“A comic says funny things; a comedian says things funny”. A comedian is a person who entertains people by making them laugh. Comedians have a harder task of entertaining the audience. It is truly said, “Making people laugh is harder than making them cry”. Here is the list of top 15 richest comedians.
1. Jerry Seinfeld- $920 Million
Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and producer. He has an estimated net worth of $920 million. He has made this through various shows and lucrative syndication. He has also earned millions being a public speaker and bestselling author. He has a $50 million’s estate in East Hampton, an apartment in Manhattan and a huge abode in Telluride, Colorado. He is one of the largest collectors of Porsche. He has 49 of them including a $7 million’s Porsche 959. He owns a private Gulfstream V jet.
2. Larry David- $400 Million
Larry David, the co-creator and executive producer of Seinfeld has a net worth of $400 million. He is still earning money from royalties of the old shows. He wrote an episode titled The Contest, which is ranked as the best episode of all time. He wrote another series titled “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, a semi-fictional depiction of his life. Larry earned $650 million when Seinfeld was sold into syndication.
3. Matt Groening – $500 Million
Matt Groening, an American animator and creator of The Simpsons has an estimated net worth of $500 million. He accumulated his net worth being a successful animator and comedian. He published his animated book titled Life in Hell. He created show Futurama aired over 490 episodes in 23 seasons. His The Tracey Ullman Show was loved by brooks, and it became a hit.