Comedian is a person who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. A comedian who addresses an audience directly is called a stand-up comic. A comedian is a performer, entertainer & story teller – at times through their comic act, they put forward social messages to their audiences.Here are some of the famous Comedians across the globe who have contributed their bit to the world of entertainment :

  • Russell Peters Story

    Profile Russell Dominic Peters is a renowned comedian from Canada, who also holds Indian strings in his origin, as his father was from Mumbai, India. Born on 29th September 1970, Russell Peters has etched his name in the hearts of millions of people with his witty ...
  • Patton Oswalt Story

    Profile Patton Oswalt is an American actor, writer, voice-over artist, voice actor, and a stand-up comedian among others. Born on January 27th, 1969, this 47-year-old actor is famous for the sitcom The King of Queens and is remembered for lending his voice to Remy ...
  • PewDiePie Story

    Profile Known as PewDiePie on the online profile, young Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg is a famous Swedish web-based comedian and video producer. His online name PewDiePie has been the most subscribed name on ...

  • James Corden Story

    Profile A fine English actor, producer, writer, comedian, and television host- James Corden possesses every single talent that makes him stand out from the crowd. Famous for his show called ‘The Late Late Show With James Corden- a talk show aired late night, ...
  • Howie Mandel Story

    Howie Mandel is a renowned Canadian Comedian, actor, voice artist and a television host. He is also a judge on America’s Got Talent. Howie has been in the show business for the last three decades, and has had a long-standing career in the entertainment scene. He continue...
  • Ray Romano Story - Emmy Award Winner

    Ray Romano is an actor, voice artist, screenwriter and stand-up comedian. Romano did a voice-over for the character of 'Manny' in the film series, ‘Ice Age’. He won the Emmy Award for his role in Everybody Loves Raymond, a situational come...

  • Trevor Noah Success Story

    Profile Trevor Noah is a multi-faceted personality; a South African comedian, actor, producer, writer, television host and media critic. ...
  • Chevy Chase Success Story

    Early Life If you want to be something, work for it and you will successfully progress on the path of success and realize your dreams. Comedic Actor, Cornelius Crane Chase, popularly known as Chevy Chase wanted to make a career in comedy, for which, he worked hard ...
  • Jimmy Fallon Success Story

    Synopsis Dreams do come true and if you are gifted with a talent, nothing can stop you from proceeding with the same in the direction of your desire. Comedian and late-night host Jimmy Fallon proves the statement by setting an example through the journey of his lif...
  • Sofia Vergara Success Story

    Childhood Known to many as the beautiful Gloria Delgado Pritchett from the popular TV show Modern Family on ABC series, Sofia Vergara is an exceptionally talented and successful actress. She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia and had come a long way. ...
  • Ellen DeGeneres Success Story

    Childhood Ellen ‘Lee’ DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958 at Metairie, Louisiana. She was described as a hyperactive kid by her parents and friends, who was always laughing and bubbling with energy. During her teens ...
  • David Letterman Success Story

    Early Life David ‘Michael’ Letterman was born on April 12, 1947 at Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended the Broad Ripple High School. He went to Ball State University where his broadcasting career began as an announcer and newsreader on the college’...

Of late comedian as a career has taken a new shape altogether & soaring new heights, with a bunch of youngsters opting for a career in comedy. Infact these days Comedy shows are the point of interest in TV channel next to soap series, Comedy festivals are organized at city level to entertain audiences. Since the 1980s, a new wave of comedy, called alternative comedy, has grown in popularity with its more offbeat and experimental style. Comedy may be divided into multiple genres based on the source of humor, the method of delivery, and the context in which it is delivered.

Comedians should possess a great sense of humor along with good sense of timing. Enacting certain comic roles to make it lively among audiences is also the role they play often. For a comedian, it could be impromptu gig or some hard preparation behind the scene. There are cult followers of some of the leading comedians around the world.