The 25 Funniest Stand-up Comedians Of All Time

The first stand-up comedians were like stand up comedians, They didn’t even have proper names when they were born.
They were the first stand-up comedians of all time.

Stand up comics are a form of comedy that are based around one person telling jokes with minimal help from a comedian. Stand up comedians can be found in clubs all over the world.

The list of the top comedians on Comedy Central includes several comedians who started off on the stand-up stage.

 We’ll find out the funniest stand-up comedians of all time by going through the history.

The 25 Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time 

These people were mostly American in the 1940s, but they are still widely popular today. All of these people are American.

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25. Bob Newhart

His father is Bob Newhart, his sister is Mary Newhart, and his mother was Evelyn Newhart (nee Roberta).

Bob Newhart was in the spotlight and was popular all over the world. He was selling albums and became the number one at the Billboard Pop album chart.

24. Bernie Mac

As a standup comedian with a strong Southern accent, he developed a following.

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23. Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx, was an American comedian, actor, and singer and a member of the famed Three Stooges.

Foxx is most noted for his starring role on the TV show of the same name, and was also an actor who performed on the stage. He was also known as the “King of the Party Records”.

22. Norm Macdonald

He was born Norman Robert Macdonald in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

He is a comic on the IFC Network called ‘The Comedians’ which airs on Mondays. He recently appeared on an episode of ‘The Larry Sanders Show’ and guest starred on ‘The Drew Carey Show’. Other television appearances include ‘In Living Color’, ‘Touched By An Angel’, ‘NewsRadio’, and ‘The Drew Carey Show’.

21. Jim Carrey

Jim was born in Canada, and then moved to the United States.

Bill Murray has not directed any films, but he is a very famous actor. People know him from the films ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Lost in Translation’, ‘Rushmore’, and ‘Groundhog Day’.

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20. Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. He is considered to be one of the best stand-up comedians of all time.

19. Bill Hicks

There are different types of humor, and I can understand why people are offended by comedy.

Hicks has also criticized that there is a large amount of superficiality within the media and the popular culture. He has also criticized mediocrity, consumerism, and banality within the media and popular culture.

18. Steven Wright

Steven Wright is an American stand up comedian and film producer. He has appeared on Saturday Night Live, as well as in films such as The Soloist, Men in Black, Daddy Day Care, The Royal Tenenbaums, and Good Hair.

He is also ranked as the 17th most influential comedian of all time.

17. Ricky Gervais

As a comedian, his stand-up act and movies have been successful.

He began his career in the music industry in the 1980s and worked as a pop star with Seona Dancing before moving to comedy and writing on the TV show The Panel.

16. Lewis Black

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Black is known for his ‘Back in Black’ segment, where he discusses current events with a Black perspective.

15. Don Rickles

Don Rickles was an actor, author, and stand-up comedian.

Ricky started doing stand up comedy in the early seventies after his wife, who was a writer for a sitcom called ‘Ralph Kramden’, suggested that he should take her idea and write a one-liner for himself. He also made friends with comedians like Bill Cosby and Joe Piscopo.

14. Jim Gaffigan

The idea for the show was originally developed in 1999. As Gaffigan is from New York City, the show will show him performing his stand-up comedy at venues such as B.B King’s Blues Club & Grill and the Laugh Factory.

13. Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart grew up in Chicago and attended DePaul University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts.

Hart was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in 1970 (the year Woodstock was). He began to gain recognition by winning several amateur competitions at clubs in New England, including a competition at The Comedy Workshop in Boston.

12. Mitch Hedberg

Mitchell Lee Hedberg was a stand-up comedy. Hedberg’s shows were surreal and very bizarre.

Although he was highly skilled at writing punchlines and timing them to perfection, he rarely stuck to a single joke.

11. Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield is a famous stand up comedian, voice actor, producer, and actor.

Dangerfield made the catchphrase “I don’t get no respect!” His monologues on that theme were memorable and hilarious.

10. Bill Burr

He was hired for the job of president of All Things Comedy because the company was going bankrupt. If this guy doesn’t take over, the comic industry is going to die.

In Stand-up Comedians, Burr ranks 10th on the list of the funniest stand-up comedians of all time.

9. Steve Martin

He has written for television and film and starred in such films as The Hot l Baltimore and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.

Martin became successful at doing comedy routines in the 1970s, and then becoming a successful actor. He has also published a book, and a book on the banjo.

8. Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is a well known comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

The man that changed the comedy world was Jerry Seinfeld. He started in stand-up in the early 90’s. He wasn’t the kind of comedian who was funny to everyone. He was known to write and perform about everyday people, making them relatable.

7. Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. is an American comic, actor, screenplay writer, and film director. Throughout his career, he has won a Peabody Award and six Primetime Emmy Awards. He has won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album twice.

His act is very similar to his TV show, “PEN15,” which he has hosted since 2015.

6. Chris Rock

Chris developed his skills as a stand-up comedian, and took his new skills in acting and writing. After this he was cast in various films, but didn’t have any real success. But, in the 1980s, Rock started to develop an interest in comedy writing, and soon began working with various comedy writers. He eventually started his own writing career, and worked for the show Seinfeld, and for the movies Dodgeball and The Hangover.

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5. Eddie Murphy

Murphy was hired to be a staff writer on Saturday Night Live, and was a regular member of the cast and the writing team from the late 1970s to the late 1980s.

His list of achievements in the comedy field is quite long. He’s been in the 10th position on Comedy Central’s 100 greatest stand-ups list and he was even nominated for a Grammy.

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4. Dave Chappelle

His first major film role came in 1995 playing the lead role in Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back as well as the voice for the main character of the first video game, Jay & Silent Bob: The Secret of Monkey Island.

Harrison first won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film adaptation of ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’.

3. Robin Williams

Robin Williams was an American comedian and actor. Williams began his stand-up career in the 1970s in Los Angeles. He has worked steadily on stage, television, and film since his first appearance in 1978. He won two Academy Awards, for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, for his roles in Good Will Hunting (1997) and Mrs. Doubtfire (1993). He has received four Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards, among other honors.

His improvisation skills make him a brilliant comedian and he has appeared in many films and television shows with Danny Devito, Matt Dillon, Chris Rock and Robert Downey Jr. In the last year he hosted the ‘Eddie Izzard Veepstakes’ which was the first stand-up comedy competition hosted by a comedian (Eddie Izzard) in the UK.

2. Richard Pryor

He was a stand up comedian, and he also was a social critic. He would critique the system in various ways.

He was known as one of the best comedians in history. He was seen as one of the best comedians in history. He was seen as one of the best comedians in history in terms of the way he examined issues.

1.  George Carlin

George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian and social critic who is best known for black comedy and his thoughts on society.

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George Carlin appeared on this list of funniest stand-up comics. The list contains comedians that are considered the greatest stand-up comedians of all time. George Carlin is on this list, and others who are very good, but are not considered the greatest stand-up comedians of all time.

I guess you can say that the list is subjective. There are many opinions about who is the greatest stand-up comedian of all time. I hope this helps.


Check out this list of the 25 funniest stand-up comics of all time. Some of them are really bad, but some of them are really good.

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