Comedians

The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
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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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Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 92
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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)
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Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 50
4
Jeff Ross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 53
5
Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Luqman Hariz added
age 43
6
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 81 (1933-2014)
7
Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
JeffNorth added
Dec. at 45 (1965-2010)
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Jimmy Carr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 46
9
Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 87 (1890-1977)
10
Patrice O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 42 (1969-2011)
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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
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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)
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Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 57
15
Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 42
16
Anthony Jeselnik is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
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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)
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Lisa Lampanelli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
19
Andrew Dice Clay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
20
Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 54
21
Jim Norton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
age 50
22
Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
23
Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
Died at 41 (1925-1966)
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Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time
25
Tony Clifton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Insult Comedians of All Time