Amy Schumer pulled in an impressive $17 million in the past year

By Jodi Guglielmi
September 28, 2016 11:40 AM
MARK SELIGER

Amy Schumer is officially the queen of comedy.

The actress and stand-up comic, 35, has nabbed the No. 4 spot on Forbes‘ annual ranking of highest-paid comedians – making her the first women to ever crack the list.

Schumer pulled in an impressive $17 million in the past year thanks to her wildly successful stand-up tour (which also made her the female comedian to headline at Madison Square Garden), her Emmy-nominated sketch comedy show Inside Amy Schumer, her film Trainwreck and, most recently, her multi-million dollar book advance for The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo.

Kevin Hart topped the list, earning a whopping $87.5 million– and becoming the first person to dethrone Jerry Seinfeld ($43.5 million) from the No. 1 spot since 2006.

Combined, the world’s 10 highest-paid comedians made $233.5 million.

And while this marks a pivotal moment in Schumer’s career, she’s also had a successful year personally, as well. The actress has been dating her boyfriend Ben Hanisch since last summer.

The happy couple were recently spotted at a New York Mets game, where they were seen hanging out with fellow list-maker Seinfeld.

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