William S. Chappelle

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Wed Mar 15 2023
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 the 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 celebrity brother William S. mostly lives a very low life. However, when it comes to his personal life, some sources reported that he is a married man. 

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 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 his 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 into any sort of rumors or scandals. So it is safe to say they are living a very blissful life together for nineteen years. 

Brother, Dave's Net Worth

Among the list of successful stand-up comedians, Dave Chappelle is one of them with an impressive net worth of over $60 million as of 2022. His deal 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 as The World's Highest-Paid comedian. In fact, he is the fourth position on the list of the highest-paid comedians.

Additionally, he has 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 with 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
Source: TechCrunch

From 2003-2006, Chappelle was the host of Comedy Central's hit sketch comedy show the Chappelle's Show. The show featured sketches that he wrote along with Neil Breman. The sketches were politically incorrect and a satire of 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 contract. 

His 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 academic excellence, he studied at Duke Ellington School of arts.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight 

Regarding the celebrity brother's height and weight, he stands at 6 feet (183 cm) tall and weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). Talking more about him, he is a tall and slim-looking man. 

Also, he has impressive black eyes; but he does not have hair as he is bald. Despite that, people love his handsome face and incredible height. Further, he has not done tattoos.
 

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