Tiffany Haddish’s ‘SNL’ Bump Spurs Debut on Top Comedians Social Media Ranking

10:05 AM 11/18/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Haddish debuts at No. 4 on the chart, which ranks the most popular comedians based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.

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Tiffany Haddish debuts on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Comedians chart dated Nov. 22 following a busy week that saw the Girls Trip actor host Saturday Night Live for the first time on Nov. 11.

The Top Comedians chart is a ranking of the most popular comedians on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, with global data provided by social media analytics company MVPindex. The chart’s methodology blends social engagement on the platforms along with weekly additions of followers/subscribers. The latest tracking week ended Nov. 14.

Haddish, who jumped 947 percent in all social media metrics, according to MVPindex, bows at No. 4, while Kevin Hart leads the ranking for a 25th week, all consecutive.

The other chart debut or re-entry belongs to Martin Lawrence, who re-enters at No. 7. Haddish and Lawrence replace Kumail Nanjiani and Cheech Marin.

See the full top 10 below, and for more charts on The Hollywood Reporter, check out the Top Actors and Top TV Personalities charts.

  • 10. Ricky Gervais

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    Last week: 10

  • 9. Bill Maher

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    Last week: 5

  • 8. Marlon Wayans

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    Last week: 6

  • 7. Martin Lawrence

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    Last week: -

  • 6. Mike Epps

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    Last week: 7

    A 41 percent boost in Instagram favorites awaited Epps in the latest tracking week, with his best-performing post a shoutout to SNL host Tiffany Haddish. “Congrats @tiffanyhaddish you came a long way from food stamps,” he wrote. “You did make history!!”

  • 5. Colleen Ballinger

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    Last week: 4

  • 4. Tiffany Haddish

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    Last week: -

    The actor/comedian’s Top Comedians debut follows her first Saturday Night Live hosting gig on Nov. 11. She snagged 574,000 Instagram favorites, with multiple posts documenting the behind-the-scenes process at the NBC insitution.

  • 3. D.L. Hughley

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    Last week: 2

  • 2. Joe Rogan

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    Last week: 3

  • 1. Kevin Hart

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    Last week: 1