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Elaine Chappelle is the wife of American comedian and actor Dave Chappelle

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BirthdayAugust 31, 1974
NationalityAmerican
FamousDave Chappelle's Wife, Miscellaneous, Family Members
City/StateNew Yorkers
SpousesDave Chappelle
Childrens Ibrahim (Son), Sonal (daughter), Sulayman (Son)
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York
GenderFemale
Sun SignVirgo
Born inBrooklyn, New York
Famous asDave Chappelle's wife
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Who is Elaine Chappelle?

Elaine Chappelle is an American lady who is married to comedian and actor Dave Chappelle. A child of Filipino immigrants, she grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In 2001, she married Chappelle and eventually bore him three children, two sons and a daughter. Over the years, many have speculated that their marriage has a significant and positive effect on Chappelle. While Dave Chappelle has always been a brilliant and edgy comedian, he attained the majority of his success only after his marriage to Elaine. Chappelle, who is often considered a “comic genius” and “one of the best stand-up comics of all time”, has undergone several drastic changes in his career in the last 17 years, and Elaine has been a source of constant support for him through all the ups and downs. The Chappelle family presently resides on a 65-acre farm near Yellow Springs, Ohio.

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Childhood & Early Life

Elaine Chappelle was born as Elaine Mendoza Erfe on August 31, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York, to Filipino parents. Little is known about her childhood or how she met Chappelle, but they reportedly had a long relationship before their marriage in 2001.

Marriage to Dave Chappelle

Elaine and Dave Chappelle got married in 2001 and have three children together: two sons, Sulayman and Ibrahim, and a daughter, Sonal. Two years after their marriage, in 2003, ‘Chappelle's Show’ premiered on Comedy Central. Regarded by many as the greatest sketch comedy of all time, the show parodied various aspects of American culture and often offered biting and yet endearing commentary on the subject. Chappelle used the platform to promote other black comedians and hip-hop artists.

During its original run, the show became one of the most popular shows on television. His memorable characters on the show included late musicians Rick James and Prince, Clayton Bigsby, black white supremacist Silky Johnson, and Tyrone Biggums, a real estate selling crack addict.

Chappelle was reportedly offered a $55 million contract to film two more seasons. However, in 2006, Chappelle walked away from the show at the height of its popularity, giving several ethical and personal reasons. While there were speculations that Chappelle’s exit from the show was due to drug addiction or mental health issues, none of those was ever substantiated.

After leaving the show, Chappelle returned to Elaine and their children. For the next seven years, Elaine would help him lead a quiet, relatively secluded life away from the spotlight. During this period, he made sporadic TV appearances and performed impromptu stand-up shows. When he finally returned to full-time touring and stand-up comedy in 2013, both the critics and fans felt that his comedy had definitely matured. There is a sense of responsibility in his content now and many see it as a direct influence of a stable and long-lasting relationship with his wife.

Trivia

Elaine had once appeared in a backstage segment of ‘The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium’.

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Elaine Chappelle biography timelines

  • // 31st Aug 1974
    Elaine Chappelle was born as Elaine Mendoza Erfe on August 31, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York, to Filipino parents. Little is known about her childhood or how she met Chappelle, but they reportedly had a long relationship before their marriage in 2001.
  • // 2001
    Elaine and Dave Chappelle got married in 2001 and have three children together: two sons, Sulayman and Ibrahim, and a daughter, Sonal. Two years after their marriage, in 2003, ‘Chappelle's Show’ premiered on Comedy Central. Regarded by many as the greatest sketch comedy of all time, the show parodied various aspects of American culture and often offered biting and yet endearing commentary on the subject. Chappelle used the platform to promote other black comedians and hip-hop artists.
  • // 2006
    Chappelle was reportedly offered a $55 million contract to film two more seasons. However, in 2006, Chappelle walked away from the show at the height of its popularity, giving several ethical and personal reasons. While there were speculations that Chappelle’s exit from the show was due to drug addiction or mental health issues, none of those was ever substantiated.

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Elaine Chappelle's FAQ

  • What is Elaine Chappelle birthday?

    Elaine Chappelle was born at 1974-08-31

  • Where is Elaine Chappelle's birth place?

    Elaine Chappelle was born in Brooklyn, New York

  • What is Elaine Chappelle nationalities?

    Elaine Chappelle's nationalities is American

  • Who is Elaine Chappelle spouses?

    Elaine Chappelle's spouses is Dave Chappelle

  • Who is Elaine Chappelle childrens?

    Elaine Chappelle's childrens is Ibrahim (Son), Sonal (daughter), Sulayman (Son)

  • What is Elaine Chappelle's sun sign?

    Elaine Chappelle is Virgo

  • How famous is Elaine Chappelle?

    Elaine Chappelle is famouse as Dave Chappelle's wife

  • What is Elaine Chappelle's instagram?

    Elaine Chappelle's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/elaineyouknowwho/