Dave Chappelle educational qualifications, Wife, children, Awards, and Biography

Who doesn’t like to listen to comedy? There will be no one among you who has never seen or heard comedy in his life. When it comes to comedy, we suddenly imagine the face of our favorite comedian in our mind. Today we are going to talk about a person who has made people laugh a lot through his talent and comedy and is also known as the name of a famous stand-up comedian. No one else is our Dave Chappelle. So without delay, let us know about the age, network, wife, educational qualification, and biography of Dave Chappelle.

Who is Dave Chappelle?

The full name of Dave is David Khari Webber Chappelle. Dave Chappelle is an American stand-up comedian and actor by profession and is known officially and publicly as Dave Chappelle. People called him Dave, Mr. Chappelle. He is also known by these names also these are his nicknames.

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Basic Information

Dave Chappelle was born on 24 August 1973, in Washington City, DC, but in their childhood time, Chappell grew up in Silver Spring in Maryland. According to 2022, the age of Dave is 48 years. People mostly know Dave Chappelle for his satirical comedy sketch series Chappelle’s Show. Dave Chappelle’s parents were very interested in politics also his parents were also very active in politics.

Dave Chappelle

Many VIP people were friends of his parents and during his childhood, people like Pete Seeger and Johnny Hartman used to visit his house. Dave Chappelle obeys American comedians Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor as his inspirations. Seeing the gesture of the Chappell, one day Johnny Hartman predicted that he would be a good comedian one day.

Full NameDavid Khari Webber Chappelle
NicknameDave, Mr. Chappelle
Professionstand-up comedian and actor
Date of Birth24 August 1973
Age48 years
Birth PlaceWashington, D.C.
Raised in Silver Spring, Maryland
ethnicityUpdated soon
Zodiac SignVirgo
SignatureDave Chapelle Signature

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Educational Qualification

When Chappelle was living in Silver Spring, Maryland during his childhood, he was going to Woodlin Elementary School to study his elementary school there. After the separation of their parents, he was living in Washington with his father and where he learned acting, and comedy and completed his graduation at Eastern High School in Washington.

SchoolWoodlin Elementary School
College/UniversityEastern High School, Washington
Education qualificationGraduation

Physical Appearance/Stats

Dave Chappelle is too tall to be seen. His height is 6 feet and his estimated weight as of 2022 is 80 KG. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His body color is also dark brown

Height6 feet
Weight (approximately)80 KG
Figure MeasurementNot available
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair Colorblack (Mostly bald)
Body ColorDark Brown

Career/Success story

Dave Chappelle is a successful personality in himself. Chappelle wanted to be a comedian since childhood and he had the talent to do comedy since childhood. He moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy. Before becoming famous, he used to do comedy at many places and also used do small stage programs. On September 13, 1990, on an episode of ABC’s American Funniest People, he was seen telling jokes to people in a Mumtaz. Although he started his comedy career in 1988, in 1990 he started getting more and more success after featuring on ABC’s ‘America’s Funniest People’ show.

In 2003, he started his one-week sketch comedy show which was broadcast on Comedy Central and his show was called The Chapels Show. His show gradually became quite popular, seeing this, Comedy central’s new parent company Viacom got him to sign a deal of $ 55 million, but later he rejected that deal.


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In 1996, he made his first movie debut called Robin Hood: Men In Tights. After that, he worked in many movies like The Nutty Professor (1996), Con Air (1997), You’ve Got Mail (1998), Blue Streak (1999), Undercover Brother (2002), and Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (2005), have done. In 2016, he signed a special deal with Netflix and released 6 special stand-up comedies, each of which received $ 20 million for each stand-up comedy special. For more information about his career, you can visit this link.


Chappelle has received many awards for his work and has also been nominated for some awards. He has received 3 consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Album, not only that but he was awarded 5 Primetime Emmy Awards and also nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award. You can see the table given below for the complete award list.

YearPrimetime Emmy Awards/ Category
2017Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
2018Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
2020Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
2020Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
2021Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

YearGrammy Awards/ Category
2018, 2019, 2020Best Comedy Album

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Family and Relationship (Wife and Children)

Chappelle’s father is William David Chappelle III, a professor of vocal performance by profession and the dean of your student at Antioch College in Yolo Spring, Ohio. His mother’s name is Yvonne Seon, who used to work for Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba. Apart from this, she has also worked as a university administrator and professor in many institutions.

Dave Chapelle wife

Chappelle also has a stepmother and a stepbrother. Chappelle has a brother named William S. Chappelle and a sister named Felicia Chappelle Jones, who is an actress.

Father’s NameWilliam David Chappelle III
Mother’s NameYvonne Seon
Sister’s NameFelicia Chappelle Jones
Brother’s nameWilliam S. Chappelle

In 2001 Chappell was married to Elaine Mendoza Erfe. Chappelle and Elaine Mendoza Erfe have three children, one daughter, and two sons. Of their two boys, one boy’s name is Suleiman Chappelle and the other’s name is Ibrahim Chappelle. His daughter’s name is Sanaa Chappelle.

Girlfriend/WifeElaine Mendoza Erfe (m. 2001)
Marital StatusTogether
Sexual orientationMale/ Straight
Children3( 2 sons and one daughter)
Son’s NameSuleiman Chappelle
Ibrahim Chappelle
Daughter’s nameSanaa Chappelle

Net Worth

Chappelle has worked in many movies throughout his career and has also done many stand-up comedy shows. Many people like his comedy more than the people who like Dave Chappelle. We have already been told that his comedy shows are very much liked. The total net worth of Dave Chappelle as of 2022 is 60 million US dollars. Talking about his salary, he gets more than 5 million as salary within 1 year.

Social Media and Contact details

FacebookDave Chappelle: Live From Radio City
YouTubeDave Chappelle

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