Dave Chappelle Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Dave Chappelle

Biography / Wiki

With his comic timing and quirky remarks fresh even today, an American comedian, television-film producer, and actor David Khari Webber, popularly known as Dave Chappelle still remains a popular figure in the show business even though his on-screen appearances have greatly reduced since the last decade.

As an impeccable artiste on the ‘Chappelle’s Show’ Dave Chappelle made his mark as one of the best stand-up comedians by ‘Comedy Central’. He hit it big with his very own primetime show after years of struggle with small roles in films. He lives with his wife and three children on the outskirts of Yellow Springs, in Ohio, and has converted to Islam.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 24th August 1973 Dave Chappelle will turn 49 years old. He appears to be tall and has a healthy but well-maintained body figure. His body figure measurements are 36-35-35 with his biceps measuring 12 inches.

His height measures 5 feet 11 inches while his weight is 82 kg approximately. He has dark brown eyes and the color of his hair black but he mostly keeps his head bald.

Net Worth

As Dave Chappelle has been one of the prominent figures when it comes to comedy in the Hollywood entertainment industry, he has earned a lot through his shows, tours and TV appearances. He owns many luxurious things and has a lavish house as well. Chappelle has also earned a lot by advertising for some well-known brands like Pepsi and coca-cola. The total net worth estimated for Dave Chappelle is $16 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

Dave Chappelle was born and raised in Washington, DC, USA. He is the son of William David Chappelle III and Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon, both of his parents were university professors. Dave grew up with a brother and sister. He studied at Woodlin Elementary School and later attended The Duke Ellington School of the Arts.


David Khari Webber Chappelle

Nickname Dave
Birth Place Washington, DC USA
Date Of Birth 24 August 1973
Age 50 Years
Height In Centimetres – 180 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’11”

Weight In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor, Writer, Producer and Stand up comedian
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Woodlin Elementary School
College Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
Religion Islam
Nationality American
Home Town Washington, DC USA
Debut Film – Robinhood: Men in Tights (1993),
TV Show – Comic Justice (1993)
Fathers Name William David Chappelle III
Mothers Name Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon


Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon
Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon

Brothers William S. Chappelle


Dave Chappelle with his brother
Dave Chappelle with his brother

Sister Felicia Chappelle Jones

Career / Fashion And Style

After he moved to New York City, Dave made a name for himself in the comedy circuit after the initial struggle and made his entry into films with ‘Robin Hood: Men in Tights’. He appeared in the American sitcom, ‘Home Improvement’ in 1995. He starred in the hit film, ‘The Nutty Professor’ alongside Eddie Murphy in 1996.

He appeared on ‘Con Air’ in a small role in 1997 and then appeared in a major role in ‘Half-Baked’ the following year. In 1999, Dave starred in a small but remarkable role in the film ‘Blue Streak’.

The ‘Chappelle’s Show’, was aired on Comedy Central from 2003 to 2006 which landed him a multi-million dollar contract but he refused and disappeared on a trip to South Africa and has focused on films and stand-up comedy after his return. Chappelle attempted to break Cook’s 7-hour record in 2009 at the Laugh Factory but was not successful.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Currently married to Elaine Mendoza Erfe he has two sons and a daughter.

Girlfriend Elaine Mendoza Erfe (2001- present)
Marital Status Married (Since 2001)
Wife Elaine Mendoza Erfe


Dave Chappelle with his wife
Dave Chappelle with his wife

Children Son – Sulayman and Ibrahim,

Daughter – Sonal

Dave Chappelle with his wife & kids
Dave Chappelle with his wife & kids

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Dave Chappelle’s favorite things.

Favorite Comedian Richard Pryor and Chris Rock
Favorite Colour Black and Blue
Favorite Holiday Destinations The Maldives
Favorite Food Non-Veg. and Seafood
Favorite Things To Do Listening to songs and gym freak

Dave Chappelle

Some Interesting Facts About Dave Chappelle

  • In the comedy-drama movie, Forrest Gump, Dave was approached for the role of Benjamin Buford “Bubba” Blue but he felt that the movie would fail and rejected the offer.
  • Dave was offered a $50 million contract by Comedy Central because of the immense popularity of the show but decided to walk away from the show as he was frustrated with the direction.
  • He again started performing regularly in stand-up comedy events after the end of Chappelle’s Show.
  • For his great performance in his Netflix special, The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas, he won a Grammy Award in 2017.
  • Focused on American culture, politics, pop culture, and racial stereotypes, his popular TV show, Chappelle’s Show, made its debut on Comedy Central in 2003.
  • To kick-start his career in comedy he decided to move to New York City after completing his high school studies.
  • He performed in front of the Amateur Night audience early in his career but was booed off the stage.
  • He carved a special place for himself on the New York comedy circuit after he managed to overcome the setback.
  • He returned to Ohio and briefly considered giving up a career in show business after his father passed away in the 90s.
  • To secure appearances in several popular late-night talk shows, his appearance in Def Comedy Jam helped him.
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