Who’s the Funniest Person in Show Biz — and What’s His Real Name? Here’s Rolling Stone’s Top 10 List

January 25, 2013  •  Post A Comment

Rolling Stone magazine has released a list of the funniest people currently working in show business. Topping the list — which is based on the performers’ recent work — is the star of FX’s "Louie," stand-up comic Louis C.K. (real name Louis Szekely).

The Emmy-winning star beat Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central’s "The Colbert Report," for the top spot. Tina Fey, creator and star of NBC’s "30 Rock," is the highest-ranking woman on the list at No. 3, followed by "The Daily Show’s" Jon Stewart.

The Rolling Stone list ranks the top 50. Here’s the top 10:

1. Louis C.K.
2. Stephen Colbert
3. Tina Fey
4. Jon Stewart
5. Trey Parker and Matt Stone
6. Amy Poehler
7. Chris Rock
8. Lena Dunham
9. Bill Hader
10. Kristen Wiig

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