Forbes Lists 10 Highest-Paid Comedians

Forbes Thursday released a list of the World's Highest Paid Comedians based on Pollstar data, independent research, endorsements and known business deals.

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Comedian and actress Amy Schumer earned $37,500,000 between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017, according to Forbes. She is the only female comedian to ever make the list.
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After an extended break Dave Chappelle is back and better than ever. Between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017 Forbes estimates he's earned $47 million. Chappelle is reported to have a deal similar to Chris Rock's Netflix deal that pays him $20 million per special.
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Forbes says between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017 Louis C.K. earned $52 million. He's got shows, he tours, he has an App and he's promoting a documentary. Louis C.K. is everywhere.
Everybody loves Chris. According to Forbes, between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017 Rock earned $57 million due in large part to a record-breaking deal with Netflix that'll pay him $20 million per comedy special.
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According to Forbes, no comedian makes bigger deposits than Jerry Seinfeld. They estimate between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017 he earned $69 million. In 2016 Forbes pegged his net worth at $670 million, putting his net worth now closer to three-quarters of a billion dollars. To see the full list, visit
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