Comedian Dave Chappelle has landed an epic payday from streaming giant Netflix. New reports claim the veteran funnyman’s new three-special deal is worth $60 million.
According to gossip news, Chappelle is receiving $20 million for each stand-up show.
Dave Chappelle landed a huge deal at Netflix — said to be worth up to $60 million — following his hit “SNL” hosting debut. One insider said: “Dave was offered $20 million a special. Netflix basically has a war chest for this kind of content. Whether it’s a loss or not, Dave Chappelle’s specials will get a lot of press and bring in new subscribers.” (Page Six)
This week, reports surfaced about Chappelle’s unexpected Netflix partnership.
News: 3 new Dave Chappelle comedy specials, coming soon. pic.twitter.com/OzrDukBPk6
— Netflix US (@netflix) November 21, 2016
Last week, rap veteran Big Boi and NBA star Nick Young reacted to Chappelle’s recent “Saturday Night Live” sketches.
Earlier this month, Chappelle reminded fans of his memorable antics by hosting “SNL” and appearing in various sketches.