Comedian Dave Chappelle's Net Worth, Career and Income Sources! Complete Details about his Cars and House!

News by Saburo Published on 26 Jul,2017 Updated on 07 Mar,2019

One of the biggest names in American comedy, Dave Chappelle, has made some good money. The American stand up comedian, writer, and producer who began performing stand up in Washington D.C. at the age of fourteen is now celebrating his 30th anniversary in stand up comedy.  

How much has Dave Chappelle made in his 30 years of comedy career? Let's discuss Chappelle’s net worth, his career, and luxury lifestyle in detail here. 

How Much Is Dave Chappelle’s Net Worth? And The Major Source Of Income 

Dave Chappelle currently has a net worth of $50 million. Chappelle made $60 million from his Netflix deal and an additional $3 million from comedy shows in 2016. Believe it or not, Chappelle is reportedly making his new comedy special deal with Netflix.

CAPTION: Dave Chappelle SOURCE: Philadelphia Magazine

Dave is making a total of $60 million to deliver three comedy specials to the streaming company in 2017. The deal includes the rights to his 3 new specials, at $20 million per special. He was allegedly offered $20 million a special and has been said that his specials will grab a lot of press and bring in new subscribers.

In the year 2006, the comedian collected a staggering amount of money $22 million from his various work.  

His deal is on par with  $40 million deal Chris Rock secured with Netflix for two comedy specials. David Chappelle's hosting debut on "Saturday Night Live" resulted in the season's highest overnight ratings and the best 18-to-49 ratings for the show since 2013. Netflix is probably looking forward to the same kind of results. And given Chappelle's talent in comedy and his fan followings. 



With money comes power and Chapelle is using his money and power for Philanthropic works. Dave Chappelle financially helped Seeds of Peace International Camp, an organization which brings together children from America, Israel Palestine, Iraq, and other conflicting nation.

Dave Chappelle’s House And Car

Dave Chappelle purchased a 65-acre farm in Yellow Springs, Ohio. In the year 2010, the comedian bought the house for $470 K at an auction. The 7,500-square-foot Kings Yard building nestled in Yello Springs but the property Chappelle sold to Bob Baldwin for $440 K. According to posts on social media, Chappelle’s is fond of lavish stylish cars and traveling as well.

Dave Chappelle's car

Image: Dave Chappelle's car


Chappelle drives a Lexus LS 460 valued $80 thousand, and a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe worth more than $400 thousand. 

Some of Dave Chappelle's successful movies are listed below 

Movie  Budget  Box Office Collection  IMDb Rating  Cast Members 
The Nutty Professor (1996) $54 million $274 million 5.6 Eddie Murphy
Jada Pinkett
James Coburn
Blue Streak (1999) $36 million $117.7 million 6.3 Martin Lawrence
Luke Wilson
A Star Is Born (2018) $36-40 million $388.7 million 8.1 Lady Gaga
Andrew Dice Clay

Quick facts about Dave Chappelle

  • Dave Chappelle is a comedian, actor and film producer born on 14th August 1973 in Washington DC.
  • Dave was born to statistician father and professor mother who taught at several US universities.
  • Dave stepped into the film industry in 1993 playing in Mel Brook’s Robin Hodd: Men In Tights.
  • Dave married Elaine Mendoza Erfe on 2001 and has two sons; Sulayman and Ibrahim and daughter Sonal with her.