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Famous Female Stand-up Comedians

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List of famous female stand-up comedians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female stand-up comedians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being stand-up comedians. There are thousand of females working as stand-up comedians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic stand-up comedians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a stand-up comedian then the people below should give you inspiration.

List contains people like Chelsea Handler and Deirdre O'Kane.

While this isn't a list of all female stand-up comedians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female stand-up comedians?" and "Who are the best female stand-up comedians?"

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    Chelsea Handler has become one of entertainment’s most sought-after and versatile rising stars. In July 2007, Handler broke into the world of late night talk shows with her E! series, Chelsea Lately, airing weeknights at 11 PM. Consistently the network’s highest rated program, Chelsea Lately offers a ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Livingston, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Television producer, Model, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: This Means War, Hop, Chelsea Lately, Are You There, Chelsea?, + more
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    Rebel Wilson
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    Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson is an Australian actress, writer, entrepreneur, and stand-up comedian. She began appearing as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The Wedge. In 2008, Wilson wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride. The following ...more

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Ghost Rider, Bridesmaids, Pitch Perfect, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Pain & Gain, + more
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    Lisa Lampanelli
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    Lisa Lampanelli is an American stand-up comedian and insult comic. She is noted for her racy and controversial style of comedy. Much of her material is ethnic humor, centering around various types of minority groups, most notably racial minorities and homosexuals.more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Trumbull, USA, Connecticut
    • Profession: Journalist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: The Aristocrats, Drillbit Taylor, Not Fade Away, Witless Protection, Delta Farce, + more
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    Amy Beth Schumer is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and actress. She placed fourth on the fifth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and she placed second on Comedy Central's Reality Bites Back. In 2012, she held a recurring role on the Adult Swim series Delocated. She is the star of ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Inside Amy Schumer, Sleepwalk with Me, Price Check, The Great Debate, + more
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    Susie Essman
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    Susan "Susie" Essman is an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and television producer, best known for her role as Susie Greene on Curb Your Enthusiasm and the voice of Mittens in Bolt.more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Television producer, Actor, Voice acting, Writer, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bolt, Volcano, Cop Out, Crocodile Dundee II, + more
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    Iliza Vie Shlesinger is an American comedian. She was the winner of the sixth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing and host of the syndicated dating show Excused.more

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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: The Soup, Last Comic Standing, Chelsea Lately, Paradise, Excused, + more
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    Kristína Farkašová is a Slovak actress, singer, dramaturge, presenter, stand-up comedienne, editor, blogger and naïve art painter. She studied dramaturgy at Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and at Faculty of Theater in Prague, Czech Republic. Since 2004, she is a regular member of the Naive ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Profession: Editor, Painter, Dramaturge, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: Walking Too Fast
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    Janette Barber is an American comic, television producer, and writer. She has won six Emmy Awards, including five that she shares with the writers and producers of The Rosie O'Donnell Show. After that show ended, Barber continued to work with O'Donnell on The View and on O'Donnell's blog "JaHeRo".more

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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: The Rosie O'Donnell Show
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    Kathy Kinney is an American actress and comedian. She gained considerable popularity in the late 1990s for playing Mimi Bobeck, the outrageously made-up, flamboyantly vulgar, and vindictive nemesis of Drew Carey on the sitcom The Drew Carey Show. She had been involved with television, feature films, and ...more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: Scrooged, The Drew Carey Show, Arachnophobia, This Boy's Life, Three Fugitives, + more
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    Sara Schaefer is an American stand-up comedian, writer, and producer.more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Presenter, Stand-up comedian, Financial Analyst
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    Deirdre O'Kane is a stand-up comic, actress, and casting director.more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Drogheda
    • Profession: Casting Director, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: Boy Eats Girl, Killing Bono, Rory O'Shea Was Here, I Went Down, Dollhouse, + more
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    Emma Fryer is a British stand-up comedian, actress and writer from Coventry, best known for playing Tania in BBC Three's Ideal, Janine in E4's PhoneShop and Gaynor in BBC Two's Home Time, which she co-wrote with Neil Edmond. In 2005, she was a finalist in the So You Think You're Funny?, Funny Women and ...more

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    • Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: Kill List, I Want Candy
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    Sue Murphy is a stand-up comedian who has worked on such shows as Short Attention Span Theater, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, Comedy Central Presents and Wanda Does It. Shes has also been a producer and writer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Class and Wanda at Large and appeared in the movie Nine Months. In ...more

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    • Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Star Wars: Ewoks, Wanda Does It
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    Christina Pazsitzky
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    Christina Pazsitzky, is an American comedian, writer, host and TV personality. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California in USA.more

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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Stand-up comedian
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    Krisse Salminen is a Finnish stand-up comedian and television talkshow hostess. She is the daughter of gameshow host Reijo Salminen. Her shtick is to present herself as a cow-eyed and stuck-up, self-centered blonde girly girl, speaking an exaggerated, urban, Helsinki-style nasal accent. She is one of ...more

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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Finland, Hollola
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: The Emperor's Secret, 21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage
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    Amy Anderson

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    • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Stand-up comedian
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