Dave Chappelle’s Lifestyle, Journal And His Net Worth

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Complete Birth Name

David Khari Webber Chappelle is his complete birth name.


United States of America


6 feet (1.83m)

Wealth Source

Professional Comedian/Actor


Actor, Comedian, Film producer, Television Producer, Artist, Screenwriter

Net Worth

According to the networthobserver, the net worth of Dave Chappelle is $50 million, which enhances his name in richest comedians.

Initial Life

David Khari Webber Chappelle took birth in Washington D.C on 24th of August, 1973. The parents of David were university professors. He has two siblings older than him. He flourished in Maryland (Silver Springs).

Chappelle had his initial education from Woodlin Elementary School. He spent most of his time with her mother after divorced of his parents. Sometimes, he went towards his father in summers in Ohio.

He graduated from Duke Ellington School of Arts with Theatre Arts in Washington in 1991. Then, he decided to be a comedian and he had known that he would be a performer.

In 1998, Chappelle accepted Islam.


  • Father:  His father name is William David Chappelle (Professor, Statistician)
  • Mother:  His mother name is Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon (Professor)
  • Wife: Elaine Erfe (2001)
  • Children: Two Sons (Sulayman, Ibrahim) and One Daughter (Sanaa)


Chappelle wanted a full-time career as a comedian so, he went to New York. He operated the first time in front of the ‘Amateur Night’ audience at Apollo Theatre but was taken off the stage.

However, he returned to it and continued to act for audiences all around New York. Chappelle was only 19 years old when he debuted his first film in Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

In 2003, Comedy Central started a show ‘Chappelle’s Show’. In those days, the comedy show ‘The Sketch’ was famous, therefore, Comedy Central endeavored Chappelle a contract of $55 million to maintain the show for two years.

After that, he moved away from Comedy Central in 2005 and rejected a new $50 million contract in the process.

After that, he decided to take an interval in South Africa. After his departure, Media began to bruit that Chappelle is no more with his wife and started taking drugs. By seeing that, his wife got angry but she wanted to shield him from media. For this, she decided to stay there for a long period so that the media die down a bit.

After that, In 2016, he made a deal with Netflix of $60 million to discharge three comedy specials. It is reported that the deal was of two never-before-seen from Chappelle’s comedy vault (Deep in the Heart of Texas and The Age of Spin) and real names; ‘Equanimity’ and ‘The Bird Revelation’ in 2017.

He released one of the most important comedy sketch programs ‘Sticks and Stones’ in 2019.


Best focal points of West’s career are:

                 Title                  Role      Year
Robin Hood: Men in Tights Ahchoo 1993
The Nutty Professor Reggie Warrington 1996
HBO Comedy Half Hour Dave Chappelle 1998
Half Baked Thurgood Jenkins 1998
Screwed Rusty Hayes 2000
Killin’ Them Softly Dave Chappelle 2000
For What It’s Worth Dave Chappelle 2004
Hosted Saturday Night Live Dave Chappelle 2016
The Bird Revelation Dave Chappelle 2016
A Star is Born Noodles 2018