Kevin Hart is the world's richest comedian according to a new list

ByTeam Ahlan!Sunday , 18 August 2019
Kevin Hart is the world's richest comedian according to a new list
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Kevin Hart has been crowned the king of FORBES' new Highest-Earning Stand-Up Comedians list.

The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star grabbed US$59 million between 1 June, 2018 and 1 June, 2019, landing him the number one spot on the list for a second time.

Jerry Seinfeld is second position with US$41 million  in income during the same time period, while Jim Gaffigan is third with US$30 million. The Daily Show host Trevor Noah and Sebastian Maniscalco round out the top five.

Amy Schumer is the only woman to make it on the 2019 list - she comes in at number seven with US$21 million in her pocket.

Gabriel Iglesias, Terry Fator, Jeff Dunham, and Aziz Ansari also make the top 10.

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