Facts of Dave Chappelle
|Full Name||Dave Chappelle|
|Birth Name||David Khari Webber Chappelle|
|Birth City||Washington DC|
|Father Name||William David Chappelle III|
|Mother Name||Yvonne Reed|
|Spouse||Elaine Mendoza Erfe Chappelle|
|No Of Children||3|
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award,Gold Debry,Grammy,Teen Choice Awards|
|Sibilings||Felicia Chappelle Jones and William S. Chappelle|
|Filmography||The Nutty Professor,A Star Is Born,You've Got Mail|
|Education||Duke Ellington School of the Arts|
|Date of Birth||August 24,1973|
|Married Date||December 5,2001|
How Much Is The Net Worth of Dave Chappelle?
As of 2020, he is estimated to have a net worth of $50 million. Dave Chappelle is an American comedian known for his hit comedy show, Chappelle’s Show on the Comedy Central. Back in 2003, he was worth $1.8 million.
Here know his net worth details, salary, income sources, and other money-related details.
Dave Has Appeared in Many Successful Movies: His Salary, Income Sources
As of 2020, Dave Chappelle is estimated to have a net worth of around $50 million according to Celebrity Net Worth whereas The Richest claims his net worth to be around $42 million. He accumulates his net worth from his professional career as a comedian, sketch comic, and actor.
Chappelle started his professional career in 2003 from the Comedy Central and later the channel hired him for two years with the contract worth $55 million. Under the contract, he was paid around $1 million as salary per season.
Here is the list of his earnings throughout the years:
|Years||Income Sources/ Salary||Earnings|
|2004||Chappelle’s Show||$1 million|
|2005||Chappelle’s Show ($2.7 million), income from off stage Career ($9.7 million)||$12 million|
|2006||Chappelle’s Show ($5 million), income from off stage Career ($17 million)||$22 million|
The show was blockbuster for which his salary was increased to $5 million per season. The Comedy Central offered around $50 million for the contract extension but he did not continue in the show.
Besides his comedy career, he was also rising as an actor. He first appeared on TV as an actor through the movie The End of August in 1981 but was not credited. Eventually, he appeared in movies which are mentioned below with its box office collections and budget.
|Movies||Box Office Collections||Budgets|
|Robin Hood: Men in Tights||$35.7 million||$20 million|
|Undercover Blues||$25 million||$12.32 million|
|The Nutty Professor||$274 million||$54 million|
|Joe's Apartment||$4.619 million||$13 million|
|Con Air||$224 million||$75 million|
|You've Got Mail||$250 million||$65 million|
|Undercover Brother||$41.6 million||$25 million|
|Blue Streak||$117.7 million||$36 million|
|A Star Is Born||$435 million.||$36 million|
Moreover, he has also appeared in TV series including Crank Yankers, Wanda at Large, The Larry Sanders Show, Buddies, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist and many more.
He is popular for appearing in movies and TV series including A Star Is Born, Half Baked, and The Nutty Professor, Robin Hood: Men in Tights and others.
Dave Earned $60 Million From Netflix Alone
On the other hand, he earned around $60 million in 2017 from Netflix for writing and appearing in TV specials and documentary; Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits, Dave Chappelle: Equanimity, and Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation.
|TV Special Documentary||Salary|
|Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits||$20 million|
|Dave Chappelle: Equanimity||$20 million|
|Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation||$20 million|
For his performances and shows, he received 8 awards and 14 nominations. Recently, he was honored with Primetime Emmy Awards for two consecutive years in 2017 and 2018. Also, he has been nominated for Primetime Emmy, Gold Debry, Grammy, Teen Choice Awards, and many others.
4th Highest-paid Comedian According to Forbes
After a break from the industry, Dave made a huge comeback marking his place as the highest paid comedian.
As per Forbes, he was 4th in the list of Forbes highest paid comedian in 2017, earning a total of 47,000,000.
Endorsements Deals And Charity Works
Chappelle also makes earnings from his endorsements deals, lucrative agreements and other appearances in commercials and infomercials. He has promoted and endorsed brands like Fashion Nova, Netflix, and a few others. In 2018, he also made his first political endorsement to Ben Jealous.
Back in 2017, Dave Chappelle teamed up with Rihanna to raise money for Clara Lionel Foundation to help children and their education. It was reported that they raised around $5 million as the charity.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses, Taxes, Insurances
Talking about his lavish lifestyle and assets, Dave Chappelle previously owned a mansion in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
He bought the house for $470 thousand at an auction in 2010. Later, he sold the house for $440 thousand. Currently, he lives somewhere around Ohio.
Dave Along With His wife Owns a 65 Acre Farm
Dave and his wife combinedly own a 65 acre farm in Yellow Springs, OH, where they live along with their children.
The 65 acre farm accommodates 3 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms that perfectly meets their need. As of 2019, the farm house is valued at $2.5 million.
He Owns Many Luxury Cars
Coming to his cars collections, he owns cars and automobiles like:
|$124,300||Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet|
|$367,632||Rolls Royce Drophead|
Well, there is no information regarding his tax payments and insurance plans and policies. He mostly spends his income on foods, clothes, tax payments, accommodations, daily use expenses, and other miscellaneous expenditures.
Dave Chappelle Personal Life- Age, Family, Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Height, Weight
Dave Chappelle, aka. David Khari Webber Chappelle, was born on 24 August 1973 in Washington DC, the United States. He was born as the son of William David Chappelle III and Yvonne Reed next to siblings; sister Felicia Chappelle Jones and brother William S. Chappelle.
Chappelle holds American Nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group.
Relationship And Kids
Dave Chappelle is a married man. He is married to his long term girlfriend Elaine Mendoza Erfe Chappelle since 2001.
He and his wife are blessed with 3 children, daughter Sanaa and sons Sulayman & Ibrahim.
Age, Height, And Weight
As of 2019, Dave Chappelle is 45 years old. He stands tall with the height of 6 feet 1 inch (183 cm) and weighs around 83 kg (180 pounds).