Dave Chappelle is one of the famous stand-up comedian, a well known producer and as well as actor. Throughout his career, he performed in shows and also in films. His performance is well known for his comedy. He was born on august 24, 1973 in D.C Washington. He is now 47 years old. He belongs to united state of America. He is a professional comedian and actor. His net worth is $50 Million. This $50 Million net worth makes him the richest comedian of world.
Early life of Dave Chappelle
Dave chappelle’s father and mother both was professor in universities. His grandfather was the president of Allen University. He grew up in Maryland and has two older siblings. He got his early education in woodlin elementary school. When his parents split up, he spent most of time with his mother in the D.C Washington. And in summers, he visited his father. Dave studied theatre art in Washington and graduated in 1991. At this time he decided his career and chooses the film industry.
Personal life of Dave Chappelle
Chappelle has been married to Elaine since 2001. They have three children. Two of them are boys and one is girl. Their names are Sana, Sulayman and Ibrahim. Dave with his family lives in the area of 65 acre farm near to yellow spring. Dave has many houses in Ohio and in Xenia.
In the year 1998 Dave converted into Islam. In 2020 presidential election he threw his support to Andrew Yang. He gave his time to peace international camp. He utilize this time in very good way. With the good sense of humor he became famous in people. In august 2019 he organized a charity concert in Ohio. By this organization he collected $70,000 million.
Start of career
When he decided that he wanted to become a comedian, he moved to New York to set his life. At Apollo theatre he represented his first performance, but audience did not like him and was booed off the stage. He continued his performance in New York. And at the age of 19 he made his film in Robin Hood.
In the year 2003, Dave became famous for his comedy. He was so popular for his sketch comedy. The comedy central offered him $55 million and make with him contract for two years. After two years when the contract ends he signed another contract for $50 million. He also performed in many films.
Some highlights of Dave’s career
- Man in tight in 1993
- The Nutty professor in 1996
- HBO comedy half hour in 1998
- Half baked in 1998
- Screwed in 2000
Net worth of Dave Chappelle
Dave chappelle is a famous comedian, actor, screen writer and producer. His net worth is $50 million. He performed in many films and in shows but his is well known for his standup comedy. Dave’s got success by his humor.
Returned to standup comedy
Between the year 2005 to 2013, Dave performed his best as a standup comedian and in TV shows. He made his major career by this standup comedy. He returned to standup comedy tours. In the year 2014, he went back to New York in Radio City Music Hall and performed ten nights. In 2016, he gave live performance on Saturday night. He performed his best and received and Emmy Award. He donated Emmy Award to his former high school.
Dave’s Netflix deal
In the year 2016, Dave signed for the Netflix. He signed a deal with Netflix to perform three standup specials. He signed this deal for $60 million. This was the largest deal ever for the comedian. Next two years (2016 to 2017) Dave earned $47 million. And next two years (2017 to 2018) Dave earned $35 million.
Achievements of Dave Chappelle
Dave was a talented actor. His sense of humor is fabulous. People like him as a comedian. By his effort he awarded gracefully. He achieved his life goal. In the year 2018 he received Grammy Award. This award was given him for his best comedy album. The first two year he donated to Netflix was special part of his life. And at that time he became famous. He performed The Age of Spin and Deep in the Heart of Texas. These two shows got very hit and Dave earn a lot of money by them.
After this Dave returned to the film side. He performed a film with Bradley Cooper and played the character of his best friend. The name of film is “A Star Is Born”. This film got success and went to nominations and awards. In Austin he appeared with Aziz Ansari for three standup comedy shows. In the year 2019 he got awarded with the prize for American humor by Kennedy center.
Quotes of Dave Chappelle
Here are some famous quotes of Dave Chappelle
- “I got a lot of positive people around me.”
- “I think every group of black guys should have at least one white guy in it.”
Summary of Dave Chappelle’s life
Dave Chappelle was a famous comedian, actor and producer. He is a very humble and down to earth. He became famous for his good sense of humor. He is well known in industry. His net worth is $50 Million. He is one of the richest comedians in the world. In 1998 Dave converted in to Islam.
Frequently asked questions
Is Dave Chapplle a good person?
Yes, Dave chappelle is a good and humble person. He is very kind. He devoted his time and money to charity. He also organized charity concerts.
What is the best part of Dave chappelle’s life?
He performed in many standup comedy shows and in films. For two years he contacted with Netflix also, by which he get fame and money. At this time he became the richest comedians of world.
Where does Dave chappelle rank?
In 2017 he ranked on number 9.