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Dave Chapelle To Make $60 Million With Netflix Deal

Dave Chappelle is reportedly making a very nice pay day on his new comedy special deal with multinational entertainment company Netflix.

According to The New York Post’s Page Six column, the Chappelle will be making a total of $60 million for creating three comedy specials for the streaming company in 2017.

“Dave was offered $20 million a special,” Page Six’s anonymous source said. “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.”

At $20 million per special, that would place Chappelle’s deal on par with the reported $40 million deal Chris Rock secured with Netflix last month for two comedy specials.

A Netflix representative told Business Insider it doesn’t comment on the financial details of its deals.

Apparently, two of the three specials have already been completed, but not yet released. The third is scheduled to be produced specifically for Netflix. All three are expected to be released  at the same time in 2017.

The deal comes after Chappelle’s hosting debut on “Saturday Night Live,” in early November, which delivered the season’s highest overnight ratings and the best 18-to-49 ratings for the show since 2013.

 

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