Comedy 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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351 94
Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Dec. at 81 (1894-1975)
2
463 150
Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 54
3
186 27
Marsha Warfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Teri DiPiano added age 64
4
363 146
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
5
334 130
Sommore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 52
6
302 112
Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
7
398 176
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
8
252 108
Luenell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 59
9
194 77
Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 58
10
215 94
Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
11
231 110
Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 46
12
262 132
Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
13
86 14
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
169 82
Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 49
15
124 67
Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 57
16
125 71
Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 47
17
154 99
Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
18
120 73
Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
19
122 78
Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
20
46 9
Kim Coles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aton Edwards added age 57
21
104 90
Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
22
45 27
Melanie Comarcho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RicochetEnt. added Melanie Comarcho
23
86 72
Cathy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Cathy Lewis
24
103 95
Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 48
25
79 69
Retta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians