Dave Chappelle is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and a producer who has a net worth of $50 million. His first appearance in the film industry came in 1993 when he played as ‘Robin Hood: Men in Tights’ which was produced by Mel Brooks. He then played plenty of cameo appearances in several movies which turned out be below mediocre. Here in this post, You’ll come to know about Dave Chappelle Net Worth, Movies, Height, Age, Achievements, Family, Quotes, Social Accounts and much more.
His noticeable success came in 2003 when he produced his own comedy show, The Chappelle’s Show, which came out in ‘Comedy Central’. The show turned out to be a huge success for both the seasons and was eventually nominated for two Emmy Awards. Chappelle also famously left the show abruptly in the 3rd season, though Comedy Central aired the episodes later without him.
In 2016, it was announced that Dave had signed a contract with Netflix in which he was to feature in three standup specials. He reportedly was paid close to $60 million which, at the time, was one of the largest deals ever paid to a comedian. Between June 2016 and June 2017, he earned $47 million. In between June 2017 and June 2018, he grossed close to a whopping $35 million making him one of the richest comedians of the 21st century.
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Dave Chappelle Family and Life
Dave Chappelle also known as Dave Khari Webber Chappelle was born on August 24th, 1973 in Washington DC, United States of America. His father, William David Chappelle III, worked as a Statistician before applying for the job of professor in Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. His mother, Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon, worked as a professor at Prince George Community College.
Chappelle has a stepmother and a stepbrother. Dave grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland and then attended Woodlin Elementary School. After his parents filed for divorce, he stayed with his father during summers in Ohio while spending the majority of the time with his mother in Washington. In his high school years, he worked as a usher in the Ford’s Theatre, which was an infamous location of Lincoln’s assassination. He graduated from Duke Ellington School of the Arts in 1991 where he studied Theatre Arts.
Dave Chappelle Profession
He is an actor, journalist, artist, screenwriter, film and TV producer and standup comedian.