Comedy The Funniest African Comedians of All Time  

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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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58 16
Trevor Noah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time

2
30 16
Michael Blackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Next Friday, The Savages, Internet Dating

3
27 14
Godfrey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Zoolander, Soul Plane, Phat Girlz

4
21 12
Eddie Kadi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Eddie Kadi Anuvahood, Shank, Gone Too Far!

5
20 12
Daliso Chaponda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Daliso Chaponda

6
16 9
Churchill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Churchill

7
13 7
Eric Omondi Ongao is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Eric Omondi Ongao

8
13 7
Anne Kansiime is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Anne Kansiime

9
11 8
Nik Rabinowitz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Nik Rabinowitz Material, Screenplay, ZANEWS

10
8 5
Basketmouth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Basketmouth

11
7 5
Klint The Drunk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Klint The Drunk

12
7 7
Riaad Moosa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Riaad Moosa Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Material, The Pure Monate Show

13
4 4
Chris Mapane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Chris Mapane

14
5 7
John Vlismas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
John Vlismas Slam-Bang

15
5 8
David Kau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
David Kau

16
3 6
Eddie Butita is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Eddie Butita

17
2 5
Loyiso Gola is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest African Comedians of All Time
Loyiso Gola