Elaine Chappelle net worth

Elaine Chappelle net worth: Early life, career, personal life, and net worth


Elaine Chappelle is the wife of a popular comedian Dave Chapelle, famously known for his epic comedy sketch series and he is one of the best stand-up comedians of all time. Elaine has been mentioned several times by her husband in his sketch series. Elaine Chapelle’s current net worth is around $500,000. 

Early life

Elaine was born on August 31, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York. Elaine is of Filipino descent with her parents originally from the Philippines. 

Net worth and career

Initially, Elaine aspired to become a professional chef, however, she prioritised raising her three children above it. Consequently, she has been a housewife who looks after all the aspects of the home. 

Dave Chapelle once mentioned that Elaine is not a professional chef, yet the entire family gets to eat scrumptious food based on her culinary skills. 

Personal life

Elaine and Dave met when he was a struggling artist. Dave moved to Washington after his graduation in order to pursue his career in comedy and there he met Elaine for the first time.

Dave mentioned that Elaine was with him at the lowest point of his career. It was Elaine’s support that helped Dave in achieving his milestones and gave him fame by being part of Def Comedy Jam.

The couple had a very humble beginning yet Dave’s popularity made their lives comfortable. He proposed to Elaine for marriage in 2001. Their wedding ceremony was in a low-key fashion along with very close friends and family members. 

Dave and his wife now live in Yellow Springs, Ohio, as they both wanted to live in a quiet area. This place has a population of only 4000 people. Though Dave is usually seen in the media because of his job as a comedian, they have been seen together a couple of times including in 2019 when Dave got the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour. 

The couple has three children, Sulyman, Ibrahim, and Sanaa. The couple has faced some unwanted troubles as well. For instance, a female rapper Azealia Banks made a claim that she had been in an intimate relationship with Dave. She tried threatening to ruin his marriage by letting the world know about their intimate extra-marital affair. 

Dave did not confirm or deny these accusations. Another incident happened when Dave decided to flee to South Africa at a time when Chappelle’s show was at the peak of popularity citing his mental health and substance abuse issues. 

Elaine Chappelle Net worth

As of the current year, Elaine Chapelle’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000. Elaine is a housewife nowadays as she has focused her attention on raising her three children. Her husband is the bread earner with an estimated net worth of $50 million. 


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