David Khari Webber widely known as Dave Chappelle, is a famous American Comedian, actor, and producer. Dave is one of the best standup comedians in the USA.
Table of Biography
Early life and childhood
Dave Chappelle is a famous American Comedian, actor, and producer. Dave Chappelle was born on 24th August, in 1973. Currently, he is 47 years old. The real name of Dave is Dave Khari Webber. Dave was born to an Afro-American family. Likewise, Dave’s father is William David Chappelle III and his mother is Yvonne. Dave’s parents divorced each other when dave was very young. So, Dave was raised in Silver Spring.
Furthermore, Dave completed his schooling at Woodlin Elementary School. Dave was very interested in comedy since his school days. Dave used to get inspiration from comedians like Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy. Moreover, Dave completed his graduation majored in theatre arts from Duke Ellington School of Arts.
After completing graduation, Dave moved to New York pursuing his dream to become a great comedian. Dave debuted as a Stand-Up comedian at Apollo Theatre. Dave’s have work and never-give-up spirit led him to his first move “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” where he played the role of Ahcho. Similarly, Dave worked for the film “Getting In” in 1995. In the same year, Dave appeared in an American sitcom, “Home Improvement” along with Jim Breuer which became a hit on-screen.
In addition, Dave got a golden opportunity to work with his childhood idol Eddie Murphy in the film “The Nutty Professor” in 1996 which became a hit film at that time. Following that year, Dave appeared as a major lead character in “Half-Baked” in 1997.
Besides all, “Chappelle’s Show” which was aired on Comedy Central gave Dave major limelight in his career. The show was so much hit that, it resulted in Dave signing a multi-million dollar contract with Viacom. Furthermore, Dave was able to set a world record of stand-up comedy for 3 hours and 50 minutes at the laugh factory Sunset Strip Comedy Club.
Dave appeared as Morris in the crime drama-comedy film named “Chi-Raq” in 2015. The great success of Dave in “Chi-Raq” was later followed by a $60 million worth contract with Netflix. Under Netflix’s production, Dave released four comedy specials entitled “The Bird Revelation“, “Sticks & Stones”, “Equanimity”, and “Quincy”. Among these four, “Equanimity” and “Quincy” were honored with Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
Talking about the relationship status of Dave, he is currently married to his wife Elaine. Elaine is of Filipino descent. Similarly, Dave and Elaine gave birth to their two sons and one daughter. The two sons of Dave are Ibrahim and Sulayman and his daughter is Sonal. As of now, the family Dave is living a blissful life.
Moving into the body measurements of Dave, he has got a pretty tall and slim-looking body. In fact, Dave stands tall with a height of around 6 feet or 183 cm. Similarly, Dave has a weight of around 75 kg. Dave has black eyes and he is bald. On the other, there is not much information regarding the body measurement of Dave, we will let you know as soon as the information is revealed.
Social media and Net worth
Talkin about the social media availability of Dave, he is pretty much active in social media. Dave has accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Dave has earned more than 773 k followers on his Twitter account. Similarly, Dave has gained more than 1.2 M followers on his Instagram account and 27 k followers on his Facebook account.
Dave has earned a huge sum of money throughout his career. The estimated net worth of Dave is around $50 million.