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Kevin Hart Tops Forbes' List of Highest-Paid Comedians

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Kevin Hart attends Secret Life Of Pets New York premiere on June 25, 2016 in New York City.  

Kevin Hart is literally laughing all the way to the bank. The funnyman tops the Forbes magazine list of the highest-paid comedians with earnings of $87.5 million.

Hart, who had roles in the films Central Intelligence and Secret Life of Pets as well as his lucrative "What Now?" comedy tour, dethrones longtime earnings leader Jerry Seinfeld, who made $43.5 million.

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The magazine compiled the estimated income from June 2015 to June 2016.

Amy Schumer made her list debut, landing in fourth place behind Terry Fator with earnings of $17 million. Schumer is the only woman to ever make the highest-paid comedians list.

Jeff Dunham was in fifth with $13.5 million, Dave Chappelle was next with $13 million and Jim Gaffigan earned $12.5 million for seventh place.