Russell Dominic Peters-Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Born on 29th September 1970, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Russell Dominic Peters better known as Russell Peters, is a famous comedian and actor of Anglo-Indian descent. He is one of the most successful comedians in the world and actually one to establish himself in a short period of time. He is often regarded as what Kapil Sharma is to Indian Comedy in Canada.
Russell Peters has given his voice in the super hit movie “The Jungle Book” released in 2016, as a Rockey the Rhino, and has acted in many other movies. Russell Peters has a height of 5’10”.
Russell Dominic Peters Early Life
Russell was born to Indian parents Eric and Maureen Peters and has an elder brother Clayton. At an early age, his parents moved to the city of Brampton, Ontario. He completed his schooling from Chinguacousy Secondary School and attended North Peel Secondary School for higher education.
He was married to Monica Diaz in 2010 and has a daughter Crystinna Marie Peter. Unfortunately, this relationship could not last longer and they divorced in 2012. Currently, he is in a relationship with Ruzanna Ketchian and they are now engaged. There is also a rumor that Russell was in an affair with Bollywood star Sunny Leone.
Russell Dominic Peters Career
Russell Peters started his career as a DJ and later on, he met comedian George Carlin and started to venture out into the world of comedy along with him in 1992. He hosted the last show of Carlin before his death on Canadian TV named “Comedy Now!” in 2004. The performance spread like a wildfire on Youtube and turned his career to next level.
His next show in Air Canada Center, Toronto was one of his notable performance for the year 2007; which ended up selling over 30,000 tickets nationally over the two-days sales period of a single show and also break the record in Australia, Singapour, and London too.
Besides this, he has performed in “Canada Day Comedy Festival 2006”, “Juno Awards 2008”, “Monsoon House” and many other Television comedy shows. He has done tours in Canada, USA, U.K, and other parts of the globe; with which he has been able to win over millions of fans through his performances.
In addition to this, he has also released his first book named “Call Me Russell” in 2010.
He has enrolled in many movies; however, his first debut movie was “Panjabi-Canadian Breakway” released in 2011 along with co-stars like Anupam Kher, Camilla Belle, and Vinay Virmani. Moreover, he is seen in the movie “Snack’s Friend”, “My Baby’s Daddy”, “Let’s All Hate Toronto”New Year’s Eve” and much more.
Russell Dominic Peters Awards
Being a popular comedy superstar, he was honored and awarded by different awards which include Annual Canadian Comedy Award, Juno Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Annual Gemini Awards and much more.
In 2011, he was ranked as one of the top ten highest grossing stand-up comics in the USA and was awarded a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Russell Dominic Peters Net Worths
Russell is a professional comedian actor who has achieved name and fame through his comic performances. He has successfully collected an estimated net worth of $40 million; which he accumulated through Television Screen and his stand-up comedy performances.
He is passionate about cars and owns cars like Audi S8, Infiniti M45, Bentley Continental GTC, Range Rover Sports Supercharged, Impala Convertible, Lexus LX570 and some other which he garages in his house. He is living a luxurious life and has bungalows in Los Angeles, California. In addition to this, he also owns properties in Los Vegas and Vaughan, Ontario.