Dave Chappelle Biography
Dave Chappelle, who was born on 24th august in 1973, is a well-known American stand-up comedian, actor, producer as well as writer in Washington DC, USA. He became famous for his entertaining comedy series named “Chappelle’s show”, which earned him 6 prestigious awards. He did notable acting in different super hit films and television series and made his name in the Hollywood industry and gained many awards and achievements throughout his career.
Dave Chappelle’s height is 5 feet 11 inches and his weight is approximately 80kg. his body measurements include 36-35-14. He has a very healthy body and a perfect physique. His black eyes and dark brown hair make him much appealing.
Birth and Family
Dave Chappelle was born on 24th august in 1973 in a family with a good educational background. Currently, he is 46 years old. His father’s name is William David Chappelle and he was a professor at Antioch College which is situated in Yellow Springs, while his mother’s name is Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon and she is also a professor at the University of Maryland which is situated in Howard University. His siblings include an elder sister named Felicia Chappelle Jones as well as an elder brother named William S. Chappelle. He was raised along with his siblings in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Dave Chappelle was born to a very educated family. His parents were professors at very well-known universities. he got his early education from Woodlin Elementary School. After that, he got admission to Duke Ellington School of the Arts and completed his graduation from there. Besides education, he also polished his skills of acting to became a professional actor.
|Full Name||David Khari Webber Chappelle|
|Profession||Comedian, actor, writer, producer|
Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||Feet & Inches: 5’11”.
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
|Weight (approx.)||Kilograms: 80 Kg.
Pounds: 176 lbs.
|Eye Color||Brown – Dark|
|Debut||Film: Robinhood: Men in Tights (1993).
TV-Show: Comic Justice (1993).
|Famous for||His comedy sketch series “Chappelle’s Show”.|
|Awards||1. Emmy award in 2017 for a guest appearance on “Saturday Night Live”.
2. Emmy award in 2018 for Netflix special “The Age of Spin & Deep in the heart of Texas”.
|Date of Birth||August 24, 1973|
|Age||47 years old.|
|Birthplace||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Hometown||Washington, D.C., United States|
|School||Woodlin Elementary School|
|College/University||Duke Ellington School of the Arts|
|Educational Qualification||Graduated in 1991.|
|Hobbies||Listening to songs and gym freak.|
Relationships & Affairs
|Elaine Chappelle (m. 2001)|
|Parents||Father: William David Chappelle III
Mother: Yvonne Reed
|Siblings||Brother(s): William S. Chappelle
Sister(s): Felicia Chappelle Jones
|Wife / husband||Elaine Chappelle (m. 2001)|
|Children||Son(s): Sulayman Chappelle, Ibrahim Chappelle
Daughter(s): Sonal Chappelle
|Favorite actor||Comedian: Richard Pryor and Chris Rock.|
|Favorite fruit||Kiwano (horned melon), Xango Mangosteen Fruit|
|Favorite food||Non-Veg. and Seafood.|
|Favorite color||French fuchsia, Microsoft Edge blue.|
|Net worth||USD $42 Million Approximately|
|Twitter: @Dave Chapelle (578k+ fans).|
|Facebook: @chapelles Show (1.7 million+ likes).|
Dave Chappelle had an interest in comedy and acting, since his childhood. He got admission to Duke Ellington School of the Arts and polished his skills. He was much inspired by Eddie Murphy as well as Richard Pryor and wished to become a comedian like them. Then as an actor, he started acting in many small theatres. Then he got a chance to work in Mel Brooks’ Robin Hood movie; Men in Tights, in which he played a lead role and gained much fame and attraction. Then he started a show named “Chappelle’s Show”, which became the turning point for his career. Then he appeared in many famous films and TV series and gained huge fame, wealth, success, and worth.
Dave Chappelle married the love of his life Elaine Mendoza in the year 2001. They had been dating each other for a very long time. The couple is blessed with 3 children, out of which one is a daughter named Sonal Chappelle and two sons are named Sulayman Chappelle and Ibrahim Chappelle. All of them are living like a happy family.
Dave Chappelle has gained huge fame, wealth, success, and popularity from his successful career. He is a well-known actor and a very famous stand-up comedian, who has worked in a large number of films and tv series and made his mark in the Hollywood industry. His net worth is approximately $50 million with which he lives a luxurious life along with his family.
Awards and Achievements
Dave Chappelle had made his career remarkable with his tremendous acting and comedy, on which he gained many awards and achievements. Some of his awards include
- BET comedy award for outstanding comedy-variety series in 2004 and 2005
- Outstanding Writing for a comedy series
- NAMIC vision awards for best comedian performance
- Black reel awards for outstanding guest performer
- Primetime Emmy awards for the outstanding guest actor.
- NAACP image awards for an outstanding game show
- Gammy award for the best comedy album.
Interesting Facts of Dave Chappelle
- Dave Chappelle was born on 24th august in 1973 in a family with a good educational background.
- He is a well-known American standup-comedian, actor, producer as well as writer in Washington DC, USA.
- He became famous for his entertaining comedy series named as “Chappelle’s show.
- He was raised along with his siblings in Silver Spring, Maryland.
- His parents were professors at very well-known universities.
- His siblings include an elder sister named Felicia Chappelle Jones as well as an elder brother named William S. Chappelle.
- Dave Chappelle married the love of his life Elaine Mendoza in the year 2001.
- He is blessed with 3 children.
- Dave Chappelle had made his career remarkable with his tremendous acting and comedy, on which he gained many awards and achievements
- His net worth is approximately $50 million with which he lives a luxurious life along with his family.