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Kevin Hart Named Highest-Earning Stand-Up Comedian of 2019 by 'Forbes'

Kevin Hart attends the Australian premiere of The Secret Life of Pets 2 during the 2019 Sydney Film Festival

19. August 2019 - 10:52 Uhr / Laura Pérez

"Forbes" has just revealed its list of the highest-earning stand-up comedians of 2019! Some of our favorite stars like Kevin Hart and Jerry Seinfeld made it to the top 5 of the most lucrative comics this year. Click on our video above to get all the details!

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.

Kevin Hart attends the Premiere of Universal Pictures' The Secret Life Of Pets 2 in Westwood, California, 2019

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.