Russell Dominic Peters is a famous comedian and actor of Anglo-Indian descent. He is one of the most popular and successful comedians in the world. He is Known as Ruussel peters for his best performing.
Peters winning the multiple awards like Canadian comedian awards, international Emmy awards, Gemini awards, and Peababy awards.
Peters has given his voice in the Superhit film ‘The Jungle Book’. The movie was released in 2016.
Let’s get more information about Russell Peters’s age, height, biography, girls, and many more.
All Information about Russell peters:
3.3 Favorite Things
6.3 Comedy Specials
8.2 Some Other Facts
1. Family And Born Details
Father:- Eric Peters(Died, Federal Meat Inspector)
Mother:- Maureen Peters
Brother:- Clayton Peters(Elders, Russell’s Manager)
Date Of Birth:- 29th-Sep -1970
Birth Name:- Russell Dominic Peters
Birth Place:- Ontario, Toronto, Canada
City: Toronto, Canada
2. Early Life And Education
The multi-talented comic artist was born on 29 September 1970to Eric and Maureen Peters Toronto, Ontario. His father was a native of Bombay and he worked as a federal meat inspector.
His family moved to the suburb of Brampton.older brother Clayton now serves as his manager. Russell Peters was raised Catholic. Russell Peters’s parents were both of Anglo-Indian descent, and his late father was born in Bombay, India. He has completed her studies from two different schools.
Russell Peters learned boxing, to help him deal with the racist bullies in his school. Peters also became a fan of hip hop in his youth.
School:- Chinguacousy Secondary School, Ontario, North peel, Secondary school, Bremaelia Ontario
College:- Not Known
Education Qualification:- Not Known
Debut:- Film- Boozecan(1994)
TV- Comedy Now! (1997)
3. Personal Life
On 10 July 2010, he purposed to Monica Diaz at the Los Angeles Internation airport. Peters Announced his engagement on Twitter. The lovely couple married on 24 august 2010. His daughter Crystianna Marie Peters was born on 14th December 2010.Russell Peters divorce to his wife Diaz, in a March 2012 interview. As of October 2016, he was engaged to Ruzanna Khetchian. In 2017, Peters break their relationship with Ruzanna Khetchian.
On December 4, 2018, Russell Peters announced via Twitter that he and girlfriend Jennifer Andrade were expecting a child In the following April, he and Jennifer announced that she wants a baby whom they named Russell Santiago Peters.
Peters lives in Los Angeles, California and owns two homes there. He also owns homes in Las Vegas and Vaughan, Ontario.
Real Name:- Russell Dominic Peters
Age (as in 2019):- 48Years
Home Town:- Los Angele, California, USA
Zodiac sign:- Libra
Famous For:- Stand-up Comedian
Famous as:- Comedian, actor, and producer
Online Presence:- Instagram and Twitter
Height(approx): in centimeters- 178cm
in meters- 1.78m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight(approx): in Kilograms- 95kg
in Pounds- 209lbs
Hair Color:- Black
Eye Color:- Black
Actor:- John Candy, Jim Carrey, Martin Short
Comedian:- Louis CK, George, Carlin
Destination:- New York
Girls Affairs And More
Marital Status:- Engaged
Wife:- Monica Diaz(2010-2012)
Marriage Date:- 24 August 2010
Children:- Crystianna Marie Peters (1Daughter)
Girls Affairs:- Sunny Leone (2008), Ruzanna Kzhectian
Net Worth:- As of 2019, Russell Peters Net Worth stands is an estimated $55 million dollars.
He began his career in Toronto at a young age in 1989. Peters started performing as a Comic Start. He is deeply influenced by George Carlin, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, and Don Rickles. He got the chance to meet American comedian Carlin in 1992.
Russell Peters appeared on CBC’s comedy show ‘Comics!’ which drew much popularity as well as criticism. The shows were severely criticized as low by ‘Eye Weekly,’ he was nominated for a ‘Gemini Award’ for his performance.
He performed in the Canadian TV show ‘Comedy Now!’ The entire show and several of its separate segments were uploaded onto YouTube, where they instantly went viral marking his career graph upwards. In 2006, he also played the role of an anchor in the Canada Day Comedy Festival.
In 2006, he gave back to back sold-out performances at the Beacon Theatre in New York. He recorded an album of his first feature-length performance called ‘Outsourced’, which was telecast on the Comedy Central channel on 26th August 2006.
In 2007, he performed across venues in Iraq, Greenland, Germany, and Africa for the non-profit organization ‘United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) along with singers Wilmer Valderrama and Mayra Veronica
He performed at the largest stand-up comedy show in Australia on 15th May 2010 in front of 13,880 people.
