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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous 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: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Chelsea Lately, MTV Video Music Awards 2010, After Lately
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    Rebel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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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: Pitch Perfect 2, Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids, Pain & Gain
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    Lisa Lampanelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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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: Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy, The Aristocrats, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson, The Apprentice
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    Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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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: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: Trainwreck, Inside Amy Schumer, Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff, 2015 MTV Movie Awards
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    Susie Essman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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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 Shlesinger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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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, USA
    • 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: 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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