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Bruno Mars Biography

Bruno Mars
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Name: Bruno Mars
  • Birth Name: Peter Gene Hernandez
  • Nick Name: Bruno Mars
  • Father: Peter Hernandez
  • Mother: Bernadette San Pedro Bayot
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Honolulu in Hawaii
  • Ethnicity: Black Ethnicity
  • Profession: American singer-songwriter, record producer, voice actor, and choreographer
  • Eye Color: Brown Dark
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Weight in KG: 67 kg
  • Famous for: Musician
  • Married to: N/A
  • Education: President Theodore Roosevelt High School
  • Awards: Grammy Award Best Pop Vocal Album
  • Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Movies: Rio 2
  • TV Show: Saturday Night Live
  • Sisters: Presley Hernandez
  • Siblings: Eric Hernandez, Tiara Hernandez, Jamie Hernandez, Tahiti Hernandez
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Synopsis

Bruno Mars is a multi-talented personality. He is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. He earned massive popularity after releasing the singles such as Nothin' on You, Billionaire and Just the Way You Are.

Early Life and Education

Mars was born as Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He is an American by nationality belonging to the mixed ethnicity. He is the son born to Peter Hermandez (father) and Bernadette San Pedro Bayot (mother).

Mars grew up in the Waikiki neighborhood of Honolulu. His father Peter Hernandez is of half Puerto Rican and half Jewish descent. His mother Bernadette “Bernie” San Pedro Bayot was of Filipino and Spanish descent.

Mars belongs to the family from musical background. His father was a percussionist and has performed Little Richard rock and roll music. His mother was a singer as well as a dancer. Belonging to the musical family background, exposed him to a diverse mix of genres such as reggae, rock, hip hop, and R&B.

Mars was nicknamed Bruno by his father at the age of two as he resembled the legendary wrestler, Bruno Sammartino. He has five siblings altogether.

Mars graduated from President Theodore Roosevelt High School and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue his musical career.

Career

Mars started as a child artist in his local town. He started performing on stage at the age of three. He has performed songs by artists like Michael Jackson, The Isley Brothers, and The Temptations.

Mars started performing with his family band “The Love Notes at the age of four and was very popular for impersonation of Elvis Presley, often being called as “Little Elvis”. To officially start his mainstream music career Bruno moved to Los Angeles after high school graduation adopting his stage name as Bruno Mars.

Mars first was signed by Motown Records which was not a successful choice so he again signed with Atlanta in 2009.His first mainstream success was giving vocals to the songs “Nothin’ on You by B.O.B and Billionaire by Travie McCoy. The songs were worldwide hits.

Mars co wrote hit songs Right Round” for Florida and “Wavin’ Flag” for K’nann. Bruno’s first studio Album was Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010). It made it to number 3 on the Billboard 200.

His songs “Just the way you are, Grenade and “The Lazy Song” were worldwide number-one singles. The sophomore album Unorthodox Jukebox (2012) was number one in the U.S. The album’s Locked out of Heaven”, “When I was your Man and “Treasurewere international hits.

Besides going solo Mars has also collaborated with various other artists, remarkably featuring on massive world hits like “Young, Wild &Free” with Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa and Lighters” (with “Bad Meets Evil”).

Mars has in this short span of his singing career sold 10 million albums and 58 million singles worldwide. His work does not include singing but also is a lyrics writer (song writer) and producer.

Personal Life

His most official girlfriend includes Chanel Malvar. They dated since 2009 and broke up in 2011.

Hot Pictures

His lots of hot and sexy pictures can be easily found on the internet.

Height, Weight, and Age

He is 1.65 m tall, with a very attractive body weighing 67 kg, and is 28 years old.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Bruno is an American and of Puerto Rican and Filipino Ethnicity.

 Net worth

He has a net worth of $15 million dollars.

Awards and Achievements

Bruno Mars has won Grammy in the category of Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Just the way you are” at the 53rd Grammy Awards. He also has won an American Music Award for in 2012 for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist. He also received a Brit Awards (2012) for International Solo Artist. In 2011 Bruno was listed in the Time Magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world”. He also was ranked 1 on the “under 3o list” of Forbes 30.

Job & Future

He is currently at the peak of his success and he has been nominated for five Grammys at the 56th Grammys Awards.

 

  • Last modified : 08 September, 2017
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