Russell Peters

Russell Peters

Born: September 29,1971

Spouse: Monica Diaz 1 Child

Zodiac: Libra

Height: 5 feet 10 inches

Biography: Russell Dominic Peters is a Canadian comedianand actor. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008. He has set records for sales and attendance at a comedian's performance: in 2007, as the first comedian to sell out Toronto's Air Canada Centre; in 2009, setting a sales record in London; and in 2010, performing for the largest audience in Australia for a standup comedy show. Peters was born in Toronto, Ontario to Eric and Maureen Peters. When he was four, the family moved to nearby Brampton. His older brother Clayton now serves as Peters' manager.[5] Peters is Catholic and of Anglo-Indian descent. His late father was born in Bombay, India and worked as a federal meat inspector; Peters regularly features stories about him in his comedy work.

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