Bruno Mars is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, record producer, and choreographer from Honolulu, Hawaii. He received a lot of fame for his chart-busting singles “Just the Way You Are”, “Grenade”, and “Locked Out of Heaven”. One of the most popular musicians of the decade, he has received numerous accolades including 15 Grammy Awards, 4 Brit Awards, and holds 3 Guinness World Records.
Bruno Mars Biography
Bruno Mars was born on the 8th of October 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. He is currently 37 years old.
|Birth Name||Peter Gene Hernandez|
|Nickname||Bruno Mars, Little Elvis|
|Date of Birth||October 8, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.|
|Age||37 years old|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Choreographer, Musician, Record Producer|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Family and Education
Bruno Mars is one of six children to musician parents, Peter Hernandez and Bernadette San Pedro Bayot. His mother was a singer and a dancer, who died of cancer in 2013. His father, on the other hand, performed Little Richard’s rock and roll music.
He has five siblings – Eric Hernandez (Older Brother) (Musician), Presley Hernandez (Sister) (Singer), Tiara Hernandez (Sister) (Singer), Jaime Kailani (Sister) (Singer), Tahiti Hernandez (Sister) (Singer).
He has Jewish Puerto Rican, and American ancestry on his father’s side, while he is of Filipino descent on his mother’s side.
Mars attended President Theodore Roosevelt High School and graduated in 2003.
Bruno Mars Personal Life
Bruno has been in a relationship with the Puerto Rican model Jessica Caban since 2011. She is three years old than him.
His past relationships include Chanel Malvar, Rita Ora, and Amelle Berrabah.
|Height||Feet -5 feet 5 inches|
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 69 kg|
Pounds – 152 lbs
|Body Measurements||Chest – 38 inches|
Biceps – 14 inches
Waist – 34 inches
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||HIgh pitched tenor voice|
Often wears a hat
Mars’s debut studio album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans was released on 4th October 2010 and 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.
He released his second album, “Unorthodox Jukebox” in 2012. The lead single “Locked out of Heaven” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and in Canada and peaked at the top ten numbers in several music charts. So far this American artistry has released three studio albums, two EPs, twenty-two singles (seven as a featured artist), and three promotional singles.
Bruno played Little Elvis in the 1992 comedy film Honeymoon in Vegas.
In 2010, Mars guest-starred in the American late-night live television sketch comedy show Saturday, Night Live.
Bruno Mars Net Worth
As of 2023, Bruno Mars has an estimated net worth of $175 million US dollars. He makes lots of money from singing, indeed. In addition to world tours, endorsement deals, investments, YouTube earnings, music sales, and royalty were among his major source of income that adds great value to his net worth.
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 worth $30,000, and a Rolls Royce. He also has his own private Gulfstream G550 jet, estimated at $53.5 million.
Bruno Mars Favorite Things
- Food – Chicken Adobo (Philippines’ National Dish)
- Color – Maroon
- Song from his Own Collection – Count on Me
Social Media Portfolio
Bruno Mars Facts
He started his music career at the age of four, performing in his family’s band, The Love Notes.
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 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 a 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 Records, and eight American and Soul Train Music Awards.
He has won 14 ASCAP awards, including three for the Most Performed Song –“Locked Out of Heaven”, “When I Was Your Man”, and “Treasure”—in 2014.
Mars was featured, along with Kodak Black, on Gucci Mane’s single “Wake Up in the Sky” issued in September 2014.
According to Forbes, Mars is one of the most successful and bankable artists of the current time with estimated earnings of $39 and $100 million in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
In 2019, Forbes included him in their Celebrity 100 list at number 54, with estimated earnings of $51.5 million throughout June 2018 and June 2019.
With six Diamond-certified songs in the United States, Mars is highly regarded as a pop icon due to his influential career.
Mars and Anderson Paal formed a duo band called Silk Sonic and released their debut album, An Evening with Silk Sonic, on November 12, 2021, featuring chart-topping singles, “Leave the Door Open”, “Skate, and “Smokin out the Window”. The band won four awards at the 2022 Grammy Awards in different categories for the song Leave the Door Open.