Everyone loves comedians. Comedy is a very lucrative industry and there are a lot of comedians who prove this.
The comedy world is filled with a bunch of charismatic and humorous individuals who have been able to put smiles on people’s faces and accumulate wealth while doing that. We have brought you the list of the top 10 richest comedians in the world.
Richest Comedians in the World
1. Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld is currently the richest comedian in the world, with his net worth of $950 million. He is regarded t as the King of Comedy. He was the co-creator of Seinfield, a television series. He has also starred on various shows like The Tonight Show.
2. Matt Groening
Matt Groening is the creator of the popular animated series, The Simpsons. He is a comedian and animator. Matt Groening has a net worth of $600 million which makes him 2nd on this list.
3. Trey Parker
Trey Parker is number 3 on the list of richest comedians in the world, having a net worth of $500 million. He is a comedian who also does voice acting, directing and production. He is the co-creator of South Park, the popular animated series.
4. Matt Stone
Matt Stone is a comedian and co-creator of South Park. The show became of the most popular on Comedy Central. He is currently the 4th richest comedian in the world with a net worth of $500 million.
5. Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres is currently 5th on the list of the world’s richest comedians, having a net worth of $490 million. She is the host of The Ellen Show which is one of the most popular talk shows in the world. She is an actress and a writer alongside being a television host and comedian.
6. David Letterman
David Letterman is currently number 6 on the list of richest comedians in the world, having a net worth of $425 million. He has hosted a couple of late-night TV talk shows in the space of 33 years.
7. Larry David
Larry David is the head writer and producer of Seinfield. He is a popular comedian as well as a writer, actor, and producer. His net worth of $400 million makes him number 7 on this list.
8. Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby is a comedian, author, and actor. He is the creator of Cosby Kids, The Cosby Show, and The Bill Cosby Show. He has won several awards for his achievements on TV. He is currently the 8th richest comedian in the world with a net worth of $400 million.
9. Byron Allen
Byron Allen has a net worth of $400 million and this places on the 9th spot on this list. He is a comedian and TV producer. He is the founder of Entertainment Studios, a television production company.
10. Jay Leno
Jay Leno is the 10th richest comedian on this list. He has a net worth of $350 million. He is popular for his TV show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The show made him one of the most popular hosts on TV.
There, you have the list of the top 10 richest comedians in the world. The list mostly contains names that are very popular on TV. If you have any thoughts on this list, let’s hear them in the comments section.