34 Facts to Know about Russel Peters’ Ex-Fiancee, Ruzanna Khetchian!

A collage of Russel Peters and his ex-fiancee, Ruzanna Khetchian. Source: Instagram

Ruzanna Khetchian rose to fame after she got into a relationship with her former fiance, Russell Peters. Peters is a Canadian stand-up comedian who became the first to get a Netflix stand-up special.

Khetchian was one of the partners of the comedian. They got engaged, that too, with a 4.25-carat diamond ring but, broke up a year later. Both of them have found love after their separation.


Without further ado, let’s get to know some facts about Ruzanna Khetchian.

Top 34 Facts of Ruzanna Khetchian

  1. Ruzanna was born on July 22, 1981, in Tbilisi, Georgia, Russia.
  2. She is 39 years old as of 2020.
  3. She was born to her mother, Janna Arutyunyan, who raised her as a single mother.
  4. Khetchian has two younger brothers, Suro and John Khetchian.
  5. The Armenian studied at a school in Compton from 7th to 11th grade.
  6. She then went on to complete her Bachelor’s in Fashion / Apparel Design from Woodbury University in 2003.
  7. After a long gap, she joined the same university to get her Master’s in Business Administration degree with a major in International Global Studies in 2020.

Her Mother, Janna Arutyunyan

  1. Her mother turned 58 on September 6, 2020. That means she was born in 1962.
  2. She also had two younger brothers.
  3. Janna was the first woman in her lineage to own a car and have a driver’s license in 1987 in the USSR.
  4. She started painting in 2018. You can find her gallery on her official website, jannapassionart.com.

Meaning of Her Name

  1. Ruzanna is an Armenian name.
  2. Ruz in Persian means day/morning and in Latin means rose.
  3. Similarly, Anna in Hebrew means graceful.
  4. Hence, her name means a graceful morning rose.

Unsuccessful Engagement with Russell Peters

  1. Ruzanna Khetchian and comedian Russell Peters got engaged in September 2016 after dating for several months.
  2. Peters revealed the big news during an interview with ET Canada‘s Sangita Patel. He was there to talk about his new Netflix special, “Almost Famous“.
  3. The engagement was somewhat romantic as we may say since the actor got down on his knees.

I was naked. Just about to go to bed and I just got on both knees because one knee hurt.

  1. Peters took their relationship to the next level with a 4.25 carat diamond ring designed by Mark Lash.

Mark Lash made this giant ring. It’s a 4.25 carat diamond with four lobster claws holding the diamond in place because [Ruzanna] & I are big ‘Friends’ fans and there’s that whole thing that lobsters mate forever.

  1. When the host asked about his plans to get married to Ruzanna, he joked that they were in no rush. “I still got a bunch of side chicks I got to get through.”
  2. They couldn’t continue their relationship and broke their engagement off a year later in 2017.


  1. After breaking up with Peter, Ruzanna stayed single for a couple of years.
  2. Now, she is dating a mysterious guy. (Photos below!) We don’t know when they started but looking into her socials, it seems they were together since early 2020. (Their first photo together was on January 12, 2020.)
  3. By the looks on her socials, it looks like they are madly in love with each other.
  4. Meanwhile, her former partner, Peter started dating Jennifer Andrade the same year he broke up with Khetchian. He welcomed his first son with her two years later.
  5. The pair ended their relationship in 2020. Now, Peters is dating (might be engaged to) someone named Ali.

Founder of Ruzanna DeLeon

  1. In July 2019, Ruzanna Khetchian founded her fashion brand, Ruzanna DeLeon.
  2. Before that, she was a self-employed designer.
  3. Ruzanna went to Italy and did a leather-making course with Francesca Berti and Salvatore Nicosia in 2019.

Some More Facts about Ruzanna

  1. She first learned Russian.
  2. Khetchian learned to speak in English watching In Living Color and The Nanny.
  3. She loves Italy.
  4. She doesn’t like celebrating her birthday. “& I’m awkward at receiving gifts so I go out of town every year.”
  5. Ruzi quit both ballet and piano lessons because the USSR instructors hit her with a stick.
  6. She wants to retire on a vineyard making her own blend of Ruze wine.
  7. “Every psychic I’ve talked to tells me I’m gonna have twins but my future husband is somewhere fake smiling trying to manifest us too.”
  8. She has an obsession with jewelry.
  9. “First time I ate cereal was in 92, I ate it dry then drank the milk because I didn’t know what cereal was.”


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