"They say love is more important than money, b*tch have you tried paying your bills with a hug?" says Dave Chappelle
Spouse of Elaine Chappelle and co-creator of Chappelle's Show, Dave Chappelle is one of the wealthiest comedians. Thousands of people have liked his heart winning comedy acts. Moreover, he has been able to maintain decent net worth from it. So, today we will talk about his possible sources of income. Stay with us:
Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor, Chappelle's current net worth is estimated at $42 million. The fact that he grew up in a politically active family might be why his jokes are mostly focused on politics, social problems, racism towards black and whites.
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The talented American personality, Chappelle whose stand up show went missing for a while has now turned into best one so far. He has reportedly received $60 million for his Netflix Specials. Check out the video
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Before comedy, Dave Chappelle was an actor for numbers of movies including Pineapple Express, Undercover Brother, and The Nutty Professor. After making multiple appearances, Comedy Central picked up Chappelle for his weekly comedy show, Chappelle's show in a contract of $55 million.
Moreover, Chappelle earned $1million form the movie Undercover Brother, $692,905 form Blue Steak and $1.4 million form Crank Yankers.
Dave Chappelle also became the face of brands and promotions. According to sources, it is estimated that he earned the average of $200,000 for them.
Speaking of Dave Chappelle's total earnings, Chappelle earned around $1,000,000 per season of Chappelle's Show. In 2005, he earned around $12 million and in the following year, he collected around $22 million.
Chappelle earned around $7.5 million in 2015 and collected $16 million in the following year. In the year 2017, Chappelle received around $60,000,000 for delivering three comedy specials to Netflix.
As an established comedian and actor, Dave has maintained a healthy lifestyle. He resides in a 65-acre house situated in the Yello Springs, Ohio. According to the realtor, the price of his house could be around $200,000- $600,000.
He also owns several other homes in the same area which are all mostly of 2500sq ft and above. But he resides with his wife Elaine and three Children in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Talking about his cars, Chappelle owns Lexus LS460 and Rolls- Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe which costs are $72,520- $120,440 and $440, 825 respectively. Similarly, he also owns a white Porsche. The price of Porsche starts with $46,475 and can go well over $200,000.
Currently, Dave is working on his television show, Chappelle's show and his upcoming movies, A Star is Bron which is yet to be released.
As Dave is still active in the field, there is no doubt that his net worth will go high in coming days.