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

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

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Woody Allen Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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Stephen Colbert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Stephen Colbert The Daily Show, he Colbert Report, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Louis C.K. Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Louie, Louis C.K. Oh My God

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George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
George Carlin Dogma, Cars, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Richard Pryor Richard Pryor: Live in Concert, Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip, Blazing Saddles

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Dave Chappelle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Dave Chappelle Block Party, Half Baked, Chappelle's Show

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Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Mel Brooks The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles

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Trevor Noah is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time

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Gabriel Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Gabriel Iglesias Magic Mike, All That, Planes

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Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Sarah Silverman Wreck-It Ralph, School of Rock, There's Something About Mary

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

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Tracy Morgan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Tracy Morgan 30 Rock, Cop Out, Saturday Night Live

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

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Chelsea Peretti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Chelsea Peretti Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats, World's Dumbest

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Bill Engvall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Bill Engvall Blue Collar TV, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road

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George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
George Lopez Lopez Tonight, George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You

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Jeff Foxworthy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time
Jeff Foxworthy Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Jeff Foxworthy: Totally Committed

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Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Cultural Comedians of All Time

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

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

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

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

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