Aug. 24th, 1973
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Dave Chappelle's Main TV Roles
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- Grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland; Yellow Springs, Ohio; and Washington, D.C., and still lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio, with his wife and children.
- His favorite show is MTV's _"The Real World" (1992)_ (qv).
- Sits in with 'Howard Stern (I)' (qv) when in New York. Chappelle is one of Stern's favorite comedians.
- Made the Forbes Celebrity 100 List with $12 million in earnings.
- Is one of the few (if not only) celebrities to do advertisements for both Coca-Cola and Pepsi.
- Due to the popularity of his show, Comedy Central's parent company Viacom cut a $50 million deal with him that will continue the production of _"Chappelle's Show" (2003)_ (qv) for two more years and will allow him to do side projects.
- His mother has been a professor at Howard University, Wilberforce University, Central State University and University of Maryland. She is also a Unitarian Universalist minister.
- Wife Elaine is a Filipina.