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.
Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
09 September 1966, American
Actor
Paul RuddPaul Rudd
06 April 1969, American
Actor

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

Andy SambergAndy Samberg
18 August 1978, American
Actor

Don RicklesDon Rickles
08 May 1926, American
Stand-up Comedian

Goldie HawnGoldie Hawn
21 November 1945, American
Actress
Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
29 April 1954, American
 

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935, American
American bass guitarist

Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American
Actor

Jon StewartJon Stewart
28 November 1962, American
American comedian
Ben StillerBen Stiller
30 November 1965, American
 

Gene WilderGene Wilder
11 June 1933, American
 
Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28 June 1926, American
American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer

Sarah SilvermanSarah Silverman
01 December 1970, American
Stand-up Comedian

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
17 January 1949, American
Entertainer
Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947, American
 

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16 March 1926, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Bette MidlerBette Midler
01 December 1945, American
 

Bill MaherBill Maher
20 January 1956, American
Talk Show Host

Jerry StillerJerry Stiller
08 June 1927, American
Comedian
Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American
Actress

David CrossDavid Cross
04 April 1964, American
 
Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
29 November 1949, American
Stand-up Comedian

Albert BrooksAlbert Brooks
22 July 1947, American
Actor, Comedian, Director

Al FrankenAl Franken
21 May 1951, American
 

George BurnsGeorge Burns
20 January 1896, American
 
Jack BennyJack Benny
14 February 1894, American
Comedian, Vaudevillian
Milton BerleMilton Berle
12 July 1908, American
 

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
09 April 1928, American
American musician

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
18 January 1911, American
Actor

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

Jackie MasonJackie Mason
09 June 1931, American
American comedian

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

Allan ShermanAllan Sherman
30 November 1924, American
Writer

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Rita RudnerRita Rudner
17 September 1953, American
Comedian
Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27 December 1906, American
American pianist

Alan KingAlan King
26 December 1927, American
American actor
Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
16 March 1906, American
Comedian

Richard LewisRichard Lewis
29 June 1947, American
Comedian & Actor

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

Alex BorsteinAlex Borstein
15 February 1973, American
Actor, Screenwriter, Singer, Television actor
Lorne MichaelsLorne Michaels
17 November 1944, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Television

Ike BarinholtzIke Barinholtz
18 February 1977, American
Comedian

Charles GrodinCharles Grodin
21 April 1935, American
screenwriter, stage actor, film actor, television

Lewis BlackLewis Black
30 August 1948, American
American comedian

Dave AttellDave Attell
18 January 1965, American
Actor, Television actor
Phil SilversPhil Silvers
11 May 1911, American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor

Shelley BermanShelley Berman
03 February 1925, American
Actor, Screenwriter, Teacher, Writer, Television

Steven Alexander WrightSteven Alexander Wright
06 December 1955, American
Comedian, Musician, Film Producer

Gilda Susan RadnerGilda Susan Radner
28 June 1946, American