. His parents were educationists but he took the interest in comedy. Here we will discuss Dave Chappelle’s net worth, career and his personal life. Let’s have a look that how much he has earned in 2018.
Dave Chappelle’s Career:
He started his career from popular Apollo theatre. Although his first show at Apollo theatre was not good and he was catcalled off the stage. Soon he entered into the film industry and made his film acting debut in ‘Robin Hood: Men in Tights’. Later, he appeared in the sitcom along with famous actor Jim Breuer and he got utmost recognition. Chappelle made the headlight when he did a powerful role in the movie ‘The Nutty Professor’ which got the huge success at box office. Eddie Murphy was also starred in this hit movie. His first movie was released in 1996. Chappelle also got the contract of $55 million from Viacom. Furthermore, he is also ranked at #43 in the list of 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time published by comedy central. Besides this, his other blockbuster movies are an undercover brother, half-baked, screwed and many more. His one of the greatest work as a comedian is ‘Chappelle’s show’ which aired on the comedy central over a decade ago.
Dave Chappelle’s Net worth:
His huge success comes with the massive amount of money. He also did a lot of endorsements with his shows and films. Dave Chappelle’s net worth is $72 million. Being a famous comedian, he has won numerous awards and nominations. He is also a Grammy award winner in the year 2017 due to his best comedy album.
Dave Chappelle’s Personal life:
Dave is 45 years old and he got hitched with his girlfriend Elaine in 2001 after dating her for almost two years. The couple has three kids together Sonal, Sulayman and Ibrahim. The couple has been shared a sound relationship for seventeen years. Moreover, Dave has not been involved in any controversy or extramarital affairs till date. They are living a happy married life together with their kids in yellow springs.
Dave Chappelle’s net worth makes him one of the richest comedian in the world. He is also active on social media and he has 558k followers on Twitter, 161k followers on Instagram and 1.7 million followers on Facebook.