The Life and Career of Russell Brand
He’s a Brit who loves to provoke controversy, and has been hailed as both the Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of comedy. Growing up in a life filled with misfortune and drug abuse, he quickly developed aspirations to become a performer. Soon enough, he found himself a niche within stand-up comedy, and used this platform to talk about his many problems. Undertaking a number of comedy tours, and becoming a VJ on MTV, he was eventually given his own British program called “Re:Brand,” which focused on cultural taboos. Afterward, he made the jump to Television and film, and married musician Katy Perry. Join WatchMojo.com as we explore the rocky road to fame of comedian and actor, Russell Brand.