Many comedians have started out by doing stand up comedy before moving on to star in sitcoms and movies. They often get their first break by appearing on Saturday Night Live, as you will see from the list below.
Some of those on the list are veterans who have long and well-established careers. Others are younger and may still show considerable growth in their net worth over time. Some of the comedians with the highest net worth have been behind brilliant series like Seinfield, The Simpsons, and South Park.