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Kevin Hart tops Forbes list of highest-paid comedians

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Kevin Hart tops Forbes list of highest-paid comedians

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

Hart raked in $59 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019, earning him the No. 1 spot on Forbes’ list of the highest-earning stand-up comedians for the second time.

Although Kevin Hart stepped down as host of this past winter’s Academy Awards, he maintained sponsorships with brands like Mountain Dew and Chase while also releasing a Netflix special.

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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.

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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

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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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