David Khari Webber Dave Chappelle (born January 10, 1973 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor and comedian. He has won numerous awards for his standup routines. He is also a father of two sons, Dave Jr. and Nick Jr. They are both comedians and have written and performed several sketches. Their parents were married for several years and divorced when their son was born. They have three children, but have yet to settle down.