Russell Peters is an Indian-Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, producer, and author. He is a Gemini Award recipient and earned the number three spot on Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid comedians in 2013. Most notably he is the first comedian to get a Netflix stand-up special. He also won the Peabody Award and the International Emmy Award for Best Arts Programming for producing Hip-Hop Evolution. In 2010, Peters published his autobiography, Call Me Russell. He has toured extensively all over the world and has already kicked off his 2022 US tour.