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The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated January 2, 2020 387 votes 99 voters 6.2k views 31 items

List Rules Vote up the funniest stand-up comedians and comic actors who are total nerds.

This list contains information about the best nerdy comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best nerdy comedians come in many forms. Some famous nerdy comedians geek out over video games while other nerdy stand-ups find the funny in all things pop culture. A few hilarious geeky comedians have even appeared at Comic Con.

Who will you find on this top nerdy comedians list? Chris Hardwick has to be at the top. As the mastermind of Nerdist Industries, Hardwick has been the go-to funnyman when it comes to analyzing everything from the latest comic books, to TV shows, to the true meaning of the word “nerd.” His Nerdist podcast co-hosts, Jonah Ray and Matt Mira, are also hilariously geeky comedians.

Heavy metal and Star Wars are two of Brian Posehn's favorite topics to geek-out about. Other very funny nerdy comedians featured on this list include Patton Oswalt, Aisha Tyler, and Kumail Nanjiani.

Which nerdy comedian is your favorite? Give the best stand-up acts a thumbs up and please add any geeky comics we may have missed.

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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 50 from Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America
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Brian Posehn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Brian Posehn Age 52 from Sacramento, California, United States of America
3
Demetri Martin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 45 from New York City, New York, United States of America
4
"Weird Al" Yan... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 59 from Downey, California, United States of America
5
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 35 from Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Los Angeles County, Continental United States
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Chris Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 47 from Louisville, Kentucky, USA
7
Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 48 from USA, California, San Francisco
8
David Cross is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 54 from Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
9
Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 60 from Cleveland, Ohio, USA
10
Paul F. Tompkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 50 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
11
Pee-Wee Herman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
12
Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 41 from Karachi, Pakistan
13
Maria Bamford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 48 from USA, California, Port Hueneme
14
Jackie Kashian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
15
Ron Funches is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
16
Ify Nwadiwe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
dynastyx added Ify Nwadiwe
17
John Hodgman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 47 from Eastern United States, Brookline, New England, Norfolk County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Massachusetts
18
Reggie Watts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 46 from Stuttgart, Germany
19
Scott Aukerman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 48 from Savannah, Georgia, United States of America
20
Matt Braunger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 44 from Chicago, Illinois, USA
21
Dan Harmon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 46 from USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee
22
Pete Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 39 from Lexington, Massachusetts, United States of America
23
Matt Mira is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 35 from Stoneham, Massachusetts
24
Jessi Klein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 43 from New York, United States of America
25
Jonah Ray is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Nerdy Comedians of All Time
Age 36 from Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America