Amy Schumer — $13 million
Netflix initially offered Amy Schumer $11 million in 2017 for her hourlong "The Leather Special," but Schumer was reportedly able to use Netflix's more lucrative deals with Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle as a bargaining chip to receive $13 million for the hour, according to Variety.
Ricky Gervais — $40 million
Ricky Gervais reportedly told Chortle that he had gotten the highest payday ever for a UK stand-up special for his most recent Netflix special, "Humanity." Gervais told the outlet that his second special in the deal, which was extended in January, would be worth the same.
Gervais then retweeted a Twitter user who wrote that Gervais had made $40 million from Netflix for the two specials, and referenced being paid $40 million by Netflix in a tweet of his own.
Gervais has also profited from previously released shows that Netflix acquired of his, including "Derek" and "An Idiot Abroad."
Chris Rock — $40 million
Chris Rock signed a two-special deal with Netflix in 2016 that was worth $40 million in total, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The first of his two specials, "Tamborine," debuted in February.
Dave Chappelle — $60 million
Netflix paid Dave Chappelle $60 million in 2016 for a three-special deal, according to The New York Post. His first two Netflix specials were released in March 2017. He then surprise released two new specials, "Equanimity" and "The Bird Revelation," last December. It is unclear if he was paid more for the fourth special.
Jerry Seinfeld — $100 million
Jerry Seinfeld signed an estimated $100 million deal with Netflix in January 2017, The Hollywood Reporter said. The deal included the rights to his interview series "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee," as well as two new stand-up specials. The first special, "Jerry Before Seinfeld," debuted in September 2017.