Trevor Noah – 4th highest paid comedian on Earth – made R430 million in 2018

South African Trevor Noah. Picture: EWN.

Trevor Noah earned a breath-taking $28 million (R430 million) in 2018, according to Forbes.

He now ranks as the fourth highest-earning stand-up comedian in the world.

His book Born a Crime was published in 2016 but still ranks number one on the New York Times’ list of bestselling paperback nonfiction.

Highest paid comedians of 2018:

  1. Kevin Hart ($59 million)

  2. Jerry Seinfeld ($41 million)

  3. Jim Gaffigan ($30 million)

  4. Trevor Noah ($28 million)

  5. Sebastian Maniscalco ($26 million)

  6. Gabriel Iglesias ($22 million)

  7. Amy Schumer ($21 million)

  8. Terry Fator ($17 million)

  9. Jeff Dunham ($15 million)

  10. Aziz Ansari ($13 million)

For more detail, read this article in Forbes magazine.

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