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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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185 52
Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Moms Mabley Died at 81 (1894-1975)

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219 73
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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234 83
Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Wanda Sykes age 54

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183 59
Sommore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Sommore age 51

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185 81
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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152 71
Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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132 61
Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Maya Rudolph age 45

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134 64
Luenell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Luenell age 59

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114 52
Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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92 47
Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Adele Givens age 57

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138 83
Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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62 28
Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Kim Wayans age 56

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81 47
Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Niecy Nash age 48

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72 41
Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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81 52
Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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61 38
Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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55 36
Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Loni Love age 46

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47 38
Cathy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Cathy Lewis

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50 45
Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aisha Tyler age 47

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43 40
Retta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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48 49
Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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31 30
Sasheer Zamata is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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37 37
Jessica Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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30 29
Nicole Byer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Nicole Byer

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34 36
Ellen Cleghorne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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27 29
Gina Yashere is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Gina Yashere age 43

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24 28
Gloria Bigelow is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Gloria Bigelow

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1 1
Tymberlee Hill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Daniel Carin added Tymberlee Hill

The Funniest Black Comedians of All Time

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25 32
Sonia Denis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Sonia Denis

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20 26
Akilah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Akilah Hughes

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21 28
Maryssa Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Maryssa Smith

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20 28
Yamaneika Saunders is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Yamaneika Saunders

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19 28
Franchesca Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Franchesca Ramsey

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14 22
Chloe Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Chloe Hilliard

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17 26
Nyima Funk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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16 26
Marina Franklin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Marina Franklin

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14 26
Phoebe Robinson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Phoebe Robinson

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16 31
Del Harrison is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Del Harrison

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10 25
Keisha Zollar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Keisha Zollar

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26 86
Wendy Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians