Although, over the years, the fame of Dave Chappelle, actor, stand-up comedian and TV host, gradually increased, he succeeded to keep a low profile in private life. The public apparitions of the Emmy Award nominee are discreet as well, so the curiosity of the fans searching for juicy information is permanently awakened.
Dave Chappelle Net Worth - $30 Million
Birth Name - David Khari Webber Chappelle
Date of birth - August 24, 1973
Zodiac Sign - Virgo
Birth Place - Washington, D.C., U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 6′ 0″
Profession - Comedian, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor
How was Dave Chappelle's road to success? What kind of life does he live outside the spotlight? How much money did he earn? Here are only some of the questions his ardent fans often ask. Well, here are the answers, if not to all, at least to some of them.
The path to success was not an easy one for the comedian, on his real name David Kahari Webber Chappelle. At the beginning of his acting career, he had small role in various TV productions, but none of them brought him into the public attention. However, he never discouraged, and eventually the fortune smiled at him, bringing him numerous Emmy Award nominations.
Today, he is known for the comic roles he played in Nutty Professor, Screwed, Undercover Brothers, Blue Streak and many other great movies. Also, he has his own stand-up comedy show, Chappelle's Show.
In spite of his great fame, Dave Chappelle has not given in to the temptation of adopting the extravagant lifestyle of Hollywood stars. He has a farm in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where he lives with his wife, Elaine. The couple has a daughter, Sonal, and two sons, Ibrahim and Suleoary.
Although the comedian is discrete when it comes to his financial gains as well, experts evaluate his fortune at $30 million. This considerable fortune is the result of the wise decisions the actor made when he invested the money.
Food and liquor are two of the products that would never stop selling, so Dave Chappelle invested in these very profitable fields. He owns a fast-food restaurant chain in Washington, the Fat Chappelle Burger, and he also produces a brand of vodka, the Pure Wonderchappelle-US.
Besides the farm where he lives with his family, the well-known comedian and actor has other real estate properties as well, most of them located in Xenia, Ohio. Like many other celebrities, Dave Chappelle got involved in the fashion industry, creating a clothing line, the Dave Chappelle Seduction, and signing a perfume, With Love from Dave.
He never forgets where he started from, so he makes generous donations to charity, most of them for the benefit of children and young people. The Seeds of Peace Basketball Camp is just one example of how Dave Chappelle offers his personal and financial support.