Who is Russell Peters? Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Children,Siblings

Who is Russell Peters? Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Children,Siblings

Russell Peters is a Canadian stand up comedian and actor well known for his humour which often revolves around cultural and ethnic stereotypes.

Russell Peters Bio

Born as Russell Dominic Peters, Russell is a well known stand-up comedian, actor and producer. He was born to Anglo-Indian immigrants who had moved to Canada in 1965 from Jalandhar, Punjab, India. 

He had his Grade 9-10 education at the Chinguacousy Secondary School and his Grade 11-12 at North Peel Secondary School situated in Bramalea, Ontario, Canada. He began his comedy career in 1989 in Toronto and won a Gemini Award in 2008.

His shows are often shown on his YouTube channel or on JustWatch. His most popular shows include, “Beating Your Kids”, “Red, White and Brown”, “Somebody Gonna Get Hurt Real Bad”, “Be a man! Do the right thing!” and many others.

The popular comedian once performed in South Africa in 2015 as part of his “Almost Famous World Tour”. There is a video dubbed “Black Guy In Africa” that entails his appearance in South Africa.

He has been nominated and won many awards including, International Emmy Award for Best Arts Programming for Producing Hip-Hop Evolution (2016), Dave Broadfoot Award at the 2007 Canadian Comedy Awards, Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-up and many others.

Russell Peters’ Age, Birthday, Zodiac sign

Russell was born on the 29th of September, 1970 to Eric Peters and Maureen Peters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. As of 2023, he is 52 years old and his zodiac sign is Libra.

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What does Russell Peters do?

Peters is a stand-up comedian, actor and producer. He was third on Forbes’ List of the World’s Highest Paid Comedians in 2013.

As an actor, he has starred in many movies and television shows like, “Source Code(2011)” where he played the role of Max Denoff, “New Year’s Eve(2011)” where he played the role of Sunil, “Chef(2014)” where he played the role of Miami Cop, “The Indian Detective(2017)” where he played the role of Doug D’Mello, “Partners In Rhyme(2021)” where he played the role of Theo.

Russell Peters’ Wife

The famous comedian was initially married to Monica Diaz but got divorced over an unknown reason. He got married to Ali Peters on 20th February, 2022 at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California.

Russell Peters’ Children

Peters has two children. A daughter known as Crystianna Marie Peters with his ex-wife, Monica Diaz and a son whose name is unknown with his former girlfriend, Jennifer Andrade. He has no children with Ali Peters for now.

Russell Peters’ Siblings 

He has a sibling known as Clayton Peters who works with him as his manager.

Russell Peters’ Net Worth

The renowned comedian is worth an average sum of $75 million. He accumulated this sum from his career as an actor, comedian and producer. He has over 1.5 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and 513K followers on his instagram account. He makes money from his social media presence and brand endorsements.

NameRussell Dominic Peters
Date of Birth29th of September, 1970
Place of BirthToronto, Ontario, Canada
Horoscope Libra
Height1.78 metres
ParentsEric Peters and Maureen Peters
SiblingsClayton Peters
WifeMonica Diaz(div) and Ali Peters(m.2022)
Children2 (Crystianna Marie Peters and a son whose name is unknown)
CareerStand-up comedian, actor and producer 
Networth$75 million

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