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The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians  

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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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Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 54
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Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Dec. at 81 (1894-1975)
3
Marsha Warfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Teri DiPiano added age 64
4
Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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Sommore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 52
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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
7
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
8
Luenell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 59
9
Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 58
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Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 46
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Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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LaWanda Page is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Jeff Godsey added Dec. at 82 (1920-2002)
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Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 49
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Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 57
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Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 47
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Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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Kim Coles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aton Edwards added age 57
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Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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Melanie Comarcho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RicochetEnt. added Melanie Comarcho
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Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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Nicole Byer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Nicole Byer
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Retta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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Cathy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Cathy Lewis