|Real Name/Full Name
|Russell Dominic Peters
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Neptune City, New Jersey, US
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|29 September 1970
|53 years old
|In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
|Father – Eric Peter
Mother – Maureen peters
|Monica Diaz ( m.2010 ;div 2012)
|Crystianna Marie Peters
Russell Santiago Peters
|Actor, Comedian, Producer
Russell is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, and producer. In 1989 he began performing in Toronto to which he won a Gemini Award in 2008. He was ranked number three on the Forbes list of the world’s highest paid comedians and became the first comedian to get a Netflix stand-up special in 2013. In 2016, he won the Peabody Award and the International Emmy Award for Best Arts Programming for producing Hip-Hop Evolution.
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Biography and Early Life
Peter was born in Toronto, Ontario. His mother was Maureen Peters and his father Eric who is of Anglo-Indian descent and immigrated to Canada from Kolkata, India. He is Catholic. At the age of four together with his family moved to the suburb of Brampton. He eventually learned boxing, which helped him resist the bullying to which he was regularly bullied because of his ethnicity. Due to his interest in hip hop, he became a well-connected DJ in the Toronto scene in 1990. His older brother, Clayton serves as his manager.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Russell Peters in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Russell Peters’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 29 September 1970. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.
He studied at Chinguacousy Secondary School in Bramalea for grades 11-12.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 2010, peters proposed to his girlfriend Monica Diaz at the Los Angeles International Airport where he announced his engagement via Twitter. They, later on, got married at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada where they had 20 guests. They had a daughter together Crystianna Marie Peters but in 2012 they divorced. Peter engaged Ruzanna Khetchian in 2016 but he later called it off. In 2018, peter announced through Twitter that he was expecting a child with his girlfriend Jennifer Andrade, Miss Universe Honduras in 2012, and they had a child together Russell Santiago Peters. His relationship with Andrade ended in 2020.
Is Peters Russell Gay?
Peter is a straight guy. He is neither gay nor bisexual. Over the years Peter has only been associated with women in his relationship. He Has been married twice even though he ends up divorcing his girlfriends. He is also a father of two adorable kids he has never been rumored or said to be gay.
Peters’ contributed to comedy where he was among the first South Asian to achieve success in the field and made an appearance on Top Gear America and as one of the guests. Peter credits the turning point in his career in 2004 on the Canadian TV show which was uploaded on YouTube and it became popular.
In 2007, Peters was the first comedian to sell Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, selling more than 16,000 tickets in two- days for a single show where he broke a UK comedy sales record at London 02 Arena when he sold over 16,000 tickets to his show in 2009 where his show in Sydney 2010 had an audience of 13,880, making it the largest stand-up comedy show ever in Australia.
Peters’ performance in 2012 in Singapore and set attendance records for a single stand-up comedian at Singapore Indoor Stadium. Peter hosted the Canada Day comedy festival 2006 and participated in a USO tour of Iraq, Afghanistan, Germany, Africa and Greenland in 2007 with Wilmer Valderrama and Mayra Veronica. He also produced and starred in the radio situation comedy series Monsoon House on CBC Radio One.
Peters released his debut comedy album, Outsourced, of his performance aired on Comedy Central in 2006. He then released a second DVD\CD combo, Red, White and Brown, in Canada in 2008, and in the US early 2009 where it was recorded in 2008 at the WaMu Theatre in New York City’s Madison Square Garden where it was self-produced and financed by Peter and his brother Clayton. In 2011, peters released The Green Card Tour; live from the Arena, a live performance recorded in front of a total audience of 30,000 at 02 Arena in London, England. He also received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Russell has been awarded many awards and a remarkable number of achievements during his professional career which includes winning the Dave Barefoot Award in the Canadian Comedy Award for Juried Categories in 2007. He won two awards in 2008, Best Stand up Large VENUE in the Canadian Comedy Award for life and Gemini Award for Best Performance in a variety program. He also got 42ND Image Awards in 2011.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Russell peters in 2024
As of 2024, Peter Russell has an estimated net worth of $80 million. He has acquired this income through his professional career in comedy shows, writing, acting, and endorsements. He has made appearances in many TV series and in 2010 he wrote a book.
Peter is an admirable comedian who brings happiness to the faces of people. He includes one of the best and loveable comedians there is in Canada. He is a multi-talented comedian with a great sense of humor. He has won many awards which have proved successful over the years.