He also performed at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 5th and 6th May in 2012 in front of a record number of crowds.
In 2017, Peters made an appearance on Top Gear America in the third episode of season 1 as one of the guests.
On Russell Peters announced that his girlfriend Jennifer has the birth of his second child, a ‘strong, big ass’ son.
On 28 May 2019, he Stand-up Russell Peters performing in a city.
5. Awards & Nominations
|1997||Russell Peters – Comics!||Gemini Awards||Best Performance in a Comedy Program or Series||Nominated|
|2003||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Best Male Stand-Up||Nominated|
|2004||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Best Male Stand-Up||Nominated|
|2004||Russell Peters – Comedy Now!||Gemini Awards||Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series||Nominated|
|2007||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Dave Broadfoot Award||Won|
|2008||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Canadian Comedy Person of the Year||Nominated|
|2008||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Best Large Venue Stand-Up||Won|
|2008||Juno Awards – as host||Gemini Awards||Best Performance||Won|
|2009||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Canadian Comedy Person of the Year||Nominated|
|2009||Juno Awards – as host||Gemini Awards||Best Performance||Nominated|
|2010||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Canadian Comedy Person of the Year||Nominated|
|2011||Russell Peters||Canadian Comedy Awards||Canadian Comedy Person of the Year||Nominated|
|2012||A Russell Peters Christmas Special – with Clayton Peters, Luciano Casimiri, Kristeen von Hagen, Jean-Paul||Canadian Comedy Awards||Best Writing in a Television Program or Series||Nominated|
|2013||A Russell Peters Christmas Special – with Clayton Peters, Luciano Casimiri, Kristeen von Hagen, Jean-Paul||Gemini Awards||Sketch Comedy Series||Nominated|
|2016||Hip-Hop Evolution||Peabody Awards||Peabody Award||Won|
|2017||Hip-Hop Evolution||International Emmy Awards||Best Arts Programming||Won|
Russell Peters has appeared in many films. He acted in Punjabi Canadian film “Breakway” in 2011. He also acted in Duncan Jones’s Source Code (2011) as Max, an amateur comedian with a bad attitude.
Peters appeared in Senior Skip Day (2008), which starred Larry Miller, Tara Reid, and Gary Lundy.
|1994||Booze can||Snake’s Friend|
|2000||Tiger Claws III||Det. Elliot|
|2004||My Baby’s Daddy||Obstetrician|
|2006||Quarter Life Crisis||Dilip Kumar|
|2007||Let’s All Hate Toronto||Himself|
|2008||The Take||Dr. Sharma|
|2008||Senior Skip Day||Uncle Todd||Direct-to-video|
|2010||The Con Artist||Pogue|
|2011||Bobby Khan’s Ticket to Hollywood||Jack the Store Manager|
|2011||Source Code||Max Denoff|
|2011||National Lampoon’s 301: The Legend of Awesomest Maximus||Pervius|
|2011||New Year’s Eve||Chef Sunil||Segment “Jensen and Laura’s Story”|
|2012||Girl in Progress||Emile|
|2012||The History of Canadian Humour||Himself|
|2012||The Robot Giant||Zork||Voice|
|2014||Lennon or McCartney|
|2014||Meet the Patels|
|2014||Wings: Sky Force Heroes||Jumbo/Boss Man||Voice|
|2016||Fifty Shades of Black||Dean Jordan|
|2016||The Jungle Book||Rocky the Indian Rhinoceros||Voice|
|2017||Chef||The remake of the 2014 original|
|2018||Adventures in Public School||Mr. Germaine|
|1990||Comedy at Club 54||Himself|
|1997||Comedy Now!||Himself||“Show Me the Funny”|
|1997||Just for Laughs|
|1999||The Big Stage||Episode #1.2|
|2003||Lord Have Mercy!||Ryan Sarma|
|2003–2008||Just for Laughs||Himself||Episode dated September 11, 2005, and “Best of 2007: The 25th Edition”|
|2005||Royal Canadian Air Farce||Episode dated January 7, 2005|
|2006||CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival||Himself/Host||Episode: “No Place Like Home”|
|Video on Trial||Himself||Guest juror
Season 3: #3.3 and “Video on Trial: 100!”
