Bruno Mars is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and dancer. Mars moved to Los Angeles in 2003 to pursue a musical career. After being dropped by Motown Records, Mars signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records in 2009. In the same year he co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, responsible for various successful singles for Mars himself and other artists. In 2016, Shampoo Press & Curl replaced The Smeezingtons on the composition of Mars’ third studio album, 24K Magic.

Birth Name

Peter Gene Hernandez

Nickname

Bruno Mars, Little Elvis

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Choreographer, Musician, Record Producer

Genre

Pop, Blues, Funk, Jazz, Reggae, R&B, Rock, Soul, Reggae Fusion

Instruments

Vocals, Bass, Beatbox, Drums, Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Harmonica

Labels

Universal Motown, Atlantic, Elektra Records

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Bruno Mars was born on 8 October 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

Age

He is currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

Multiracial

Bruno has Jewish Puerto Rican and American ancestry on his father’s side, while he is of Filipino descent on his mother’s side.

Religion

He is probably a Catholic.

Education

Bruno attended President Theodore Roosevelt High School and graduated in 2003.

Family Details

  • Father – Peter Hernandez (Musician)
  • Mother – Bernadette “Bernie” San Pedro Bayot (died of a brain aneurysm on June 1, 2013) (Dancer)
  • Siblings – Eric Hernandez (Older Brother) (Musician), Presley Hernandez (Sister) (Singer), Tiara Hernandez (Sister) (Singer), Jaime Kailani (Sister) (Singer), Tahiti Hernandez (Sister) (Singer)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bruno Mars dated –

  • Chanel Malvar (2009-2011) – American dancer Chanel and musician Mars had a dating relationship from 2009 until 2011. After the breakup, Mars also wrote a song dedicated to his recent girlfriend Chanel “It Will Rain”.
  • Rita Ora (2009-2011) – Kosovar singer, Rita Ora had been dating American singer, Bruno Mars for 2 years from 2009 until 2011. Dailymail.co.uk confirmed about their relationship.
  • Rocsi (2011) – Honduran-born, American talk show host Rocsi was RUMORed to have had a fling with Mars in 2011.
  • Amelle Berrabah (2011) – Mars had RUMORed fling with English singer Amelle in 2011.

  • Jessica Caban (2011-Present) – Bruno is currently dating Puerto Rican model Jessica Caban since mid 2011.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 67 kg
  • In Pounds – 148 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38-14-34
  • Chest – 38 inches
  • Biceps / Arms – 14 inches
  • Waist – 34 inches

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

His popular songs like Just the Way You Are, Grenade, Count On Me and When I Was Your Man.

Singing Debut

Mars’s debut studio album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans was released on 4th October 2010 which went on to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100, as well as several other charts worldwide. The album comprised hit singles “Grenade” and “Just the Way You Are”. Before launching his solo career, he was credited with writing songs for Alexandra Burke, Travie McCoy, Adam Levine, Brandy, Sean Kingston and Flo Rida.

Film Debut

Bruno played Little Elvis in the 1992 comedy film Honeymoon in Vegas.

Television Debut

In 2010, Mars guest starred in the American late-night live television sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

Brand Endorsements

Bruno’s songs have been played in the TV commercials like for Esteé Lauder Modern Muse makeup and Macy’s (The Song – “Just the Way You Are”). For American Eagle Outfitters television commercial, Bruno’s song “Rock Your Walk” was used. In 2013, he advertised for NJOY Electronic Cigarette Company because of his investment in the company. He has also invested money in Chromatik (it makes digital versions of sheet music) and Selvarey Rum.

Bruno Mars Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Chicken Adobo (Philippines’ National Dish)
  • Favorite Color – Maroon
  • Favorite Song from his Own Collection – Count on Me

Bruno Mars Net worth

Mars has an estimated net worth of $120 million dollars as of 2019. With such immense wealth, Bruno owns a $3.3 million worth mansion in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles. The luxury pad speared over 4,064 square feet of land space boasting three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. He owns a black Cadillac XTS, which is worthy of $30,000 and a Rolls Royce. He also has his own private Gulfstream G550 jet, estimated at $53.5 million.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bruno Mars

  • Bruno’s father is from Ukraine, Hungary and Brooklyn, New York and his mother is from the Philippines.
  • Mars started performing into his family’s band, The Love Notes at the age of 4. He used to impersonate Presley and performed 5 days a week.
  • He started his music career at the age of four, performing into his family’s band, The Love Notes.
  • He was arrested On September 19, 2010 on charges of possession of cocaine.
  • Mars is also the lead vocalist of the all male band The Hooligans. The band is a 9-member team with guitarist, bassist, drummer etc.
  • Bruno Mars has won several awards and honors throughout his career, including five Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, three Guinness World Record and eight American and Soul Train Music Awards.
  • In 2011, Mars was included in Time magazine’s 100 list and in 2013 he was considered the sixth best songwriter of that year by Billboard.
  • In 2014, Mars became the artist with the most top five entries on the Billboard Hot 100 since his first week on the chart.
  • He is also the recipient of 14 awards from ASCAP including three for the Most Performed Song – Locked Out of Heaven, When I Was Your Man and Treasure in 2014.
  • Visit his official website @ brunomars.com.
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