Comedians 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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440 142
Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 54

2
332 91
Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Dec. at 81 (1894-1975)

3
179 25
Marsha Warfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Teri DiPiano added age 64

4
323 125
Sommore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 52

5
342 142
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

6
289 111
Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

7
380 167
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

8
235 107
Luenell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 59

9
185 77
Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 58

10
207 93
Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

11
224 108
Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 46

12
248 132
Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

13
79 13
LaWanda Page is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Jeff Godsey added Dec. at 82 (1920-2002)

14
163 82
Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 49

15
118 65
Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 57

16
122 70
Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 47

17
152 98
Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

18
118 72
Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

19
120 77
Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

20
40 8
Kim Coles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aton Edwards added age 57

21
102 87
Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

22
41 25
Melanie Comarcho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RicochetEnt. added Melanie Comarcho

23
100 92
Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 48

24
77 69
Retta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

25
62 56
Gina Yashere is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 44