Check out our list of the top 20 richest comedians, these funny people have made a lot of money making people laugh.
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01. Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth is $950 million.
American comedian, writer, producer, and filmmaker Jerry Seinfeld is also a director. His role as a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the comedy Seinfeld, which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David, is what made him most famous. From 1989 until 1998, the programme aired on NBC for nine seasons. It was syndicated by Columbia TriStar Television and made by Castle Rock Entertainment. On April 29, 1954, Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York.
His mother, Betty (née Hosni), was of Syrian Jewish ancestry, while his father, Kalman Seinfeld, was of Hungarian Jewish ancestry. Denise and Michele are his older sisters. Seinfeld’s childhood home was in Massapequa, Long Island, where he also attended Massapequa High School.
Matt Stone has a net worth of $700 million.
American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director Matt Stone is also a director. His most well-known works include co-creating South Park with Trey Parker, as well as Borat and Team America: World Police, which he also co-wrote and co-directed. Geraldine Anne “Gerri” (née Chomiak), a fundraising coordinator, and John Francis Stone Jr., an oil business executive and entrepreneur, were Stone’s parents. Stone was born in Houston, Texas.
When he was two years old, his parents got divorced, and his mother raised him in Littleton, Colorado. After high school, he enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder and declared a math major. Trey Parker and Stone become close throughout their time in college. The two worked together on several short films, including Jesus vs. Santa (1993) and Cannibal! The Musical (1993). (1995).
Matt Groening’s net worth is estimated to be $600 Million.
American cartoonist, writer, producer, and filmmaker Matt Groening. The Simpsons and Futurama are two of his animated television productions. Groening frequently makes fun of American politics and culture in his cartoons. On February 15, 1954, Groening was born in Portland, Oregon. His father, Homer Groening, was a writer, cartoonist, advertising, and filmmaker. Margaret Wiggum, his mother, worked as a secretary. On his father’s side, Groening is descended from Norwegians, and on his mother’s, from English people.
His upbringing was in Portland. Groening created his own comics and adored Mad magazine as a teenager. Additionally, he contributed frequently to the underground publication The Nostalgia Journal and the school newspaper. Groening attended The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, after finishing high school in 1972.
Trey Parker has a net worth of $600 million.
Actor, comedian, writer, and director Trey Parker is from the United States. He is well-known for his collaboration on The Book of Mormon and South Park. Randy and Sharon Parker welcomed Parker into the world on October 19, 1969 in Conifer, Colorado. His sisters are Pam and Shelly. Parker’s mother raised him and his sisters at home while his father worked as a geologist for an oil firm. Parker considered himself a “loser” in high school.
He didn’t date frequently and instead, he and his friend Matt Stone made Super 8 movies and played video games. While Parker and Stone were undergraduates at the University of Colorado Boulder, they collaborated on their first movie, Cannibal! The Musical.
Ellen DeGeneres’s total net worth is around $500 Million.
A comedian, actor, and talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres. She is best known for anchoring The Ellen DeGeneres Show and playing Ellen Morgan on the sitcom Ellen. In Louisiana’s New Orleans in 1958, DeGeneres was born. She started off performing stand-up comedy before starring in her own sitcom, Ellen. The programme enjoyed success and operated for five seasons.
DeGeneres came out as homosexual in a 1997 episode of the programme. DeGeneres presented The Ellen DeGeneres Show and appeared in a number of movies after Ellen concluded. A well-known supporter of LGBT rights is DeGeneres. Since 2008, she has been wed to actress Portia de Rossi.
Jay Leno’s net worth was estimated to be $450 million as of 2022.
A comedian, actor, writer, and producer, Jay Leno also produces. His work on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, where he was the host from 1992 until 2009, is what made him most famous. He has also made appearances in movies including Gas and Spy Hard and provided the voice for the animated movie Cars. Leno is a well-known television personality, but he is also a committed philanthropist who has worked with several causes over the years.
Allen is the seventh-richest comedian in the world with a net worth of $450 million.
African American businessman, TV producer, and philanthropist Byron Allen. He founded Entertainment Studios and serves as its chairman and CEO. The television programme “Entertainment Studios Tonight” is also hosted by him. Byron Allen was raised in a low-income home and was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. His mother worked as a secretary, and his father was a janitor. His parents instilled in him a strong work ethic and a passion of study despite their impoverished situation.
Byron Allen received a scholarship to study at the University of California, Los Angeles after finishing high school. He performed stand-up comedy and wrote for television. After graduating, he started working in the entertainment industry as a comedy writer for programmes including Good Times and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
Adam Sandler’s projected net worth as of November 2022 is $420 Million.
American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer Adam Sandler also makes movies. Sandler, a Brooklyn, New York native, started out as a comic in 1987 by appearing at a Boston comedy club’s amateur night. Later, after relocating to Los Angeles, he joined the cast of the sketch comedy TV show Saturday Night Live from 1991 until 1995. Sandler appeared in several Hollywood movies that made over $100 million at the box office after leaving the show. Among them are Mr. Deeds, Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Waterboy, The Wedding Singer, Big Daddy, and The Wedding Singer from 1998. (2002).
Bill Cosby has a $400 million net worth as of November 2022.
American comedian, actor, and musician Bill Cosby is also a musician. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 12, 1937. In the early 1960s, Cosby started his career as a stand-up comedian. He quickly rose to fame as a television actor, appearing in shows including The Bill Cosby Show (1969–1971) and The Cosby Show (1984–1992). Cosby has performed in films, issued a number of comedic albums, and worked on television in addition to these other mediums. Numerous women have accused Cosby of sexual assault. He was found guilty of drugging and raping Andrea Constand in 2015. He is currently incarcerated for three to ten years.
