Jerry Seinfeld is Forbes’ highest-paid comedian; Amy Schumer still only gal to crack the very best 10 BY SAEED NASIR


If Jerry Seinfeld is this year’s ruler of humor, then Amy Schumer is the queen.

The Funny Central star once again got on Forbes’ list of highest-paid comedians, the financial magazine announced Thursday night. She was the first female comic to divided the most known 10 last year and remains really the only girl on the list this year.

The “Trainwreck” and “Snatched” superstar made around $37.5 million between June 2016 and June 2017 because of her Netflix show “The Leather Special,” her memoir “THE LADY With the low Again Tattoo” and endorsement handles Bud Light and Old Navy. That scored the raunchy comic No. 5 on the list loaded with veteran humor heavyweights.

On the other hand, the “Seinfeld” and “Comedians in Automobiles Getting Espresso” star used back to the most known of the list this year, getting around $69 million. Seinfeld was eclipsed last year by Kevin Hart, who this year slipped to the No. 6 area with $32.5 million.

Chris Stone trailed Seinfeld for the second i’m around this Forbes’ list, increasing $57 million. His record-breaking $20 million-per-special agreement with Netflix paved precisely how for several comics, including Seinfeld, to cut lucrative handles the loading service, which is poised to be the go-to-destination for funny special deals. Furthermore to touring, those discounts significantly padded the incomes of several stars on Forbes’ list.

In the 3rd and fourth areas, funnymen Louis C.K. and Dave Chappelle, who received $52 million and $47 million, respectively, also made expensive deals with the loading service to make their a huge number.

For the record, 10:40 a.m.: A past headline and version of this storyline said that Schumer was the first girl to help make the top 10 10 10 list this season. Schumer was the first female to help make the top 10 10 this past year

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