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Top 10 Comedians of 2018

Kulbhushaan Raghuvanshi
Life today is busier and more complicated than ever. People are so tied up to their daily chores that they have no time for a hearty laugh. However, certain people have been making people laugh their heart out. Here is a countdown of top 10 of them!

Sebastian Maniscalco

Sebastian Maniscalco is famous for his pantomime and his hilarious physical comedy. And so, you have got to see him, because you may not hear him.
He cracks up the audience without saying a word. But he is not always mute he punctuates his performance with subtle jokes that shows his perspicacious attitude. One of the new entries in the highest-paid list, this promising comedian is on tour, hitting major theaters around the country.

Jeff Dunham

The guy with the skeleton puppet. Jeff Dunham!! Yeah, that's the one. After his first appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson' on April 6, 1990 Jeff Dunham's career has only gone up.
He holds a Guinness World Record for “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-up Comedy Tour”. His latest comedy special premiered on Netflix which was well received, opening up the talented ventriloquist to a much wider audience.

Jim Gaffigan

The Clean Comic. Jim Gaffigan is known for his profanity-less humor. The only comic who is set to perform before the pope is Jim. His gigs go on to prove that you don't need profane material and sex related jokes to be hilarious.
He was one of the most popular comedians on pandora.com with more than 647 million spins. He has performed at naval bases, charity foundations, and similar events all before a family audience. He is coming with his own autobiographical sitcom on Netflix this year.

Terry Fator

'The Voice of Entertainment' has been one of the most loved shows in America. Terry Fator and his 15 puppets have been entertaining America for years now.
He sings in the voices of his puppets which as said by Sharon Osbourne ' puts a twist on the whole being a ventriloquist thing'. The America's Got Talent winner performs in Las Vegas, and has been its resident for quite a while now.

Gabriel Iglesias

The one often refers his weight in his comedy, saying “Oh, I’m not fat, I’m Fluffy”, Gabriel Iglesias makes his entry into top comedians list. His show ‘I’m not Fat….I’m fluffy and hot and fluffy’ was a big hit. He is one of the most watched comedians on You-tube.

Ricky Gervais

An another stand-up comedian taking up his tour to the top comedians list is Ricky Gervais. He has been nominated for several popular awards. His name was also included in the Time 100 list of the world’s influential people in the year 2010. His latest Netflix stand-up show has made him secure a good financial deal.

Chris Rock

Chris Rock, with His absence from the TV world for a decade, made his return even more grand. Chris Rock signed a USD 40 million deal with Netflix.
Chris Rock hosted the 89th Academy Awards and gave a much acclaimed performance despite the 'No Black Nominees Boycott'. It only went on to show the richness of the matured comedians character with his Netflix Special 'Tamborine'.

Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle and his hilarious gigs which are racist, but not offensive had won hearts right in his first couple of tours. Despite his popular gigs, Dave has been out of the show business for quite some time.
The June 2014 performance in the Radio City Hall was his first performance in years. Dave has made a mighty comeback by signing a deal with Netflix that will launch his two unseen comedy specials. Sources reveal that Dave Chappelle was paid USD 60 million for his Netflix special.

Kevin Hart

'The Grown Little Man', Kevin Hart started his successful tours in 2009, post being humiliated and booed off the stage multiple times. He soon became a comedy sensation with his comedy tour being announced as the biggest hit of the year.
His comedy special 'What Now?' did a box office business of USD 23 million. His unique style of comedy earned him a huge following on the social networks. Kevin was starred in the new Jumanji movie which released in December 2017.

Jerry Seinfeld

The comedy legend, Jerry Seinfeld has ruled the comedy world for more than two decades. During 2017, the network giant Netflix signed a USD 40 million deal with him to launch a show 'Jerry Before Seinfeld' that will reflect on his early days. The deal helped Seinfeld regain the first position on the list of highest-paid comedians.