David Khari Webber “Dave Chappelle” is an American comedian born on 24th august 1973 in Washington, D.C. He was born to William David Chappelle III, who worked as a statistician before becoming a professor at Antioch University and mother Yvonne worked as a professor in Howard university and then teach in many other universities like Prince George college and the university of Maryland. She is Unitarian Universalist Minister. His great-grandfather was Bishop William Chappell who were the president of Allen university.
Chappelle inspiration came from Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor etc. At the age of 14, he continued doing stand-up comedy in the clubs. At the tender age of 19, Chappelle worked outstandingly in the first debut film in Men in Tights by Robin Hood in the year 1993. Dave then was seen in short sitcom “Buddies in the year 1996 and gave the jaw open role in ‘The nutty professor’ in 1996. He is one of the few celebrities who did advertisements for both Coca-Cola and Pepsi. He is married to Elaine Mendoza Erfe Chappelle in 2001. He has two sons Sulayman and Ibrahim Chappelle and daughter Sonal Chappelle.
Chappelle started his journey in the field of entertainment in 1993 initially acted in Robin Hood movie “Men in Tights”. His journey started with a successful twist and he continued acting in small roles in movies like Blue Streak, The Nutty Professor, Con Air etc. He made his first lead role in the movie Half Baked. He became world famous sketch comic after starring his comedy series ‘The Chappelle’s show’ in the year 2003.
Chapelle converted to Muslim and accepted Islam in 1998. Though he was questions asked about the converting he only says “I believe it is very beautiful if someone learns it in the right way”.
Dave has won NAMIC vision awards two times in life for best comedic performance in 2004 and the other also for the same category.
He was nominated for the most prestigious Emmy Awards in the world of acting. He was nominated twice for this award but none of the time won it.
He is ranked as a 43rd person in the Comedy Central presents 100 greatest stand-ups of all the times list organized by Comedy Central.
He is also listed by Forbes in the top richest celebrity.
Education: He did his schooling from Woodlin Elementary school. He did his graduation in the year 1991 from Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington where he learned ‘theatre arts’.
Dave Chappelle Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $65 Million US Dollars
Dave has an estimated net worth of $65 million US dollars as of 2017. The main part of the net worth is contributed through a Chappelle’s show. His net worth is contributed from stand-up shows, as a comedian. His sketch comedies are very attracting which contribute in raising his net worth. He also works as an actor.
Dave Chappelle Assets
Dave owns a Lexus LS 460 which cost is about $80 thousand, Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe which is estimated $400 thousand. He owns a 65-acre farm in Yellow Springs which is estimated to be about $50 million, Ohio and a grand bungalow in Washington. He owns many houses in Xenia, Ohio.
Dave Chappelle Business Model
Dave is associated with Netflix deal done in 2016 from which he made $60 million. He took $3 million from his stand-up shows.
He contributed the donation to seeds of Peace International camp which are an organization to bring the children together from America, Israel, Iraq and other nations that are conflicting.
On 21st March 2017, Netflix released stand-up comedy where Dave performed: Deep in the heart of Texas (which he performed live at Austin City Limits)
And The Age of Spin (which he performed at Hollywood Palladium)
News is, his 2 never seen special comedy will be released soon
Chappelle is considered as a genius of comedy who can make generations laugh. Dave mixes the topics he is interested in: drugs or African-American culture with his outstanding humour which makes him the world class comedian. He has a capacity to entertain people in any situation which is found with difficulty in today’s world. We hope to see him like the way he is making people laugh in the world where people rarely talk to one another.