Russell Peters is a well known Comedian whose net worth is $40 million. Check out his average yearly salary, house, ex-wife to current girlfriend name in 2016. Toronto, Canada born Russell Peters is not only a famous and reputed comedian but is also a well known television actor, producer, screenwriter and even a DJ. Born on September 29, 1970, as Russell Dominic Peters, his acting career started in 1989 and his first comedy album, ‘Outsourced’ was released in 2006. Today his net worth is estimated to be about $40 million.
|Name||Russell Dominic Peters|
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Source of Income||Comedian|
|Annual Salary||$4 Million|
|Birth Date||September 29, 1970|
|Ex-wife||Monica Diaz (2010–2012)|
Russell first started with stand-up comedy performances in 1989 after being richly inspired by legends like Eddie Murphy, Steve Martin etc. 1992 proved crucial for him when he met his hero George Carlin and got some real education on stand-up comedy from him. He then performed across the globe making sartorial and comic comments on diverse topics like race relations, multiculturalism, stereotypes etc. Indian culture remained his favorite topic since he also has a partial Indian descent. In 2004, one of his shows was uploaded on YouTube which went viral and he became an overnight sensation in the true sense. He also won several awards for his comedy including the Gemini award 2008.
Russell Peters’ House
This house that belongs to Russell Peters has a market value of $3 million and he is going to sell it soon.
His first album, ‘Outsourced’ had received the platinum certification for eleven times. Till date, he had released four albums, latest being released in 2013 under the label, ‘Notorious’. Simultaneously with his comedian career, Russell also ventured into acting in films and TV. Additionally, he followed his passion for hip hop music and even took to performing as a DJ in Toronto. By 1990s, his DJ connection was quite robust. In contrast to this, he was also an adept boxer. Boxing started as a self defense mechanism for him. He learned it to ward off bullies in his childhood and younger days who targeted him because of his Indian descent.
Taking a sneak peek into his personal life, he lives in a luxurious house in Los Angeles, California but also owns properties in Las Vegas and Vaughan, Ontario. He started out as a Christian but later became an atheist. He was involved for a short while with the famous porn star, Sunny Leone in 2008. He got married to Monica Diaz in 2010 but they soon got divorced in 2012. Presently, he is engaged to Ruzanna Khetchian. He has a daughter with Diaz. Overall, Russell still has a long way to go.