This is a list of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time, ranked. Everyone on this list is a hilarious and funny comedian. Aside from that, this is a diverse group of people with a variety of styles who approach comedy from various perspectives, glamsquad reports.
Many of the well-known comedians listed below rose through the ranks of the stand-up circuit before landing a show on Comedy Central.
Let us look at some of the funniest stand-up comedians of all time…
Bill Burr is one of the funniest stand-up comedians.
10. Bill Burr
He is a stand-up comedian, voice actor, musician, and writer from the United States. Burr has six stand-up specials to his credit, and he is best known for hosting the Monday Morning Podcast. He also helped to launch the All Things Comedy network.
Burr is ranked tenth among the funniest stand-up comedians of all time.
9. Steve Martin
Steve Glenn Martin is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician from the United States.
Martin performed his offbeat comedy routines in front of packed houses on national tours in the 1970s. He has achieved success as an actor, pianist, author, and banjo player.
8. Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer from the United States.
Seinfeld is best known for his role in the sitcom ‘Seinfeld.’ Comedy Central named him the 12th Greatest Stand-up Comedian of All Time in 2005. He is also the world’s richest comedian.
7. Louis C.K.
Louis C.K. is a comedian, actor, writer, and filmmaker of Mexican origin. He has received a Peabody Award and six Primetime Emmy Awards during his career. He has received two Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Album.
He ranks seventh on this list of the funniest stand-up comedians in 2019.
6. Chris Rock
Christopher “Chris” Julius Rock III is an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director from the United States. Rock began his career doing stand-up comedy. Following his stand-up career, he began to appear in minor film roles.
In 2005, he hosted the 77th Academy Awards, and in 2016, he hosted the 88th.
5. Eddie Murphy
Edward “Eddie” Regan Murphy is an actor, comedian, singer, screenwriter, and film producer from the United States. Murphy appeared on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984.
He has performed stand-up comedy and was ranked tenth on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
4. Dave Chappelle
Webber, David Khari Chappelle is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and producer from the United States. Chappelle made his film debut in 1993 as Ahchoo in Mel Brooks’ Robin Hood: Men in Tights.
He appeared in films such as ‘The Nutty Professor,’ ‘Con Air,’ ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ ‘Blue Streak,’ and ‘Undercover Brother.’
3. Robin Williams
Robin McLaurin Williams was a stand-up comedian and actor from the United States. Williams began his stand-up career in Los Angeles in the 1970s.
Williams started appearing in films and sitcoms like ‘Mork & Mindy’ and ‘Good Will Hunting.’ He was well-known for his incredible improvisation skills in both films and stand-up comedy. He is widely regarded as one of the funniest people of all time.
2. Richard Pryor
Lennox, Richard Franklin Thomas Pryor was a stand-up comedian, social critic, and actor from the United States.
He was best known for his unflinching examinations of racism and current issues, in which he used profanity and vulgarities. Pryor is widely regarded as one of the greatest comedic actors of all time.
1. George Carlin
George Denis Patrick Carlin was a stand-up comedian, author, actor, and social critic from the United States. Carlin is best known for his black comedy and political musings.
He and his “seven dirty words” comedy routine played a key role in the 1978 United States Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation.
How many of you expected George Carlin to be named one of the funniest stand-up comedians of all time?