Dave Chappelle


Dave Chappelle is an award-winning, American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

Born in Washington, D.C., Chappelle moved to NYC where he performed for the first time at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre but was booed off the stage. But in the years that came, he quickly started getting known around comedy circles and got his first movie role at just 19 years old. Some of his best-known works, all written by the comedian himself, include the  Chappelle’s Show, the documentary Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (2005) and his own stand-up comedy shows, such as For What It’s Worth (2004).

Dave Chappelle religion political views beliefs hobbies dating secrets

By 2006, Chappelle was named the “comic genius of America” by Esquire and “the best” by a Billboard writer in the year 2013.

DAVE CHAPPELLE PERSONAL LIFE

When asked about his earliest influence on comedy, Chappelle said, “You know who was a big influence on me that is really weird is Bugs Bunny, That’s just weird.”

Chappelle lives with his wife, Elaine Mendoza Erfe, sons Suleyman and Ibrahim, and daughter Sanaa, on a 65-acre (260,000 m2) farm near Yellow Springs, Ohio. He also owned several houses in Xenia, Ohio.

 

DAVE CHAPPELLE RELIGION

Dave Chappelle converted to Islam in 1998. “I don’t normally talk about my religion publicly because I don’t want people to associate me and my flaws with this beautiful thing. And I believe it is beautiful if you learn it the right way.”, he claimed in an interview in 2005. According to reports, Chappelle spent time in Africa in a spiritual retreat.

DAVE CHAPPLE POLITICAL VIEWS

Dave seems to be a Democrat. He’s talked about political issues predominantly, both on and off stage. The issues range from racism to drug use and even to sexuality. During one of his shows, he said he voted for Obama in 2008 but hasn’t made many remarks about the previous election.

HOBBIES

Chappelle is a huge fan of skateboarding and he will go to any extent to enjoy the sport. He gives his age no importance when it comes to skateboarding.

RANDOM FACTS

Chappelle got inspired by Bill Cosby at the age of 14 when he read an article about the comedian to start a career in comedy. To add more the long list of skills he exhibits, he attended Duke Ellington School of Art and worked on his skills in the theatre arts.


SOURCES

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Chappelle

https://hollowverse.com/dave-chappelle/

http://theridechannel.com/news/2015/09/dave-chappelle-still-skates


Comments 0

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Countdown
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Meme
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format