Which Australian comedian is best at making us laugh?
We’ve all seen the funny pictures.
A lot of them are pretty good.
And we all know what the funniest person on the planet is, right?
But there are some of the best of them that have never made it into the top 100 of the world’s most popular comedians.
The top 100 comedians, by the numbersRead moreIn 2017, The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki ranked #1.
He was the youngest-ever winner of the Australian Comedy Award, and his comedy has also won many national and international prizes.
In 2017 he was the recipient of the American Comedy Awards’ Grand Prize for best stand-up.
He also won the Golden Globe for best actor for The Good Life.
His show The Best Of Johnny Galeck, which aired on Comedy Central for a decade, is arguably Australia’s most successful comedy sketch series.
It’s watched by over 3.6 million people per week and has been nominated for an Academy Award for best comedy sketch.
He’s also an Australian comedian who has won many awards.
He won the Australian Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as John McConaughey on The Good Place.
He also won a Comedy Central Emmy in 2018 for Best Comedy Performance.
Galecki has been recognised for his work in film, television, theatre, and comedy in the UK and US.
He is the winner of two Golden Globe Awards, a Tony Award and two Emmy Awards.
In 2018 he was honoured with the 2017 World Comedy Award.
He was nominated for the Golden Globes Best Actor in a Comedy Series award.
He has also been nominated three times for the Independent Australian Comedy Awards.
He made his Australian debut in a cameo in the film The Last Laugh, which starred Emma Thompson and Josh Hutcherson.
His debut in the comedy show The Comedy Bang Bang hit the number one spot in the Australian comedy chart.
The Australian Comedy Actors Guild named him one of the 50 funniest comedians in the world in 2018.