Who Is Chris Chappell? Everything We Know About!

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Chris Chappell is popularly known as a Chinese affairs News presenter for China Uncensored show, based in New York City. He also hosts the America Uncovered show and China Unscripted podcast, which covers topics about China and the Chinese Communist Party.

Recently in 2022, Chris Chappell, in his America Uncovered has covered the inspection of Tiktok by the U.S.

If you are looking forward to dark humor and yet informational news, China Uncensored is made for you.

Indeed, the host, Chris Chappell, is the driving factor in the project. As he covers the Asian news, you will feel the dripping humor in almost every phase.

Chappell’s sense of dark humor is undeniably strong, and viewers just can’t get enough of it.

Alongside the packaged entertainment, Chappell distributes informational news that most people are unaware of. 

Chris Chappell (Source: The Sunday Guardians)
Chris Chappell (Source: The Sunday Guardians)

In simple words, Chappell brings light to the truth in the media. Many apps have blocked him; however, his fan base is always enormous, with a estimated net worth of $3 million – $5 million as of 2024.

We have collected and put together all the available information about Chris Chappell. 

Quick Facts

Full Name  Chris Chappell
Date Of Birth  Unknown 
Birth Place  Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Hair Color  Dark Brown 
Eye Color  Dark Brown 
  • California Lutheran University
  • New York University 
Sexual Orientation Straight 
Relationship Status  Single 
  • Journalist
  • Radio personality 
Nationality American 
Ethnicity Caucasian 
Affiliations  China Uncensored 
  • Politics
  • Anti-Communism
  • Anti-Chinese Communist Government
Original Languages 
  • English 
  • Vietnamese
  • Mandarin
  • Korean 
Production Location New York City
Production Company  America Uncovered LLC
Date Of Release 2012
Net Worth Estimated $1 Million – $5 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, YouTube
Last Update May, 2024

Who Is Chris Chappell?

Chappell, to be honest, is quite a mysterious man with not much details information about him on any site. But we have tried to add all the information we could get our hands on.

Well, Chris Chappell is originally from Los Angeles, California and thus, holds an American nationality. Talking about his ethnicity, he is Caucasian. He hasn’t disclosed any information regarding his family background and parents. 

Not to mention, Chappell is highly educated. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Music Theory from 2003 to 2007 at California Lutheran University.

Following it, for a Master’s degree in Music Theory and composition, he went to New York University in 2011.


Chappell is best known as an online reporter and for being the host of the YouTube channel ‘China Uncensored.’ Apart from it, Chappell is also the creator, host, and author of the channel. 

To elaborate, he first released and presented the channel in 2012, which is currently based in New York.

Besides the China Uncensored YouTube channel, Chappell also has the second one named America Uncovered. 

As a bit of a flashback story, Chris Chappel first grew his interest in Falun Gong (a religious movement persecuted in China) during his youthful days at the age of nineteen. Back then, he met and got passionate about it during his illness. 

Chappell was ill, and as per the doctors, he had some rare heart virus and was hospitalized. Doctors had given up on him; however, his close friend introduced him to Qigong exercises. 

According to Chappell, he recovered instantly due to the treatment. From then on, he got interested in china and Asia as a whole. Therefore, he first started as a news reporter in China. 

He stated his experience, “I was a China news reporter, and, eventually, I grew tired of the unbiased attitude you had to have as an unbiased reporter. I thought: ‘Why not follow in the footsteps of The Daily Show or The Colbert Report?”

China Uncensored 

It is a YouTube commentary channel, of which Chris Chappell is the primary host. Chappell focuses on political issues in China with elements of humor and irony. The channel portrays a series of events episode-wise, each of 30 minutes. 

You can watch this series on New York-based New Tang Dynasty Television. To illustrate, it is affiliated with Falun Gong and even depicts Chinese subtitles in every video. 

They also feature the China Uncensored YouTube show in English, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Korean.

Although many viewers love and appreciate the work, Apple TV temporarily banned the show in 2017, citing the broken rules and laws. 

In addition to that, the show was also blocked in Hong Kong and Taiwan. That was when he hosted the YouTube program America Uncovered.

By the next year, Chappell debuted as co-host of China Unscripted, a podcast with Matt Gnaizda and Shelley Zhang.

He said, “I totally understand we are blocked in the mainland of China. Is Apple so scared of the Chinese Communist Party that it would censor China Uncensored in Hong Kong and Taiwan, just in case? Or is Apple just confused about which places belong to China, and this was all an accident?”

Personal Life & Social Media

Networth of Chris Chappell is estimated to be $1 million – $5 million.

Despite the fact there is no news about his dating life, Chappell’s sexual orientation is straight. 

Well, he can be found on social media platforms easily. As for Instagram, you can find it through his real name, Chris Chappell (@chinauncensored), with 32.6k followers.


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Chappell uses his Instagram mostly to market his YouTube videos.

Likewise, he is on Twitter with his real name, Chris Chappell (@50centchappell), with 2.7k followers. Similarly, his YouTube channel, China Uncensored, has 1.86 million subscribers.

2023 Update

America Uncovered Episode

Chris Chappell hosts America Uncovered, and in its most recent episode, Chris covered how ByteDance, the parent company of Tiktok, has used its Tiktok platform to track journalists.

Regarding this, Tiktok is under scrutiny in the U.S. for its relations with china.

The Popularity Graph

Chappell is a celebrated public figure who uses a balanced, non-partisan, and nuanced approach regarding the issues faced by the U.S. through his shows.

Chris Chappell, The Search Graph (Source: The Google Trend)
Chris Chappell, The Search Graph (Source: The Google Trend)

With this, we can conclude that Chris has a strong online presence.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Chris Chappell best known for?

Chris Chappell is best known for his works in Journey to the East (2011), Killed for Organs: China's Secret State Transplant Business (2012), and The Coalition Roundtable (2017).

Is Chris Chappell on Facebook?

Yes, Chris Chappell is on Facebook under the name China Uncensored.

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