Their jokes help us get through the bad week that is filled with stressful job tasks and family feuds. These entertainers are known for their great sense of humor that sometimes can be a little bit tasteless but hey that still makes them tons of money. Their jokes are versatile and they never get old so that makes their work timeless. We give you the list of top 10 richest stand up comedians who are known to everyone and watched or shown everywhere.
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- 10. Kevin James — USD80 Million
- 9. Ricky Gervais — USD80 Million
- 8. Roseanne Barr — USD80 Million
- 7. Jeff Foxworthy — USD100 Million
- 6. Bob Saget — USD100 Million
- 5. Ray Romano — USD120 Million
- 4. Drew Carrey — USD165 Million
- 3. Jay Leno — USD350 Million
- 2. Bill Cosby — USD400 Million
- 1. Jerry Seinfeld — USD800 Million
10. Kevin James — USD80 Million
Kevin James is a an American actor, stand up comedian, writer and the producer .He is best known as Doug from the American TV series The King of Queens. Mr. James is perfectly portraying a role of middle-class FedEx employee.
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9. Ricky Gervais — USD80 Million
He is one of the most celebrated British stand-up comedians. Mr. Gervais is also a film director, an actor, a voice actor, a producer, a musician, a screenwriter and a radio presenter. Ricky is a highly skilled individual and his latest joke about having enough money to take over Libya show that his extremely funny as well.
8. Roseanne Barr — USD80 Million
Ms. Barr is only female stand-up comedian on this list and her success as long time stand-up comedian shows that she is very good in things that she does. She is best known for starring in the sitcom “Roseanne” in which she is a house wife whose house is never tidied up.
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7. Jeff Foxworthy — USD100 Million
Jeff Foxworthy is an American stand-up comedian and the TV personality. He is best known as a part of Blue collar comedy Group and he is famous for his redneck jokes. Jeff was a host of the quiz show “Are you smarter than the 5th grader.”
6. Bob Saget — USD100 Million
Bob Saget is a Stand-up comedian and the TV personality. Saget rose to prominence when he had starred in famous sitcom Full house. Bob is writing a book and staging his stand-up comedy tour now.
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5. Ray Romano — USD120 Million
Ray Romano is a world-wide known stand-up comedian who is best known as a lead actor in the TV show “Everybody loves Raymond”. Romano is currently starring in the comedic drama “Men of a certain age.”
4. Drew Carrey — USD165 Million
Drew Carrey is the stand-up comedian and the TV presenter. He is best known for his role in the “Drew Carrey Show” and as the TV host of the quiz show the Price is right.
3. Jay Leno — USD350 Million
Jay Leno is the stand-up comedian and the famous TV host of the talk show called “Tonight Show”. Leno has a salary of USD15 million per a year and earns additional USD10-USD15 million from his stand up tours.
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2. Bill Cosby — USD400 Million
Bill Cosby is a stand-up comedian, TV personality and a producer. Cosby is best known for starring as a lead actor in the 1980’s hit TV series The Cosby Show.
1. Jerry Seinfeld — USD800 Million
Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian and a TV star. He is best known as a star of the TV show “Seinfeld” the show that made him in to a worldwide celebrity. Seinfeld also regularly appeared in David Letterman show.
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You must have been a great audience and we hope that you enjoy the works of these true masters. These stand-up comedians deserve to be loved and they deserve their hard earned cash.