Russell Dominic Peters was born on September 29, 1970, in Brampton (Canada), he is a comedian and actor. His family is Anglo-Indian ancestry, and he has an older brother. Russel went to Vanier Catholic School, Chinguacousy School, and Bramalea School.
He started his career as comedian in Toronto in 1989 and then performed in several countries around the world like United Kingdom, Australia, China, and India. In 2006 he hosted Canada Day Comedy Festival and released his comedy special through Comedy Central "Russell Peters: Outsourced". In the following years Russell Peters produced a sitcom for Fox, produced a DVD, and he is currently produces and stars on "Monsoon House", on CBC Radio One.