Russell Edward Brand is a British comedian, television presenter, radio host, actor, and author. He is known for his comic timing, impeccable wit while hosting radio and television shows, controversial satirical take on celebrities, politicians, sex, promiscuity, and drugs. He is also known for leading a wild lifestyle. Brand has often been featured on tabloids for his innumerable relationships, heroin and alcohol addiction, and objectionable behavior for many years of his life. His behavior has often been linked to his tormenting childhood. The things that he faced as a child made him an addict and a social outcast, and he suffered from conditions like bulimia nervosa, attention deficit hyperactivity, and bipolar disorder. On professional front, he started out as a stand-up comedian and his skills were soon recognized by ‘MTV’ and ‘BBC’ and there was no looking back after that. Brand has done numerous radio shows, television shows, movies, and hosted many award functions. Though he has overcome his drug abuse problem, he continues to be controversy's favorite child.
Grays, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Also Known As
Russell Edward Brand
Diseases & Disabilities
Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, Drama Centre London
Barbara Elizabeth (née Nichols)
Laura Gallacher (m. 2017), Katy Hudson/Katy Perry (m. 2010–2012)