The South The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest stand-up comedians who hail from the Southern states.

This list contains information about the best southern comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best southern comedians come in many forms. Some famous comedians from the south joke about family in their stand-up acts while other southern comedians crack wise about relationships. A few hilarious southern comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top southern comedians list? Jeff Foxworthy has to be at the top. As a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Foxworthy wielded his southern charm and comedic wit to describe the many ways that “you might be a redneck.” His Blue Collar tour-mates – Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, and Ron White – are also among the best southern comedians.

Aziz Ansari has generated a huge fan base with his coastal comedy and pop culture references but the Master of None star was born in South Carolina. Other hilarious stand-ups featured on this top southern comedians list include Tig Notaro, Chris Tucker, and Jeff Dunham.

How will we ever determine which comedian deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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51 18
Ron White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Horrible Bosses, Sex and the City 2, Ron White: They Call Me Tater Salad

2
43 13
Bill Engvall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Blue Collar TV, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road

3
54 21
Jeff Foxworthy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Jeff Foxworthy: Totally Committed

4
41 16
Rodney Carrington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Beer for My Horses, Rodney

5
25 7
Leanne Morgan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Leanne Morgan

6
38 18
Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Cars, Cars 2, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie

7
24 9
Jon Reep is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Into the Storm, Rodney

8
23 12
Trae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Trae Crowder

9
18 11
Chris Tucker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Silver Linings Playbook, The Fifth Element, Rush Hour 2

10
18 11
Kathleen Madigan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Last Comic Standing, Kathleen Madigan: Gone Madigan, The Great Debate

11
22 15
Jeff Dunham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity, Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself, Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special

12
22 19
Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Epic

13
19 16
David Cross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Small Soldiers, Kung Fu Panda

14
15 13
John Caparulo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Work It, Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation

15
11 9
Nate Bargatze is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Nate Bargatze

16
9 7
Fortune Feimster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Fortune Feimster

17
4 3
Chad Prather is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Chad Prather added Chad Prather

18
3 3
Joe Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Joe Zimmerman The Addams Family, Zombie Death House, Bad Girls from Mars

19
5 6
Vic Henley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Vic Henley Comedy Central Presents: Southern Gents of Comedy, Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops

20
4 5
Etta May is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics, Bill Engvall's New All-Stars of Country Comedy: Vol. 1, Southern Fried Chicks

21
2 3
Chad Prather is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Chad Prather added Chad Prather

22
7 9
Rory Scovel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time

23
2 4
Chris Bliss is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Chris Bliss

24
8 11
Tig Notaro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Walk of Shame, In a World..., Have Tig at Your Party

25
1 3
Chad Prather is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Chad Prather added Chad Prather

26
3 6
Reno Collier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Reno Collier Witless Protection, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation, Larry the Cable Guy's Hula-Palooza Christmas Luau

27
1 4
Jeffrey Jena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Jeffrey Jena

28
4 8
Mark Normand is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Mark Normand

29
1 6
Rick Overton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Groundhog Day, Beverly Hills Cop, Cloverfield