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In 2013, he released the successful stand-up special Messiah Complex.
Since guest editing an edition of British political weekly New Statesman in 2013, Brand has become known as a public activist and campaigner, and has spoken on a wide range of political and cultural issues, including wealth inequality, addiction, corporate capitalism, climate change, and media bias.
In 2004, he hosted Big Brother's Eforum on E4, a sister show to Big Brother 5.
The show gave celebrity guests and the public the chance to have their say on the goings-on inside the Big Brother house.
He launched his first nationwide tour, Shame, in 2006.
Brand drew on embarrassing incidents in his own life and the coverage about him in the tabloid press.
Brand was fired several days after coming to work dressed as Osama bin Laden the day after the 11 September 2001 attacks and bringing his drug dealer to the MTV studios.
After leaving MTV, Brand starred in RE: Brand, a documentary and comedy television program that aimed to take a challenging look at cultural taboos.
After beginning his career as a stand-up comedian and later becoming an MTV presenter, Brand first achieved renown in 2004 as the host of Big Brother's Big Mouth, a Big Brother spin-off.Brand began performing in the US, and recorded a special for Comedy Central titled Russell Brand in New York, which aired in March 2009.In 2013, Brand presented and toured his comedy show Messiah Complex, in which he tackled advertising, the laws on drug addiction and the portrayal of his heroes, such as Gandhi, Guevara, Malcolm X and Jesus, and how he is, in comically contrived ways, similar to them.The show was released on DVD as Russell Brand: Live.Brand appeared in a sketch and performed stand-up at Amnesty International's Secret Policeman's Ball in 2006 In March 2007, he co-hosted an evening of the Teenage Cancer Trust gigs with Noel Fielding.