Kevin Hart Tops Forbes' 2019 Highest-Earning Stand-Up Comedians List

Landing the first spot for a second time, the 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' actor leads the list that sees Jerry Seinfeld in the second position and Amy Schumer as the only woman that makes it.

AceShowbiz - Kevin Hart has been crowned the king of Forbes' new Highest-Earning Stand-Up Comedians list.

The "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" star grabbed $59 million (£49 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 $41 million (£34 million) in income during the same time period, while Jim Gaffigan is third with $30 million (£27 million). "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" 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 $21 million (£17 million) in her pocket.

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

Forbes The World's Highest-Paid Comedians

  1. Kevin Hart - Earnings: $59 million
  2. Jerry Seinfeld - Earnings: $41 million
  3. Jim Gaffigan - Earnings: $30 million
  4. Trevor Noah - Earnings: $28 million
  5. Sebastian Maniscalco - Earnings: $26 million
  6. Gabriel Iglesias - Earnings: $22 million
  7. Amy Schumer - Earnings: $21 million
  8. Terry Fator - Earnings: $17 million
  9. Jeff Dunham - Earnings: $15 million
  10. Aziz Ansari - Earnings: $13 million

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