Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle

Who is Dave Chappelle?

Dave Khari Webber Chappelle is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Emmy Awards and two Grammy Awards. He is most known for his iconic and acclaimed satirical comedy sketch series Chappelle's show.

What is Dave Chappelle Famous for?

Dave Chappelle is famous for a stand-up comedian. He is best known for his iconic and acclaimed satirical comedy sketch series Chappelle's Show.

Where did Dave Chappelle Grow Up?

Dave Chappelle was born on August 24, 1973, in Washington, D.C. He holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. His birth sign is Virgo. He was born to a father named William David Chappelle III and Yvonne K Chappelle Seon. He grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland. He had a keen interest in comedy and also began to learn from an early age. He attended Woodlin Elementary School and later completed his graduation from Duke Ellington School of the Arts in theatre arts.

How is Dave Chappelle's Career?

Dave Chappelle began his acting career as a theatre actor in the famous Apollo Theatre. He made his film debut in Robin Hood: Men in Tights as Ahchoo. He got huge recognition after appearing in the American sitcom, Home Improvement along with Jim Breuer. In 1996, he starred in the hit film, The Nutty Professor alongside Eddie Murphy, who is also his inspiration and idol. In 1997, he appeared on Con Air in a small role and then appeared in a major role in Half Baked in the same year. In 1999, he starred in a small role in the film Blue Streak. He was given his first slot on HBO in an episode titled Dave Chappelle: Killin Them Softly. From 2003 to 2006, Chappelle's show was aired on Comedy Central which catapulted his career and landed him a multi-million dollar contract. However, the show was terminated when he disappeared on a trip to South Africa. In 2006, he toured a number of cities in the United States to promote the documentary film, Dave Chappelle's Block Party. He created history by setting a stand-up comedy record of 3 hours and 50 minutes at the Laugh Factory Sunset Strip Comedy Club. From 2008 to 2013, he appeared on Inside the Actor studio twice. In 2015, he appeared in the Spike Lee film Chi-Raq, his fist film role in 13 years. In 2016, he made his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live the weekend of Donald Trump winning the 2016 Presidential Election. Netflix announced that they would be releasing three new stand-up comedy specials from Chappelle in 2017. In 2017, Netflix announced the expansion of the deal to include The Bird Revelation, which was released with Equanimity on December 31. In 2018, he returned to the big screen as Noodles. Chappelle and Jon Stewart joined forces for a duo comedy tour in 2018. As of 2019, they are still touring together. In 2019, he was chosen to receive the annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor presented by The Kennedy Center. The Prize will be awarded at the Kennedy Center gala on October 27, 2019. The ceremony will be broadcast on PBS January 6, 2020.

What are Dave Chappelle's Achievements?

Dave Chappelle is ranked no. 43 in the list of Comedy Central Presents 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time by Comedy Central. He is listed in Forbes Celebrity 100 list with a net worth of $12 million. He received two Emmy Awards and two Grammy Awards.

What is Dave Chappelle Body Features?

Dave Chappelle has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and body weight is unknown. There is no information about his body measurements. He has dark brown eyes.

Is Dave Chappelle Married?

Dave Chappelle is a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Elaine Chappelle in 2001. They have three children named Sonal Chappelle, Sulayman Chappelle, and Ibrahim Chappelle. He has never been involved in any extramarital affairs to date. Currently, they are enjoying their married life and living happily without any disturbances.

How much is Dave Chappelle's Net Worth?

Dave Chappelle has an estimated net worth of $42 million and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his career.

Some other facts about Dave Chappelle:

1. He converted to Islam in 1998.

2. He is listed in Forbes Celebrity 100 list with a net worth of $12 million.

Dave Chappelle
Quick Facts of Dave Chappelle
Celebrated Name Dave Chappelle
Age 47 years old
Nick Name Dave Chappelle
Birth Name Dave Khari Webber Chappelle
Birth Date 1973-08-24
Gender Male
Profession Comedian
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Washington D.C.
Horoscope Virgo
Ethnicity Black
Education Duke Ellington School
Father William David Chappelle III
Mother Yvonne K Chappelle Seon
Marital Status Married
Wife Elaine Chappelle
Height 5 ft 11 in
Net Worth $ 42 million
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