Nice Peter

Nice Peter and Epic Lloyd – 3rd Annual Streamy Awards – Arrivals – Hollywood Palladium – Hollywood, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: Billy Bennight / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Peter Alexis Shukoff

Place of Birth: Rochester, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 15, 1979

*Russian (father)
*Irish, possibly English (mother)

Nice Peter is an American comedian, rapper, musician, and internet personality.

Nice Peter is the son of Denise M. (Highland) and Igor D. Shukoff. His father’s immigration record has his birth place as Poland, though Nice Peter has described himself as being of Russian descent, and his grandparents’ names indicates Russian ancestry. Nice Peter’s mother is of at least half Irish descent.

Nice Peter’s paternal grandparents were Wladimyr/Walter Shukoff (the son of Igor Shukoff) and Anna. Wladimyr and Anna were Russian.

Nice Peter’s maternal grandparents were Joseph F. Highland and Elizabeth M. “Bette” Hayes (the daughter of Dennis A. Hayes and Elizabeth A.). Nice Peter’s grandmother Elizabeth was of Irish descent.

Sources: Marriage record of Nice Peter’s parents –

Nice Peter’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth M. “Bette” Hayes, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Elizabeth M. “Bette” Hayes on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Nice Peter’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth M. “Bette” (Hayes) Highland –

2 Responses

  1. ann says:

    His paternal grandparents were Wladimyr Shukoff and Anna.
    Wladymir nationality is “Polish”, although his full name is more Russian than Polish. Anna was Russian.
    His father’s name Igor is also typical Russian/Ukrainian, and not Polish.

  2. madman says:

    Anyone has any input on his father’s side? Was he Russian? Polish?

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