Biography of Russell Peters

Russell Peters Biography

Russell Peters was born on september29, 1970 in canada, Russell is Indo-Canadian. He is a comedian, actor and a disk jocky by profession. He started his career by performing first in Toronto in 1989 and has also been nominated for four Gemini Awards.
His family is of Anglo-Indian ancestry and is a Catholic. His father was born in Pune, India and worked as a federal meat inspector and his mother was born in Calcutta(Kolkata), India. He has an elder brother named Clayton who was also born in Calcutta.
Russell Peters' stand-up performances are mostly made up of observational comedy, where he uses humour to poke fun at the subjects of race, class and culture, often using his own life experiences as well as impersonationsn of different cultural accents to illustrate his act. Another well-known comedian like him is Carlos Mencia. Russell Peters uses his minority status to allow him to poke fun at different races in his performances, but according to an interview done for 'The National', he does not intend to put down or offend different races and cultures, but instead tries to raise them up through humour.
“Just for the record my Arab friends, i dont do any Arab jokes in my act.”Quote by Russell Peters

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Peters became the first comedian to sell out Toronto's Air Canada Center with more than 16,000 tickets in two days for the single show. He ended up selling over 30,000 tickets nationally over the two-day sales period. A total of over 60,000 tickets were sold across six cities

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