Daliso Chaponda is most known for his appearances on Britain’s Got Talent. The Zambian-born Malawian stand-up comedian advanced to the show’s finals and finished third overall.
Daliso Chaponda biography
Born in Zambia in 1979, Chaponda and his family journeyed across Africa for a while before settling in Malawi when he was 11 years old. His parents were Malawians who had fled the nation due to Hastings Banda’s regime.
His father, George Chaponda, was a lawyer for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, thus the family moved about a lot.
They spent time in Thailand, Australia, and Switzerland, among other places. His family finally moved back to Malawi, and Bingu wa Mutharika selected George Chaponda as minister of foreign affairs and minister of education.
Daliso Chaponda studied computer programming and English literature at McGill University and Concordia University in Canada after attending Waterford Kamhlaba United World College in Southern Africa.
Daliso Chaponda’s age: How old is Daliso Chaponda?
Daliso Chaponda is 43 years old. He was born on 29 November 1979, in Zambia
Daliso Chaponda’s career
Career-wise, Chaponda got his start in 2001 in Canada. He used stand-up clubs and open mic nights as a way to polish his skills. His first major solo performance was in 2002 at Concordia University under the name Feed This Black Man.
After relocating to the UK in 2006, he performed as an opening act for comics like John Bishop. During that time, he toured not just the United Kingdom but also South Africa and Australia.
During the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, he was featured in the anthology Best of the Fest. His first performance outside of the UK was in Malawi in 2009. In the same year, he also served as an opening act for Sugar Sammy, a Canadian comedian, in both Dubai and Jordan.
Chaponda tried out for the British version of “Got Talent” in 2017. He made it to the semi-finals thanks to judge Amanda Holden’s “golden buzzer.” In the end, Chaponda placed third in the competition.
Daliso Chaponda’s net worth
It is estimated that Daliso Chaponda has a net worth of $1–5 million. The majority of his money comes from his work as a comedian.
Daliso Chaponda’s wie: Is Daliso Chaponda married?
Daliso Chaponda is not married. Not only is he single, but he is also not dating anyone. No details regarding his past relationships or engagements have been revealed.
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