Daliso Chaponda
Daliso Chaponda
Real Name/Full Name Daliso Chaponda
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Daliso Chaponda
Birth Place: Malawi
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 November 1979
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
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Parents Name: Father – George Chaponda
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
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College: Waterford kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa
McGill University
Concordia University
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Nationality: Malawian
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Stand-up comedian
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Daliso Chaponda Malawian stand-up comedian. After Daliso appeared on British Got Talent and became the second runners-up, he was known all over, and he rose to fame. Since then, he has appeared on different series from May 2018. Among his series is the Daliso Chaponda: The citizen of Nowhere series, which appeared on BBC Radio. 19 year did another series, and since then, he has been on an upward slow gaining Fame throughout the world.

Well, how well do you know about Daliso Chaponda? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Daliso Chaponda’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Daliso Chaponda to date.

Biography and Early Life

Daliso Chaponda was born on the 29th of November 1979 in Malawi. He was born by his father, George Chaponda, who was a worker the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees as a lawyer. As such, his family has lived in different countries, including Switzerland, Australia, and Thailand. After returning home to Malawi, his father was a letter on made the minister of foreign affairs as well as the minister of education.

While he started out in different Canadian clubs as well as open mic nights, Chopanda has grown his talent and now is one of the top comedians in the United Kingdom.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Daliso Chaponda in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Daliso Chaponda’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2024 having been born on 29 November 1979. Though, he is 5′ 8″  in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Daliso attended the Waterford kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa. Later on, he joined the McGill University, where he studied computer programming, as well as the Concordia University, where he studied English literature.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Daliso has managed to keep his marital status a secret to the public. We have no information on whether he is engaged in any relationship or any girlfriend as of now. Any information regarding his personal life will be updated.

Is Daliso Chaponda Gay?

The sexual orientation of Daliso Chaponda is straight. There are no rumors or controversies concerning his sexual orientation. As such, he is not a gay person, nor is he a bisexual. He, however, has led a private personal life that’s no information concerning his life is availed to the public.

Professional Career

Daliso started his career in Canada back in 2001, where he focused on stand-up Club’s nights. In 2002 he did a show that made him famous called show, Feed This Black Man. This was when he was at the Concordia University. After moving on to the United Kingdom, he got a chance to meet other comedians such as John Bishop. He got many platforms to present his comedy in the United Kingdom as well as other countries such as Australia and South Africa.

While he appeared on Edinburgh festival fringes in 2008, 2009, he got the chance to perform in his home country Malawi. A joke he made regarding the Malawian flag brought a tussle between him and the Malawian government, which then threatened to arrest him for insulting the flag.

His next breakthrough was after he was involved in writing a BBC Radio 4 drama-comedy series. He wrote this BBC Radio 4 drama-comedy series in 2014.

Chopanda tried his chances in Britain’s Got Talent in 2017 that led to a golden buzzer from judge Amanda Holden. After advancing to the semi-finals, he finished third in the competition. His win at Britain’s Got Talent helped him sign a deal with BBC Radio 4 in the creation of the series called Daliso Chaponda: Citizen of Nowhere.

Daliso has also been involved in different tours. His most famous tour was What the African Said world tour, but he did in 2018.

Even though he has been inspired by many stand-up comedians, he states that one of his greatest influencers are Ronald Dahl and George Bernard Shaw.


Daliso’s career is now picking up quickly; he received much more than he could have imagined. Among his great achievements was gaining contacts from BBC Radio 4. After competing in Britain’s Got Talent show, he came to that place after reaching the semi-finals. This included a golden buzzer from judge Amanda Holden.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Daliso Chaponda in 2024

Daliso Chaponda Net Worth
Daliso Chaponda Net Worth

As of 2024, The net worth estimate of Daliso Chopanda stands at an estimate of $2 million. He has raked his net worth mainly as a comedian. He has appeared on different shows and has had contracts with BBC Radio 4. Daliso is expected to earn more as he is involved in more comedy, whether in writing or as a stand-up comedian. He continues to work with BBC Radio 4 and is occasionally involved in different shows as a stand-up comedian.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Daliso’s opening shows Britain’s Got Talent went viral online and gained 9 million views on YouTube while on Facebook together at 8 million.

Daliso has gone against all odds to become successful in comedy. Auditioning for Britain’s Got Talent was one of the bravest moments that is so had. This chance forever remains the greatest boost in his career. He has made many tours and is expected to make more in the coming days. This will definitely add to his net worth.


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