Who Is Ibrahim Chappelle? All About Dave Chappelle’s Son

Hailing from Yellow Springs, Ohio, Ibrahim Chappelle entered the world on April 11, 2003, as an Aries.

At 17 years old, he’s a notable celebrity offspring, chiefly acknowledged as the youngest son of the renowned comedian, actor, producer, and writer Dave Chappelle, and his spouse Elaine Mendoza Erfe.

Ibrahim Chappelle Early Life, Family And Education

Growing up on a family farm near Yellow Springs, Ibrahim was nurtured by his well-known parents.

With an elder brother, Sulayman, and a younger sister, Sanaa, he shares Arabic names chosen by their father, who embraced Islam.

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Ibrahim Chappelle: Photo source (Sapling)

Ibrahim, meaning ‘father of God’ and ‘father of nations,’ holds American nationality and comes from a mixed background of African-American and Filipino heritage.

Currently, he attends a private high school in Ohio.

Ibrahim Chappelle Parents Love Story

Encountering in early 1990s Brooklyn, New York, Dave Chappelle and Elaine Mendoza Erfe sparked a swift romantic connection as he pursued his career there.

They tied the knot privately around 2001 and remain a steadfast couple.

Ibrahim Chappelle Appearance and Vital Statistics

Ibrahim Chappelle sports short, dark brown hair and eyes.

He’s 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, weighing about 145lbs (65kgs), with measurements of 38-30-37 and biceps measuring 12ins.

Ibrahim Chappelle Net Worth

Born into wealth, Ibrahim Chappelle could potentially be a millionaire like his father.

Despite his own career being on the horizon, he currently benefits from his father’s substantial fortune.

His dad, a renowned stand-up comic, holds an estimated net worth of $50 million as of late 2020.

Ibrahim Chappelle Father

Born on August 24, 1973, in Washington D.C., USA, Dave Chappelle is a Virgo.

His parents, William David Chappelle III and Yvonne K. Chappelle Seon, were university professors.

Ibrahim Chappelle Father Dave Chappelle
Ibrahim Chappelle Father, Dave Chappelle: Photo source (Sapling)

Growing up in Silver Spring, Maryland, he attended Woodlin Elementary School, then moved to D.C. after his parents’ divorce.

Chappelle graduated from Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Theatre Arts in 1991.

Dave Chappelle Career Beginnings

Dave moved to NYC to launch his stand-up comedy career.

Despite a rough start getting booed at Apollo Theatre, he persisted.

Swiftly gaining recognition, he shone on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” in 1992.

He became a fixture on shows like “The Howard Stern Show,” “The Late Show With David Letterman,” and “Late Night With Conan O’Brien.”

Starting in films, he debuted as Ahchoo in Mel Brooks’ “Robin Hood: Men In Tights” and as Ozzie in “Undercover Blues,” both in 1993.

The next year, he played Ron in Doug Liman’s comedy “Getting In.”

Dave Chappelle Rise to Prominence

In 1996, Dave appeared in an episode of ABC’s sitcom “Home Improvement” titled “Talk To Me.”

That year, he launched his sitcom “Buddies,” but it was axed after just five episodes on ABC due to low ratings.

Facing grief from his father’s passing, he contemplated quitting his career.

Yet, he returned, starring as Reggie Warrington in “The Nutty Professor” (1996) alongside Eddie Murphy.

He also played ‘Pinball’ Parker in “Con Air” (1997), and featured as Zee in “The Real Blonde” (1997).

Dave Chappelle Show

In 2002, Dave had a minor part in “Undercover Brother” (2002).

He gained global fame for co-creating, hosting, and producing “Chappelle’s Show” with Neal Brennan.

Premiering on Comedy Central on January 22, 2003, it ran for two seasons, receiving critical acclaim.

Despite a $55 million offer from the network for two more seasons, he declined due to his preference against sketch comedy.

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