Listed as 2017's 4th highest paid comedian in the world by Forbes, David Khari Webber Chappelle, professionally known as Dave Chappelle, has an estimated net worth of $42 million. One of the most successful comedians in the world, he is also a writer, actor, and producer.
The 44-year-old was given the title of comic genius of America by Esquire and is best known for his four Netflix specials which are not only popular, but his specials are the most-watched stand-up so far. Moreover, the shows also help him receive a staggering sum of salary.
Let's find out more about his net worth, earnings, and properties.
As we have already mentioned above, Dave Chappelle has an estimated net worth of $42 million, but his net worth as of 2018 is under review.
Comedian Dave Chappelle
Last year in 2017, comedian Dave Chappelle was listed as the 4th highest paid comedian in the world by Forbes with jaw-dropping earnings of $47 million in 2016-2017.
Following him was Amy Schumer with an earning of $37.5 million and in the 3rd place was Louis C.K. with earning of $52 million. Likewise, the first place was abducted by Jerry Seinfeld with an earning of $69 million.
As of now, the comedian's major source of income is through his shows which are aired on Netflix. His show is the streamer’s most-viewed stand-up comedy program to date, and it was reported that in 2017, his shows delivered a hefty $60 million to the streaming company.
Watch Netflix special Dave Chappelle: Equanimity
Even though spokespersons of Netflix denied talking about its deals insiders revealed that Dave Chappelle was offered $20 million for each special.
Similarly, some of his other earnings from some of his previous shows throughout the years are $5 million for each season of Chappelle's Show, which also featured Eddie Murphy's distant cousin, late Charlie Murphy, in 2006. Just two years back, the comedian was being paid a million dollars for each season of the same show.
Watch a glimpse of Chappelle's Show
Moreover, the comedian also earned $16 million, $7.5 million, $22 million and $12 million in the years 2016, 2015, 2006 and 2005 respectively.
Dave Chappelle primary source of income is through his career as an actor and comedian but has also worked with brands like Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Gillette which are bound to bring him a hefty paycheque.
Watch Dave Chappelle in the ad for Pepsi
It can be assumed that the comedian earns millions through endorsement deals and sponsorships.
With a net worth of $42 million, the comedian has capable of buying numerous estates throughout the United States, and he does. When you search for his house on Google, the first two links that pop up are Google maps to Dave Chappelle's houses in Yellow Spring, Ohio, and Xenia, Ohio.
Comedian Dave Chappelle's Yellow Spring house
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Dave Chappelle is a married man and has three children and him not trying to disturb his children's routing might be the reason why his estates are mostly based in Ohio.
There is not much news about Dave Chappelle purchasing a house or a new mansion in the recent years, but back in 2010, the comedian went all out and splurged $470,000 on a 7,500 sq ft building during an auction. The building is located in Kings Yard houses ten retail spaces.
Even though the comedian did not plan to buy the house on the day, Dave Chappelle was pleased to get the house and shared:
“I’d love to have the town’s support. The purchase is the most money he has spent in town. Don’t tell Elaine (his wife).
Comedian Dave Chappelle's Xenia, Ohio house
Source: Virtual Globetrotting
Even though Dave Chappelle is not much of a fan when it comes to buying new houses and mansions for his family, he is a big automobile guy.
He owns a handful of luxurious cars which men often only dream of. The first car he owns is a Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet which has a price ranging around $103,400.
Take a look at Dave Chappelle's 2018 car collection
The comedian, Dave Chappelle also owns a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, a Lexus LS 460, and a Range Rover Sport. The price tag of these ranges somewhere between $550,000 to a million dollars.
Dave Chappelle Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
Apart from these cars, Dave Chappelle also owns a Ducati motorbike which costs over $80,000 and is part of his current net worth.
These are all the valued belongings and assets of Dave Chappelle that we know of, but we are sure that he has many other super expensive assets that he owns.