Dave Chappelle Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Dave Chappelle Biography
  • Name: Dave Chappelle
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
  • Occupation: Comedian
  • Net Worth: US $16 Million
  • Status: Alive

Dave Chappelle is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and producer. He’s best known for creating the sketch comedy series, Chappelle’s Show. His film credits include Half Baked, Blue Streak and Robin Hood: Men In Tights. David Khari Webber Chappelle was born on August 24, 1973 in Washington, D.C. His parents Yvonne and William were both professors. He has two siblings, William and Felicia. Chappelle spent his early childhood in Maryland where he attended Woodlin Elementary School. He later studied theatre arts at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Northwest, Washington, D.C.

Chappelle was inspired by comedians like Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy. He moved to New York City to pursue stand-up comedy instead of college. Chappelle made his feature film debut as “Ahchoo” in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). He had supporting roles in Undercover Blues (1993) with Kathleen Turner, The Nutty Professor (1996) with Eddie Murphy, and Con Air (1997) with Nicolas Cage. Chappelle co-wrote and starred as ‘Thurgood Jenkins’ aka “Sir Smoka Lot” in the stoner-comedy, Half Baked (1998). Other film appearances include You’ve Got Mail, Undercover Brother and Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq.

Chappelle gained early attention as a comedian with his appearance on the HBO special ‘Comic Relief VI’ in 1994. He followed up with a handful of comedy specials including Killin’ Them Softly in 2000. Chappelle and Neal Brennan created the Emmy nominated sketch comedy series ‘Chappelle’s Show’ in 2003. The show ran on Comedy Central from January 2003 to July 2006 for a total of 28 episodes. Chappelle was a presenter at the 2006 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California. He performed at Radio City Music Hall in June 2014, his first NYC performance in over 10 years. He’s scheduled to host Saturday Night Live on November 12, 2016 with musical guest A Tribe Called Quest.

Dave Chappelle is 5ft 11in tall and has a net worth of $16 million. He’s endorsed brands like Coco-Cola, Pepsi and Gillette. Chappelle married girlfriend ‘Elaine Erfe’ in 2001. They have three children, Sulayman, Ibrahim and Sonal. The family resides near Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Dave Chappelle Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Dave Chappelle Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: David Khari Webber Chappelle
  • Birthday: August 24, 1973
  • How Old : Age: 45 years old
  • Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
  • Occupation: Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer
  • Years Active: 1991-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $16 Million
  • Marriage(s): Elaine Mendoza Erfe
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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