Name: Russell Brand
Birth Name: 
Russell Edward Brand
Birth Date: 
June 4, 1975
Birth Place: 
Grays, England
Comedian / Actor / Columnist
Relationship Status: 
Dating Isabella Brewster
Celebrity Ranking # 558

“Trolls” Rolls Out First Official Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Wednesday June 29, 2016 11:15 AM GMT

It’s one of the most-anticipated animated flicks of the year, and “Trolls” finally has a full-length preview trailer for all to enjoy.


Russell Brand Takes Aim at Katy Perry’s Lux Lifestyle

Posted Wednesday October 28, 2015 12:00 PM GMT

Never one to hold his tongue, Russell Brand shares his feelings about ex-wife Katy Perry's penchant for posh living in the trailer for his new documentary “BRAND: A Second Coming.”

The “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” star explains, “Oh my f—king god. I’m living this life of the very thing I detest. Vapid, vacuous celebrity. Fame and power is bulls—t.”


Stars Tweet Fourth of July Greetings!

Posted Friday July 4, 2014 2:33 PM GMT

It’s a big day here in America as we celebrate our independence from British rule that occurred over two centuries ago.

And plenty of celebrities are feeling patriotic on this Fourth of July, both domestic stars and famous international folks.


Russell Brand Announces Children's Book Series: Watch Here!

Posted Tuesday April 1, 2014 9:48 PM GMT

His comedy is certainly not meant for kids, but Russell Brand is breaking from the norm to write a children's book.

Though it's not clear yet if he's playing a practical joke, the British funny man's video message on Tuesday (April 1) shared details of his project.


Russell Brand Cancels Gigs to Spend Time with Mother after Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Posted Friday March 7, 2014 3:55 PM GMT

For most, family comes first and that is definitely the case for Russell Brand.

After learning that his momma Barbara contracted breast cancer again, the British comedian canceled several of his upcoming Messiah Complex gigs to spend time with her.


Katy Perry Shares More Details About Her Divorce From Russell Brand in Marie Claire UK April 2014

Posted Thursday February 27, 2014 3:50 PM GMT

She hit a low point in her life when her ex-husband Russell Brand asked for a divorce via text message in 2011, and now Katy Perry reveals details about the aftermath in the April 2014 issue of Marie Claire UK magazine.


Russell Brand Writes About the Addiction and Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted Saturday February 8, 2014 2:53 PM GMT

Having publicly spoken about his own battle with addiction, Russel Brand is piping up about Philip Seymour Hoffman's sudden death.

Writing to The Guardian, the comedian begins, "Philip Seymour Hoffman's death is a reminder, though, that addiction is indiscriminate. That it is sad, irrational and hard to understand."


2014 NME Awards Announces Nominees

Posted Thursday January 16, 2014 5:58 PM GMT

Slightly overshadowed by the Oscar nominations early this morning, the 2014 New Music Express Awards unveiled their list of hopefuls today (January 16).

In an interesting twist, the NME’s category for Villain of the Year included nominees like Russell Brand, Robin Thicke, Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin.