Comedians

The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated June 14, 2019 2.9k votes 570 voters 11.3k views 30 items

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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Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 92 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004) from Deer Park, New York, United States of America
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Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 50 from Canton, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Jeff Ross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 53 from Springfield Township, New Jersey, United States of America
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Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Luqman Hariz added
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Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 81 (1933-2014) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
JeffNorth added Dec. at 45 (1965-2010) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Jimmy Carr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 46 from London Borough of Hounslow, London, United Kingdom
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Patrice O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 42 (1969-2011) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 87 (1890-1977) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Triumph, the Insult Comi... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
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Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 43 from Boppard, Germany
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Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 39 (1953-1992) from Yakima, Washington, United States of America
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Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 57 from Reading, United Kingdom
15
Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 42 from Sydney, Australia
16
Anthony Jeselnik is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 40 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Bernie Mac is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 51 (1957-2008) from USA, Chicago, Illinois
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Lisa Lampanelli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 57 from Trumbull, Connecticut, United States of America
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Andrew Dice Clay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 61 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 54 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Jim Norton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 50 from Bayonne, New Jersey, United States of America
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Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 45 from Kent, Connecticut, United States of America
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Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 41 (1925-1966) from Mineola, New York, United States of America
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Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Age 48 from Manchester, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Tony Clifton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time