Comedians

The Funniest African Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated October 13, 2018 1k votes 461 voters 17.2k views 17 items

List Rules Vote up the funniest stand-up comedians and comic actors who were born in Africa.

This list contains information about the best African comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best African comedians come in many forms. Some famous African comedians joke about their families while other African comedians generate laughs by poking fun at global politics. A few hilarious African comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top Australian comedians list? Trevor Noah has to be near the top. Along with releasing such hilarious specials as Afraid of the Dark and Lost in Translation, the South African comedian also hosts the wildly popular Comedy Central series, The Daily Show. Godfrey was raised in Chicago, but his parents are both from Nigeria.

Eddie Kadi – who was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – has gained fame as a presenter on BBC. Other hilarious comics features on this top African comedians list include Michael Blackson, Nik Rabinowitz, and Churchill.

Which African comedian do you think is the funniest? Give the best comics a thumbs up and share some of your favorite jokes in the comments section.

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Trevor Noah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Age 35 from Johannesburg, South Africa
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Michael Blackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Michael Blackson Age 46 from Ghana
3
Basketmouth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Basketmouth
4
Anne Kansiime is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Anne Kansiime
5
Godfrey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Godfrey Age 49 from Lincoln, USA, Nebraska
6
Daliso Chaponda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Daliso Chaponda
7
Eric Omondi Ongao is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Eric Omondi Ongao Age 41 from Kenya
8
Klint The Drunk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Klint The Drunk
9
Churchill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Churchill
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Eddie Kadi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Eddie Kadi Age 35 from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Nik Rabinowitz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Nik Rabinowitz Age 42 from Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa
12
Riaad Moosa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Riaad Moosa Age 41 from India
13
Eddie Butita is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Eddie Butita
14
Loyiso Gola is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Loyiso Gola Age 36 from South Africa
15
Chris Mapane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Chris Mapane
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John Vlismas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
John Vlismas Age 45 from Zimbabwe
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David Kau is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
David Kau