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The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated July 11, 2019 2.1k votes 630 voters 37.8k views 29 items

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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Jeff Foxworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 60 from Georgia, USA, Atlanta
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Ron White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 62 from Fritch, Texas, United States of America
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Bill Engvall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 61 from Galveston, Texas, United States of America
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Rodney Carrington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 50 from Longview, Texas, USA
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Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 56 from Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States of America
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Leanne Morgan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Leanne Morgan
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Jon Reep is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 46 from Hickory, North Carolina, United States of America
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Trae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Trae Crowder
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Jeff Dunham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 56 from Dallas, Texas, United States of America
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Chris Tucker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 47 from Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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Kathleen Madigan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 53 from St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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John Caparulo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 43 from East Liverpool, Ohio, United States of America
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Nate Bargatze is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Nate Bargatze
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Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
degeddes added Age 49 from USA, North Carolina, Wilkesboro
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Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 35 from USA, South Carolina, Columbia
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David Cross is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 54 from Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
degeddes added Age 50 from Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America
18
Vic Henley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Vic Henley
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Reno Collier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Reno Collier
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Rory Scovel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
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Fortune Feimster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Fortune Feimster
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Etta May is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Age 57 from Bald Knob, USA, Arkansas
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Chad Prather is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Chad Prather added Chad Prather
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Mark Normand is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Mark Normand
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Tig Notaro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time
Tig Notaro Age 47 from Jackson, USA, Mississippi