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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422 132
Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 54

2
317 86
Moms Mabley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Dec. at 81 (1894-1975)

3
168 22
Marsha Warfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Teri DiPiano added age 64

4
331 135
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

5
302 118
Sommore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 52

6
368 159
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

7
279 108
Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

8
227 102
Luenell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 59

9
199 92
Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

10
176 76
Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 58

11
215 105
Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 46

12
234 128
Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

13
69 10
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
157 79
Niecy Nash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 49

15
112 63
Kim Wayans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 57

16
117 68
Loni Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 47

17
146 95
Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

18
112 71
Yvette Nicole Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

19
116 75
Issa Rae is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

20
33 7
Kim Coles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
Aton Edwards added age 57

21
96 86
Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

22
38 23
Melanie Comarcho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
RicochetEnt. added Melanie Comarcho

23
95 91
Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 48

24
74 68
Retta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians

25
61 55
Gina Yashere is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35+ Funniest Black Female Comedians
age 44