Top 7 Richest Female Comedians

It is known that successful comedians have a large net worth. But, have you ever wondered just how much a successful comedian can make? Continue below to find out the top seven richest female comedians.

1.) Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig

The first wealthy female comedian on our list is Kristen Wiig. Wiig has an estimated net worth of $16 million. Wiig made her big comedic break as a full-time cast member on Saturday Night Live. During her time on the show, she became increasingly popular. This led her to become a popular actress and star in various movies, most notably; Bridesmaids.

2.) Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler

The next wealthy female comedian on our list is Chelsea Handler. Handler has an estimated net worth of $35 million. She is mostly known for her stand-up shows. Most of Handler’s wealth comes from her time as a talk show host on her own television show. Handler is also an established writer.

 

3.) Tina Fey

Tina Fey

The third wealthy female comedian on our list is Tina Fey. Fey has an estimated net worth of $65 million. Since Fey has worked on various successful projects, her wealth cannot be contributed to one overwhelming project. Fey made her big comedic break as a writer and cast member on Saturday Night Live. After her run on the show, she created, wrote, and starred in 30 Rock. Fey has also written a book and written and starred in various movies.

4.) Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler

The fourth wealthy female comedian on our list is Amy Poehler. Poehler has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Like Fey, Poehler has done a variety of projects, so it is hard to largely contribute her wealth to just one project. Poehler also starred on Saturday Night Live. After her run on the show, she starred in various blockbusters, as well as being one of the main characters in Parks and Recreation.

 

5.) Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer

The next wealthy female comedian on our list is Amy Schumer. Schumer has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Schumer made her comedic break as a stand-up performer. After successfully performing stand-up for a while, Schumer created her own show Inside Amy Schumer, which she currently stars in. She recently became increasingly popular after she wrote and starred in the summer 2015 blockbuster, Trainwreck.

6.) Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

The next wealthy female comedian on our list is Ellen DeGeneres. DeGeneres has an estimated net worth of a whopping $330 million. Most of her wealth comes from her successful talk show host, where she makes approximately $65 million a year. DeGeneres has also made a lot of money from her stand-up career, as well as her career as a voice actor. One of her most famous roles was as Dory in Finding Nemo.

7.) Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin

Finally, the last wealthy female comedian on our list is Kathy Griffin. Griffin is worth an estimated $15 million. Most of her wealth came from her successful television show. Griffin has also made a lot of money from her stand-up career.