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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490 156
Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 54
2
361 101
Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Dec. at 81 (1894-1975)
3
192 31
Marsha Warfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Teri DiPiano added age 64
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316 117
Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
5
415 179
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
6
340 135
Sommore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 52
7
375 156
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
8
260 110
Luenell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 59
9
201 80
Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 58
10
221 95
Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
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244 112
Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 46
12
270 136
Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
13
88 16
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
175 85
Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 49
15
163 100
Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
16
127 69
Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 57
17
127 73
Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 47
18
126 74
Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
19
52 10
Kim Coles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aton Edwards added age 57
20
123 80
Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
21
110 93
Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
22
49 29
Melanie Comarcho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RicochetEnt. added Melanie Comarcho
23
87 74
Cathy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Cathy Lewis
24
83 70
Retta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
25
72 58
Nicole Byer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Nicole Byer