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Forbes Names Kevin Hart as Highest Paid Comedian

Forbes Names Kevin Hart as Highest Paid Comedian
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By - Usman Sanusi

Posted - 19-08-2019

American actor and stand-up comedian, Kevin Hart is now the highest paid stand-up  comedian of 2019, according to Forbes.

According to the new Forbes list, Kevin  earned $59 million between June 1, 2018 and June 1 of this year. Hart holds lucrative sponsorships with Mountain Dew, Chase and other brands, completed a world tour in January, and released a new Netflix special, “Irresponsible”, in April.

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Coming in at No. 2 on the list is Jerry Seinfeld who made $41 in the past year.

Jim Gaffigan earned $30 to take the third spot.

New to the list is The Daily Show host Trevor Noah, who comes in at number 4 with $28 million.

Amy Schumer made $21m last year, taking the number 7 spot and making her the only woman on the top ten list.

See the full list below:

10. Aziz Ansari

Earnings: $13 million

9. Jeff Dunham

Earnings: $15 million

8. Terry Fator

Earnings: $17 million

7. Amy Schumer

Earnings: $21 million

6. Gabriel Iglesias

Earnings: $22 million

5. Sebastian Maniscalco

Earnings: $26 million

4. Trevor Noah

Earnings: $28 million

3. Jim Gaffigan

Earnings: $30 million

2. Jerry Seinfeld

Earnings: $41 million

1. Kevin Hart

Earnings: $59 million

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