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Two of the Top 10 Highest Earning Comedians in America Are Ventriloquists

Forbes recently looked at the top 10 highest earning comedians in America, and somewhat surprisingly, two of them are practitioners of the time-honored art of ventriloquism, a form of entertainment that falls just under “prop comedy” on the lameness scale. The list ranks the performers based at how much they made in the last year. Jerry Seinfeld was the year’s top earner, brining in $32 million, followed by puppet-wielding America’s Got Talent winner Terry Fator, who earned $24 million. Russell Peters, Jeff Dunham (a ventriloquist), Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Larry the Cable Guy, George Lopez, Daniel Tosh, Gabriel Iglesias and Ron White round out the top 10 …

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