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Russell Peters Net Worth, Biography & Lifestyle: Russell Peters is a Canadian stand up comedian and actor with an estimated net worth of $75 million. This person brings laughter to the faces of everyone who hears him on stage with his great sense of humor.

Russell is the first stand up comedian to have a Netflix stand up special. He is named the Top 3 on Forbes list of the world’s highest paid to stand up comedians.

Not only that,

He breaks the record to have sold out stadiums all over the world.  He won the 26th Annual Gemini Award in 2008

After hours of research, we’re stoked to bring you the details of Russell Peters Net Worth.

Today, we’re going to be diving deep into Russell’s career, and we’ll be looking at:

  • How he cemented his career as a comedian;
  • His great milestone deals, and;
  • Lots more…

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One of the world’s highest paid comedians reportedly hit an estimated whopping net worth of $75 million doing stand up comedy from all over the world.

Who Is Russell Peters?

Russell Peters Quick Overview

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Russell Peter Net Worth: $75 Million
Source of Wealth:
Comedy shows
Writing career
Acting career
Children: Crystianna Marie Peters
Russell Santiago Peters
Date of Birth: September 29th 1970
Place of Birth/Nationality: Brampton, Ontario/Canadian
Spouse/ Relationship: Ruzanna Khetchian (eng. 2016-2018)/engaged
Jennifer Andrade (gf. 2018-2020)
Monica Diaz (m. 2010-2012)/Divorced
Sunny Leone (gf. Unknown duration)

Russell Peters was born to Maureen Peters and Eric Peters. He was raised in Brampton, Toronto, Canada.

To date,

Russell was the third highest paid comedian after his appearance on a Canadian TV show became viral. He made people laugh from all over the world.

Early life: Russell’s parents moved in 1970 to the suburb of Brampton from Bombay, India, where they gave birth to little Russell.

Growing up…

…Russell experienced bullying because of race and color, but that doesn’t stop his curious mind from getting involved in different things like hip hop and DJ.

In 1990, he became a DJ in the Toronto scene. However, Russell shared in one of his shows that he dreamt of being a dancer as a profession, but that changed over time.

Since he loves to sleep, he wanted to have a professional career where he could work for a few hours and sleep for more than 8 hours.


His friends jokingly said that he should become a comedian. That’s when he’s convinced that he wants to pursue that career,

Now, Russell Peters is Canada’s own and pride of Brampton, Ontario.

Peters began performing when he was 19 years old, and his older brother Clayton served as his manager.

If you’re wondering…

Russell attended Chinguacousy Secondary School from grades 9 to 10. Then, in North Peel Secondary School in Bramalea from grades 11 to 12.

Professional career: Russell Peters debuted in 1989 and began performing in Toronto in several countries. Then, he met American comedian George Carlin who advised Russell to get on stage whenever and wherever possible.

His career’s turning point was when his performance on a Canadian TV  comedy show – ‘Comedy Now’ became viral when uploaded on Youtube.

To this day, Peters credits the show wherever and whenever he does stand up.

In 2006 – Peters released a debut comedy album entitled Outsourced, which he performed on Comedy Central. The same year, he hosted the Canada Day Comedy Festival.

His album occupied the National DVD Chart for more than 18 months after they sold over a hundred thousand copies.

In 2007 – Russell Peters became the first comedian who broke the UK comedy sales record where he had sold out 16,000 tickets in two days in Toronto’s Air Canada Theatre.

Peters accepted an invitation and hosted the Juno Awards in 2008, in which he won the Gemini Award for Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series.

In 2009 – Peters sold out the Sydney Opera House, Madison Square Garden, Nokia Theatre, and the list of countries goes on.

That same year, Peters hosted Showtime: Comics Without Borders and Russell Peters Presents.

Not only that,

Russell won several awards, such as the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Stand UP Large Venue.

He won the Peabody Award and the International Emmy Award for the Best Arts Programming for Producing Hip Hop evolution in 2016.

In 2017 – Peters made an appearance on Top Gear America.


He won a Canadian screen award for writing the ‘Russell Peters Christmas Special,’ which he shared with his co-writers.

Russell Peters

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Personal life: Peters announced another engagement with Ruzanna Khetchian in 2016.

Before that,

Russell Peters proposed to his long-time girlfriend Monica Diaz at Los Angeles International Airport in 2010 and got married in Nevada.

But after two years,

Monica Diaz and Peters announced their divorce. However, they’re blessed with a gorgeous daughter named Crystianna Marie Peters.

It was also reported that Peters had a child with his previous girlfriend, Jennifer Andrade, Miss Universe Honduras.

Philanthropy: Russell Peters established the North Peel Scholarship, which awarded students $20,000 for their education.

How Old Is Russell Peters

Russell is 53 years old, born in Toronto, Canada.

Russell Peters Height & Weight

Peters is  5 ft 9 in or 1.75 meters (175cm) tall and weighs 95 kg or 209.4 lbs. Other stand-up comedians/actors/musicians that are also 1.75 m include Lin Manuel Miranda, Eddie Murphy, Lewis Black,  Michael Jackson, Rami Malek, Tom Hardy, Justin Bieber, and Robert Downey Jr., Zayn Malik, Jackie Chan, Willem Dafoe, and more!

Russell Peters Body Measurements

Lindsay Lohan flaunts body statistics of 34-39-43 inches or 91.2-60.9-80.2 and a bra size of 34D. Include dress size and shoe size. 

Other Quick Facts:

  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Favorite Food: Jamaican cuisine
  • Smoking/ Drinking: No/Yes
  • Tattoos: None
  • IMDb Profile Link of Russell Peters

How Much Is Russell Peters Worth?

The Canadian Comedian Russell Peters net worth is an estimated $75 million following his sold-out shows and tours such as the Green Card Tour, Notorious, Almost Famous, White and Brown, Red, and Deported.

Russell Peters Net Worth Year By Year

YearEarnings $
2011$55.34 Million
2012$57.45 Million
2013$59.89 Million
2014$61.25 Million
2015$63.35 Million
2016$65.78 Million
2017$67.87 Million
2018$69.32 Million
2019$71.67 Million
2020$73.54 Million
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Russell Peters Movies and Shows

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Tiger Claws III

Peters portrayed the character of Detective Elliott. The story revolves around battling the undead after the resurrection of three ancient spirits.

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Senior Skip Day

It is a comedy show starring Larry Miller, Tara Reid, and Gary Lundy as high school students doing unimaginable things in their youthful days.

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Source Code

A soldier found himself in a top-secret government program to find a perpetrator and stop his next attack.

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Legend of Awesomest Maximus

A 2011 comedy film where a Trojan general meets an unbeatable Greek warrior to battle.

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Call me Russell

The story of Russell Peters was co-written by his brother Clayton.

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