Famous Jewish Comedians Of All Time

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld
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Famous As: Actor & Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: April 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 2 Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman
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Famous As: Comedian, Actress
Birthdate: December 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Jack Black

Jack Black
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 4 Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States
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 5 Larry David

Larry David
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 Rob Schneider

Rob Schneider
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 7 Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield
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Famous As: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: November 22, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Deer Park, New York, United States
Died: October 5, 2004
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 8 Woody Allen

Woody Allen
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Famous As: American bass guitarist
Birthdate: December 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart
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Famous As: Comedian, Writer, Producer
Birthdate: November 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 10 Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor, Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 20, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Jason Segel

Jason Segel
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 12 Don Rickles

Don Rickles
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: May 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 2017
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actress
Birthdate: June 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Upper East Side, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher
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Famous As: Actress, Comedian
Birthdate: October 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 15 Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Bette Midler

Bette Midler
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 17 Howie Mandel

Howie Mandel
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada

 18 Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers
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Famous As: Actress, Comedian, Writer
Birthdate: June 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 4, 2014

 19 Lewis Black

Lewis Black
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

 20 Gilda Radner

Gilda Radner
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 20, 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 21 Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: November 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: March 24, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 2, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 19, 1977
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 23 Jason Alexander

Jason Alexander
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 24 Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 25 Steven Wright

Steven Wright
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: December 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 26 Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 3, 1987

 27 Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 Carol Kane

Carol Kane
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 29 George Burns

George Burns
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor, Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1996

 30 Jeff Garlin

Jeff Garlin
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 David Krumholtz

David Krumholtz
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 32 Dave Attell

Dave Attell
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 Harvey Korman

Harvey Korman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 29, 2008
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 34 Tom Lehrer

Tom Lehrer
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: April 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, Manhattan

 35 Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis
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Famous As: Comedian & Actor
Birthdate: June 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 Milton Berle

Milton Berle
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Birthdate: July 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 27, 2002
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 37 Jack Benny

Jack Benny
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Famous As: Comedian, Vaudevillian
Birthdate: February 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Died: December 26, 1974

 38 Ike Barinholtz

Ike Barinholtz
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 39 Sid Caesar

Sid Caesar
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: September 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yonkers
Died: February 12, 2014

 40 Harpo Marx

Harpo Marx
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 23, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 28, 1964

 41 Jack Albertson

Jack Albertson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 25, 1981
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 Victor Borge

Victor Borge
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Famous As: American-Danish comedian
Birthdate: January 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 23, 2000

 43 Gary Morton

Gary Morton
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Famous As: Comedians
Birthdate: December 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: March 30, 1999
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 Jackie Mason

Jackie Mason
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Famous As: American comedian
Birthdate: June 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died: July 24, 2021
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 45 David Baddiel

David Baddiel
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Comedian, Novelist
Birthdate: May 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Troy, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 46 Ari Shaffir

Ari Shaffir
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Famous As: Stand-up comedy and Podcaster
Birthdate: February 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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 47 Simon Amstell

Simon Amstell
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gants Hill, Ilford, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 Phil Silvers

Phil Silvers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 1, 1985
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 49 David Brenner

David Brenner
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: February 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 15, 2014

 50 Rita Rudner

Rita Rudner
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, U.S