Dave Chappelle (born August 24, 1973) is an American Actor, Standup Comedian, Writer, and Producer from Washington DC, USA. He found fame as the founder of the Sketch comedy show, “Chappelle’s show“. This show helped him in earning six awards.
Dave did notable acting in the film industry like in the movies ‘The Nutty Professor’, ‘Con Air’, ‘You’ve Got a Mail’, and ‘Blue Streak’. Further received Grammy award on January 29, 2018, for the wonderful performance in “The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle” made in 2017.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
Biography: Recently this famous comedian, Dave Chappelle’s age is 46 years (as per of 2019) and every year celebrated his Bon the 24th of August. He was born in an educated family and his parents were from an educational background.
His father, William David Chappelle III was a statistician and professor at Antioch College in Yellow Springs. Moreover, mother, Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon was a professor at the University of Maryland, Howard University. Further, belonging to Prince George’s Community college and she was employed by Patrice Lumumba, Prime Minister of Congo.
On coming to siblings‘ factor, he had an older sister named Felicia Chappelle Jones and an older brother named William S. Chappelle. As we know education is important for all Dave attended Woodlin Elementary School. He further studied Theatre arts from Duke Ellington School of the Arts and graduated in 1991.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Spouse
Dave Chappelle was dating his girlfriend Elaine Mendoza Erfe for a quite long time. After spending too much time together both decided to take their relationship to the next level. Further, married each other in 2001 and starts living their life together.
As a result of their happily married life, his wife gave birth to three children. Both have two sons named Sulayman and Ibrahim, and a daughter, Sonal. They love every child equally from the core of their heart.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||David Khari Webber Chappelle.|
|Profession||Stand up comedian, actor, writer as well as producer.|
|Famous For||His comedy sketch series “Chappelle’s Show”.|
|Age (As of 2018)||46 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||24 August 1973.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Social Media Stats|| Instagram: Not Known.|
Twitter: @Dave Chapelle (578k+ fans).
Facebook: @chapelles Show (1.7 million+ likes).
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Virgo.|
|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”.
|Current Residence||Washington, DC, the US Capital.|
|Debut|| Film: Robinhood: Men in Tights (1993).|
TV-Show: Comic Justice (1993).
|Television||1. Chappelle’s Show (2003-2006).|
2. Wanda at Large (2003).
3. Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1997).
4. Buddies (1996).
|Movies||1. Dave Chappelle: Sticks and Stones (2019).|
2. Mother Goose: A Rappin and Rhymin Special.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5’11”.|
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 80 Kg.|
Pounds: 176 lbs.
|Biceps Size||12 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||36-35-35.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Parents|| Father: William David Chappelle III (A Statistician and Professor at Antioch College in Yellow springs)|
Mother: Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon (Professor at University of Maryland, Howard University).
|Siblings||Brother: William S. Chappelle (older).|
Sister: Felicia Chappelle Jones (older).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wedding Date/Place||In 2001.|
|Dating History?||Relationship with Elaine Mendoza Erfe.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Elaine Mendoza Erfe (2001- present).|
|Children||Son: Sulayman and Ibrahim.|
|Highest Qualification||Graduated in 1991.|
|School||Woodlin Elementary School.|
|Alma Mater||Duke Ellington School of the Arts.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celeb||Comedian: Richard Pryor and Chris Rock.|
|Dream Holiday Destination||The Maldives.|
|Favorite Color||Black and Blue.|
|Love to do||Listening to songs and gym freak.|
|Favorite Dishes||Non-Veg. and Seafood.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$ 16 million US Dollars.|
|Salary, Earnings & Monthly Income||Not Known.|
|Home Details||Not Known.|
|Email Address||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Dave Chappelle
- According to Wikipedia, Dave is usually fond of drinking bears and alcohol during parties and on special occasions. He loves to hang out with friends at night for a while to refresh his mind.
- For his popular series “Chappelle’s Show” during the production of the third season, he got a $50 million contract from Comedy Central.
- This tall man has a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) having a gym fit body type physique and a weight of 80 kg (176 lbs).
- Chappelle is well known for his impersonation of Rick James on his series. Once the DVD set of the first series was the best seller among all the TV shows.
- He is the youngest comedian to make in the list of Comedy Central of 100 stand-ups. At that time, he was 32 years old and stood at rank 43 on the list.
- In the Advertisement sector, he did that for well-known beverages company coca-cola and Pepsi.
- Moreover, this American is also a host and did his hosting debut on “Saturday Live”.
- Owns a production company named “Pilot Boy Productions” it was inspired by the numerous failed pilots starred by him.
- Dave Chappelle has appeared 8 times on the talk show “Late Night with Conan O Brien” which is a great number.
- In the year 2014, he performed 10 sold-out shows at Radio City Music hall in New York City that was his first appearance there in eleven years.
- Wayne Brady, Katt Williams, Kevin Hart and many more were the greatest fan of him. They mention that he was the best stand up comedian ever seen by them.
- He is in front of charity works also. In 2004, brings together the young leaders from communities in conflict at Otis field, Maine by visiting there.
- A book named “American Stand-up and sketch comedy” was published by Elizabeth Ludwig in 2010. That book was based on his works.
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- During an interview, he claims that his biggest influencers are Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy and many more.
- Dave is very less active on social media. His Instagram account is not found but has a good response from fans on Facebook and Twitter.
- In 1998, Islam religion was adopted by him with the statement that wants to make that private.
- This comedian from his business is earning a self-sufficient Net worth of $16 million US Dollars.
- Worked on various Netflix like Stick & Stones was popular among all the series done by him.