Dave Chapelle is a well-known Stand- Up Comedian, Writer, Producer and Actor from American origin.
Dave Chappelle Net Worth 2020
His Net Worth is calculated as $50 million, in 2020. Due to the high level achieved by him, Dave becomes one of the richest comic actors all across the globe.
Comedy Central’s new appearance in the name of Viacom has presented him $55 million, for the Chappelle’s Show in 2003 to present it continuously for 2 years time span. In addition to which, he was also offered the percentage from the sales of the DVD.
Dave has signed a contract with Netflix in 2016, for $20 million for each release which was followed by the special series released in the next year.
Dave Chappelle Biography
|Full Name||Dave Chappelle|
|Birthdate||24th August 1973|
|Birth Place||Washington, D.C., USA|
|Residence||Washington, D.C., USA|
|Age (as of 2020)||46 Years|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Occupation||Comedian, Writer, Actor|
Early and Personal Life
Dave Chapelle is the popular name of David Khari Webber Chappelle, who was born on 24th August 1973. He went to Woodlin Elementary School. His parents were active professors in the universities.
When his parents got separated, he stayed with his mother except for his vacation time. He pursued Theatre Arts from Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
On HBO channel, Def Comedy Jam was the show that became the landmark of his career in 1992. That allowed him to continue his uninterrupted journey towards success by presenting his performances, on different TV shows. Such as The Late Show With David Letterman, Late Night With Conan O’Brien, Politically Incorrect, The Howard Stern Show and few more.
He also presented his potential over Star Search, thrice to prove his comic skills. Though he didn’t win, yet he was quite enthusiastic for his future aspirations.
Dave has gained a huge level of fame, through his Chappelle’s Show in 2003 due to his uniquely followed style of comedy. Since he raised and discussed a variety of topics, related to the culture of America.
He has demonstrated his distinctive potential in various movies; like The Nutty Professor, You’ve Got Mail, Undercover Brother, Robin Hood: Men In Tights, Con Air, Blue Streak, etc.
He also appeared as a guest in the series Home Improvement, in 1995 which was broadcasted by ABC.
Awards & Achievements
- Dave has been honoured with 2 Grammy Awards & 2 Emmy Awards, for his outstanding performances.
- In 2017, he received the Emmy Award for the category of Guest Appearance in Saturday Night Live.
- His Netflix performance The Age of Spin & Deep in the heart of Texas, made him win Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in 2018.
- He became the Comic Genius of America, in 2006 titled through Esquire. One of the Billboard writers quoted him, The Best in 2013. He was also positioned #9 in the list of 50 Best Stand Up Comics of All Time, by Rolling Stone in 2017.
- He has achieved the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2019, through America’s highest comedy honor- Kennedy Center.
- His album Equanimity made him win Grammy Award in 2019. In addition to which, it also made him earn Emmy Award in 2018 under Outstanding Variety Special.