Comedians The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest stand-up comedians who talking about their heritage and other cultural issues.

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

Who will you find on this top cultural comedians list? Gabriel Iglesias has to be near the top. Iglesias Mexican heritage is often at the center of his hilarious routines making him a fan favorite among Latino crowds. He often jokes that he's “not fat, he's fluffy,” which led to his iconic nickname, “Fluffy.” Jewish heritage is often a source of inspiration for Sarah Silverman.

Sebastian Maniscalco's Italian upbringing helped him to find the funny in food, family and relationships. Other hilarious comedians featured on this top cultural comics list include Woody Allen, Cristela Alonzo, and Chris Rock.

Do you have a favorite cultural comedian? Give the funniest stand-ups a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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54 12
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, Coming to America

2
49 10
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker, Madagascar, Head of State

3
45 13
George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Dogma, Cars, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

4
39 9
Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert, Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip, Blazing Saddles

5
36 10
Dave Chappelle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Block Party, Half Baked, Chappelle's Show

6
34 12
Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles

7
36 19
Stephen Colbert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
The Daily Show, he Colbert Report, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

8
37 23
Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Louie, Louis C.K. Oh My God

9
31 20
Gabriel Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Magic Mike, All That, Planes

10
32 23
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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20 15
Tracy Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
30 Rock, Cop Out, Saturday Night Live

12
20 15
Jim Gaffigan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
It's Kind of a Funny Story, Away We Go, 17 Again

13
22 20
Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Epic

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22 21
Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Wreck-It Ralph, School of Rock, There's Something About Mary

15
13 11
Bill Engvall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Blue Collar TV, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road

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18 20
Trevor Noah is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time

17
17 20
George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Lopez Tonight, George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You

18
11 13
Jeff Foxworthy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Jeff Foxworthy: Totally Committed

19
8 13
Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time

20
6 14
Chelsea Peretti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats, World's Dumbest

21
9 20
Steve Byrne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Couples Retreat, Sullivan & Son, International Sexy Ladies

22
7 18
Jo Koy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Showtime at the Apollo, ComicView, Laffapalooza! #7

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5 16
Sebastian Maniscalco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Sebastian Maniscalco

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4 18
Ali Wong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Savages, Super Sleuths, Hey Girl

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1 14
Cristela Alonzo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Cristela