Kevin Hart is the highest-earning stand-up comedian, according to Forbes

Kevin Hart, 40 tops the Forbes list of the highest-paid stand-up comedian.

Hart earned $59 million between June 1, 2018 and June 1 this year. He previously topped Forbes list of highest-paid comedians in 2016 and holds lucrative sponsorship with Chase, Mountain Dew and other top brands.

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Kevin Hart

Jerry Seinfeld earned the second spot with $41 million and has an upcoming residency show at the Beacon Theatre in New York. He continues to receive payment from Hulu for Seinfeld streaming rights.

Jerry Seinfeld

Jim Gaffigan takes the third spot at $30 million, followed by The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah at $28 million and Sabastian Maniscalo at $26 million.

Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer

Gabriel Iglesias, Amy Schumer, Terry Fator, Jeff Dunham and Aziz Ansari completes the top 10. Schumer is the only woman to make the list and she last appeared in the top 10 in 2017.

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