Lupita Nyong'o and Trevor Noah
Lupita Nyong'o and Trevor Noah

Daily Show host and comedian Trevor Noah is the fourth highest-paid stand-up comedian in the world, according to Forbes.

The 35-year-old reportedly earned the bulk of his $28 million (Ksh 2.8b) income through stand-up.

“Despite the demands of hosting a late-night show, Noah made more than 70 stops across the world and had his second Netflix special last fall’, the magazine said.

Trevor Noah

Below are the top 3 highest-paid comedians with Kevin Hart topping the list.

1. Kevin Hart

Earnings: $59 million (Ksh 602,036,590.0).

Kevin is not only a comedian but also an actor in the US.

2. Jerry Seinfeld

Earnings: $41 million (Ksh 4.1b)

Jerry Seinfeld

3. Jim Gaffigan

Jim came third earnings: $30 million (Ksh 3b)

Jim Gaffigan
Jim Gaffigan

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Kevin Hart has moved a rank higher as he was named the second-highest-paid comedian in the world in 2018, trailing just half a million dollars behind Jerry Seinfeld.

The comedian, received the honour on Forbes’ World’s Highest-Paid Comedians of 2018 list, with total earnings of $57million.

Hart trailed just $500,000 behind Jerry Seinfeld.
Hart had dominated the list since it first began in 2006. He only lost once to Hart in 2016.
Jerry is now positioned at number two.

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