Who are these people?!?!?!?!?

Forbes has been tracking the salaries of funny folks around the world since 2006. Jerry Seinfeld has topped that list every year except one - 2016, when he was dethroned by Kevin Hart.

Seinfeld earned $57-point-5 million between his Netflix deal, his stand-up money, and Hulu paying him for the streaming rights to all nine seasons of “Seinfeld.” Kevin did well last year, too. He earned $57-million between his “Irresponsible Tour” and starring in the “Jumanji” remake.

Notably fallen from the list? Amy Schumer and Louis C.K. While Amy simply failed to make the $15-million cut-off, C.K's departure has everything to do with confirmed allegations of sexual misconduct. Clocking a $52-million in 2017, his stepping from the spotlight and cancelling a Netflix special made his wallet significantly lighter in 2018. Here’s a look at the whole list:

  1. Jerry Seinfeld, $57.5-million
  2. Kevin Hart, $57-million
  3. Dave Chappelle, $35-million
  4. Chris Rock, $30-million
  5. Ricky Gervais, $25-million
  6. Gabriel Iglesias, $20.5-million
  7. Terry Fator, $18-million
  8. Jim Gaffigan, $17.5-million
  9. Jeff Dunham, $16.5-million
  10. Sebastian Maniscalco, $15-million

 

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