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Celebrating The Funniest Women Of The 2010s

Updated May 23, 2020 5.7k votes 275 voters 10.9k views101 items

List RulesVote up the women whose 2010s work made you laugh the most.

Let’s look back on the funniest actresses of the decade, such as Tina Fey of 30 Rock, Amy Poehler of Parks and Recreation, and Issa Rae of Insecure. Phoebe Waller-Bridge is another one of 2010s funniest women - and she has the Emmys to prove it. 

Between Saturday Night Live, The Spy Who Dumped Me, and Ghostbusters, Kate McKinnon has cemented herself as one of the funniest women of the decade. Meanwhile, Tracee Ellis Ross has earned the title of one of the most comical sitcom actresses of the 2010s, with her roles in Black-ish and Mixed-ish.

Other notable funny actresses of the decade include Rebel Wilson, Tiffany Haddish, Constance Wu, and Melissa McCarthy. Nicole Byer is another of the funny women of the decade. She brings the laughs on shows like Nailed It!, Girl Code, and Comedians of the World

Who do you think are the 2010s funniest actresses? Check out our list of 2010s funny women, and be sure to vote up your favorites. If we’re missing any of your favorite 2010s funny actresses, be sure to add them below. 

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    Tina Fey
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    55

    Tina Fey

    30 Rock, Saturday Night Live

    Age50

    BirthplaceUpper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Kristen Wiig
    111
    48

    Kristen Wiig

    Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters

    Age47

    BirthplaceCanandaigua, New York, United States of America

    Kristen Carroll Wiig (; born August 22, 1973) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Anna Kendrick
    107
    45

    Anna Kendrick

    Pitch Perfect, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

    Age35

    BirthplacePortland, Maine, United States of America

    Anna Cooke Kendrick (born August 9, 1985) is an American actress and singer. She began her... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Kristen Bell
    112
    51

    Kristen Bell

    The Good Place, Bad Moms

    Age40

    BirthplaceHuntington Woods, Michigan, United States of America

    Kristen Anne Bell (born July 18, 1980) is an American actress. She began her acting career by... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Aubrey Plaza
    95
    38

    Aubrey Plaza

    Parks and Recreation, Ingrid Goes West

    Age36

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, USA

    Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984) is an American actress, comedian and producer. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Amy Poehler
    120
    58

    Amy Poehler

    Parks and Recreation, Inside Out

    Age49

    BirthplaceNewton, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Amy Meredith Poehler (; born September 16, 1971) is an American actress, comedian, director,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Mila Kunis
    71
    27

    Mila Kunis

    Bad Moms, The Spy Who Dumped Me

    Age37

    BirthplaceChernivtsi, Ukraine

    Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis (; Ukrainian: Мілена Марківна Куніс; born August 14, 1983) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Jennifer Aniston
    78
    34

    Jennifer Aniston

    We're the Millers, Dumplin'

    Age46

    BirthplaceSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Jennifer Joanna Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an American actress, film producer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Kate McKinnon
    95
    50

    Kate McKinnon

    Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters

    Age36

    BirthplaceSea Cliff, New York, United States of America

    Kathryn McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984) is an American actress, comedian, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Maya Rudolph
    88
    44

    Maya Rudolph

    Big Mouth, Bridesmaids

    Age48

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Gainesville

    Maya Khabira Rudolph (born July 27, 1972) is an American actress, voice artist, comedian, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    81
    42

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Veep, Inside Amy Schumer

    Age59

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus Hall (; born January 13, 1961) is an American actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Christina Applegate
    81
    44

    Christina Applegate

    Dead to Me, Bad Moms

    Age48

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress and dancer. As an... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Melissa McCarthy
    95
    60

    Melissa McCarthy

    Bridesmaids, Mike & Molly

    Age45

    BirthplacePlainfield, Illinois, USA

    Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Kaley Cuoco
    62
    31

    Kaley Cuoco

    The Big Bang Theory, The Wedding Ringer

    Age34

    BirthplaceCamarillo, California, USA

    Kaley Christine Cuoco ( KWOH-koh; Italian: [ˈkwɔːko]; born November 30, 1985) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Emma Stone
    61
    32

    Emma Stone

    Zombieland: Double Tap, Crazy

    Age31

    BirthplaceScottsdale, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Emily Jean "Emma" Stone (born November 6, 1988) is an American actress. The recipient of... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Zooey Deschanel
    55
    32

    Zooey Deschanel

    New Girl, Our Idiot Brother

    Age35

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Zooey Claire Deschanel (born January 17, 1980) is an American actress, model and... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Alyson Hannigan
    41
    18

    Alyson Hannigan

    How I Met Your Mother, American Reunion

    Age46

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Alyson Lee Hannigan (born March 24, 1974) is an American actress and television presenter. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Alison Brie
    35
    12

    Alison Brie

    GLOW, Community

    Age37

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Alison Brie Schermerhorn (born December 29, 1982) is an American actress. Brie starred as... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Sofía Vergara
    47
    25

    Sofía Vergara

    Modern Family, Hot Pursuit

    Age48

    BirthplaceBarranquilla, Colombia

    Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara (Spanish: [soˈfi.a βeɾˈɣaɾa]; born July 10, 1972) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jane Krakowski
    44
    22

    Jane Krakowski

    30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Age51

    BirthplaceParsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, USA

    Jane Krakowski (; born Jane Krajkowski; October 11, 1968) is an American actress and singer.... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Elizabeth Banks
    42
    21

    Elizabeth Banks

    Pitch Perfect 2, Magic Mike XXL

    Age41

    BirthplaceUSA, Massachusetts, Pittsfield

    Elizabeth Banks (born February 10, 1974) is an American actress, director, writer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Anna Faris
    48
    28

    Anna Faris

    Mom, What's Your Number? Take Me Home Tonight

    Age43

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Anna Kay Faris (; born November 29, 1976) is an American actress, voice artist, producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Reese Witherspoon
    42
    22

    Reese Witherspoon

    Hot Pursuit, Big Little Lies

    Age39

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Sandra Bullock
    44
    27

    Sandra Bullock

    Ocean's Eight, The Heat

    Age51

    BirthplaceVirginia, USA

    Sandra Annette Bullock (; born July 26, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Mindy Kaling
    54
    38

    Mindy Kaling

    Late Night, Ocean's Eight

    Age36

    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, USA

    Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an... more on Wikipedia