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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Marsha Warfield is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Teri DiPiano added Marsha Warfield age 64

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

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

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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Sommore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Sommore age 51

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Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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

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

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Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Maya Rudolph age 45

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Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Adele Givens age 57

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LaWanda Page is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Jeff Godsey added LaWanda Page Died at 82 (1920-2002)

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Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Niecy Nash age 48

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Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Kim Wayans age 56

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Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Loni Love age 46

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Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aisha Tyler age 47

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Retta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Ellen Cleghorne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Cathy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Cathy Lewis

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Sasheer Zamata is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Nicole Byer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Nicole Byer

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

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Melanie Comarcho is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RicochetEnt. added Melanie Comarcho

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Kim Coles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aton Edwards added Kim Coles age 56

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Del Harrison is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Del Harrison

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Jessica Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Michaela Coel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
girdner2 added Michaela Coel

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Yamaneika Saunders is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Yamaneika Saunders

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Gloria Bigelow is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Gloria Bigelow

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

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Retha Jones is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RethaJones added Retha Jones age 55

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Chloe Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Chloe Hilliard

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Phoebe Robinson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Phoebe Robinson

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Marina Franklin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Marina Franklin

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Franchesca Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Franchesca Ramsey

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Maija DiGiorgio is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Matt Lewis added Maija DiGiorgio age 37

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Tymberlee Hill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Daniel Carin added Tymberlee Hill

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Maryssa Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Maryssa Smith

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Akilah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Akilah Hughes

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Nyima Funk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

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Keisha Zollar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Keisha Zollar

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Wendy Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians