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The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time

Updated July 11, 2019 3.1k votes 792 voters 48.2k views29 items

List RulesVote 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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    197
    85

    Ron White

    Horrible Bosses, Sex and the City 2
  • 2
    197
    86

    Jeff Foxworthy

    Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
  • 3
    170
    71

    Bill Engvall

    Blue Collar TV, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie
  • 4
    158
    76

    Rodney Carrington

    Beer for My Horses, Rodney
  • 5
    143
    81
  • 6
    93
    55

    Jeff Dunham

    Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity, Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself
  • 7
    93
    55

    Leanne Morgan

  • 8
    69
    33

    Kathleen Madigan

    Last Comic Standing, Kathleen Madigan: Gone Madigan
  • 9
    65
    33

    Nate Bargatze

  • 10
    66
    37

    Chris Tucker

    Silver Linings Playbook, The Fifth Element
  • 11
    54
    27

    Zach Galifianakis

    The Hangover, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • 12
    83
    57

    Trae Crowder

  • 13
    69
    47

    Jon Reep

    Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Into the Storm
  • 14
    61
    45

    John Caparulo

    Work It, Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland
  • 15
    49
    39

    David Cross

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Small Soldiers
  • 16
    59
    54

    Aziz Ansari

    Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • 17
    41
    37

    Patton Oswalt

    Ratatouille, The King of Queens
  • 18
    32
    28

    Fortune Feimster

  • 19
    30
    30

    Reno Collier

    Witless Protection, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation
  • 20
    25
    26

    Vic Henley

    Comedy Central Presents: Southern Gents of Comedy, Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops
  • 21
    21
    22

    Etta May

    Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics, Bill Engvall's New All-Stars of Country Comedy: Vol. 1
  • 22
    26
    30
  • 23
    21
    26

    Chad Prather

  • 24
    19
    28

    Mark Normand

  • 25
    26
    39

    Tig Notaro

    Walk of Shame, In a World...