Kevin Hart, as you may have already assumed, is one of the highest-paid comedians in the world. He took a step into the comedy scene after appearing on Comedy Central specials, such as I’m a Grown Little Man, and Seriously Funny. Since then, he has made a name for himself by scoring roles in movies and television shows that have flown off the charts.
A few of those films are Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, Soul Plane, In the Mix, and Little Fockers. He has also had a stint in the reality television scene on the show Real Husbands of Hollywood.
Matt Stone and Trey Parker | $500 million
Meet the two guys who are the intelligent masterminds behind the incredible television series, South Park. We’ll say what you’re thinking, the show definitely says too many dirty lines/words for us to repeat on the internet, but apparently it works. The show started back in the late 90’s and is still in production today.
The two of them and the show have been the topic of conversation throughout the time the show has been airing. They have also jumped into the world of film, theater, and video games.
Jon Stewart | $80 million
John Stewart’s comedy career started in New York City where he performed at the Bitter End and Comedy Cellar. In the late 90’s he started hosting The Daily Show, and at that time he was making $16 million a year. He also can be seen in a few films including Half Baked, Big Daddy, The Nanny, and more. In addition, he had hosted the Grammy Awards in 2001 and 2002 as well as the 78th and 80th Academy Awards.
On top of all that, he has co-authored two books based around politics and signed a four-year deal with HBO in 2015 which will include exclusive original digital content for the network. This comedian and political satirist has a net worth of $80 million.
Seth MacFarlane | $300 million
Seth MacFarlane, who is not only the voice of Ted in both movies but also the creator of Family Guy, is sitting on a nice $300 million dollars, which are very well deserved.
Prior to all of this, he was an animator and writer for animated shows, such as Johnny Bravo, Dexter’s Laboratory and Cow and Chicken. Family Guy is so well-known, that it has become a piece of American culture.
Drew Carey | $165 million
Drew Carey is another comedian who is very well-known within the comedy world. He’s an actor, writer, and television host who has a net worth of $165 million! You may remember him from his role on The Drew Carey Show, which aired from the mid-’90s to 2004.
The show ran for nine years, and towards the end, he was earning approximately $750,000 an episode. He was also the host of the show Whose Line is it Anyway? Today, he continues his career as a host on The Price is Right.