“Laughter is the best medicine”
The most popularly believed phrase in the world. We all love to spend our free time enjoying some of the best stand up comedians. We present you the list of Top 10 funny people in the world who are brilliant in relieving our daily life stress with their hilarious jokes.
1. Tina Fey
- 2002 – Primetime Emmy Award
- 2009 – Primetime Emmy Award
- 2007 – Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
Tina – “I like to crack the jokes now and again, but it’s only because I struggle with math.”
2. Jon Stewart
- 2002: Peabody Awards for covering the presidential elections
- 2004: Peabody Awards for covering the presidential elections
- 2005: Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album2009 – Primetime Emmy Award
Jon – “You wonder sometimes how our government puts on its pants in the morning.”
3. Amy Poehler
- 2009 – MTV Movie Award for Best WTF Moment
- 2012 – The Comedy Awards for Best Comedy Actress
- 2012 – Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Amy – “In Into the Woods, Cinderella runs from her prince, Rapunzel is thrown from a tower for her prince, and Sleeping Beauty just thought she was getting coffee with Bill Cosby.”
4. Louis C.K.
- 1999 – Primetime Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Writing for a Variety’
- concert film ‘Hilarious’ was honored with the Grammy Award for ‘Best Comedy Album’ and the Comedy Award for ‘Stand-up Special’.
- Comedy Central ranked him at number 98 in its ‘100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time’ list.
Louis – “A man will rip off your arm and throw it into a river, but he will leave you as a human being intact. He won’t mess with who you are. Women are non-violent but they will shit inside of your heart..”
5. Lena Dunham
- 2013 – Golden Globe for Best Performance in Television Series
- 2013 – Bafta TV award
- 2010- Independent Visions Award
Lena- “Do people ever sleep together after a caucus? Do people give each other cash to convince them to join their corner at the caucus? The first, maybe; the second, illegal,”
6. Stephen Colbert
- 2004 – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Music or Comedy Program
- 2005 – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety
Colbert- “Don’t cry over spilled milk. By this time tomorrow, it’ll be a free yogurt”
7. Richard Pryor
- 1974 – Prime Time Emmy
- 1993 – American comedy award
Richard- “I’d like to make you laugh for about ten minutes though I’m gonna be on for an hour”
8. Bill Hader
Hader has become one of America’s best comic actors. On Saturday Night Live and his over-the-top take on Democratic strategist James Carville is so good that no one else should ever attempt an imitation of the Ragin’ Cajun.
- 2009 – Prime Time Emmy
- 2014 – American comedy award
- 2016 – BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award
9. Kapil Sharma – Top Funny People in India
He is a stand-up comedian and Punjabi actor. Everybody likes his comedy on the famous Indian comedy show “the Kapil Sharma Show”. He is considered to be top funny people in India.
- NBC Best stand up Comedian Award
- Best stand up Comic Act Live Quotient Award
Kapil Sharma –
“aur koi bhaai bandhu jo,
koi sawaal puchna chahta hai” ?
actually means – “aur koi bhaai
bandhu jo apni bezzati karwaana
chahta hai”… ? “
10. Sunil Grover – Top Funny People in India
Famous Indian Comedian, popularly known for his character “Guthi” in Laughter series Comedy Nights with Kapil
Sunil – “The jokes that I crack in public, I first try on my wife Aarti. If she laughs out loud on them, I go ahead with them, else, I drop them from my list.”
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