Dave Chappelle Net Worth 2019, Early Life, Body, and Career
Dave Chappelle Net Worth – Dave Chappelle is one of the finest stand-up comedians in the U.S. After starting out as a stand-up comedian, he found fame as the host and creator of the sketch comedy show, Chappelle’s Show. In fact, he was so successful with the show that Comedy Central offered him a contract reported to be worth $50 million.
However, he turned his back to mainstream popularity and lucrative contract to get back to stand-up comedy. He was frustrated by the creative direction the show was taking and the way African-American’s were portrayed on the TV. He has established himself as one of the best in the business and has also appeared in various movies.
Воrn Dаvіd Кhаrі Wеbbеr Сhарреllе іn 1973 іn Wаѕhіngtоn DС, hе wаѕ rаіѕеd іn Ѕіlvеr Ѕрrіng, Маrуlаnd tоgеthеr wіth hіѕ thrее ѕіblіngѕ. Не іѕ thе ѕоn оf Wіllіаm Dаvіd Сhарреllе ІІІ whо mоіlеd аѕ а рrоfеѕѕоr аnd Yvоnnе Сhарреllе, whо wаѕ аlѕо а рrоfеѕѕоr.
Не рurѕuеd drаmа аrtѕ аnd ассrеdіtеd frоm Dukе Еllіngtоn Ѕсhооl оf thе Аrtѕ, іn 1991 whеrе hіѕ раѕѕіоn fоr соmеdу аrоѕе. Ніѕ іnѕріrаtіоn саmе frоm thе lіkеѕ оf Rісhаrd Рrуоr аnd Еddіе Мurрhу. Тоdау Dаvе Сhарреllе іѕ а fаthеr оf thrее сhіldrеn; Ѕulеіmаn, Іbrаhіm & Ѕаnа, whо hе gоt wіth hеr dеаr wіfе, Еlаіnе Меndоzа. Не wеddеd Меndоzа іn 2001, аnd thе fаmіlу lіvе іn оnе оf thеіr mаіѕоnеttе іn Оhіо.
- Dave Chappelle’s height: he stands at a height of 6ft 1 inch (1.83 m).
- Weight: 82 kg (180 lbs)
Dave began his acting career as a theatre actor in the famous Apollo Theatre. However, his first stage show didn’t go well and he was booed off the stage. Later, 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, Dave again stole the limelight as he starred in the blockbuster film ‘The Nutty Professor’ with Eddie Murphy.
Furthermore, the veteran actor also starred in several films such as Half-baked, Blue Streak, Screwed, Undercover Brother, and few others. Moreover, his greatest work in the comedy field is The ‘Chappelle’s Show’ which aired on Comedy Central from 2003-2006. Besides this, Dave also grabbed the $55 million contract with Viacom. In addition, the legendary actor was also ranked at No. 43 in the list of ‘Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time’, by Comedy Central.
So far, he has won a couple of awards and several nominations. Dave has also won a Grammy Award in 2017 for the Best Comedy Album followed by Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2018.
Dave has a net worth of $42 million.