If they are good at their craft, comedians can become extremely successful. Popularity and wealth comes with their success. But, just how wealthy can a comedian be? Continue below to find out the seven richest male comedians.
1.) Larry David
Aside from being one of the richest male comedians, Larry David is known as being the
richest comedian in the United States. David’s net worth is a whopping $800 million. Majority
of David’s wealth comes from his success from the sitcom he created, Seinfeld. But, other
than Seinfeld, David is known for doing stand-up, as well as creating, writing, and starring in
his show, Curb Your Enthusiasm.
2.) Jay Leno
The second wealthy male comedian on our list is Jay Leno. Leno is most known for his
stand-up performances, as well as being the long-time host of The Tonight Show. Leno’s net
worth is estimated to be $350 million. This is largely contributed to his work on The Tonight
Show, where he earned $15 million a year.
3.) Seth MacFarlane
The next wealthy male comedian on our list is Seth MacFarlane. MacFarlane has an
estimated net worth of $150 million. MacFarlane began his comedic career as a stand-up
performer, but in the recent years, he has gained popularity as a writer and a voice actor.
Majority of MacFarlane’s wealth comes from the popular show Family Guy.
4.) Bill Murray
The fourth wealthy male comedian on our list is Bill Murray. Murray has an estimated net
worth of $140 million. Murray’s wealth is largely contributed to his roles in various
blockbuster films, most notably the Ghostbuster movies. Also, don’t be afraid to say hi to this
millionaire, if you see him in public. He is known for being very friendly. In fact, he is also known for going up to
random people, in public, giving them a hug, and saying “no one is ever going to believe you”.
5.) Sacha Baron Cohen
The fifth wealthy male comedian on our list is Sacha Baron Cohen. Cohen’s net worth is
estimated to be around $110 million. Cohen’s wealth largely comes from his roles as various
fictional characters in document-style movies. His most notable roles are as Bruno and
6.) Bob Saget
The next wealthy male comedian on our list is Bob Saget. While most of us recognize Saget
as Danny Tanner (from Full House), Saget is a popular stand-up comedian. Saget has an
estimated net worth of $100 million. His net worth is largely contributed to his timeless role
as Danny Tanner, as well as the many stand-up performances he gave during the ‘80s.
7.) Will Ferrell
Finally, the last wealthy male comedian on our list is Will Ferrell. Will Ferrell has an
estimated net worth of $85 million. His whopping net worth is mainly contributed to the
various roles in blockbuster films that he has done over the years. He has also made a lot of
money from stand-up performances, as well as writing and producing films.