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Bruno Mars Biography

Prechya Bhatta Thu Dec, 2017
Bruno Mars

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Date of Birth: 1985 , October-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Bruno Mars
Birth Name Peter Gene Hernandez
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
Net Worth $3 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Brown Dark
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Weight in KG 67 kg
Education President Theodore Roosevelt High School
Awards Grammy Award Best Pop Vocal Album
Movies Rio 2
TV Show Saturday Night Live
Siblings Eric Hernandez, Tiara Hernandez, Jamie Hernandez, Tahiti Hernandez
Nick Name Bruno Mars
Famous for Musician
Married to N/A
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Sisters Presley Hernandez

Quick Timeline of Bruno Mars

2016 Engaged with Jessica Caban
1985 Born in United States
2009 Career
2010 First Album
2012 Second Album

Detail Timeline of Bruno Mars

December 16 , 2016

Engaged with Jessica Caban

Bruno Mars started dating American model Jessica Caban from 22nd June 2011. The couple dated for five years and finally got engaged on 16th December 2016. They are not married yet.

October 8 , 1985

Born in United States

Bruno Mars was born on 8th October 1985 as Peter Gene Hernandez in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. His father is from Brooklyn and mother is from Phillippines.

2009

Career

Bruno Mars started his career in 2009. He signed a recording contract with 'Atlantic Records' and also released songs like nothing on you and billionaire, with the help of 'The Smeezingtons'.

2010

First Album

Bruno Mars released his first album named, 'Doo-Wops & Hooligans' which produced songs like Grenade, The lazy song and Just the way you are. The songs were in Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping.

2012

Second Album

He released his second album named, 'Unorthodox Jukebox' in 2012. It includes songs like Locked out of heaven, treasure and when I was your man. Recently in 2016, he released his third album, '24K Magic.' 

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Bruno’s father is originally from Brooklyn, New York and Bruno's mother moved to Hawaii from the Philippines. They met each other while they were performing a show where his dad played percussion and his mother was a hula dancer. When Mars was just two years old, his father gave him a nickname, Bruno because he resembled professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino.

During the beginning of his career, Bruno had been highly influenced by Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. He can play guitar and drum set. Mars has a brother, who plays drums for his band and has four sisters who have formed the musical group Lylas.

After being interested in music from a young age, Mars later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a musical career after he graduated from high school. Motown Records initially dropped Mars and then he signed a contract with Atlantic Records in 2009. In the same year, he co-founded the team, The Smeezingtons, which produced songs like, Nothin on you with B.O.B and Billionaire with Tavie McCoy.

In 2010, he released his debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, which includes Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping single, Grenade and Just the way you are as well as another number-four single The lazy song.

His second album was released in 2012, Unorthodox Jukebox, which includes his famous songs like "Locked out of heaven," "When I was your man" and "Treasure." He recently released his third album, 24K Magic (2016) includes the song That’s what I like.

Mars had a romantic relationship with one of the famous singers, Rita Ora but their relationship didn’t last long (2009-2011). He is now engaged to a 35-year-old American Model Jessica Caban, who was born on 13th June 1982. The couple started dating from 22nd June 2011 and after five years of dating, they got engaged on 26th December 2016.

Mars is one of the best-selling artists of all time, sold over 130 million records worldwide. Mars even landed seven number-one single on Billboard Hot 100 in 2010, which proves that the singer earns a lot through his work.

As of 2017, his net worth is estimated to be $39 million. Bruno spends his earnings on donations as well. Bruno has earned five Grammy Awards, three Guinness World Record, and three Brit Awards. In 2011, he was also named one of time’s 100 most influential people in the world.