Dave Chappelle net worth

Dave Chappelle net worth

Net Worth: $30 million

About Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle net worth has been stated to reach an estimate of 30 million dollars. A huge part of his net worth comes from his involvement in the cinema industry. Dave Chappelle is known to be an actor, comedian, film producer and screenwriter. All these involvements increase Dave Chappelle net worth by a mile.

Dave Chappelle grew up in Washington D.C. He attended the Duke Ellington School of Arts where he was taught the art of acting. He moved to New York to seek for a career as a comedian soon after. He started his career as a stand-up comedian and often appeared at the Apollo’s Theater Amateur Night. Soon he became a very known comedian in the comedy circuit of New York.
In 1993, he was chosen to act in the movie called “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” when he was 23 years old. The movie was produced by Mel Brooks. After the appearance in the movie, Dave Chappelle got some minor roles in various films and tired some TV series pilots, however, unsuccessfully. His first big role which was successful was in the movie called “Half Baked” which was released in 1998.
It all came back when he got his own TV show called “Chappelle’s Show” which was broadcasted on the Comedy Central channel. The debut of it was in 2003 and it gained a huge number of viewership. Thus, it also increased Dave Chappelle net worth a lot. The show’s first two seasons were very successful. It even received a nomination of two Emmy awards. However, during the filming of the third season Dave Chappelle left it. Nevertheless, Comedy Central still broadcasted TV series without him appeared on it because the show was realy loved by the audience.
In 2004 a documentary of Dave Chappelle was released which was called “Block Party” and which was directed by Michel Gondry. The documentary featured a concert which was hosted by Dave Chappelle and which included various performances of rock groups including The Fugees.
In addition, Dave Chappelle got the 43rd position in the list made by Comedy Central which featured 100 Greatest Stand Up Comedians of All Time. However, the star is no longer appearing on the TV screen and cinema industry. Currently Dave Chappelle lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio, together with his wife and their two sons. Nevertheless, his career in cinema business increased Dave Chappelle net worth by a mile.

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