Dave Chappelle Net Worth, How did professional actor and stand-up comedian acquire his wealth? Read on to find out more about Dave Chappelle Net Worth, his life and career.
About Dave Chappelle
He is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and producer. All through Dave Chappelle’s career, he has had multi-million dollar deals with TV Channels for performing his comedy acts; acted/starred in various films and made a lot of money.
So what is Dave Chappelle Net Worth? Keep reading to find out more about Dave Chappelle Net Worth.
|Full Name:||Dave Chappelle|
|Date of Birth:||August 14, 1973|
|Net Worth:||$42 Million|
Dave Chappelle Early Life and Career
Dave Chappelle was born on the 24th of August, 1973, in Washington D.C and has two older siblings. He grew up in Silver Springs, Maryland, and both of his parents were professors at Universities.
As a child, he attended Woodlin Elementary School and when his parents split up, he spent the majority of his time with his mother in Washington and the summers with his father in Ohio.
Dave Chappelle studied Theatre Arts at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington and graduated in 1991. At this time, he had already pretty much decided that he was going to be a comedian and he had known for a while that he wanted to be a performer.
He moved to New York City in order to pursue a full-time career as a comedian. Chappelle first performed at the Apollo Theatre in front of the ‘Amateur Night’ audience but was booed off the stage.
Though he got back at it and continued to perform for audiences around New York. At age 19, he made his first film debut in Robin Hood: Men In Tights.
The ‘Chappelle’s Show’ was created on Comedy Central in 2003. However, the sketch comedy show was so popular that Comedy Central offered Chappelle a $55 million contract to continue the show for two years.
After two years, Chappelle walked away from Comedy Central and turned down a new $50 million dollar contract from them in the process.
Apart from his wildly successful comedy acts and sketches, he has featured in many more films since his debut in the industry at 19.
Highlights of Dave Chappelle Career:
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (Ahchoo, 1993)
The Nutty Professor (Reggie Warrington, 1996)
HBO Comedy Half Hour: Dave Chappelle (1998)
Half Baked (Thurgood Jenkins, 1998)
Screwed (Rusty Hayes, 2000)
Dave Chappelle: Killin’ Them Softly (2000)
Dave Chappelle: For What It’s Worth (2004)
Hosted Saturday Night Live (2016)
Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation (2016)
A Star is Born (Noodles, 2018)
Dave Chappelle Net Worth
As of 2019, Dave Chappelle Net Worth is $42 Million. Dave Chappelle Net Worth is accumulated from his career as a comedian and an actor.
Dave Chappelle Net Worth has made him one of the richest comedians in the world.
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