David Letterman is currently one of the wealthiest comedians in the world with a whooping $400 million in net worth.
An American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor by the name of David Letterman. Since the early 1980s, Letterman has been a mainstay on late-night television. On April 12, 1947, Letterman was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. In the 1970s, he got his start as a radio host.
The David Letterman Show and Late Night with David Letterman were among the programmes he hosted on television after that. He took over as host of CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman in 1993. The programme has received multiple Peabody Awards and Emmy Award nominations.
The current estimation of Larry David’s net worth is $400 million.
American comedian, writer, actor, and director Larry David is also a director. He co-created and starred in the HBO sitcom Seinfeld, and he also created and starred in the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm. These are his most well-known works. On July 2, 1947, David was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Walter Reed Junior High School before enrolling at Brooklyn College to further his education. He started performing stand-up comedy in New York City after graduating from college.
Early in the 1980s, David met Jerry Seinfeld, who would go on to work with him to create Seinfeld.
Seth MacFarlane is currently the 12th richest comic on the list with a net worth estimated to be $300 million.
An American actor, writer, producer, and director with the name of Seth MacFarlane. The animated sitcoms Family Guy, American Dad!, and The Cleveland Show are among his most known works. Additionally, he contributed to many movies, such as Ted and its follow-up, A Million Ways to Die in the West. Born and raised in Kent, Connecticut, MacFarlane. He pursued his interest in animation while a student at the Rhode Island School of Design.
He relocated to Los Angeles to pursue an entertainment career after graduation in 1995. For his work on Family Guy, MacFarlane has received four Emmy Awards and three Annie Awards. Additionally, he has received three Golden Globe nominations and two Academy Award nominations.
Dan Aykroyd’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.
A Canadian actor, comedian, director, producer, and writer by the name of Dan Aykroyd. He was a founding member of the Saturday Night Live cast and has appeared in movies like Trading Places, The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters, and Driving Miss Daisy. Additionally, Aykroyd has received three Academy Award nominations.
As of 2022, Hart’s net worth is estimated to be around $450 million.
American actor and comedian Kevin Hart is well-known. Along with his performances in movies and television, he is well-known for his stand-up comedy routines. He started off by doing stand-up comedy in nightclubs and pubs. Later, he relocated to Los Angeles, where his stand-up routine was successful.
Hart has acted in several movies, including as the “Scary Movie” series, “Ride Along,” and “Get Hard.” Additionally, he has made appearances on “Saturday Night Live” and “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” One of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2015 was Kevin Hart.
As of 2022, Ray Romano’s net worth is predicted to be $200 million according to wealthygorilla.
American actor, comedian, writer, and producer Ray Romano is also a producer. Additionally, Romano has made appearances in a number of movies and TV episodes, including as The King of Queens, Parenthood, Ice Age, and The Middle.
Since that time, Steve Harvey has amassed a phenomenal net worth that is thought to exceed $200 Million.
Steve Harvey is a stand-up comic, actor, author, TV host, and radio host. He is most recognised for his position as host of the syndicated daytime talk show The Steve Harvey Show. Since 2005, he has also served as anchor of the nationally televised morning radio programme The Steve Harvey Morning Show. In the early 1980s, Harvey started a stand-up comedy career.
He then made the switch to acting, making appearances in movies including The Original Kings of Comedy and Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing. On Family Feud, he also enjoyed success as the host of a game show.
Bill Murray’s net worth was about $180 million as of November 2022.
Bill Murray is a comedian, actor, and director. He first became well-known for his contributions to the NBC sketch comedy programme Saturday Night Live before going on to enjoy a prosperous career in Hollywood motion pictures.
With roles in Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, and Lost in Translation, Murray has appeared in some of cinema’s most enduring classics.
Today Drew Carey’s net worth is $165 million.
American actor, comedian, sports executive, and host of game shows, Drew Carey. The Drew Carey Show and The Price Is Right, in which he played the title character, are what made him most well-known. In the 1980s, Carey started his stand-up comedy career. Then, in the 1990s, he became well-known for his part in The Drew Carey Show, which aired from 1995 until 2004.
Throughout his career, Carey has appeared in a number of movies, such as The Marx Brothers in A Night at the Opera (1935), Caddyshack (1980), and Jack and Jill (2011). Carey succeeded Bob Barker as host of The Price Is Right in 2007.
19.Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen’s net worth is estimated to be $160 Million.
The roles Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, and Brüno Gehard were created and portrayed by comedian, actor, and writer Sacha Baron Cohen. He has received numerous honours, including a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Emmy Award for his work. Baron Cohen, a comedian and actor from London, England, debuted in the British comedy series Who Is America?
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2019 for creating and starring in the satirical comedy series Who Is America? Additionally, he has made appearances in a number of movies, such as Bruno (2009), The Dictator (2012), Grimsby, and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006). (2016).
As of November 2022, Stefan Raab’s net worth is estimated to be $160 Million.
Stefan Raab is a German comedian, singer, television host, and former producer. He is most known for founding and producing the talent competition Unser Star für Oslo (Our Star for Oslo), which served as Germany’s national pre-selection for the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, and for hosting the long-running comedy programme TV total. In 1992, Raab co-hosted the satirical comedy programme TV total, which marked the start of his career in television.
He immediately made a name for himself as a popular television personality, frequently making light of politicians and current events.