It’s no joke how much Dave Chappelle is reportedly making on his new comedy special deal with Netflix.
According to The New York Post’s Page Six, the comedian is making a total of $60 million for delivering three comedy specials to the streaming company in 2017.
“Dave was offered $20 million a special,” an unnamed source told Page Six. “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.”
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.
The concert specials are Chappelle’s first in 12 years. Two of the specials have already been…