Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

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Bruno Mars is a famous singer, songwriter, musician, dancer, and also record producer from U.S. Bruno Mars is popular for his stage concerts, retro showmanship, and his large line of musical styles.

Early Life

Bruno Mars’s birthdate is 8th October 1985 and his birthplace is Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. The real name of the American artist is Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez. Likewise, Bruno Mars holds an American nationality and is of multiracial ethnicity. The American artist has been following the Christian religion, his age is thirty-five years old and his sun sign is Libra. The name of her parents is Peter Hernandez and Bernadette San Pedro Bayot.

Mars’s father was a Latin percussionist whereas his mother was a singer cum dancer. Bruno Mars also has some siblings whose names are Eric, Jamie, Presley, Tahiti, and Tiara Hernandez. As a child, Peter Gene Hernandez got the nickname “Bruno”. Bruno’s parents introduced him to music when he was still a child. Afterward, Mars was logically persuaded to the presentation arts as his parents were specialized artists.

In fact, Bruno’s uncle who is an Elvis impersonator cheered him to do stage performances when he was just 3 years old. In a short time, he began performing along with his family band and enlarged fame in his birthplace for his impression of Elvis Presley. For his education, the American artist went to President Theodore Roosevelt High School and graduated from there in the year 2003. While he was still at the school, Bruno used to perform in a group, “The School Boys”.

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Caption: Bruno Mars when he was a kid (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

Bruno Mars first went to Los Angeles, California, soon after graduating to chase a musical profession. It was the same time when he set his stage name as “Bruno Mars”. Then, he went on to sign a contract with Motown Records in the year 2004. Even though this contract was unsuccessful, Bruno caught the chance to encounter Phillip Lawrence who was also contracted to a similar label. Lawrence then went on to introduce Bruno to his present A&R manager at Atlantic Records, Aaron Bay-Schuck, in the year 2006.

At a short time of signing to Atlantic Records, his career took off. Being a singer, Bruno Mars has worked together with Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine. They got together to form the songwriting and record production group, “The Smeezingtons” in the year 2009. The group turned to be very famous and has been much in request from the time of its beginning. The group has worked together with numerous performers and even has got mainstream awards adding the ASCAP Pop Music Awards for Songwriters.

Mars finally brought out his 1st solo single, “Just the Way You Are” in July 2010. It was from his 1st studio album, “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” that was out after some months in October. His same single reached to be at No. one on the Billboard Hot 100. The album’s name is “the year’s finest pop debut” and took Bruno Mars to be a worldwide celebrity. Bruno’s much predicted 2nd album, “Unorthodox Jukebox” was out in December 2012. The same album’s main single, “Locked Out of Heaven”, went on to be at the Billboard Hot 100 for 6 straight weeks.

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It in fact also was enlisted in the Top 10 in twenty nations, creating it a huge global success. After then, in July 2013, the American musician went on a tour, “The Moonshine Jungle Tour”. Bruno Mars began his tour from North America and traveled all the way through Europe and Oceania before concluding it in North America in October 2014. His 1st album, “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” has been qualified 39x platinum international and has sold more than forty-five million singles globally. It includes popular singles such as “Just the Way You Are”, “The Lazy Song”, and “Count On Me”.

Bruno Mars’s 2nd album was “Unorthodox Jukebox” which includes several styles like reggae rock, disco, and also soul music was too a massive success like its predecessor. The album was first premiered on the US Billboard 200 at No. two, ultimately topping at No.one. Additionally, the album has got positive views from music criticizers. In partnership along with the Hawai’i Community Foundation and the GRAMMY Foundation, Bruno has formed a GRAMMY Camp Scholarship Fund. The aim of the fund is to deliver financial support to the following generation of music creators

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Caption: Bruno Mars stage performing (Source: Instagram)

Awards and Nomination

The American musician has even got numerous awards. First, Bruno Mars got 3 BRIT awards from 5 nominations, adding 2 in the classification International Male Solo Artist in the years 2012 and 2014. Then, he was nominated for the prominent Grammy Awards eighteen times. At the same time, the American artist got 2 of them, the first Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Just The Way You Are” in the year 2011 and then Best Pop Vocal Album for “Unorthodox Jukebox” in the year 2014. Likewise, Bruno has received fourteen awards from ASCAP adding 3 for the Most Performed Song –“Locked Out of Heaven”, “When I Was Your Man”, and “Treasure” in the year 2014.

Net Worth

Bruno Mars has been earning a great amount of fortune from his professional career. The estimated net worth of the American artist is $175 million as of 2021. Also, the primary source of Peter’s income is from his professional career as a singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer too. In fact, Bruno Mars has turned to be one of the best-selling artists of all time. As of now, the American artist is living a luxurious life in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Relationship Status

In the year 2009, the American singer was in a romantic relationship with the singer and actress, Rita Ora. Bruno Mars and Rita Ora got to meet each other for the first time in the year 2009. Unfortunately, the American couple got separated from each other in the year 2011 after having work overloads. After then, Bruno Mars started dating Jessica Caban who is a famous model from the year 2011. The couple often is present together in several events and even shares their images on their social media accounts.

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Caption: Bruno Mars with his girlfriend (Source: The Knot)

Body Measurement and Social Media

Regarding the body measurements of Bruno Mars, he has a slim and muscular body type. The American musician has an average height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 m. Similarly, Bruno Mars has a suitable bodyweight of around 148 lbs or 64 kg. The American singer’s chest size is 38 inches or 96.5 cm and his waist size is 34 inches or 87 cm. Also, the size of Bruno Mars’s arms is 14 inches and his biceps size is 35.5 cm. In addition, Bruno Mars has been wearing a shoe size of 9 (US).

Coming to the social media part, Bruno Mars has been highly active on all the social media platforms. Bruno Mars has an Instagram account with 23.6 million followers following him. Likewise, the American singer also has a Twitter account with 43.1 million followers. As of August 2021, Bruno Mars has already gained more than 58 million followers on his Twitter account. Moreover, the amazing musician even has a YouTube channel with 32.6 million subscribers.