Comedians The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest stand-up comedians and comic actors who say the meanest things.

This list contains information about the best insult comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best insult comedians come in many forms. Some famous mean comedians direct their wit at politicians while other insult comics trade jabs on the Comedy Central Roasts. A few hilarious insult comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top insult comedians list? Jeff Ross has to be at the top. As the Roastmaster General, Ross has hilariously skewered such celebrities as Justin Bieber, Charlie Sheen, Flavor Flav, and Donald Trump. Joan Rivers is another insult comic known for her sharp cutting wit which she aims at anyone and everyone.

Ricky Gervais has been known to insult an A-list actor or two when he hosts awards shows like the Golden Globes. Other hilarious stand-up acts featured on this list of the best insult comics include Don Rickles, Lisa Lampanelli, and Neil Hamburger.

How will we ever determine which insult comedian is the funniest? Help us decide by giving your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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118 25
Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 92

2
61 39
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 81 (1933-2014)

3
35 19
Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Luqman Hariz added age 43

4
49 33
Jeff Ross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 53

5
50 34
Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Died at 83 (1921-2004)

6
40 28
Jimmy Carr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 46

7
41 33
Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 50

8
29 24
Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

9
29 24
Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
JeffNorth added Dec. at 45 (1965-2010)

10
26 21
Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 87 (1890-1977)

11
24 19
Patrice O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 42 (1969-2011)

12
35 31
Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 57

13
32 28
Anthony Jeselnik is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

14
21 17
Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 39 (1953-1992)

15
27 25
Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 54

16
30 29
Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

17
25 24
Andrew Dice Clay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

18
20 19
Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 43

19
23 24
Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 42

20
29 32
Lisa Lampanelli is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

21
18 19
Bernie Mac is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 51 (1957-2008)

22
29 33
Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

23
13 16
Jim Norton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 50

24
13 17
Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Died at 41 (1925-1966)

25
11 15
Tony Clifton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time