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List Rules Vote up the top, funniest black women comedians who make people laugh the most.

If laughter is the best medicine, these famous women are some of the best doctors around. These are the funniest black female comedians of all time, as voted on by comedy fans like you. The best black female comedians come in many forms. Some hilarious black woman comedians specialize in political humor while other funny African-American female comedians are known for jokes about relationships. Many of the top black female comedians have also landed award-winning acting roles.

Who will you find on this list of the best black female comedians? Wanda Sykes is one of the most popular touring comedians working today, regardless of race or gender. Performing stand-up comedy, starring in sitcoms, and appearing in films, Sykes is a triple threat in the comedy scene. Whoopi Goldberg is also a talented black female stand-up comedian and actress. Saturday Night Live has featured several hilarious black female sketch comics like Maya Rudolph and Leslie Jones. Other women who appear on this list include Jessica Williams, Niecy Nash, and Tiffany Haddish.

Do you have a favorite black female comedian? Vote the funniest women up to the top of this list and add any talented performers who are missing.

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Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Moms Mabley Died at 81 (1894-1975)

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Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Wanda Sykes age 53

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Sommore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Sommore age 49

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Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Maya Rudolph age 44

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Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Luenell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Luenell age 58

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Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Niecy Nash age 47

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Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Kim Wayans age 54

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Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Ellen Cleghorne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Adele Givens age 55

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Cathy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Cathy Lewis

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Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aisha Tyler age 46

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Jessica Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Retta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Retta age 45

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Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Loni Love age 45

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Sonia Denis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Sonia Denis

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Gloria Bigelow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Gloria Bigelow

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Maryssa Smith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Maryssa Smith

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Yamaneika Saunders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Yamaneika Saunders

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Nicole Byer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Nicole Byer

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Chloe Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Chloe Hilliard

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Gina Yashere is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Gina Yashere age 41

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Marina Franklin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Marina Franklin

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Akilah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Akilah Hughes

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Sasheer Zamata is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Phoebe Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Phoebe Robinson

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Nyima Funk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Franchesca Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Franchesca Ramsey

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Keisha Zollar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Keisha Zollar

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Del Harrison is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Del Harrison

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Wendy Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians