About Russell Brand
Russell Brand is known as one of the most successful comedians and actors in Hollywood. It has been stated that the overall amount of Russell Brand net worth reaches an estimate of 15 million dollars. In addition to being an actor and comedian, Russell Brand is also known as an author, which is another important source of Russell Brand net worth.
In 2004, Russell Brand became a talked about celebrity, when he began hosting the TV show called “Big Brother’s Big Mouth”, which was based on a TV reality show called “Big Brother”. Three years later, Russell Brand got his first big role in a film, which was entitled “St Trinian’s”. In 2008, the actor got one of the main roles in a movie called “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”. This role led him to get a role in a movie called “Get Him to the Greek”, which was released in 2010. Thus, these appearances in the film industry added a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Russell Brand net worth.
Russell Brand is also known as a successful voice actor. He voiced characters in many popular animated movies, such as “Despicable Me’, “Hop” and “Despicable Me 2”.
Moreover, in 2011 Russell Brand was casted to star in a film called “Arthur”.
In addition to his successful career as an actor, Russell Brand has gained a lot of notoriety, as well. One of such controversies was that MTV eliminated him from their channel. Furthermore, Russell Brand gained notoriety for his eccentric appearances in various award ceremonies and public events. In addition, Russell Brand was known as being a drug addict. In addition to this, his comedian performances are highly influenced by his drug use and alcoholism.
Russell Brand was born in Essex, England. He is the only child in his family. When he was only 6 months old, Russell Brand’s parents divorced, and because of that, Russell Brand was raised only by his mother. Later, Russell Brand has stated that his childhood was very lonely and he usually felt abandoned. One of such examples could be that when he was only 7 years old, he was sexually abused by his tutor. One year later, his mother was diagnosed with having two types of cancer – uterine and breast cancers. Thus, although his life today seems like it should be envied by a lot of people and which can be proved by Russell Brand net worth, he has suffered quite a lot of unfortunate events in his life.