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The Funniest Southern Comedians of All Time

Updated July 11, 2019 3.0k votes 716 voters 43.3k 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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  • Bill Engvall1
    164
    65

    Bill Engvall

    Blue Collar TV, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie
  • Jeff Foxworthy2
    186
    82

    Jeff Foxworthy

    Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
  • Ron White3
    185
    87

    Ron White

    Horrible Bosses, Sex and the City 2
  • Rodney Carrington4
    154
    72

    Rodney Carrington

    Beer for My Horses, Rodney
  • Larry the Cable Guy5
    140
    77
  • Leanne Morgan6
    92
    50

    Leanne Morgan

  • Jeff Dunham7
    88
    52

    Jeff Dunham

    Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity, Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself
  • Chris Tucker8
    67
    35

    Chris Tucker

    Silver Linings Playbook, The Fifth Element
  • Kathleen Madigan9
    64
    33

    Kathleen Madigan

    Last Comic Standing, Kathleen Madigan: Gone Madigan
  • Trae Crowder10
    86
    55

    Trae Crowder

  • Jon Reep11
    74
    47

    Jon Reep

    Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Into the Storm
  • Nate Bargatze12
    56
    33

    Nate Bargatze

  • Zach Galifianakis13
    46
    25

    Zach Galifianakis

    The Hangover, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • John Caparulo14
    61
    46

    John Caparulo

    Work It, Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland
  • David Cross15
    47
    37

    David Cross

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Small Soldiers
  • Aziz Ansari16
    57
    54

    Aziz Ansari

    Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Patton Oswalt17
    38
    35

    Patton Oswalt

    Ratatouille, The King of Queens
  • Reno Collier18
    31
    27

    Reno Collier

    Witless Protection, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation
  • Fortune Feimster19
    28
    28

    Fortune Feimster

  • Vic Henley20
    25
    25

    Vic Henley

    Comedy Central Presents: Southern Gents of Comedy, Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops
  • Etta May21
    20
    21

    Etta May

    Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics, Bill Engvall's New All-Stars of Country Comedy: Vol. 1
  • Rory Scovel22
    24
    28
  • 23
    19
    25

    Chad Prather

  • Mark Normand24
    15
    27

    Mark Normand

  • Tig Notaro25
    22
    39

    Tig Notaro

    Walk of Shame, In a World...