Top 10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time

Top 10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time


Who are the most hilarious comics to ever stand up?

This is a list of ranked lists of stand-up stand-up comedians of all time Everyone included on this list is a funny and hilarious comedian. Beyond that, it’s an assortment of comedians with different styles and approaches to comedy from different perspectives.

Many of the famous comedians below made their way on the stage, and eventually found a slot on Comedy Central.

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Let’s have a look at some of the top 10 most hilarious stand-up comedians ever…



The 10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time

The list has been created by utilizing data taken from Ranker, Wikipedia and Celebrity Net Worth. We’ve tried to make sure that they are as current as possible.

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Here are the funniest 10 stand-up comedians of all time:



10. Bill Burr

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Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Bill Burr

Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian and voice actor as well as musician, and writer. Burr has recorded six stand-up comedy specials and is most well-known as the host of Monday Morning Radio. He was also the co-founder of his own network, the All Things Comedy network.

Burr is ranked at number 10, which is the 10th spot on our list of most entertaining stand-up comedians of all time.



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9. Steve Martin

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Steve Martin

Steve Glenn Martin is an American actor, comedian writer, producer and musician.

The 1970s were the time when Martin was known for his out-of-the-blue comedy routines to large crowds during national tour dates. Martin has since become a successful actor, and also writer, pianist musician, and author.




8. Jerry Seinfeld

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is an American comedian actor, writer and producer.

Seinfeld is most well-known for his character in the sitcom “Seinfeld,” a sitcom.. The year 2005 saw Comedy Central name him the 12th greatest stand-up comedian of All Time. In addition, he is the highest-paid comedian in the world.




7. Louis C.K.

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Louis CK

Louis C.K. is an American Mexican comedian-actor, writer, and filmmaker. In his long career, he’s won the Peabody Award and six Primetime Emmy Awards. He has also won his Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album twice.

He is 7th on the compilation featuring the most hilarious stand-up comedians of the year.



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6. Chris Rock

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Chris Rock

Christopher “Chris” Julius Rock III is an American actor comedian and writer. He also produces and directors. Rock started his career performing stand-up comedy. Following his stand-up show, Rock began appearing in films in smaller roles.

He was the host of the 77th Academy Awards in 2005 and the 88th one in 2016.




5. Eddie Murphy

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Eddie Murphy

Edward “Eddie” Regan Murphy is an American comedian, actor and singer. He also writes screenplays as well as a filmmaker. Murphy has been a frequent performer on Saturday Night Live from 1980 until 1984.

He has performed as an actor and stand-up comedian. He was ranked 10th on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest stand-up comedians of All Time.




4. Dave Chappelle

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Dave Chappelle

David Khari Webber Chappelle is an American comedian-actor, writer and producer. Chappelle started his career as a film actor in the year 1993. when he played the role of Ahchoo on Mel Brook’s Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

He was offered support roles in box office films like ‘The Nutty Professor’, ‘ConAir”, ‘You’ve got Mail and “Blue Streak and ‘Undercover Brothers.



3. Robin Williams

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams was an American comedian and actor. Williams started his stand-up show during the 70s, in Los Angeles.

Williams was first seen in sitcoms and movies like ‘Mork and Mindy’ and ‘Goodwill Hunting’. He was famous for his amazing improv abilities on screen and in stand-up comedy. He is considered one of the most hilarious people ever.



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2. Richard Pryor

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - Richard Pryor

Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was a famous American comedy standup, social commentator and actor.

He was most famous for his uncompromising analysis of racism and controversial issues that used vulgarity and profanity. Pryor is widely recognized as one of the top comedians in the history of comedy.




1. George Carlin

Funniest Stand Up Comedians - George Carlin

George Denis Patrick Carlin was a famous American stand-up actor, comedian, author as well as a social critic. Carlin is most well-known as a black comedian and his reflections on politics.

His “seven dirty words” comedy routine was the main focus of his role in the U.S Supreme Court’s case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation.

Did you ever think George Carlin would appear on this list of the most hilarious stand-up comedian of all time?





Here’s a quick recap of the top 10 funniest stand-up comedians of all time:

  1. George Carlin
  2. Richard Pryor
  3. Robin Williams
  4. Dave Chappelle
  5. Eddie Murphy
  6. Chris Rock
  7. Louis C.K.
  8. Jerry Seinfeld
  9. Steve Martin
  10. Bill Burr

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