Elaine Chappelle is the wife of one of the funniest men of the world, Dave Chappelle. Because of Dave’s huge popularity, Elaine too has been a person of curiosity for many Dave fans.
Here are some interesting facts about Elaine Chappelle:
1. She has been married to Dave Chappelle for more than 15 years.
Dave and Elaine decided to tie the knots in 2001. Dave has managed not to talk much about how they met and other details regarding their relationship. Dave is known to be a family man and it is sure that the two would have spent quality time together during Dave’s much awaited hiatus for Elaine.
After being off the spotlight for some time, Chappelle made one of his first mainstream appearances in Saturday Night Live. He is best known for his roles in films like Half Baked, Woo, 200 Cigarettes, and Undercover Brother.
Elaine also reportedly played a crucial supporting act for Dave when his famous show called “Chappelle’s Show” stopped airing on Comedy Central. This was a tough decision to make for Dave and Elaine helped immensely during this time of transition.
2. Elaine and Dave have 3 children together.
The married couple have three children together, a daughter named Sonal and two sons named Sulayman and Ibrahim. Dave converted to Islam in 1995 which might describe the names of their children.
Dave once described the diversity present in their family by saying that his wife is Asian and somehow his children have turned out to look like Puerto Ricans. Dave himself has a diverse family background with his mother being half-white.
3. She has Philippine ancestry.
Elaine Chappelle is actually of Philippine descent. This is where her Asian looks have emerge from. She does not reside in Philippiness though as she is from Brooklyn, New York.
She is only 5 feet 1 inch tall but the couple still look fabulous together. She is also said to be a passionate cook and fuels the energy for Dave’s performances. She is a full-time housewife who is responsible for the nurturing of their three beautiful children.
4. Her family lives in a 65 acre farm
Their family reside in a 65- acre farm in Ohio cornfields. Dave has admitted that he prefers to live in Ohio from other places like Los Angeles and New York where all the big celebrities live.
Even though he is very famous, he hasn’t changed who he really is. This is the reason why he is more appreciative of an environment that best describes his own personality.
5. Her Husband Dave Chappelle is worth around $42 million.
Dave, who has an estimated net worth of $42 million today seems to have made the most of his time in hiatus to watch their three children grow up with his beautiful Asian wife. He now seems to have turned his focus back into working full time and start touring around the country again.
He was known to juggle around with stand-up comedy, films, and television and it looks like he may be onto doing the same again. It was recently announced that he had signed a massive $60 million deal with Netflix, one of the largest ever made by a comedian.