Who Are the Top 10 British Comedians in 2021?

In this article, we are looking at the top 10 British comedians, male and female combined. Our analysis is based on the popularity, fame, and their humor when on stage. These UK comedians are rare breed of the funniest popular comedians in the whole of Britain and in the world. Let’s have a look at our list:


#1. Rowan Atkinson

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Rowan Atkinson popularly known as Mr. Bean is one of the most famous comedians, an actor, and a writer as well. Though he is a stammerer, he has managed to clue audience with his comic actions on Mr. Bean and on the Sitcoms Blackadder. As we speak, Rowan Atkinson alias Mr. Bean is 66 years of age and with 3 children.

#2. Billy Connolly

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Billy Connolly is one of the famous and most popular British comedians with a huge fanbase. We cannot underestimate the fact that he is retired since a comedian is always a comedian. His full name is Sir William Billy Connolly and apart from comedy, he is an actor, presenter, and a musician.

#3. Peter Kay

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Peter Kay is one of the top British comedians that are still active in the industry. He is well renowned as a comedian, a producer, and an actor. Having acted in many Television films and movies, he has managed to woo audience and command a huge fanbase. He is married to Susan Gargan and is 47 years of age as we speak.

#4. Lee Mack

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Lee Mack is one of the famous British comedians and is married to Tara McKillop and they have three children: Millie McKillop, Louie McKillop, and Arlo McKillop. He is 52 years of age and is one of the funniest comedians in the UK. Apart from being a comedian, he is also an actor and a presenter.

#5. Dawn French

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Dawn French is the best female British comedian, actress, and writer. She is also a presenter and is well renowned for her comic arts. She has appeared in several films that have made her an icon in the comedy sector including the most popular Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Dawn French is married to Mark Bignell and is 63 years of age.

#6. John Cleese

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John Marwood Cleese is another popular British comedian, actor, screenwriter, and producer among other titles. John Cleese is 1.96 m tall and with his age of 81, you may not believe that he is still an active comedian and one of the best in the UK.

#7. Bradley Walsh

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Bradley John Walsh wears many hats. He is one of the most jovial English comedians in the UK and commands other titles as well. He is married to Donna Derby and both have two children Barney Walsh and Hayley Walsh. Bradley Walsh is active on Twitter and you can find out whether the rumors that he has quit the chase is true or false.

#8. Richard Ayoade

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Richard Ayoade is one of the famous British Comedians and currently hosting The Crystal Maze for the Channel 4. Apart from being the funniest comedian in the UK, he is also an author, presenter, and actor among other titles. Richard Ayoade is married to Lydia Fox, and both have two children.

#9. Sean Lock

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Sean Lock became one of the best British stand-up comedians before he won the British Comedy Award for the Best Live Comic in 2000. He is 57 years old and married to Anoushka Nara Giltsoff. Apart from being a British best comedian, he is also an actor, and presenter.

#10. Nina Conti

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Nina Margarita Conti is a female British comedian and actress aged 46-years. She was married to Stan Stanley but are separated and have two sons. He is the daughter of Tom Conti and she is the best actress with a special talent as a ventriloquist. You cannot imagine that she can talk with her tongue without moving her mouth or face, a talent that has catapulted her comedy to a greater height. She is one of the best female comedians that you cannot dispute.

This list may not necessarily have captured your best British comedians but fairly enough, they are the best as per our research analysis. Feel free to contact us if you feel that we have omitted something valuable on our list.