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Kevin Hart Sits Atop Forbes List Of Highly Paid Comedians

American actor and comedian, Kevin Hart has knocked down fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld to become the highest-paid stand-up comedian of 2019.

According to the recently released Forbes list, Hart earned $59 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1 of this year. Hart holds lucrative sponsorships with Mountain Dew, Chase and other brands, completed a world tour in January, and released a new Netflix special, “Irresponsible”, in April.

Jerry Seinfeld who made $41 in the past year sits on the number 2 spot. while 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.

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

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

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