Why Famous: Achieved notoriety as the host of "Big Brother's Big Mouth", a "Big Brother" spin-off. In 2008, he had a major role in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall", which led to a starring role in "Get Him to the Greek" in 2010.
Received significant media coverage for controversies such as his dismissal from MTV, his behaviour as a presenter at various award ceremonies, and his drug use.
- 2010-10-23 Singer-songwriter Katy Perry (25) weds actor-comedian Russell Brand (35) at luxury resort Aman-i-Khas in Northern India
- 2012-07-16 Actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces popstar Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India