|Dave Chappelle Net Worth||$50 Million|
|DOB||14 August, 1973|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Dave Chappelle is famous for being an actor, producer, and stand-up comedian. He hails from America and he is African-American. He started his career from the theatre that led him to enter in TV and film industry. He made multi-million dollars from TV shows and movies.
He had also worthy deals with TV channels and Netflix for performing in stand-up comedy specials throughout his comedy career. Dave Chappelle’s net worth is more than $42 million in the year 2018 which makes him wealthiest comedian in the world. In this post, we will discuss his early life, career, and net worth.
Dave Chappelle’s Early Life
He was born in Washington D.C in 1973. He is the youngest of three and grew up with his two older siblings. His parents worked in the academic role at the university.
His parents got separated and he was raised by his mother. He attended the Woodlin Elementary School when his parents got separated. He spent his childhood with his mother in Washington D.C. and he used to go Ohio to spend his summer with his father.
He completed his studies in 1991 from Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington in theatre arts as he had keen interests in comedy and acting. Then he had decided to go in the field of comedy by this time as he wanted to see himself a performer.
Dave Chappelle’s Career
Dave wanted to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian, so he decided to move to New York City from Washington. He started his career from ‘Amateur Night’ at the Apollo theatre in New York but he was hulked off the stage.
But he continued to perform in New York’s theatres. At the age of 19, he got the offer from Hollywood and he debuted his acting career from the film Robin Hood: Men In Tights. In the year 2003, he got his own show on the comedy central with the name ‘Dave Chappelle’s Show’.
His show got huge popularity and he was offered $55 million in contracts by comedy central for a couple of years. But Chappelle back out from comedy central and turned down the $50 million dollar deal because he was not happy with the direction of the show in the year 2006. Apart from his comedy show and sketches, Dave has featured in a lot of movies since his maiden movies in the film industry at the age of 19.
Dave Chappelle’s Net worth
Dave Chappelle’s net worth is humongous $50 million in 2020. He has worked as a producer on various comedy shows including Dave starred TV documentary series ‘Dave Chappelle’s Block Party’.
He has also made a colossal fortune from his stand-up comedian appearances and his tours. He stole the limelight in 2013 when he gave surprise appearance as a stand-up comedian after a long period of time that proved a huge resurgence of his career. He also signed a contract with Netflix for $20 million per comedy special for 4 comedy specials.