The highest-earning comedians have been announced by "Forbes", and this year the American actor, stand-up comedian, and producer Kevin Hart was named the highest-earning stand-up comedian, surpassing other stars like Aziz Ansari, and Jerry Seinfeld.

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Kevin Hart - The most lucrative comedian of 2019

Despite the backlash Kevin Hart had previously endured over resurfaced homophobic tweets from his past, the 40-year-old was crowned as the world's most lucrative comedian with $59 million earnings over the course of a year.

This time the no. 2 and no. 3 spots went to Jerry Seinfeld, and Jim Gaffigan, respectively. The 38-year-old comedian Amy Schumer was the only female star featured on this year's list.