The 10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time

The 10 Most Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time all over world

The 10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time
The 10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time

10. Bill Burr

Bill Burr
Bill Burr

Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian, voice actor, musician and writer. Burr has released six stand-up specials, and he is best known for hosting the Monday Morning Podcast. He also co-founded the All Things Comedy network. 

Burr appears 10th on this list of the funniest stand-up comedians of all time. 

9. Steve Martin

Steve Martin

Steve Glenn Martin is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician.

In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, comedy routines before packed houses on national tours. He has become a successful actor, as well as a pianist, author, and banjo player. 

8. Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is an American comedian, writer, actor, and producer.

Seinfeld is best known for playing himself in the sitcom ‘Seinfeld’. In 2005, Comedy Central named him as the 12th Greatest Stand-up Comedian of All Time. He’s also the richest comedian in the world.

7. Louis C.K.

Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. is an American-Mexican comedian, actor, writer and filmmaker. 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. 

He appears 7th on this compilation of the funniest stand-up comedians in 2019. 

6. Chris Rock

Chris Rock
Chris Rock

Christopher “Chris” Julius Rock III is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. Rock began his career by doing stand-up. After his stand-up career, he started to appear in small film roles.

He hosted the 77th Academy Awards in 2005 and the 88th in 2016. 

5. Eddie Murphy

 Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy

Edward “Eddie” Regan Murphy is an American actor, comedian, singer, screenwriter, and film producer. Murphy was a regular member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984.

He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked as 10th on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. 

4. Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle
Dave Chappelle

David Khari Webber Chappelle is an American comedian, writer, actor, and producer. Chappelle began his film career in 1993 playing the role as Ahchoo in Mel Brook’s Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

He landed supporting roles in box office such as ‘The Nutty Professor’, ‘Con Air’, ‘You’ve Got Mail’, ‘Blue Streak’ and ‘Undercover Brother’. 

3. Robin Williams

Robin Williams
Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams was an American comedian and actor. Williams began his stand-up career in the 1970s in Los Angeles.

Williams began to appear in films and sitcoms such as ‘Mork & Mindy’ and ‘Good Will Hunting’. He was known for his incredible improvisation skills both in films and in stand-up. He is considered to be one of the funniest people of all time. 

2. Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor

Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, and actor.

He was best known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical issues, which employed profanity and vulgarities. Pryor is widely regarded as one of the best comedians in history.

1. George Carlin

 George Carlin
George Carlin

George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, author, actor, and social critic. Carlin is best known for his black comedy and reflections on politics.

He and his “seven dirty words” comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation. 

How many of you thought George Carlin would appear on this list as the funniest stand-up comedians of all time?