|2008||Def Comedy Jam||Himself||Episode: #8.4|
|2008||Comics Without Borders||Himself/Host||Executive producer|
|2009||Russell Peters Presents|
|2009||Angelo Tsarouchas: Bigger Is Better||N/A||Executive producer|
|2010||The Dating Guy||Himself||Voice
Episode: “20,000 VJ’s Under the Sea”
|2011||8 Out of 10 Cats||Episode: #12.9|
|2011||26th Gemini Awards||Himself/Host|
|2011||A Day in the Life||Himself||Season 1 Episode 2: “Russell Peters”|
|2011||A Russell Peters Christmas Special||Himself/Host||Executive producer/producer
|2012||Red Light Comedy: Live from Amsterdam|
|2012||Are We There Yet?||Toby Palmer||Episode: The Nick Gets an Assistant Episode|
|2013||Mr. D||Jody Green||Episode: “Gerry’s Evaluation”|
|2013||Who Gets the Last Laugh?||Himself||Episode: “Gregg “Opie” Hughes vs. Russell Peters vs. Paul Rodriguez”|
|2013||Off-Season: Lex Morrison Story||Romulus||TV movie|
|2014||Last Comic Standing||Himself/Judge||Season 8|
|2014||Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever||Santa||Voice|
|2015||Just for Laughs: 15 Years of Gags||Himself|
|2015||World’s Funniest||Himself/Panelist||episode: “Gravity: It Kinda Sucks”|
|2015||Spun Out||Ray||Episode: “My Brother’s Speaker”|
|2015||Codename: Dragon||Hacker Ted||TV movie
|2015||Royal Canadian Air Farce||Dr. Malcolm Sidwell||Episode: “Air Farce New Year’s Eve 2015”|
|2016||Family Guy||Padma’s Father||Episode: “Road to India”|
Episode: “The BoJack Horseman Show”
|2016||Life in Pieces||Dr. Tak Oh||2 episodes|
|2016||Hip-Hop Evolution||N/A||Executive producer
|2016||This Is Not Happening||Himself||Episode: “Adventure”|
|2016||Lip Sync Battle||Episode: CeeLo Green vs. Russell Peters”|
|2017||Howie Mandel All-Star Comedy Gala|
|2017||Wild ‘n Out||Himself|
|2017||The Problem with Apu||Himself||Documentary film|
|2017||Big in Finland||Web Series: “Big in Finland” Näyttiks se siltä et mul on iso kyrpä?|
|2017||Man of a Funny Age|
|2017–present||The Indian Detective||Doug D’Mello||Executive producer|
|2018||A Little Help with Carol Burnett||Co-host|
|2008||Red, White, and Brown||Himself||Executive producer|
|2011||The Green Card Tou||Himself||Executive producer|
First special on Netflix
|2016||Almost Famous||Himself||Executive producer|
8. Current Work & Details
Russell Peters India Tour
Russell Peters is coming back in his home country for his live tour after having performed in here in the month of May and June.
The Toronto-native comedian will be touring in 3 cities – Pune (Oct 1), Ahmedabad (Oct 4) and Hyderabad (Oct 6), and will leave no cultural stereotype unturned.
Peters World deported Tour Delhi, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium
Russell Peters came to town again. As part of his Deported World Tour, he’ll be visiting three Indian cities (Delhi and Mumbai, and Bangalore) on 31 May 2019.
|09-01-2019||Las Vegas||Nevada||Palms Casino Resort||09:00 PM|
|09-14-2019||Detroit||Michigan||Fox Theatre||08:00 PM|
|10-01-2019||Pune||India||Royal Palms||07:00 PM|
|10-04-2019||Ahmedabad||India||Gujarat University Convention & Exhibition Center||07:00 PM|
|10-06-2019||Hyderabad||India||Gachibowli Indoor Stadium||07:00 PM|
|10-26-2019||Hammond||Indiana||The venue at the Horseshoe casino||08:00 PM|
Social Media And Accounts
Twitter:- twitter.com/russellpeters(4.12m followers)
Instagram:- instagram.com/russellpeters(303K followers)
Peters says on Instagram that “So proud to be a part of this series as it moves into its 3rd Season… we’ve won a Peabody and an Emmy and we ain’t done yet!!!
Peters comes in India, Pune October 1st, Ahmedabad October 4th, and Hyderabad October 6th.
Some Other Facts
- Russell Petwon an ‘NAACP Image Award’ in 2011.
- He was born to Anglon-Indian & Catholic parents in Toronto.
- Peters started his career as DJ.
- He published his autobiography “Call Me Russell” in 2010 co-written with his brother Clayton.
- His brother Clayton peters are his manager.
- Russell started learning boxing to help him deal with the racist bullies in his school.
- He used to be a hip hop junkie and a famous DJ in Toronto in the 90s.
- By Forbes with a cool $21 in 2013, he was announced to be the third highest-earning comedian in the world.
- Russell Peters hates Bollywood movies and its music.
- Peters is against organized religions like Catholicism.
- Russell Peters proposed to his girlfriend Monica Diaz at an airport in Hollywood movie style, and announced the engagement on Twitter and married her in Las Vegas.
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