Female Stand Up Comedians Worth Seeing

Female Stand Up Comedians Worth Seeing

Jun 02
Female Stand Up Comedians Worth Seeing

Ira Riklis knows well that laughter is the best medicine and behind every great laugh is a hilarious individual with an innocent face ready to crack your ribs with more jokes. Male comedians have dominated the comedy arena for a long time, but women are now more involved and quickly taking center stage. Below are some of the best and funniest female stand up comedians to look out for:

Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler is an American stand up comedian, actress, writer, television host, and producer. She has become one of the most sought-after stars in the comedy arena since her breakthrough in the industry back in the year 2007. Her career started when she broke into the world of late night talk shows. Her shows slowly gained popularity, becoming some of the highest rated programs on television. She has since been named one of the most influential people in the world by ‘Times’ newspaper. Handler is well known for her unique sense of humor and outstanding way of making fun of anything she comes across.

Anjelah Johnson

Anjelah made her breakthrough on a show hosted by MadTV. Her signature character was Bon Qui Qui. She is adored by many and has been able to build a huge following on social media platforms. Anjelah Johnson also uses this channel to reach her ever-growing number of fans. Her comedy ranges from sharp observations about daily absurdity to the ridiculous perils of fame.

Ali Wong

She is an American stand up comedian popularly known for her co-star role in the American Mom. You can also catch her dynamite stand up shows, Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife on Netflix. Her incisive observations and great delivery will automatically make you a fan.

Aparna Nancherla

Aparna uses sarcasm and some absurd but funny means to pass her message to the audience through stand up comedy. Her voice is recognized from the series “BoJack Horseman.” You can get her albums on her blog, Bentzen Ball Records for online streaming.

Kristina Farkasova

She is an actress, blogger, singer, painter and above all a stand up comedian. She was born and raised in Slovakia, studied dramaturgy and has been an active member in comedy since 2004. Kristina has received numerous awards for her outstanding work in stand up comedy. She is a must watch character in the comedy arena who will never let you down.

Kathy Kinney

She is an American actress and comedian. Though she started her career in the early 1990s, she has been able to shine and entertain her fans making her an icon in the comedy industry.

Phoebe Robinson

Miss Robinson is one stand up comedian who knows how to get her audience’s attention and make them laugh until they shed tears. Whether Phoebe is telling you a story on her podcast 2 Dope Queens, walking or even eating, you will always find a reason to laugh. You may not even be able to tell whether she is telling you a serious story or joking as she speaks. Phoebe is on track to superstardom with her book You Can’t Touch My Hair (And Other Things I Still Have To Explain), her podcast and her role in the HBO show 2 Dope Queens, or her starring role in the movie Ibiza.

Michelle Wolf

Michelle is another stand up comic rising to stardom by doing comedy her way. You may have seen Michelle in The Daily Show with some of her political commentaries or perhaps you heard of he when she made waves as the host of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. You can catch Michelle on her Netflix show which airs a new episode weekly entitled The Break: with Michelle Wolf.