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The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

Updated August 2, 2021 14.8k votes 3.4k voters 163.3k views54 items

List RulesVote up the Black women comedians and actresses who make you laugh 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. Nicole Byer is a funny Black girl comedian, who also landed the hosting role for Netflix's baking show, Nailed It. Other women who appear on this list include Jessica Williams, Niecy Nash, and Tiffany Haddish. Issa Rae of Insecure and Yvette Nicole Brown of Community are also funny Black actresses. 

Do you have a favorite Black female comedian? Vote up the funniest women and add any talented performers who are missing.

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List Rules: Vote up the Black women comedians and actresses who make you laugh most.