These famous Black comedians have definitely raised the bar not only for the Blacks but also for everyone associated with the comedy industry.

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!
Will SmithWill Smith
(Actor)

25 September 1968

American

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
(Actor)

03 April 1961

American

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx

13 December 1967

American

Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg

13 November 1955

American

Dave ChappelleDave Chappelle

24 August 1973

American

Bernie MacBernie Mac
(Actor, Comedian)

05 October 1957

American

Maya RudolphMaya Rudolph
(Actress, Comedienne)

27 July 1972

American

Damon WayansDamon Wayans
(Actor)

04 September 1960

American

Martin LawrenceMartin Lawrence
(Actor, Comedian)

16 April 1965

American

Katt WilliamsKatt Williams
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)

02 September 1971

American

Wanda SykesWanda Sykes
(Actress)

07 March 1964

American

Mike EppsMike Epps
(Stand-up Comedian)

18 November 1970

American

Flip WilsonFlip Wilson
(Comedian & Actor)

08 December 1933

American

Steve HarveySteve Harvey
(Actor, Radio personality, Television actor)

17 January 1957

American

Redd FoxxRedd Foxx
(Television actor, Actor)

09 December 1922

American

Cedric the EntertainerCedric the Entertainer
(American actor)

24 April 1964

American

Tim MeadowsTim Meadows
(American actor)

05 February 1961

American

Jerrod CarmichaelJerrod Carmichael
(American actor)

06 April 1987

American

Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)

15 September 1918

American

Larry WilmoreLarry Wilmore
(Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Television actor, Journalist)

30 October 1961

American

Moms MableyMoms Mabley
(American comedian)

19 March 1894

American

Rain PryorRain Pryor
(American actress)

16 July 1969

American

SinbadSinbad
(Comedian)

1956 AD

D.L. HughleyD.L. Hughley
(Television Actor, Comedian)

1963 AD

American

William Henry Cosby, Jr.William Henry Cosby, Jr.

12 July 1937

American