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Comedian Russell Peters has certainly come along since he began his career as a stand-up 22 years ago during the open mic night at Yuk Yuk’s in Toronto. After years of “hell gigs” and endless touring, Peters has found himself at the top of his game, with Forbes listing him as one of the highest paid comedians in the past decade, ranking in $15 million between 2008-2010. The DVD sales of his comedy specials Red White and Brown and The Green Card Tour – Live from the O2 have gone through the roof, leaving Peters plenty of breathing room to spend with his family. Having taken most of 2011 off to focus of his personal life and tend to his newborn daughter, Peters will make a rare one night only appearance at Pechanga Casino this Saturday August 13, where he’ll be working on new material in preparation for his new special.
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