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Top 10 Famous Stand-up Comedians

Stand-up comedians are most loved for their perceptive observations of the world around them. Here are 10 of the most loved comedians from around the world.

1

Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle

David Khari Webber Chappelle is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

2

George Carlin

George Carlin

George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and reflections on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects.

3

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. He is known for playing himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David.

4

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

Edward Regan Murphy is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer. Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984.

5

Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks

William Melvin Hicks was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician. His material, encompassing a wide range of social issues including religion, politics, and philosophy, was controversial, and often steeped in dark comedy.

6

Chris Rock

Chris Rock

Christopher Julius Rock III is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. After working as a standup comic and appearing in small film roles, Rock came to wider prominence as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s.

7

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor

Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and social critic. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues.

8

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers

Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host.

9

Louis C.K.

Louis C.K.

Louis A. Székely, better known by his stage name Louis C.K., is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and filmmaker. He is known for his use of observational, self-deprecating, dark, and shock humor.

10

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Chicago-born, Williams started as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s. He is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance.