Daliso Chaponda Net Worth

The Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda is among the most popular comedians in the world. His talent is not only in stand-up comedy, but also in writing science fiction and fantasy stories. He started his comedy career in Canada. Initially, he performed in open mics and later on, he went on to perform in one-man shows. After a while, he won the attention of the BBC and got a contract from them. In 2017, he appeared in Britain’s Got Talent, where he performed an opening act. This performance received 9 million views on YouTube. With that, his popularity was further enhanced.

In 2006, Daliso launched his own YouTube channel. It has more than 13,000 subscribers. Since then, he has been performing in various international comedy clubs. He also has been touring as part of the Bla Bla Blacklist tour.

Although he is a very famous comedian, he keeps his personal life private. When asked about his divorce, he says that he prefers not to disclose his marital status. However, he has several relationships with other people. For instance, he is friends with Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish.

His net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. He has also received numerous awards for his career. He has been nominated for the British Comedy Award in 2014. Apart from his stand up comedy, he is also a writer and a producer. Besides, he has written several books.

Born in Malawi, Chaponda studied English literature at Concordia University in Canada. Later on, he graduated from McGill University. At present, he lives in Manchester, England. Throughout his career, he has been a regular fixture in stand-up comedy clubs in several countries.

Before he came to Britain, he worked in several countries including Thailand, Bangladesh and Switzerland. His career also involved working as a lawyer at the United Nations. As a result, he travelled the world and visited many places, including his birthplace.

He is married and has children. His parents are refugees from Malawi who escaped during the dictatorship of Hastings Banda. But they returned to their country after Bingu wa Mutharika was elected as President. Therefore, he was appointed by the new President as a Minister of Foreign Affairs.

During his time as a politician, he has held several senior positions in Zambia. He was the chairman of the University Council of the University of Malawi from 2003 to 2004. Also, he has served as a Member of Parliament in Mulanje South West constituency. A few years ago, he had an altercation with an opposition MP. That incident led to him being threatened by the government.

After he appeared on Britain’s Got Talent, Chaponda gained massive fame and is now a household name in his home country of Malawi. His success in the comedy industry has earned him a large amount of cash. Among the top comedians in the world, he is the richest. By the end of 2021, he will have a net worth of $20 million.