South African comedian and The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah’s fame has skyrocketed. And after a very lucrative year of performing his Netflix comedy show, Son of Patricia, as well as all of his other gigs and deal, he has become one of the highest paid comedians on the planet.

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Earning $28 million (R430 million) last year, has given Trevor Noah a spot on the list of the highest paid comedians. He has been able to amass his millions through his standup comedy shows, his gig as the host of The Daily Show, sales from his book – Born A Crime, along with other endorsements and business deals.

He joins the top 10 list of the highest paid comedians for 2019, coming in at number 4, which is pretty impressive considering who is on the top 10. He was able to beat out other well-known comedians like Amy Schumer (number 7), Aziz Ansari (number 10), and Jeff Dunham (number 9). Jerry Seinfeld (number 2) and Kevin Hart (number 1) are some of the comedic superstars who managed to make more money than Trevor Noah IN 2019.

Have a look at the rest of the top 10 of highest paid comedians, who are definitely laughing all the way to the bank.

10. Aziz Ansari

$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

Which of the highest paid comedians of 2019 on the top 10 list is your favourite? Were you surprised to see some of the names on the list? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

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