Dave Chappelle Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Dave Chappelle Biography

Dave Chappelle was born on August 24, 1973, in Washington, D.C., U.S. He is an American standup comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His full name is David Khari Webber Chappelle. Similarly, he is best known for his comedy performances in the comedy sketch series Chappelle’s Show and for his many film appearances.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 47 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 78 KG. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique and has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Relationship Status

The actor is in a long marital relationship with Elaine Mendoza Erfe. The couple had tied the knot in 2001 and also have three children together: two sons Sulayman and Ibrahim and a daughter Sanaa.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is William David Chappelle III, who was a vocal performance professor whereas his mother’s name is Yvonne Seon (née Reed). Her mother worked for Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba. In addition, he has an older sister named Felicia Chappelle Jones and an older brother named William S. Chappelle.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his educational profile, he attended Woodlin Elementary School. He studied theatre arts at Duke Ellington School of the Arts and also graduated in 1991.


Dave Chappelle started his career as a comedian performing in comedy circuits, city parks, and comedy clubs. He subsequently gained good recognition after his TV appearance in the HBO TV series Def Comedy Jam in 1992. Similarly, he made his film debut in the 1993 film Robin Hood: Men in Tights and has appeared in numerous films and some of the notables include, The Nutty Professor (1996), Con Air (1997), Half Baked (1998), You’ve Got Mail (1998), Blue Streak (1999), Undercover Brother (2002), Chi-Raq (2015), and A Star Is Born (2018).

Dave Chappelle Biography
Dave Chappelle Biography

He achieved further success hosting the satirical comedy sketch series Chappelle’s Show from 2003 to 2006. Furthermore, he is under contract with Netflix and gets a $20 million-per-comedy-special release. Likewise, he has released five comedy specials till now: The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium,  Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits, Equanimity, The Bird Revelation, and Sticks & Stones.

Dave Chappelle’s Social Media

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Dave Chappelle’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Dave Chappelle.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Dave Chappelle? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 50 million, which he has earned from his successful acting and comedy career.


  • Full Name: David Khari Webber Chappelle
  • Profession: Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Writer, and Producer
  • Age: 47
  • Date of Birth: August 24, 1973
  • Birth Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches
  • Weight: 78 KG
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • School: Woodlin Elementary School
  • College/University: Duke Ellington School of the Arts
  • Father: William David Chappelle III
  • Mother: Yvonne Seon (née Reed)
  • Sibling: Felicia Chappelle Jones (Older Sister), William S. Chappelle (Older Brother)
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 50 million
  • Source of Income: Acting, Comedies, Writing and Producing