Interestingly enough, every time you hear people talking about the best comedians of all time, they always seem to be talking about male comedians. It’s not that women aren’t funny, you see, it’s just that comedy as a whole is a very male-dominated field. It’s no surprise then that most of the highest paid comedians in the world are men. Even so, there are plenty of funny women out there, they just don’t get the attention they deserve for some reason.
To give you an idea of who to look for if you’re thinking about giving the female side of comedy a chance, we put together a list of the ten funniest female comedians in the world right now, comedians some of you would have undoubtedly heard about.
Goldberg is a legendary figure who’s nickname was derived from ‘whoopie cushion’. People started calling her that way at some point and she decided to just go with it. Whoopi is an extremely versatile entertainer. She has gathered accolades for her comedy acts, roles in films, dramatic roles, and even political activism. The reason why some people might not be fully into her style of comedy is because Whoopi Goldberg is one of the most cringe-inducing comedians, with words like ‘queer’ being part of her everyday vocabulary.