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Indian-American Aziz Ansari among top earning comedians

Indian-origin stars Aziz Ansari and Russell Peters have made it to the list of highest earning comedians, which was topped by Jerry Seinfeld.

New York: Indian-origin stars Aziz Ansari and Russell Peters have made it to the list of highest earning comedians, which was topped by Jerry Seinfeld.

According to Forbes' list of the world's highest paid comedians, Seinfeld made USD 36 million between June 1, 2014 and June 1, 2015.

Peters, an Indo-Canadian comedian, earned USD 19 million to be tied for the fourth position with Jeff Dunham, while "Parks and Recreation star Ansari, 32, claimed the sixth position with an earning of USD 9.5 million.

Funnyman Kevin Hart came on the second spot with USD 28.5 million and the third place was claimed by Terry Fator (USD 21.5 million).

Comedians Louis CK, Gabriel Iglesias, John Bishop and Dave Chappelle rounded off the top 10 list. 

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