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.Russel Peters

All Information about Russell peters:

1. Family And Born Details

2. Early Life And Education

3. Personal Life

3.1 Bio

3.2 Physical Appearance

3.3 Favorite Things

3.4 Girls Affairs And More

4. Career

5. Awards & Nominations

6. Filmography

6.1 Film

6.2 Television

6.3 Comedy Specials

7. Books

8. Current Work & Details 

8.1 Social Media And Accounts

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.Russel Peters with his wife Monica DiazRussell 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.Peters 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 with his girlfriend

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

Profession:- Comedian

Religion:- Christianity

Ethnicity:- White

Hobbies:- Reading

Famous as:- Comedian, actor, and producer

Online Presence:- Instagram and Twitter

Nationality:- Canadian

Physical Appearance

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

Favorite Things

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

Money Factor

Net Worth:- As of 2019, Russell Peters Net Worth stands is an estimated $55 million dollars.

4. Career

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.second child of peters

On 28 May 2019, he Stand-up Russell Peters performing in a city.

5. Awards & Nominations

Year Nominated work Award Category Result
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

6. Filmography

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.


Year Title Role Notes
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
2007 Heckler
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 Breakaway Sonu Singh
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 Chef Miami Cop
2014 Ribbit Deepak Voice
2014 Delivery Himself
2014 Lennon or McCartney
2014 Meet the Patels
2014 Wings: Sky Force Heroes Jumbo/Boss Man Voice
2015 Being Canadian Himself
2016 Fifty Shades of Black Dean Jordan
2016 The Jungle Book Rocky the Indian Rhinoceros Voice
2017 Ripped Harris
2017 Chef The remake of the 2014 original
2018 The Clapper Stillerman
2018 Supercon Keith Mahar
2018 Adventures in Public School Mr. Germaine
2019 Street Justice Hasidic Pre-production


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Comedy at Club 54 Himself
1997 Comedy Now! Himself “Show Me the Funny”
1997 Comics!
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”
2004 Comedy Now! Himself
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 Juno Awards Himself/Host
2008 Def Comedy Jam Himself Episode: #8.4
2008 Comics Without Borders Himself/Host Executive producer
2009 Juno Awards
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”
2016 BoJack Horseman Driver Voice

Episode: “The BoJack Horseman Show”

2016 Life in Pieces Dr. Tak Oh 2 episodes
2016 Hip-Hop Evolution N/A Executive producer

4 episodes

2016 This Is Not Happening Himself Episode: “Adventure”
2016 Dying Laughing
2016 Lip Sync Battle Episode: CeeLo Green vs. Russell Peters”
2017 Howie Mandel All-Star Comedy Gala
2017 Juno Awards Himself/Co-host
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

Comedy Specials

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Outsourced Himself Executive producer
2008 Red, White, and Brown Himself Executive producer
2011 The Green Card Tou Himself Executive producer
2013 Notorious 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.russell_peters back in india

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.

Upcoming Shows

Date City State Venue Time
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:- followers)

Instagram:- 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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