Sulayman Chappelle: The Eldest Son Of Dave Chappelle

Who is Sulayman Chappelle?

Sulayman ChappelleĀ is the firstborn child of the renowned stand-up comedian, writer-producer, and actor Dave Chappelle and Elaine Chappelle. Sulayman is famous because of his father’s name in the industry.

Today we will go more through the life of Sulayman Chappelle. His lifestyle, family history, relationships, career, net worth, house, social media, and more.

Sulayman Chappelle Biography
Sulayman Chappelle Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameSulayman Chappelle
Age 22 years old
BirthplaceOhio, USA
Currently ResidingOhio, USA
ParentsDave Chappelle (father)
Elaine Chappelle (mother)
GrandparentsWilliam David Chappelle (grandfather)
Yvonne Chappelle (grandmother)
SiblingsIbrahim Chappelle (brother)
Sonal Chappelle (sister)
Marital StatusSingle
EducationStudying bachelor degree
Net WorthUSD 100k
Social MediaNot Active

Early Life and Childhood

Sulayman Chappelle was born around 2001 in Ohio, USA. He is the firstborn of Elaine and Dave Chappelle. As of 2023, Sulayman Chappelle is 22 years old.

The reason behind naming Sulayman is that the name Sulayman means “King of Israel,” and that is the reason his father calls him King David. He is very close to his dad.

Childhood photo of Sulayman with his parents, Dave and Elaine Chappelle
Childhood photo of Sulayman with his parents, Dave and Elaine Chappelle

Sulayman follows the Islamic religion and is of Afro-American ethnicity. He is an attractive, handsome young boy with beautiful black eyes and enjoys reading most of the time.

Sulayman stands tall at 5 feet and 9 inches tall. Being a boxer, Sulayman has a fantastic physique. He has perfect shape. His chest size is thirty-eight, waist size is thirty, and biceps size is thirty-seven.

His favorite actor is his dad Dave Chappelle and his famous actress is Jada Pinkett Smith. He loves eating Italian cuisine and is a big fan of the movie The Nutty Professor.


Dave Chappelle (Sulayman Chappelle Father)

David Khari Webber Chappelle, AKA Dave Chappelle, is a well-known American comedian, actor, writer, and singer renowned for his satirical comedy sketch series Chappelle’s Show. He was born on August 24, 1973, in Washington, DC.

He studied at Wooden Elementary School and was raised in Silver spring. Since his childhood, he was greatly fond of comedy and was determined to be one of the greatest comedians at a young age. His inspirations in his childhood days were Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy. His parents got divorced at a young age. Then after, he successfully graduated from Duke Ellington School of Arts.

Being fond of comedy, he performed his first-ever stand-up comedy at 14. After completing high school, he shifted to New York to fulfill his dream of being a full-time stand-up comedian.

Dave Chappelle
Dave Chappelle

David started performing on television and quickly rose to fame. David played one of the lead roles in Mel Brooks’s Robin Hood, Men in Nights while he was just 20. He also played minor roles in films “The Nutty Professor, Con Air, And Half Baked.

But, in his early 21, he had established himself as the most revered stand-up comedian. His growing fame helped and supported him to strike a deal with a cable channel comedy produced, “Chappelle’s show.” The show was a huge success and went viral all over.

After that, he released his second show Dave Chappelle: For What It’s Worth. The famous comedian has endorsed both coca-cola and Pepsi. He is also a passionate video gamer and holds an ‘A War of Witchcraft’ account.

Moreover, Dave has been rewarded with several prestigious awards, including the Primetime Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, Screen Actor Guild Awards, and Producers Guild of America Awards. He has also won the Teen Choice Award, NAACP Image Award, NAMIC Vision Awards, Black Reel Awards, DVD Exclusive Awards, and many more.

Elaine Chappelle (Sulayman Chappelle Mother)

Born Elaine Mendoza Erfe on August 31, 1974, to her Filipino parents, she grew up in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. She aspired to be a professional chef but decided not to go for it. Instead, she chose to stay home and take care of the family.

Dave Chappelle with his wife, Elaine Chappelle
Dave Chappelle with his wife, Elaine Chappelle

Elaine Chappelle is the wife of the iconic Dave Chappelle, who supported her husband at the peak of his career and acted as his strength. The marriage was between two religions, supporting which was a difficult task. Nevertheless, she did her best to fulfill her family responsibilities, even leaving her dream.

Related: Read the Full Lifestory of Dave and Elaine Chappelle.


Talking of his siblings, Sulayman has two. His brother Ibrahmin Chappelle and his sister Sanaa Chappelle. Sulayman seems to be a very caring and loving brother to both of his siblings.

Since he is the oldest child, he looks after his brother and sister. He cares for them and is always there for them like a responsible brother.

Relationships and Dating History

Sulayman is a handsome attractive good looking young boy. Talking about his relationship, the star kid likes to maintain privacy and has not officially announced being romantically involved with anyone to date.


Sulayman is dedicated, hardworking, and a bright student. However, for the past five years, he has been practicing boxing, actively participating in numerous events, and winning some of them.

He is also a member of Pacquiao’s gym. Nevertheless, he still has to choose it as his career. He is still young and is figuring out the best for him.

Sulayman Chappelle Net worth

As of 2023, Sulayman Chappelle’s net worth is around 100k, which he earned during his boxing career.

Besides that, Sulayman’s father has a good income from what he does. A successful comedian, actor, writer, and producer- Dave Chappelle’s net worth is USD 50 million as of 2023.

Elaine Chappelle with her family
Dave Chappelle with his wife, Elaine, and kids

The family lives on a 65-acre Farmhouse very close to yellow springs. All 5 of the loving family live happily together in the farmhouse. Apart from that, his father, Dave, owns several houses in the United States, as per sources.

Social Media

Talking about his social media life, Sulayman is very private and tries to keep it that way.

He is a young, focused, determined, and hardworking guy away from social media. From this, we can guess that he is not much into taking photos, unlike other star kids who are fond of cameras.


How old is Sulayman Chappelle?

As of 2023, Sulayman Chappelle is 22 years old.

Is Sulayman Chappelle Dating?

Sulayman has not officially declared him to be in any relationship.

How many Kids does Dave Chappelle have?

Dave Chappelle has two sons, Sulayman and Ibrahim Chappelle, and a daughter, Sonal Chappelle.

Why is Sulayman Chappelle famous?

Sulayman Chappelle is famous because of his dad, Dave Chappelle.

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