Dave Chappelle Net Worth

Dave Chappelle Net Worth

Facts of Dave Chappelle Net Worth

Net worth$16 million
Date of Birth:1973 August 24
First NameDavid Webber
Last NameChappelle
AkaDave Chapelle, David Chappelle, David Khari Webber Chappelle, Chappelle, Dave, David Khari Webber "Dave" Chappelle, David 'Dave' Chappelle
Age:50 years old

Dave Chappelle Net Worth: $16 million

The multiple personas having the net worth of more than $16 million, Dave Chappelle serves himself as African American comedian, sketch comic, actor, comedian, film producer, artist, screen writer, and actor by his profession. Starting his career from the year 1993 from Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Chappelle net worth is the result of his successful show “The Chappelle’s Show”.

Journey to Success

David Webber Chappelle, born and raised in Washington D.C. was inspired by the sitcom “The Cosby Show” and has the dream of persuading his career as a comedian. Practicing to be stand-up career from the college days, Chappelle career took shape when he moved to New York City. Debuting from the movie Robin Hood: Men in Tights in 1993, he became the youngest comedian being featured in HBO special Comic Relief VI (1994). Gaining little fame and struggling for a major breakthrough, he was successful to appeared in a number of movies including “The Nutty Professor”, “Woo, You’ve Got Mail” and “Half Baked” followed by Blue Streak and Con Air.

The “Chappelle Show”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--IS0XiNdpk The big break smash Chappelle in 2003 when he was landed in his own show on the Comedy Central cable network entitled with “Chappelle’s Show”. The show was a massive hit whereas he won two Emmy Award nominations for his achievement in Chappelle’s show. Being more focused on race relations and musical guest, the show is taken as widely popular and moreover controversial show of the States. Dave, the man of charismatic charm was offered $50 million for an additional two-year contract whereas he left the United States and visited South Africa, while the show got stuck at the beginning of the third season.

Dave’s Comeback

Being out of the media from a long time, Chappelle surprisingly appeared at the New York City comedy club “The Comedy Cellar”. Dave later joined the stage along with comedian Chris Rock and scheduled several tours to exciting the chilling fans.

Dave Chappelle Untroubled Personal Life

Chappelle is one happily married man. Unlike others and avoiding several affairs and rumors, Dave is very committed to his wife Elaine Mendoza Erfe. Living a lavish life in 65- acre land located near Yellow Springs, Ohio, Chappelle family is blessed with two sons Sulayman and Ibrahim. Dave who has several extravagant houses in Xenia, Ohio turned himself to Islam in 1998 according to Time May 2005.  

ActorComedianFilm ProducerTelevision producerArtistScreen writer