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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340 92
Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Dec. at 81 (1894-1975)

2
451 146
Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 54

3
182 25
Marsha Warfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Teri DiPiano added age 64

4
329 130
Sommore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 52

5
352 144
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

6
296 112
Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

7
392 170
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

8
240 108
Luenell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 59

9
188 77
Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 58

10
208 94
Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

11
229 109
Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 46

12
256 132
Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

13
80 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
166 82
Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 49

15
119 65
Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 57

16
123 71
Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 47

17
153 99
Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

18
119 72
Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

19
121 78
Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

20
41 9
Kim Coles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aton Edwards added age 57

21
103 89
Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

22
85 71
Cathy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Cathy Lewis

23
43 26
Melanie Comarcho is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RicochetEnt. added Melanie Comarcho

24
78 69
Retta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

25
101 95
Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 48