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Funniest Comedians

Updated on March 10, 2017

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld might just be the king of comedy, he is known to be a house held name. He first became mega popular on his sitcom Seinfeld all the way back in 1989 which is known to be the most popular sitcom of all time to this day. Back in 2005 he was named the 12th greatest comedian of all time by Comedy Central. Not only that but he is also the richest comedian to this date. Seinfeld now hosts is own web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Kevin Nealon

Kevin Nealon is once was part of the Saturday Night Live crew in 1986. He best known from his role on the hit tv show Weeds as Doug Wilson. Nealon has played many roles in well known movies such as Aliens in the Attic, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Anger Management, Joe Dirt, Coneheads, Daddy Day Care and many more. Many of the movies being Adam Sandler movies due to their friendship. Nealon also had played the part as the voice of Glenn Martin on Glenn Martin, DDS that only lasted for 2 seasons on Nick at Nite.

Jay Leno

Jay Leno is best know for his time as the host of The Tonight Show. In 2104 he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. He also had hosted is own talk show named The Jay Leno Show which only lasted 1 season. Leno has voiced many tv shows such as Fairy Odd Parents,Igor,Scooby Doo and the Goblin King,Ice Age: The Meltdown,etc.. He has made guest on shows such as 3rd Rock from the Sun, Friends, The Nanny, Home Improvement, Last Man Standing, Hannah Montana, Real Husbands of Hollywood, and way more. Leno now continues to pursue his stand up career.

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais first started his swing at comedy when he was given a talk show by Channel 4 called Meet Ricky Gervais in 2000 which only lasted 6 episodes.Gervais is known most for his work with the sitcom The Office UK in which he co-wrote, co-directed and played the role of David Brent, the show only lasted 2 seasons in the UK but was re-created in the US with 8 seasons and one of the top sitcoms. Gervais has hosted the Golden Globe awards 4 times. He has had been apart of many movies such as The Muppets, The Muppets Most Wanted, The Invention of Lying,Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, etc..

Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig is best known for her time being apart of the Saturday Night Live crew. Wiig is a lead role in many well known films such as Unaccompanied Minors, Bridesmaids, Girl Most Likely,Skeleton Twins,Adventure Land, Anchorman 2: The legend continues,The Martian,Paul, etc.. She will also be apart of the all female version of the hit movie Ghostbusters.

Brian Regan

Brian Regan is strictly a stand up comedian. Regan is signed with Comedy Central. He has made DVD specials and became hosting stand up shows on Comedy Central. He recorded the first ever live special on Comedy Central called "Brian Regan: Live from Radio City Music Hall." He has appeared on talk shows like Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Back in 2012 he also was a guest on Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan is a stand up comedian and actor. He has been nominated for 2 Grammy nominations for his stand up specials Mr.Universe and Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed. He has written 2 books Dad Is Fat and Food: A Love Story. Gaffigan currently has a show called The Jim Gaffigan Show which is is based on his life.

Louis CK

Louis C.K. became well known with his current show Louie Before he had his current show is first attempted at a sitcom called Lucky Louie with only 12 episodes. Rolling Stone named him number 3 on their "Divine Comedy: 25 Best Stand Up Specials and movies of all time for his special Shameless.


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