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Dave Chappelle is known for his unapologetic jokes and sometimes attracts huge criticism. He married Elaine Chappelle in 2001. Catch the lesser-known fact about the couple

Dave Chappelle is the most loved comedian in the world and he has won great repute for his unapologetic jokes. He is consistent in cracking jokes after jokes for the last three decades. Dave becomes a famous comedian after his Chappelle’s Show (2003-2005), a comedy sketch series, and for his stand-up comedy. The bag of success as a comedy has two Emmy Awards and two Grammys. In 2017, Dave was placed on 9th place in the list of the 50 best stand-up comedians of all time. Rolling Stone made this ranking.

Chappelle is funny for his jokes and controversial for them as well. He has attracted great criticism for some of his jokes concerning race, politics, and sexual violence. Some of his jokes comments have landed him in hot soup. With all this Dave has maintained his image as a comedian thanks to the support he gets from home.

Elaine Chappelle, his wife, remained with him through thick and thin. She encourages Dave in tough times. This post will present Elaine’s roots, her marriage, and her desire to stay away from the spotlight.

When Dave started dating Elaine, she was skeptical 

The gentle beauty Elaine was born on 31st August 1974. She comes of Filipino descent. In the search for a better future, the family moved to Brooklyn, New York. Elaine was raised by Christian Filipino parents. Dave and Elaine had their first encounter in New York. Dave immediately, at the first encounter lost his heart to her. Elaine on the other hand was skeptical at the beginning of the relationship. 

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Some reports suggest that Dave’s decision to embrace Islam might have affected the couple’s relationship. Dave switch to Islam in 1997. Elaine was brought up by staunch Christian parents. This suggests that religion might have slowed the relationship’s progress.

Turns out, these reports were reports, and suggestions never became reality. Dave and Elaine managed to strengthen the bond and build perfect chemistry. Their love grew stronger, and the relationship flourished. The couple tied the knot in 2001 in a private ceremony. 

Elaine and Dave live in Ohio and raising three children

The couple has a beautiful family and shares three kids: Sulayman, Ibrahim, and Sonal. Dave Chappelle wife Elaine Chappelle has managed to live a low-key life. She makes very few public appearances. Moreover, Dave’s children have managed to live a largely low-key life. It is because of Dave’s decision to live in Ohio where people don’t treat him like a celebrity.

About his decision to live in Ohio and raising his children, Dave talked to CBS News. He said that he never thinks of himself as a celebrity in this city. It is ‘until somebody asks me for a selfie or something’. 

Just like many other successfully funny stand-up comedians, Dave occasionally talks about his family on the stage. But it is hard to know when he is telling the truth and when he merely jokes. What is crystal clear is that Dave loves his wife and children, and shares a strong love bond.

Dave Chappelle wife Elaine had dreams of becoming a chef

Everyone has his own dreams. Elaine has lived a very private life before marrying Dave. However, among lesser-known facts about her, she had dreams of becoming a professional chef. She wanted to become a chef but she left her dream for the love of her family and become a housewife. Though she has not become a professional chef yet she practices her culinary skills at home. Dave frequently appreciates her for her cooking.

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Wrap Up

Dave Chappelle is one of the best stand-up comedians in American. He dates Elaine Chappelle for sometime and married her in 2001. The gorgeous couple has three kids. Elaine Chappelle wanted to become a professional chef. For the love of her family, she left her dream and become a full-time housewife raising three children.

Shabbir Ahmad

Shabbir Ahmad is a freelance enthusiastic blogger & SEO expert. He is the founder of Shifted Magazine & Shifted News. He contributes to many authority blogs including porch, hackernoon & techcrunch.

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