William S. Chappelle

Celebrity Brother (1972)
Tue Dec 29 2020
By   Selena

Most of you might be familiar with the name of the popular American stand-up comedian, Dave Chappelle. But only a few of you might know about his older biological brother, William S. Chappelle.

Dave is mostly known for his work in sketch comedy TV series, Chappelle’s Show, which was on the air from January 22, 2003, to
July 23, 2006. Further, he has been awarded two Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards as well as the Mark Twain Prize. 

Let's know more interesting details about William's personal life in the following sections.

Who is William S. Chappelle Married?

The 48 years old William S. mostly lives a very low life. However, when it comes to his personal life, some sources reported that he is a married woman. 

William S. Chappelle With His Younger Brother Dave Chappelle
Image: William S. Chappelle With His Younger Brother Dave Chappelle
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He is married to his wife whose name is mysterious to the media. Further, the information regarding their wedding details is under the wraps. From their togetherness, they have two sons named Naseem and Sumayah Chappelle.

Now, the family of four resides in Yellow Springs, OH. Apart. he has also converted to Islam just like his brother Dave. 

Brother, Dave Got Hitched To Wife, Elaine Chappelle in 2001

It's a matter of fact that Dave, 47, is married to his long-time Asian girlfriend, Elaine Chappelle. The pair exchanged their wedding vows back in 2001 after dating for several months. 

Dave Chappelle and Wife Elaine Chappelle Are Married Over 19 Years
Image: Dave Chappelle and Wife Elaine Chappelle Are Married Over 19 Years 
Source: Cheat Sheet

Though being one of the great public icons the pair have still managed to keep details of their relationship to themselves. Speaking of kids, Elaine and her husband have three lovely children, two boys, and a little girl. 

Dave Chappelle and Elaine Chappelle Share Three Children, Ibrahim Chappelle, Sulayman Chappelle, and Sonal Chappelle
Picture: Dave Chappelle and Elaine Chappelle Share Three Children, Ibrahim Chappelle, Sulayman Chappelle, and Sonal Chappelle
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Their sons are Sulayman Chappelle, Ibrahim Chappelle, and Sonal Chappelle.  To date, the married couple hasn't been dragged to any sort of rumours and scandals. So it is safe to say they are living a very blissful life together for 19 years. 

Brother, Dave's Net Worth in 2020

Among the list of successful stand-up comedians, Dave Chappelle is one of them with an impressive net worth of over $50 million as of 2020. His deals with Netflix for three specials worth $60 million is one of the largest deals ever paid to a comedian.

Sources report that between June 2016 and June 2017, Dave's earnings were around $47 million. Similarly, he earned $35 million the following year. In 2017 Forbes has listed him in The World's Highest-Paid Comedians where he stands tall in the 4th position. 

Additionally, he has been starred in many blockbuster movies. His 1993 film Robin Hood: Men in Tights earned a total of $35.7 Million worldwide.

Walking away from $50 million

The actor Dave made his television debut in 1995 from Home Improvement. Throughout the years, he made appearances in many T.V. shows, though none would put him in the limelight as his self entitled show.

Netflix Removes ‘Chappelle’s Show’ at Dave Chappelle’s Request
Snap: Netflix Removes ‘Chappelle’s Show’ at Dave Chappelle’s Request
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From 2003-2006, Chappelle was the host of Comedy Central's hit sketch comedy shows the Chappelle's Show. The show featured sketches that he wrote along with Neil Breman. The sketches were politically incorrect and a satire to the system in place.

The show was a hit and was on for two seasons. Before the premiere of the third season, Chappelle left the show reportedly leaving behind his $50 million contracts. 

Bio and Early Life

William was born on August 11, 1972, in Yellow Springs, Ohio United States as William Sedar Chappelle. He is the firstborn child of Yvonne Seon and William David Chappelle III

His father, William was a statistician before becoming a professor at Antioch College and his mother, Yvonne worked as a professor at Prince George's Community College. Further, he has two siblings, an older sister Felicia Chappelle, born on May 8, 1968, and a younger brother Dave, born on August 24, 1973.

As per his education, he studied at Duke Ellington School in arts.

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