Dave Chappelle wife Elaine Chappelle bio: What do we know about her?

Dave Chappelle wife Elaine Chappelle bio: What do we know about her?

Elaine Chappelle is an American-born celebrity popularly known for being the better half of Dave Chappelle. Dave is a well-known stand-up comedian who doubles up as an actor, writer and producer. Elaine values family so much that she gave up her goals to work behind the scenes for Dave.

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Elaine and Dave pose ringside at Mayweather VS Pacquiao. Photo: Ethan Miller
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Elaine is one of the few celebrities who love to keep their life under wraps despite being the wife of a celebrity. Here is everything you need to know about her.

Elaine Chappelle profile summary

  • Full name: Elaine Mendoza Erfe
  • Date of birth: 31st August 1974
  • Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
  • Age: 46 years (as of 2020)
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Filipino
  • Marital status: Married


The celebrity wife was born on 31st August 1974 in Brooklyn, New York. Dave Chappelle wife has not publicly revealed so much about herself. Her childhood, parents, upbringing and siblings are some of the details not yet known.

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Similarly, she has not offered any information on her educational background.


Dave Chappelle's wife always aspired to become a chef while growing up. However, she opted to use her culinary skills solely for her family. At the moment, she works as the manager of the rental properties owned by her husband in Ohio.

Husband and children

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Dave and wife Elaine attend the NBA All-Star Game 2018. Photo: Kevork Djansezian
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Elaine is married to her longtime partner, Dave Chappelle. Chappelle has been a big name in the entertainment. He has gained great success in movies, TV shows and stand-up comedy.

When the duo first met, Elaine was hesitant to fall for Dave. She loved a low-profile lifestyle yet Dave was used to the media and public attention.

Dave and Elaine exchanged their vows in 2001. The duo made their first public appearance together in Dayton Ohio during the Philippines-American picnic held once per year.

Dave Chappelle and wife have three lovely children, two sons - Ibrahim and Sulayman and one daughter - Sonal.

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Dave Chappelle wife and kids have been part and parcel of Dave's comic. He often makes fun of his wife and kids.


Where does Dave Chappelle family live? They live in a 65-acre ranch in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The comedian spent the majority of his childhood here.

The family loves their home not only because of the beautiful surrounding but also of the great memories it holds.


One distinctive difference between Dave and his wife is their religion. Even though they were both brought up in Christian backgrounds, Dave converted to Islam before tying the knot.

One the other hand, Elaine Chappelle is a staunch Christian. However, the duo comfortably practices their different religions and respects each other's beliefs.

Body measurements

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Dave with wife Elaine and daughter Sonal. Photo: Kris Connor
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Elaine is 5 feet and 4 inches tall and she weighs 55kg. She has black hair and eyes. Her other body measurements are 34-27-34 inches for her bust, waist, and hips respectively. Elaine's shoe size is 6 (US) but her dress size is unknown.

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Net worth

She has not disclosed any information about her earnings. Dave Chappelle wife net worth is not publicly known.

Other facts about Elaine

  • Elaine is not active on social media platforms.
  • Elaine is the mother of three kids.
  • She has excellent culinary skills despite the fact that she didn't become a professional chef.
  • She is one of the most inspirational people in Chappelle’s life.

Elaine Chappelle is the epitome of the phrase "Behind every successful man is a woman." She gave up her dream career to support Dave Chappelle. She is a great mother and a loving wife who puts the people she loves above everything else.

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