Famous Black Comedians - List of Famous Black Comedians
Comedy has always been a way of life for the Blacks and from the earliest known time comedy was used as an outlet to voice different opinions. Wit had been used as an aide to shed light on grave issues that were otherwise forgotten, and the Blacks gained much popularity for their comedic sense ever since the black-and-white age. Making generations of people laugh with their hilarious, relatable experiences these famous Black comedians have turned their hobby into a full-time career, paving way for the future generation to do achieve the same level of success that they have earned. Famous Black comedians like Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Eddie Murphy, and Steve Harvey are known to be the Black legends of comedy, with millions vouching for them worldwide. Their side-splitting performances are witnessed both in front of a live audience and some have even had the opportunity to work in the movies. These famous Black comedians have definitely raised the bar not only for the Blacks but also for everyone associated with the comedy industry. Keep reading to find out more about these jokesters!
These famous Black comedians have definitely raised the bar not only for the Blacks but also for everyone associated with the comedy industry.
The Most Famous Black Comedians
|Flip Wilson||December 8, 1933||American||Flip Wilson was an American comedian and actor|
|Bernie Mac||October 5, 1957||American||Bernie Mac was an American comedian, actor and voiceover artist, famous for his television show ‘The Bernie Mac Show’|
|Will Smith||September 25, 1968||American||Will Smith is a famous American actor and singer, who is known for his performances in movies like ‘I am Legend’ and ‘Hancock’|
|Eddie Murphy||April 3, 1961||American||Eddie Murphy is an American comedian and actor, known for his witty sense of humor and inspiring characters|
|Dave Chappelle||August 24, 1973||American||Dave Chappelle is a famous American comedian, producer and actor|
|Jamie Foxx||December 13, 1967||American||Jamie Foxx is a multifaceted entertainer and an Academy Award winner|
|Martin Lawrence||April 16, 1965||American||Martin Lawrence is an American actor, producer, stand-up comedian, and a writer|
|Wanda Sykes||March 7, 1964||American||Wanda Sykes is a comedian and actress, ranked among the 25 funniest people in America|
|Katt Williams||September 2, 1971||American||Katt Williams is a noted American stand-up comedian and actor who is best known for his role as Money Mike in ‘Friday After Next’|
|Damon Wayans||September 4, 1960||American||Damon Kyle Wayans, Sr|