Trevor Noah, the South African king of comedy is making the most out of his career. What started as a passion for making people laugh is turning out to be more than what he expected. The most recent list of the richest comedians that Forbes has released has revealed the tremendous figure that he earns and the position that the latter has secured in the list of the richest comedians.
The list of the richest comedians for 2019 has been released by Forbes ranking the comedians from the richest. Trevor Noah has made South Africa proud by scooping the fourth position in the list! The latter has made close to half a billion Rand. The latter is among the few comedians who have ceremoniously honoured their skill in making people laugh their hearts out. How about figuring out how the latter has amassed such a huge amount over the past year.
Trevor Noah net worth 2019
According to the list that was recently released by Forbes, Trevor Noah had a net worth of 430 million Rands. The figure makes him the fourth richest comedian in the world. According to the magazine, the figure is attributed to his stand-up comedy career.
The magazine made the following remarks regarding the position:
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',
On average, the comedian has been banking R35.9 million a month, which is close to ten times what president Cyril Ramaphosa earns in a year. This is enough reason to convince upcoming comedians that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Top 10 richest comedians according to the list by Forbes
Among the other comedians that topped the list, there was Kevin Hart who came first in the list. Jerry Seinfeld scooped the second position and Jim Gaffigan - third. These are the comedians and the amount that they are worth as of date:
- Kevin Hart with a net worth of $59 million
- Jerry Seinfeld with a net worth of $41 million
- Jim Gaffigan whose net worth is $30 million
- Trevor Noah whose net worth is $28 million
- Sebastian Maniscalco with a worth of $26 million
- Gabriel Iglesias whose net worth is $22 million
- Amy Schumer whose net worth is $22 million
- Terry Fator with a net worth of $17 million
- Jeff Dunham whose net worth is $15 million
- Aziz Ansari whose net worth is $13 million
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Even though Trevor Noah has scooped the fourth position in this most-coveted list, he still has a very long way to go if he is to get to the top position. Those who are ahead of him like Kevin Hart and Jim Gaffigan have featured in Netflix movies which have had a great contribution to their net worths.
Trevor Noah who hosts a late-night show: The daily show, is still in the race to earn the most from his career. His worth is, however, greatly attributed to the Trevor Noah shows that he has done for the past one year. It is also attributed to featuring in Netflix's 'last fall' which no only earned him fame but also had a significant impact on his net worth.
Trevor Noah, the South African who traces his roots in Soweto has made the country proud by being in the list of the richest comedians. He came fourth in the most recent list that was released by Forbes magazine. The first position was secured by Kevin Hart who has a net worth of $59 million. Notably, the list had one lady among the nine men.