Jerry Seinfeld Tops Forbes’ World’s Highest-Paid Comedian List

Jerry Seinfeld

His sitcom has been off the air for nearly two decades, but Jerry Seinfeld is still laughing to the bank.

Seinfeld, 61, tops the Forbes "World's Highest-Paid Comedians" list, earning $36 million from June 1, 2014, and June 1, 2015. Much of his money is attributed to the Seinfeld show, which Hulu purchased the rights to for $160 million, as well as his touring and revenue from his digital Crackle series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Coming in second is Kevin Hart with $28.5 million. His money comes from live shows and films like Think Like a Man Too and The Wedding Ringer.

Funnyman Terry Fator came in third with $21.5 million; comic Jeff Dunham and Russell Peters tied for fourth on the list, each hauling in $19 million; and

Below is the list, via

1. Jerry Seinfeld - $36 million.
2. Kevin Hart - $28.5 million.
3. Terry Fator - $21.5 milllion.
4. Jeff Dunham - $19 million. (tie)
4. Russell Peters - $19 million. (tie)
6. Aziz Ansari - $9.5 million.
7. Louis C.K. - $9 million.
8. Gabriel Iglesias - $8.5 million.
9. John Bishop - $8 million.
10. Dave Chappelle - $7.5 million.