Russell Peters Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Russell Peters


Real NameRussell Dominic Peters
ProfessionStand-up Comedian and Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10"
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 95 kg
in pounds- 209 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of BirthSeptember 29, 1970
Age (as in 2017) 47 Years
Birth PlaceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
SignatureRussel Peters Signature
HometownLos Angeles, California, U.S.A
SchoolChinguacousy Secondary School, Brampton, Ontario
North Peel Secondary School, Bramalea. Ontario
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm: Boozecan (1994)
TV: Comedy Now! (1997)
FamilyFather- Eric Peters (Died, Federal Meat Inspector)
Mother- Maureen Peters Russell Peters with his parents
Brother- Clayton Peters (Elder, Russell's Manager)Clayton Peters
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor(s)John Candy, Jim Carrey, Martin Short
Favourite Comedian(s)Louis ck, George Carlin
Favourite DestinationNew York
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusEngaged
Affairs/GirlfriendsSunny Leone (2008)Russell Peters with Sunny Leone
Ruzanna KzhetchianRussell Peters with Ruzanna Khetchian
FianceeRuzanna Khetchian (2015)
Wife/SpouseMonica Diaz (m.2010–2012)Russell Peters with his ex-wife Monica and daughter
ChildrenDaughter- 1
Son- None
Money Factor
Net Worth$21 million
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Russell Peters

  • Does Russell Peters smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Russell Peters drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born to Anglo-Indian & Catholic parents in Toronto, Canada.
  • His father was federal meat inspector in Brampton, Ontario.
  • Back in the 70s while growing up in Canada, he had to face a lot of bullies for having brown skin.
  • At the age of 15, he started to learn boxing and continued it for next 9 years.
  • He also engrossed himself with ‘jujutsu’ – a Japanese form of martial arts.
  • He started his career as a DJ: he basically used to play music for Indians in the clubs.
  • His life took a U-turn when he met American comedian George Carlin in 1992, who advised him to get on stage every time and anywhere possible.
  • It was in 2004, when his performance on the Canadian TV comedy show- Comedy Now!, was uploaded to YouTube and went viral, it was a major turning point in his life.
  • People started to love his work so much that he was the first comedian to sell out Toronto’s Air Canada Centre (2007), selling more than 16,000 tickets in two days for a single show.
  • In 2009, he again broke a UK comedy sales record at London’s O2 Arena when he sold over 16,000 tickets of his show.
  • In 2010, his show in Sydney had an audience of 13,880, making it the largest stand-up comedy show ever in Australia.
  • In 2010, he published his autobiography- Call Me Russell, co-written with his brother- Clayton and Dannis Koromilas.
  • He became the first comedian to get a Netflix stand-up special in 2013 and still is one of the highest paid and the richest comedians in the world.

  • Despite his Indian ethnicity, he admits that he does not like Bollywood films.
  • ‘Somebody gonna get a hurt real bad’ and ‘Be a man! Do the right thing!’ are his most spoken and liked phrase in his comic scenes.Russell Peters punch lineRussell Peters punch line
  • He also caught eyes when he dated Sunny Leone, a former porn star, who is now an established Bollywood actress.