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Dave Chappelle Net Worth, Age, Wife And Kids, Movies, Shows

Dave Chappelle is a comedian, actor, and filmmaker who have gained worldwide success over the years. He makes many people laugh due to his standup comedy and comedy is one of his great skills because people always compliment him for great comic timing. Standup comedy is difficult as you have to be very spontaneous on stage and he is perfect at it. Let’s discuss both his personal and professional life.

Dave’s bio and rise to fame

Dave Chappelle was born on 24th August; 1973. His hometown is Washington and has been brought up by his parents very well. Both his parents were professors who broke up when he was young so he did not have a satisfying childhood. He had a keen interest in comedy and always looked up to Eddie Murphy and Bill Cosby. He is 46 years old currently. He was nominated for Emmy awards as well as Grammy awards and won other accolades throughout his career. Despite all the fame, he is very down to earth.

Journey to stadium

Dave really worked hard to reach where he is today. Initially, he did not get any good offers though he was very much interested in comedy. While waiting for a good offer he started doing films and television shows and became successful. He was lucky enough to star alongside Eddie Murphy for a good comedy film.

Age, height and weight

Dave is 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He is known for his athletic body and weighs 80 kgs. He gives good bodybuilding tips to his fans.

Wife and kids

Dave has been committed to one woman in his life and has been free of scandals during his personal and professional life. Elaine Chappelle is a non-celebrity but has gotten fame due to her famous husband. The reason for his success is attributed to the luck and hard work but he considers his wife the reason for his shining career. The couple is blessed with three children two boys and one girl. There were some issues before marriage as he converted to Islam but his wife still went ahead to marry him and they lead a successful life. There has been never any report about issues between them in their married life and their kids have further strengthened the bond.

Net worth

Dave has been earning a lot of income due to his successful work and endorsements. His net worth is estimated to be $ 42 million. He made it big when he signed a big contract of $ 55 million for a comedy show produced by Viacom. He follows a lavish lifestyle with his wife and kids.

Famous movies of Dave

Dave has worked for many successful films and has won accolades for the same. Here is a list of famous movies Dave has worked for.

  • Equanimity
  • The Bird Revelation
  • The End of August
  • Dave Chappelle’s Block Party
  • Half Baked
  • Con Air
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights
  • You’ve Got Mail
  • The Real Blonde
  • Blue Streak
  • Undercover Blues
  • 200 Cigarettes
  • Undercover Brother
  • Screwed
  • Chi-Raq
  • The Nutty Professor

Successful shows of Dave Chappelle

As a successful standup comedian, Dave has done many shows which have been immensely loved by people. Here is a list below.

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  • Chappelle’s Show (2003-2006)
  • The bird revelation
  • Equanimity and bird revelation
  • Buddies
  • HBO-comedy half hour
  • Crank Yankers
  • Inside the Actors’ studio
  • Wanda at large
  • Katz professional therapist
  • Where is Elvis this week?
  • Tough crowd with Colin Q
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