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Russell Peters net worth:
$40 Million

Russell Peters information

Russell Peters information

Birth date: September 29, 1970
Birth place: Toronto, Canada, USA
Profession:Comedian, Actor, Disc jockey, Television producer, Screenwriter
Nationality:Canada
Spouse:Monica Diaz (m. 2010–2012)
Children:Crystianna Marie Peters
Parents:Eric Peters, Maureen Peters
Awards:Trailblazer Award (2013)

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Russell Peters Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Russell Dominic Peters, commonly known as Russell Peters, is a famous Canadian comedian, television producer, disc jockey, as well as an actor. To the public, Russell Peters is perhaps best known for his stand-up comedy performances, and stand-up comedy albums, which have brought him a lot of public exposure. His first comedy album entitled “Outsourced” came out in 2006 to generally positive reviews. The album proved so popular among its audience, that it received an 11-time Platinum certification for selling over 110,000 copies. Up to date, Peters has released four comedy albums, the most recent of which entitled “Notorious” came out in 2013. In addition to that, Russell Peters is notable for his appearances in various films and television series. Peters made his acting debut in the 1994 film called “Boozecan”. He then starred in Cheryl Dunye’s “My Baby’s Daddy” with Eddie Griffin, Method Man and Anthony Anderson, “Senior Skip Day” and “National Lampoon’s 301: The Legend of Awesomest Maximus” starring Will Sasso and Kristanna Loken. More recently, in 2014 he appeared alongside Aubrey Plaza and Daniel Roebuck in Tim Hill’s “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas”, as well as Jon Favreau’s comedy-drama film entitled “Chef”.

Russell Peters Net Worth $40 Million

A well-known comedian as well as an actor, how rich is Russell Peters? According to sources, Russell Peters’ net worth is estimated to be $40 million, the majority of which he has accumulated through his stand-up comedy performances, as well as appearances on television screens.

Russell Peters was born in 1970, in Ontario, Canada, where he studied at the Chinguacousy Secondary School, and later enrolled in the North Peel Secondary School. Influenced by such famous comedians as Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy and George Carlin, Peters started to perform stand-up comedy at various local clubs in 1989. In 1992, Peters had an opportunity to meet one of his heroes George Carlin, who gave him invaluable advice on stand-up comedy. Since his first performance in Toronto in 1989, Russell Peters has performed in Malaysia, the United States, Ireland, Vietnam, Thailand, and the United Kingdom among other countries. His stand-up comedy topics usually range from race relations and stereotypes, to multiculturalism and Indian culture in particular. Throughout his career as a comedian, Peters sold out Air Canada Centre in 2007, was a host on Canada Day Comedy Festival, and has hosted the Juno Awards ceremony. In addition to those, in 2010 he published his first book entitled “Call Me Russell”. As his popularity grew, Peters started to be featured in various television shows, including “Def Comedy Jam”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, “Lopez Tonight” with George Lopez and, more recently, the reality talent show called “Last Comic Standing”. For his contributions to comedy, Russell Peters received a Trailblazer Award in 2013.

In regards to his personal life, Russell Peters used to date Sunny Leone, before they split-up in 2008. In 2010, he became engaged to Monica Diaz, whom he married later that same year. Diaz gave birth to their daughter in 2010, yet by the end of 2012 Peters and Diaz had divorced.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supercon 2017 post-production Keith Mahar
The Clapper 2017 post-production Stillerman
The Indian Detective 2017 TV Mini-Series announced Doug D'Mello
Public Schooled filming Mr. Germaine
Ripped filming Harris
TCB Baby announced Michael (rumored)
Life in Pieces 2016 TV Series Dr. Tak Oh
BoJack Horseman 2016 TV Series Driver
Family Guy 2016 TV Series
The Jungle Book 2016 Rocky the Rhino (voice)
Fifty Shades of Black 2016 Dean Jordan
Royal Canadian Air Farce 2015 TV Series Doctor Malcolm Sidwell
Codename: The Dragon 2015 TV Movie Hacker Ted
Spun Out 2015 TV Series Ray
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever 2014 TV Movie Santa
Wings: Sky Force Heroes 2014 Jumbo Boss Man (voice)
Ribbit 2014 Deepak (English version, voice)
Chef 2014 Miami Cop
Tom Green Live 2013 TV Series
Off Season: Lex Morrison Story 2013 TV Movie Romulus
Mr. D 2013 TV Series Jody Green
Are We There Yet? 2012 TV Series Toby Palmer
Yak 2012 Zork (English version, voice)
Girl in Progress 2012 Emile
Bob's Burgers 2012 TV Series Tran
Bobby Khan's Ticket to Hollywood 2011 Jack the Store Manager
New Year's Eve 2011 Chef Sunil (segment "Jensen & Laura's Story")
Le Noël de Walter et Tandoori 2011 Tandoori
Breakaway 2011 Sonu Singh
The Legend of Awesomest Maximus 2011 Pervius
Source Code 2011 Max Denoff
The Con Artist 2010 Randall Pogue
Senior Skip Day 2008 Video Uncle Todd
The Take 2007 Dr. Sharma
Quarter Life Crisis 2006 Dilip Kumar
My Baby's Daddy 2004 Obstetrician
Tiger Claws III 2000 Det. Elliot
The Big Stage 1999 TV Series
Boozecan 1994 Snake's Friend

