Mario Barrett

Mario Barrett Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Mario Dewar Barrett, widely known as Mario is a popular American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, and model. Mario Barrett is best known for his song “Let Me Love You” in 2005.

Early Life

Mario Singer was born on August 27, 1986, in his birthplace, Baltimore, Maryland, US. His age is currently 35 years old. He is from a Christian family. Likewise, he is American by nationality and his birth sign is Virgo.

He was born to his father  Derryl Barrett Sr. and his mother Shawntia Hardaway. Likewise, He also has a half-brother named Derryl “D.J” Barrett Jr who is a professional drummer.

He studied at Milford Mill Academy up to class 10. Likewise, He was interested in music since his early days. He was inspired by his music teacher. At the early age of four, he dreamed of being a singer. Therefore, his mother bought him a karaoke machine.

Awards

Moving towards his achievements, he has been nominated for and won several awards. Firstly, in 2005, the BET Awards nominated him as “Best Male Artist-R&B” for his song “Let Me Love You”.

He was again nominated as “Hot 100 Artist of the Year – Male”, “Hot 100 Single of the Year”, and “Hot 100 Singles Track of the Year (Airplay)” for the same song.

Moreover, he also won “Hot R&B/Hip—Hop Single of the Year” and “Hot R&B/Hip—Hop Single of the Year (Airplay) for the same song in 2005 by Billboard Music Awards.

In 2006, Grammy Awards nominated him in the category “Best Contemporary R&B Album” for “Turning Point” and “Best male R&B Vocal Performance” for “Let Me Love You”.

Similarly, the same song was nominated for several award shows. Furthermore, Blimp Award also nominated him in the category “Kid’s Choice Awards” in 2010.

Net Worth

The popular singer Mario has gained a huge amount of money throughout his life. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $14 million US dollars. He earned this immense amount of wealth from his singing career. Moreover, he also earns from different brands and sponsors.

Mario Barrett

Caption: Mario with his car Source(wattpad.com)

Professional Life and Career

Mario began his singing career in his youth days. Firstly, he signed the New York label 3rd Street/J Records and later worked with producer, Clive Davis. Similarly, he helped with the soundtrack of Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001).

He published his self-titled debut album in July 2002. named “Just A Friend 2002”. Moreover, he published the lead single “Break Up” on April 28, 2009.

Continuing, he recorded an album “Rico Love” from 2010 to mid-2011 with a producer that included songs like ‘My Bed’, ‘Recovery’, ‘Falling, ‘Killa’, ‘Bermuda’, ‘The Walls,  and ‘Computer Love’.

He dedicated his album ‘Go’ to his mom Shawntia Hardaway and released it in South Africa on October 9, 2007. Furthermore, he also traveled to America with young artists and returned with his album, “Turning Point” in December 2004.

Likewise, his first single, “Let Me Love You“, became his first international hit which helped him to skyrocket his success.

In addition, he also established his independent record label New Citizen LLC in 2016. Besides, he also premiered his new single, “I Need More” on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show in May 2016.

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Caption: Mario singing in a live show Source(heavy.com)

Relationship Status

The 35-year-old singer Mario is currently single and not dating anyone. Though, he was in a short relationship with Jillian Barberie. The couple was seen together in 2004. Similarly, he also dated Socialite, Dez shortly in 2012.

Furthermore, there is no other information or rumor regarding his other relationships. As he is single as of now, he must be focusing on his career more than on such things.

Social Media

When it comes to his social media handles, he is currently active on Twitter only. He has over 182.4k followers on Twitter whereas he often tweets regarding his professional life.

As per resources, he has currently taken down his Instagram account because of reasons. Before, he had over 950k followers on Instagram.

Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, Mario has maintained a muscular and fit body. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs normally. Similarly, he has short black hair and beautiful black eyes.

Mario Barrett

Caption: Mario in his pose Source(livekamp.com)