Top 10 Black Comedian – 2021
In this article, we have compiled a list of the 10 best comedians and a brief biography about them. Continue reading to know who they are.
Top 10 Best Black Comedians
- Chris Rock
Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina, and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He was born to Rosalie, a teacher and social worker, and Julius Rock, a truck driver, and newspaper delivery man.
- Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor is a highly influential, and controversial, African-American comedian known for his colorful language during his live comedy shows.
- Eddie Murphy
Edward Regan Murphy was born on April 3, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York to Lilian Lynch, a telephone operator and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor.
- Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby Jr. was born on July 12, 1937, In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Anna Pearl, a maid, and William Henry Cosby, a U.S navy sailor. Bill Cosby is one of the world’s best known entertainers and comedian.
- Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx began standup comedy on the infamous “Chitlin’ Circuit” in the 1940s and 1950s.
- Damon Wayans
Damon Wayans is one of the popular comedians who came into the limelight in the 90s.
- Eddie Griffin
Eddie Griffin was born on 15 July 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. He is known for his work on Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and Norbit.
- Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey was born on 17 January 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, the United States of America as Broderick Stephen Harvey. He is a producer, actor, and comedian known for The Steve Harvey Show, You Got Served, and Family Feud.
- Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Mary Louise and Norris Tucker. Chris Tucker was known as the highest-paid actor and comedian in Hollywood.
- David Alan Grier
Gavid Alan Grier was born in Detroit, Michigan to Aretas Ruth and William Henry Grier.