The ability to make someone laugh their wits out is truly something special. A good joke must always be relatable, interesting and perfectly timed. Timing is everything in comedy. Over time, the world has produced various comedians who have gone onto making them gasp for air with laughter. Among these iconic individuals, a good amount of comedians are of Jewish descent. The popular Woody Allen to the hilarious Joan Rivers to the iconic Larry David, all have one thing in common, their Jewish origins. Some contemporary comedians such as Adam Sandler, Seth Rogan, Andy Samberg and Sarah Silverman, all hail from Jewish families. We are quite certain that you will be surprised by the complete-list of comedians who are Jewish.
Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935, American
American bass guitarist
Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
09 September 1966, American

Goldie HawnGoldie Hawn
21 November 1945, American

Seth RogenSeth Rogen
15 April 1982, Canadian, American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director

Andy SambergAndy Samberg
18 August 1978, American
Paul RuddPaul Rudd
06 April 1969, American

Ben StillerBen Stiller
30 November 1965, American

Sarah SilvermanSarah Silverman
01 December 1970, American
Stand-up Comedian
Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28 June 1926, American

Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
29 April 1954, American
Gene WilderGene Wilder
11 June 1933, American

Bill MaherBill Maher
20 January 1956, American
Talk Show Host

Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947, American

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
17 January 1949, American

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16 March 1926, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American

David CrossDavid Cross
04 April 1964, American

Jerry StillerJerry Stiller
08 June 1927, American

Don RicklesDon Rickles
08 May 1926, American
Stand-up Comedian
Bette MidlerBette Midler
01 December 1945, American

Al FrankenAl Franken
21 May 1951, American
Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
29 November 1949, American
Stand-up Comedian

Jon StewartJon Stewart
28 November 1962, American
American comedian

Albert BrooksAlbert Brooks
22 July 1947, American
Actor, Comedian, Director
Richard LewisRichard Lewis
29 June 1947, American
Comedian & Actor

George BurnsGeorge Burns
20 January 1896, American
Danny KayeDanny Kaye
18 January 1911, American

Milton BerleMilton Berle
12 July 1908, American

Jack BennyJack Benny
14 February 1894, American
Comedian, Vaudevillian
Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
09 April 1928, American
American musician

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Sid CaesarSid Caesar
08 September 1922, American
Comedian, Actor
Victor BorgeVictor Borge
03 January 1909, Danish, American
American-Danish comedian

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27 December 1906, American
American pianist

David BrennerDavid Brenner
04 February 1936, American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor

Jackie MasonJackie Mason
09 June 1931, American
American comedian
Allan ShermanAllan Sherman
30 November 1924, American
Alan KingAlan King
26 December 1927, American
American actor

Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
16 March 1906, American

Rita RudnerRita Rudner
17 September 1953, American

Jason AlexanderJason Alexander
23 September 1959, American
Carl ReinerCarl Reiner
20 March 1922, American
actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer

Gilda RadnerGilda Radner
28 June 1946, American

Jeff GarlinJeff Garlin
05 June 1962, American

Ike BarinholtzIke Barinholtz
18 February 1977, American

Lewis BlackLewis Black
30 August 1948, American
Steven WrightSteven Wright
06 December 1955, American
Stand-up comedian

Gary MortonGary Morton
19 December 1924, American
Phil SilversPhil Silvers
11 May 1911, American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor

Dave AttellDave Attell
18 January 1965, American

Simon AmstellSimon Amstell
29 November 1979, British
Shelley BermanShelley Berman
03 February 1925, American

Sam LeveneSam Levene
28 August 1905, American, Russian
Actor, Comedian
Kev AdamsKev Adams
01 July 1991, French

Frank ShusterFrank Shuster
05 September 1916, Canadian