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The Top Earning Comedians and Comics

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Updated April 12, 2019 50.7k views 10 items

According to Forbes magazine, these 10 funny men are the top earning comedians and comics in the world. Not only do they get to make people laugh with their television shows, DVDs and stage performances, but they also get to make a ridiculous amount of money for being hilarious.

So who is the top earning comedian?

Jerry Seinfeld has been the reigning champ for years, having made $57.5 million in 2018. Those streaming dividends from "Seinfeld" sure do add up.

Though not every comedian makes the millions that Seinfeld sees, all of these top-earning comedians and comics brought in over $10 million in 2018, making them not only funny, but pretty darn rich too.

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Jeff Dunham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Earning Comedians and Comics
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$57.5 million

Age: 56

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

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Dane Cook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Earning Comedians and Comics
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$57 million

Age: 46

Birthplace: Cambridge, USA, Massachusetts

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Chelsea Handler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Earning Comedians and Comics
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$30 million

Age: 43

Birthplace: Livingston, New Jersey, United States of America

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