Comedian entertain the people by making them laugh with jokes, amusing situations, acting foolish and employing prop comedy the word “comedy” is derived from the Classical Greek.
In this modern world comedy show considered important part of entertainment industry and many comedian doing their best for the purpose of human laugh they provide the best performances that make people happy with lot of laugh.
In the comedy history many comedian generate huge fame and success all over the world people always want to see in reality comedy shows they also generate huge amount of money due to highest paid and success.
Some famous comedian also works in various industries with comedy and gets great attention from the people like Jerry Seinfeld is very comedian talented who always perform really well and considered as wealthiest comedian from the globe with the net worth of $820 million.
Here is the list of Top 10 Richest Comedians in the World 2017.
10 – Drew Carey $165 Million
He began his career in 1985 and became one of the successful all over the world and became richest comedian all over he was born on May 23, 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Carey has shown in several films, TV projects, music videos, and also done computer game. His net worth about $165 million and spend successful luxury life he is also involved as sports executive and game show host and many famous performances that’s like by many people. In 1991 he first entered the limelight as a stand-up comedian on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.”
9– Ellen DeGeneres $200 Million
American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer Ellen is very successful throughout his career with lot of fan also considered as one of the richest comedian in the world with the net worth of $200 million. This multitalented actress received various awards like Academy Awards also received the Primetime Emmys and numerous other awards and nominees. She was January 26, 1958 in Louisiana, U.S. and starts her career in the year 1978 and done many performances and she has authored three books and started her own record company, Eleveneleven also worked for the poor people.
8 – Adam Sandler $250 Million
One of the highest paid actors Adam Sandler is declared as richest comedian in the world with the net worth of $250 million he is also screenwriter, film producer, and musician. He has gained lot of fame Saturday Night Live cast member and became super star after that he has done many Hollywood movies that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office. Billy Madison, the sports comedies Happy Gilmore and The Water boy, The Wedding Singer, Big Daddy, and Mr. Deeds, and voicing Dracula in Hotel Transylvania and Hotel Transylvania 2.
7– Matt Stone $300 Million
Another wealthiest comedian in the world with the $300 million he was born on May 26, 1971 in Houston, Texas, U.S. this American actor done his job with different field of life and earn huge name from the world and received Primetime Emmy Awards, three Tony Awards and a Grammy Award. He start his career in the childhood because he is interested in film and music as a child in film industry his film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999) and get commercial success and from the world with lot of fan following.
6– Trey Parker $300 Million
47 years old this comedian also American actor, animator, writer, director, singer songwriter and also produced movies but generate name in field of comedy and famous as one of the best comedian all over the world and declared as wealthy comedian with the amount of $300 million. Due to best performances he received various awards included five Primetime Emmy Awards, four Tony Awards and a Grammy Award for The Book of Mormon and also get many owners. He began his career in 1989 and became successful and best comedian all over the world.
5– Jay Leno $350 Million
Jay Leno was April 28, 1950 in New Rochelle, New York, U.S. he is multitalented celebrity with the working from various field such as American comedian, actor, and television host in comedian field he has gained lot popularity among the people also collect amount and declared as richest comedian in the world his net worth about $350 million. He worked as a host of NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009 and then after one year he backed to show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on 1 March 2010 and done his last episode in 2014.
4 – David Letterman $400 Million
Very successful and talented personality David Letterman he is well known in comedian life with many amazing performances he is 70 years but successful throughout his career and announced as richest comedian from the globe with the net worth of $400 million. Letterman is also popular television and film producer also get owner of 45th on TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time during 1996.his other famous projects late-night hosts including Conan O’Brien, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Meyers he began his career in 1970 and generate big amount from related industry.
3 – Matt Groening $500 Million
American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor also well known comedians Matt Groening was born on February 15, 1954 in Portland, Oregon, U.S he began his career in the year 1977 and became successful and best celebrity all over the world and declared as one of the richest comedian all over with the huge amount of $500 million. Groening has won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards, ten for The Simpsons and two for Futurama, National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award also in2004 British Comedy Award for “outstanding contribution to comedy” he also considered as star on Hollywood Walk of Fame he is always best performer.
2 – Larry David $800 Million
He is also best and most popular comedian and get huge amount of money from the performances that is why he is considered top richest comedian all around the globe he is also well known producer actor and writer as well. In 1993 he has won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and his other successful HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm which he gained lot of fame and became successful. He also received two Primetime Emmy Awards, according to British poll to select as “The Comedian’s Comedian” and 23rd greatest comedy star ever in a 2004.
1 – Jerry Seinfeld $820 Million
One of the op richest comedians in the world with the net worth of $820 million he is American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director but more famous as comedian with great fan following also declared as highest paid comedian all over the world. He was born on April 29, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. and start his successful career in the year 1976 and became popular celebrity all over the world also he has gained lot of fame due to Mad about You, Dilbert, 30 Rock, Louie and many other serial and playing a semi fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld which was created and written by Jerry and Larry David.