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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46 19
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
BIG BEN added Died at 63 (1951-2014)

2
42 16
Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Chris Pendola Jr. added age 49

3
48 22
George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Lucan added Died at 71 (1937-2008)

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55 33
Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 50

5
49 29
Jim Gaffigan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 51

6
30 16
Mike Birbiglia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s

7
35 23
Brian Regan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 60

8
28 17
Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
Died at 45 (1965-2010)

9
33 26
Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 69

10
30 23
Kevin Hart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 38

11
25 18
Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 49

12
32 26
Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 42

13
24 18
Gabriel Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s

14
13 10
Norm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
scoopbill added age 54

15
21 21
Doug Stanhope is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 51

16
24 25
Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s

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16 16
Nick DiPaolo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 56

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12 13
David Spade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
scoopbill added age 53

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21 24
Nick Swardson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 41

20
14 17
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
scoopbill added age 63

21
14 18
D. L. Hughley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 55

22
13 18
Jeff Ross is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 52

23
21 28
Katt Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 44

24
9 15
Todd Barry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 54

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9 18
Brad Garrett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 57

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22 40
Dane Cook is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
age 46