The Five Richest Stand Up Comedians of All-Time

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Jerry Seinfeld 

You had to know that Jerry was going to be number one. Thanks to being both the co-creator and star of Seinfeld, Seinfeld has received an enormous amount of money thanks to syndication deals with different networks and cable channels. In fact, Seinfeld has reportedly garnered an amazing $2.7 billion since it went off the air. A good portion of that money, plus the amount that Seinfeld makes from his stand up comedy shows (a reported $27 million this past year alone), ensures that Seinfeld won’t have to being worry about money anytime soon. The famous stand up comedian’s net worth is an estimated $800 million. And imagine…all he did when he first started was tell people jokes and hope that they would laugh.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13)
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