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List of famous female stand-up comedians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female stand-up comedians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being stand-up comedians. There are thousand of females working as stand-up comedians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic stand-up comedians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a stand-up comedian then the people below should give you inspiration.

List contains people like Chelsea Handler and Deirdre O'Kane.

While this isn't a list of all female stand-up comedians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female stand-up comedians?" and "Who are the best female stand-up comedians?"
Chelsea Handler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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Chelsea Handler has become one of entertainment’s most sought-after and versatile rising stars. In July 2007, Handler broke into the world of late night talk shows with her E! series, Chelsea Lately, airing weeknights at 11 PM. Consistently the network’s highest rated program, Chelsea Lately offers a tongue-in-cheek look at entertainment news, celebrity truths, and rumors that just won't die, along with other hot topics of the day. Bringing refreshing new energy to, and redefining perceptions of the talk show, Chelsea Lately is an authentic and hilarious commentary on the celebrity culture around us. Both Handler and the show have also been recognized as pioneers in late night, with the show ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Livingston, New Jersey, United States of America

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#31 on The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time

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#63 on Female Celebrities You'd Want to Be Your BFF

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Rebel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson is an Australian actress, writer, entrepreneur, and stand-up comedian. She began appearing as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The Wedge. In 2008, Wilson wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride. The following year, she won the Tropfest Best Actress award for her role in Bargain and made a guest appearance in City Homicide. Shortly after moving to the United States, Wilson was cast as Brynn in the feature film Bridesmaids. She also appeared in A Few Best Men, What to Expect When You're Expecting, and Struck by Lightning, leading Variety to name her one of their "Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

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#13 on Female Celebrities You'd Want to Be Your BFF

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Lisa Lampanelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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Lisa Lampanelli is an American stand-up comedian and insult comic. She is noted for her racy and controversial style of comedy. Much of her material is ethnic humor, centering around various types of minority groups, most notably racial minorities and homosexuals. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Trumbull, USA, Connecticut

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#48 on The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time

#21 on The Best Frequent Howard Stern Guests

#19 on The Funniest Comedians on the Howard Stern Show

#19 on The Most Irritating Howard Stern Show Regulars

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Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Stand-up Comedians
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Amy Beth Schumer is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and actress. She placed fourth on the fifth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and she placed second on Comedy Central's Reality Bites Back. In 2012, she held a recurring role on the Adult Swim series Delocated. She is the star of the sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, which premiered on Comedy Central on April 30, 2013. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

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#95 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

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#83 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#25 on The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time

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