9 Female Comedians to Know in 2022
Female comedians have been cracking us up for years. Guess what! There’s a new group of hilarious women you need to be aware of.
It doesn’t matter what kind of event you’re planning—in-person, virtual, corporate, etc.— all nine female comedians below will make it better with laugh-out-loud jokes you’ll be repeating to your family, friends, and colleagues.
Let’s take a look!
Clean Female Comedians
Looking to entertain your audience without offending them? Consider booking a clean female comedian who knows how to bring the funny without coarse language.
1. Meghan Hanley
Meghan Hanley produces a “high-energy brand of comedy” that’s perfect for in-person and virtual events. She’s been featured in Forbes Magazine, appeared on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live,” and The MSG Network, and performed for some of the biggest brands in the world, including the NFL, The Girl Scouts, Bank of America, Samsung, and Intel.
2. Karen Morgan
Karen Morgan was a trial attorney before becoming a finalist on Nickelodeon Television’s “Search for the Funniest Mom in America.” She hasn’t looked back and now regularly performs in comedy clubs across the nation.
3. Karen Mills
When it comes to female comedians, Karen Mills is a legend. Scratch that. When it comes to comedy, in general, Karen Mills is a legend. SHe’s been entertaining audiences for 25+ years, can be heard daily on SiriusXM comedy channels, has racked up tens of millions of views on video streaming sites, and made numerous appearances at the Grand ole’ Opry in Nashville.
4. Erin Jackson
Erin Jackson is a rocket ship with a single destination: the top of the comedy world. She performs in prestigious comedy clubs on a regular basis and has appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers, CONAN, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and “Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready”, a Netflix show. SHe also released a comedy album that debuted at #1 on iTunes.
5. Ophira Eisenberg
Ophira Eisenberg is the host of NPR’s nationally syndicated comedy trivia show “Ask Me Another“. Through the show, Ophira jokes with and interviews some of the biggest stars in the world, such as Awkwafina, Tony Hawk, and Jim Gaffigan. When she’s not hosting trivia, you’ll find Ophira headlining comedy clubs across the country or telling jokes on your TV.
6. Leighann Lord
Leighann Lord is an incredibly talented woman. She’s a respected keynote speaker, a sought-after emcee, and the host of “People With Parents” podcasts. But right now, we want to talk about her clean comedy routines, which have appeared on Comedy Central, HBO, Netflix, and the View.
7. Kira Soltanovich
Few female comedians have a stacked resume like Kira Soltanovich. She’s best known for her nine-year run on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, but she’s also done specials for Showtime and Amazon and appeared on Comedy Central, Hell’s Kitchen, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and the Netflix game show, Winsanity, with Donal Faison.
8. Kristin Key
What can we say about Kristin Key? She’s been making audiences laugh for more than 20 years. She was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She hosts the comedy podcast “Kristin Knows Blank”. And she plays a variety of instruments, which she often works into her comedic routines. Yes, Kristin Key is musical comedy at its finest.
9. Rita Brent
Rita Brent joined the 41st Army National Guard Band at age 18. After nine years, she ended her time in the service and became a host and producer in Public Radio for six years. She’s recently embarked on a career in comedy, too, and has already made appearances on Comedy Central and TruTV, and been named a top comedian by Thrillist.
Book a Female Comedian Today!
The female comedians above are the perfect addition to any in-person or virtual event—especially if you’re looking for clean routines that still get laughs. To book one of the nine female comedians we just listed, give Funny Business a call. We can help you choose the right performer for your event. So get in touch with us. We can’t wait to work with you and make sure your event is a smash!