Comedians

The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated April 6, 2020 4.2k votes 1.5k voters 121.3k views 23 items

List Rules Vote up the stand-up comedians and comic actors who make you laugh until you cry.

This list contains information about the best Asian comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best Asian comedians come in many forms. Some famous Asian comedians joke about their heritage while other Asian comedians generate laughs from social issues. A few hilarious Asian comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top Asian comedians list? Margaret Cho has to be near the top. Cho typically integrates politics into her stand-up routines, and she made TV history with her show, All-American Girl, which featured an East Asian family. She has also released several books including I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight and I'm the One That I Want. Aziz Ansari is another hilarious comedian with Asian roots.

Steve Byrne often jokes about his Asian/Irish upbringing in his stand-up routines. Other funny comics featured on this top Asian comedians list include Hasan Minhaj, Bobby Lee, and Ali Wong.

How will we ever determine which Asian comedian deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving your favorites a thumbs up voting others down accordingly.

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Bobby Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Ken Jeong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Ali Wong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Jo Koy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Jimmy O. Yang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Russell Peters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Margaret Cho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Randall Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Hasan Minhaj is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Henry Cho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Steve Byrne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Mindy Kaling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Joe Wong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
Joe Wong
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Ronny Chieng is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Aparna Nancherla is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
Aparna Nancherla
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PK is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
Paul Pk Kim added PK
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Jenny Yang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
Jenny Yang
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Hari Kondabolu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Vir Das is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
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Feraz Ozel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
MediumLebowski added Feraz Ozel
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Ed Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time
rockbottomhero added Ed Hill