A list of Best Female Comedians of All Time. These talented women comedians are just as funny as any male comedians, Girl comedians can just do some jokes better than the guys can. The funny females on this list can be from the world of stand up comedy, television, radio or cinema.
Best Female Comedians of All Time
1. Ellen DeGeneres
Credits: Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now, The 79th Annual Academy Awards
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist.
2. Betty White
Credits: Bringing Down the House, The Golden Girls, The Match Game, Hot in Cleveland
Betty Marion White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of a female entertainer.
3. Tina Fey
Credits: Saturday Night Live, Mean Girls, 30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Elizabeth Stamatina “Tina” Fey is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live
4. Carol Burnett
Credits: The Carol Burnett Show, Horton Hears a Who!, Annie, The Secret World of Arrietty
Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer, whose career spans six decades of television. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, originally aired on CBS.
5. Lucille Ball
Credits: I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, Here’s Lucy, Yours, Mine and Ours
Lucille Désirée Ball Morton was an American actress, comedian, model, film-studio executive, and producer. She was best known as the star of the self-produced sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, and Here’s Lucy.
6. Amy Poehler
Credits: Parks and Recreation, Inside Out, Mean Girls, Sisters
Amy Poehler is an American actress, voice artist, comedian, director, producer, and writer. After studying improv at Chicago’s Second City and ImprovOlympic in the early 1990s, she went to New York City
7. Joan Rivers
Credits: Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Joan Alexandra Molinsky, professional name Joan Rivers, was an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host.
8. Kristen Wiig
Credits: Bridesmaids, Despicable Me 2, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Martian
Kristen Carroll Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, and such films as Bridesmaids, The Martian, and Ghostbusters.
9. Sarah Silverman
Credits: Wreck-It Ralph, School of Rock, There’s Something About Mary, Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic
Sarah Kate Silverman is an American comedian, actress, producer, and writer. Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism, politics, and religion
10. Melissa McCarthy
Credits: Gilmore Girls, Mike & Molly, Spy, The Heat
Melissa Ann McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer, and producer. She began appearing in television and films in the late 1990s
11. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Credits: Seinfeld, A Bug’s Life, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Enough Said
Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus is an American actress, comedian, and producer. In television comedy, she is known for her work on Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine
12. Wanda Sykes
Credits: Over the Hedge, Rio, Evan Almighty, Monster-in-Law
Wanda Sykes is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She was first recognized for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1999.
13. Amy Schumer
Credits: Trainwreck, Inside Amy Schumer, Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff, 2015 MTV Movie Awards
Amy Beth Schumer is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actress, and producer from New York.
14. Jane Lynch
Credits: Glee, Wreck-It Ralph, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Role Models
Jane Marie Lynch is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She is best known for her role as Sue Sylvester in the musical television series Glee and Earth Live in National Geographic.
15. Sandra Bullock
Credits: Gravity, The Proposal, Crash, The Blind Side
Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress, producer, and philanthropist. She made her acting debut with a minor role in the 1987 thriller Hangmen