Peter Gene Hernandez, better known by his stage name, Bruno Mars, is an Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter, record producer and choreographer from America. He achieved fame with 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 five Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, and three Guinness World Record.
Take a look at his biography that profiles his childhood, acting career, personal life, family life, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Bruno Mars Biography
Peter Gene Hernandez
Bruno Mars, Little Elvis
Singer, Songwriter, Choreographer, Musician, Record Producer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Bruno Mars was born on 8 October 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
He is currently 32 years old.
Los Angeles, California, United States.
Burno attended President Theodore Roosevelt High School and graduated in 2003.
Bruno has Jewish Puerto Rican, and American ancestry on his father’s side, while he is of Filipino descent on his mother’s side.
His past relationships include Chanel Malvar, Rita Ora and Amelle Berrabah.
- Father – Peter Hernandez (Musician)
- Mother – Bernadette “Bernie” San Pedro Bayot (Dancer, died in 2013)
- Siblings – He has 5 siblings
Bruno has been in relationship with Puerto Rican model Jessica Caban since 2011. She is three years old than him.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 165 cm
- In meters – 1.65 m
- In Kilograms – 67 kg
- In Pounds – 148 lbs
- Measurements – 38-14-34
- Chest – 38 inches
- Biceps / Arms – 14 inches
- Waist – 34 inches
He wears a size 9 (US) shoe.
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.
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
Mars has an estimated net worth of $115 million US dollars as of 2017. He makes lots of money singing, indeed. In addition, world tours, endorsement deals, investments, YouTube earnings, music sales, 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 worthy of $30,000 and a Rolls Royce. He also has his own private Gulfstream G550 jet, estimated at $53.5 million.
Bruno Mars Favorites
- Food – Chicken Adobo (Philippines’ National Dish)
- Color – Maroon
- Song from his Own Collection – Count on Me
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He started his music career at the age of four, performing into 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 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.
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.