Top Ten Stand Up Comedians of the 2000s
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Russell Peters
Russell Dominic Peters is a Canadian comedian and actor of Indian descent. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008. He currently lives in Los Angeles, USA.
22 Russell Howard
Russell Joseph Howard is an English comedian, television and radio presenter and actor, best known for his TV show Russell Howard's Good News and his appearances on the topical panel TV show Mock the Week.
A brilliant combination of youth, energy and laughs. The perfect comedian.
Funniest guy I have ever watched
24 Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his roles as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation and as Dev Shah on the Netflix series Master of None, which debuted in 2015 and Ansari created, writes, and stars in.
25 Dane Cook
Dane Jeffrey Cook is an American stand-up comedian and film actor. He has released five comedy albums: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation; Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden; and Isolated Incident.
Watch Retaliation and you will see
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26 Frankie Boyle
Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour.
His offensive jokes gets him a load of laughs and a load of criticism, making him the most controversial comedian.
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27 Bill Burr
William Frederic "Bill" Burr is an American comedian, writer, and actor. He is best known for his stand-up comedy specials.
Likes annoying people. Let's face it, we're all funny. As George Carlin said, "a lot of stupid people out there." Bill reminds us how stupid most of us are. And that's funny.
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28 Kevin Bridges
29 Steve Harvey
Broderick Stephen Harvey, known professionally as Steve Harvey, is an American comedian, television host, producer, radio personality, actor, and author.
30 Gabriel Iglesias
Gabriel J. Iglecias, known professionally as Gabriel Iglesias and comically as Fluffy, is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer and voice actor.
Just too damn funny! Love the sound effects too! He's got God given talent!
This guy is the funniest guy I've seen doing standup. The voices and sounds he can make just Lolol. HOT AND FLUFFY
31 Dara O'Briain
The funniest irish comedian in the world today. No-one can deny him that title.
32 Joan Rivers
Joan Alexandra Molinsky, better known as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona - where she was alternately self-deprecating or sharply acerbic, especially toward celebrities and politicians.
I love this women every time I feel low I just watch her on YouTube we don't get much of her in Australia she is very very funny
33 Rhod Gilbert
Rhodri "Rhod" Paul Gilbert is a Welsh comedian who was nominated in 2005 for the Perrier Best Newcomer Award.
Rhod Gilbert is the funniest welsh comedian ever. His anger about everything is what makes him so entertaning.
35 Doug Stanhope
Douglas Gene "Doug" Stanhope is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author known for his cynical, controversial comedy style and libertarian political views.
A breath of fresh air with NO filter at all, very intelligent and offensive to some (a lot) eg, wrote a book 'Fun with pedophiles'.
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36 Sebastian Maniscalco
37 Brian Regan
Brian Joseph Regan is an American stand-up comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor.
Brian Regan is bar none the best stand up out there. When you don't need to use profanity to keep an audience rolling, that's something special.
The emergency room act? The poptart act? The card store act? Come on he is one of the best comedians of all time.
38 Jack Dee
James Andrew Innes "Jack" Dee is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer known for his sarcasm and deadpan humour.
His grumpy attitude and negative view on life makes him incredible.
39 Richard Pryor
What dum ass put this on the list (in case ya didn't notice, he's been dead for a while)
40 Kapil Sharma
One of the finest Indian comedian