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Russell Peters: Almost Famous 2016 TV Special executive producer
Hip-Hop Evolution 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary executive producer - 4 episodes
Hip-Hop Evolution 2016 Documentary executive producer
Codename: The Dragon 2015 TV Movie co-producer
Russell Peters: Notorious 2013 TV Special executive producer
A Russell Peters Christmas Special 2011 TV Special executive producer / producer
Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena 2011 TV Special executive producer
Russell Peters Presents 2009 TV Special documentary executive producer
Angelo Tsarouchas: Bigger Is Better 2009 TV Special executive producer
Russell Peters: Red, White and Brown 2008 TV Special executive producer
Comics Without Borders 2008 TV Series executive producer - 9 episodes
Russell Peters: Outsourced 2006 TV Special executive producer
Russell Peters: Two Concerts, One Ticket 2006 Video documentary executive producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Russell Peters: Almost Famous 2016 TV Special
Russell Peters: Notorious 2013 TV Special
Russell Peters Versus the World 2013 TV Series documentary
A Russell Peters Christmas Special 2011 TV Special writer
Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena 2011 TV Special
Russell Peters: Red, White and Brown 2008 TV Special
Def Comedy Jam 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Russell Peters: Outsourced 2006 TV Special
Russell Peters: Two Concerts, One Ticket 2006 Video documentary
Comedy Now! 1997 TV Series writer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Back to Sparta 2015 Documentary very special thanks
That's So Awesome 2011 TV Series grateful acknowledgment - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Do You Think I'm a Joke? Documentary filming Himself
Howie Mandel All-Star Comedy Gala 2017 TV Special Himself
@midnight 2016 TV Series Himself
Russell Peters: Almost Famous 2016 TV Special Himself
Chelsea 2016 TV Series Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2016 TV Series Himself
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson 2016 TV Series Himself - Special Guest
Dying Laughing 2016 Documentary Himself
Lip Sync Battle 2016 TV Series Himself - Competitor
Pop Culture Underground 2015 TV Series Himself
Being Canadian 2015 Documentary Himself
World's Funniest 2015 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Just for Laughs: 15 Years of Gags 2015 TV Movie Himself
Lennon or McCartney 2014 Documentary short Himself
The Queen Latifah Show 2013-2014 TV Series Himself
Russell Peters & Friends 2014 TV Movie Himself - Host
Delivery 2014/I Documentary Himself - Comedian
Last Comic Standing 2014 TV Series Himself - Judge / Himself - Judge & Comedian
Larry King Now 2012-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Wings: Sky Force Heroes - Bringing the Characters to Life 2014 Video short Himself
Meet the Patels 2014 Documentary Himself
2013 Soul Train Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
In Bed with Joan 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Bethenny 2013 TV Series Himself
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Himself
Russell Peters: Notorious 2013 TV Special Himself
Russell Peters Versus the World 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
My Date with Hugh 2013 Documentary
The Hour 2008-2013 TV Series Himself
Absolutely Jason Stuart 2013 TV Series Himself
Who Gets the Last Laugh? 2013 TV Series Himself
Speakeasy: With Paul F. Tompkins 2013 TV Series Himself
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings 2013 TV Series Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2012 TV Series Himself
The Burn with Jeff Ross 2012 TV Series Himself
Red Light Comedy: Live from Amsterdam 2012 TV Series Himself - Host
Breakaway: Making Breakaway 2012 Video short Himself
MSN Exclusives 2012 TV Series Himself
A Russell Peters Christmas Special 2011 TV Special Himself - Host
The 12th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
8 Out of 10 Cats 2011 TV Series Himself
The Marilyn Denis Show 2011 TV Series Himself
26th Annual Gemini Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Host
The Green Room with Paul Provenza 2011 TV Series Himself
A Day in the Life 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Lopez Tonight 2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena 2011 TV Special Himself
42nd NAACP Image Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
The Dating Guy 2010 TV Series Himself
Cedric the Entertainer's Urban Circus 2010 TV Special documentary Himself
The 10th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
Comics Unleashed 2006-2009 TV Series Himself
Russell Peters Presents 2009 TV Special documentary Himself - Host
Juno Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself - Host
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2009 TV Series Himself
Russell Peters: Red, White and Brown 2008 TV Special Himself
The 9th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards 2008 TV Special Himself (Winner - Best Large Venue Stand-up)
Comics Without Borders 2008 TV Series Himself - Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2008 TV Series Himself
Def Comedy Jam 2008 TV Series Himself - Comedian
Just for Laughs 2005-2008 TV Series Himself
Pulse: The Desi Beat 2007 TV Series Himself
Heckler 2007 Documentary Himself
Video on Trial 2007 TV Series Himself
Let's All Hate Toronto 2007 Documentary Himself
Russell Peters: Outsourced 2006 TV Special Himself
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2006 TV Series Himself - Host
Russell Peters: Two Concerts, One Ticket 2006 Video documentary Himself
The 5th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Nominee (Male Stand-up)
The 4th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
The Jack Docherty Show 1999 TV Series Herself
Comedy Now! 1997 TV Series Himself
Live at Jongleurs 1997 TV Series Himself - Comedian

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial 2008 TV Series Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Canadian Screen Award Canadian Screen Awards, CA Best Writing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series A Russell Peters Christmas Special (2011) · Kristeen Von Hagen
· Jean Paul
· Clayton Peters
· Luciano Casimiri
2004 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series Comedy Now! (1997)


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