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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91 17
Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 91

2
40 19
Jeff Ross is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 52

3
48 27
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 81 (1933-2014)

4
37 22
Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)

5
32 24
Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 49

6
28 20
Jimmy Carr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 43

7
23 15
Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
JeffNorth added Dec. at 45 (1965-2010)

8
24 17
Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 53

9
21 15
Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

10
19 13
Patrice O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 42 (1969-2011)

11
23 18
Anthony Jeselnik is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

12
25 21
Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 56

13
26 23
Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

14
19 16
Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Died at 87 (1890-1977)

15
18 15
Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 41

16
24 22
Lisa Lampanelli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

17
13 10
Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Luqman Hariz added age 42

18
11 8
Jim Norton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 49

19
18 16
Andrew Dice Clay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

20
14 12
Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 42

21
24 24
Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

22
14 14
Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 39 (1953-1992)

23
13 13
Bernie Mac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 51 (1957-2008)

24
10 11
Neil Hamburger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Neil Hamburger

25
0 2
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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7 11
Tony Clifton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time

27
9 15
Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 41 (1925-1966)

28
12 19
Bob Saget is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 59

29
11 29
Kathy Griffin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 57

30
8 29
Chelsea Handler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time