Dave Chappelle net worth: American comedian, screenwriter, producer, and actor, Dave Chappelle has a net worth of $10 million.
One of the greatest comedians of all times, Dave Chappelle is an American actor as well as a stand-up comedian who has impressed his audiences with his rolling-on-the-floor comedy. Dave is widely noted for his lead role in the movie “Half Baked” as well as his own sketch television show named “Chappelle’s Show”. Adding to his success as an actor, Dave has also made a successful career as a screenwriter and a producer. As of now, Dave spends most of his time as a stand-up comedian and has made his television and movie appearances quite rare.
Born as David Khari Webber Chappelle on August 24, 1973 in Washington, D.C., USA, he his widely known by his stage name “Dave Chappelle”. Being raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, Dave attended Wood Elemantary School and graduated Duke Ellington School of the Arts with a degree in theatre arts. Dave was very interested in comedy from his childhood and was inspired by Eddie Murphy as well as Richard Pryor to focus his career in comedy.
He initiated his career as a performing artist and later debuted with a minor role in movie “Robinhood: Men in Tights”. His success in Hollywood came with his leading role in the movie “Half Baked”. This role earned him millions of fans as well as millions of dollars that aided to his net worth.
Later, he started to appear in his own sketch comedy show “Chappelle’s Show” which led Dave in the peak of his career success. With his portrayal of various parts in the show, he has managed to earn critical acclamations and commercial success given his witty and tingling comedy skills. This show also made Dave a recognized screenwriter and the success earned money to make him a multi-millionaire in no time.
The show ended in two years after its initial airing but that time became more than sufficient for Dave to be regarded as one of the greatest comedians as listed by Comedy Central and he was even titled as “the comic genius of America” by the magazine named Esque in 2006.
Being a multi-millionaire, Dave lives a simple yet lavishing life with his wife, Elaine Mendoza Erfe and their three children in a vast farm in Yellow Springs, Ohio where he owns many houses. Currently, he performs as a stand-up comedian in Ohio and has some movies in hands that are to be released in the future. For the time being, Dave has been living a peaceful and yet well celebrated life with his estimated net worth of $10 million.
Quick Facts about Dave Chappelle
Full name: David Khari Webber Chappelle
Birth Date: August 24, 1973
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., USA
Height: 6 ft
Profession: Comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer
Ethnicity: African American, Mixed
Marital Status: Married to Elaine Mendoza Erfe
Astrological Sign: Scorpio