Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

American musician (born 1985)
Bruno Mars

Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars (/ˈmɑːrz/), is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, voice actor, dancer, model and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, by a family of musicians, Mars began making music at a young age and performed in various musical venues in his hometown throughout his childhood. He graduated from high school and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a musical career. After being dropped by Motown Records, Mars signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records in 2009.

In 2009, he co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, responsible for the singles "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B and "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy. He featured on the hooks for both singles, becoming recognized as a solo artist. His debut studio album Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010) included the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles "Just the Way You Are" and "Grenade", as well as the number-four single "The Lazy Song". His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox (2012), peaked at number one in the United States. The album spawned the international singles "Locked Out of Heaven", "When I Was Your Man" and "Treasure". In 2014, Mars lent his vocals to Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk". In 2016, he released his third studio album 24K Magic, with the lead single of the same title, released on October 7, 2016. To date, he has sold over 115 million singles and 9 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. Mars has landed seven number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 since his career launched in 2010, attaining his first five faster than any male artist since Elvis Presley.

Mars has received many awards and nominations, including five Grammy Awards, and was named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world in 2011. In December 2013, he ranked number one on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Mars is known for his stage performances and retro showmanship. He is accompanied by his band, The Hooligans, who play a variety of instruments such as electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums and horns, and also serve as backup singers and dancers. Mars performs in a wide range of musical styles.

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Bruno Mars was born on Tuesday, 8 October 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. His full name at birth was Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez. He is best known as a musician. Mars' country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Bruno attended high school at President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He is 5' 5" (165 cm) tall with a slim build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $150,000,000 US dollars. Bruno Mars is 38 years old and his zodiac star sign is Libra.

You can find people similar to Bruno Mars by visiting our lists Hawaii people of Puerto Rican descent and Forbes 30 Under 30 recipients.

Full name at birth
Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez
Claim to fame
Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Date of birth
8 October 1985
Place of birth
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, voice actor, dancer, model, choreographer
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5' 5" (165 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • Almond eyes, soft voice, hair, and Straight teeth
  • Hipster Look
  • Often sings choruses in rap songs
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  • Geronimo (dog)
  • Squirrels
  • Pandas
  • Monkeys
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Net worth
$150,000,000 USD
High school
President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
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Partner: Jessica Caban (Long-Term)
22 Jun 2011-
Bruno Mars and Jessica Caban
(Their response would be:) Your last name's Hernandez, maybe you should do the Latin music, this Spanish music... Enrique (Iglesias) is so hot right now
  • His real name is Peter Gene Hernandez.
  • His father nicknamed him "Bruno" after Bruno Sammartino.
  • Of Puerto Rican and Filipino descent.
  • Is singer-songwriter.
  • Growing up, he was widely influenced by Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley.

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