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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98 18
Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 89

2
42 20
Jeff Ross is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 52

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51 28
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Died at 81 (1933-2014)

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41 23
Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Died at 83 (1921-2004)

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35 25
Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 49

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31 21
Jimmy Carr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 45

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26 18
Anthony Jeselnik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

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24 16
Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
JeffNorth added Dec. at 45 (1965-2010)

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24 16
Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

10
25 18
Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 53

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19 14
Patrice O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 42 (1969-2011)

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27 24
Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

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26 23
Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 56

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20 17
Andrew Dice Clay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

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14 11
Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Luqman Hariz added age 42

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20 18
Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 87 (1890-1977)

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19 17
Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 41

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24 24
Lisa Lampanelli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

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14 13
Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 42

20
11 10
Jim Norton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 49

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16 16
Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 39 (1953-1992)

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24 26
Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

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14 15
Bernie Mac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 51 (1957-2008)

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10 13
Neil Hamburger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Neil Hamburger

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1 3
Fred Allen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
comicspies1 added Dec. at 62 (1894-1956)

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11 16
Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Died at 41 (1925-1966)

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8 13
Tony Clifton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

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12 20
Bob Saget is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 59

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12 30
Kathy Griffin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 57

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10 31
Chelsea Handler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time