comedians The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest male stand up comedians that were in their prime in the 2000s

The best 2000s stand up comedians range from blue collar humor to just straight blue humor to intellectually stimulating one-liners. Whether you are a fan of Lewis Black or Louis C.K., the 2000s were big years in comedy. With standup specials from Katt Williams and Patton Oswalt, who are two of the best 2000s comedians of all time, the decade was chock full of laughs. A list of the funniest 2000s stand up comedians cannot be complete without Dane Cook, who shattered records in 2006 with comedy album sales. The funniest 2000s comedians also include Gabriel Inglesias and Mike Birbiglia, both of whom got a lot of love from Comedy Central during that era.  “Roastmaster General” Jeff Ross also made his name known, solidifying his status as one of the best 2000s male comedians, after the Comedy Central Roasts. 

This list of the top 2000s comedians will remind you of your favorite professional jokesters from the time period. D.L. Hughley made himself known as one of the top 2000s stand up comedians while Brad Garrett, fresh off of Everybody Loves Raymond, made the stand up club circuit his domain and became one of the best male comedians of the 2000s. He even has a stand up club currently in Hollywood, where some of his fellow best 2000s male comedians perform. Comics like Nick DiPaolo and Kevin Hart can be seen doing stand-up in LA today, as their audiences all recall how they became some of the best male comedians of the 2000s. Vote up your favorite of the funniest 2000s male comedians, ranging from Daniel Tosh to Zach Galifianakis. The funniest male comedians of the 2000s and great 2000s comedians are not just known for the years 2000-2009; these men are still famous funnymen whose status as some of the great 2000s male comedians did not dissipate in the 2010s.

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Jim Gaffigan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Jim Gaffigan age 51

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26 9
Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Chris Pendola Jr. added Bill Burr age 49

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25 9
Mike Birbiglia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s

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28 12
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
BIG BEN added Robin Williams Died at 63 (1951-2014)

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42 26
Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Louis C.K. age 50

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32 18
George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Lucan added George Carlin Died at 71 (1937-2008)

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27 16
Brian Regan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Brian Regan age 60

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22 12
Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Greg Giraldo Died at 45 (1965-2010)

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19 11
Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Patton Oswalt age 49

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26 18
Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Lewis Black age 69

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20 14
Kevin Hart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Kevin Hart age 38

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8 2
Norm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
scoopbill added Norm Macdonald age 54

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23 18
Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Daniel Tosh age 42

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7 4
David Spade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
scoopbill added David Spade age 53

The Best Female Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s

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18 16
Doug Stanhope is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Doug Stanhope age 51

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17 15
Nick Swardson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Nick Swardson age 41

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14 13
Gabriel Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s

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7 6
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
scoopbill added Jerry Seinfeld age 63

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11 12
Nick DiPaolo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Nick DiPaolo age 56

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17 20
Katt Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Katt Williams age 44

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16 19
Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s

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10 13
Jeff Ross is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Jeff Ross age 52

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9 13
D. L. Hughley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
D. L. Hughley age 55

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7 11
Todd Barry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Todd Barry age 54

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6 12
Brad Garrett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Brad Garrett age 57

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12 31
Dane Cook is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Dane Cook age 46