The renowned singer, Bruno Mars was born on 8th December 1985. His star sign is Libra. He was born in Hawaii, U.S. His birth name is Peter Gene Hernandez. He is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, dancer and a record producer by profession. He was born to Bernadette Bayot and Peter Hernandez. Mars has three sisters named Tahiti, Tiara and Presley. Bruno was raised in Waikiki, Honolulu. He belongs to Hungary, Ukraine and Spanish ancestry. Mars went to Theodore Roosevelt High School.
Mars was in a relationship with a model Jessica Caban in the year 2011. Jessica has been an actress and a fashion model from America. She was the first ever to be crowned as model Latina champion.
The consummate performer, Bruno Mars founded his production team called, The Smeezingtons. He pursued his musical career in Honolulu, Hawaii. He released his debut album titled DooWops & Hooligans in the year 2010. The song was listed at number three on the US Billboard 200. His international singles include The Lazy Song, Count On Me, Grenade, It will Rain and Just the Way You Are.
His second album titled Unorthodox Jukebox in the year 2012. The song was listed as number one on the US Billboard 200. His third album was launched in the year 2016, which was titled 24K Magic. MAr's successful singles include Finesse, That's What I Like, Talking to the Moon and When I was Your Man. He has sold over 130 million records all over the world. Mars is popular for his retro showmanship and stage performances.
Mars is fond of playing multi instruments such as piano, electric guitar, horns and drums. He has been a very talented songwriter, he used to write for Flo Rida, Alexandra Burke and Adam Levine. He used to impersonate Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley in his performances. His musical styles include Pop, R&B, hip-hop and rock. Many of his songs reflect optimistic and carefree sentiments.
He also writes songs with darker sentiments such as failed relationships and low self-esteem. He lent his voice in an animated comedy movie Rio 2 in the year 2014. Bruno Marsha's soundtrack for a romantic comedy movie Friends with Benefits in 2011. Mars has 42.2m followers on Twitter. He has 21m followers on Instagram. He has 57,028,788 followers on Facebook. He is a superstar known by every measure. Mars earns a Net worth of around $150 million.
Bruno landed in a controversy with a lot of people accusing of 'stealing' the ethos of the African American songs without respecting them. However, a lot of black celebrities came to his defense. The singer along with Mark Ronson, got involved in a legal issue for his popular song 'Uptown Funk', as it was similar to 'Young Girls', a popular song from 1983.
Bruno Mars has won 22 awards and 69 nominations. He was honored as the Artist of the Year by American Music award in the year 2017. He was nominated as the ARIA music award for Best International Artist in the year 2013. Mars won the Brit award for International Male Solo Artist in 2014. He owns 8 Grammy awards. He owns three Image awards. Mars was nominated as the VMA award for Video of the Year for the music album 24K Magic (2016). He was nominated five times for 'People's Choice' award. Bruno owns two Teen Choice awards.