Bruno Mars is an American singer, songwriter, choreographer and record producer. He is a Grammy Award winning singer with worldwide sales of over 140 million album copies. Bruno Mars is unarguably one of the world best selling artist of all time.
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: October 8, 1985
- Occupation: Singer/Songwriter
- Net Worth: $120 Million
Bruno Mars Biography
Peter Gene Hernandez was born on October 8, 1985 and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father Peter Hernandez was a Latina percussionist and his mother Bernadette “Bernie” San Pedro Bayot, a dancer and singer.
At age 2 he was nicknamed Bruno by his father, Mars has 5 siblings. See Also: Adele Net Worth($255 Million) and Biography.
Bruno Mars graduated from the President Theodore Roosevelt high school in 2003.
Bruno Mars dated his backup dancer Chanel Malvar, from 2009-2011. The relationship ended after she accused Bruno to have cheated on her with another woman.
He also dated fellow musician Rita Ora. From 2010-2012, the relationship ended due to their work-workload. Bruno is currently dating Jessica Caban, an actress and a model. They have made few public appearances together.
Bruno Mars Career Path
Before starting his music career as solo artist, Bruno Mars was writing songs for artists such as Alexandra Burke, Brandy and Sean Kingston. He also wrote Flo Rida’s hit ‘Right Round’ and Sugababes’ ‘Get Sexy’. Two of his biggest co-writing credits were B.o.B’s ‘Nothin’ on You’ and Travis McCoy’s ‘Billionaire’, both of which were top 10 hits around the world. He also produced and co-wrote K’Naan’s waving flag, “Coca Cola theme song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Mars capitalized on his success as a songwriter by releasing his debut solo EP titled ‘It’s Better If You Don’t Understand’, which featured the single ‘The Other Side’, with B.o.B and Cee Lo Green on vocals. On October 5, 2010, Bruno Mars drooped his debut album, entitled “Doo-Wops & Hooligans”. The album sold 55,000 copies during the first week. See Also: Colin Kaepernick Net Worth(Salary) and Biography.
He released his much anticipated second album titled “Unorthodox Juke box” in December 2012. The album lead single topped the Billboard for 6 consecutive weeks and landed in the top 20 in 20 countries.
In September 2013, Bruno Mars was selected to be part half time entertainment at the Super Bowl XLVIII half time show. He drew a rating of 115.3 million viewers at the Super Bowl Show.
Mars released his third studio album, “24K Magic”, in November 2016.
Mars won big at the 2018 Grammy Awards, winning in all six categories for which he drew nominations from, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year.
Bruno Mars Net Worth
He makes most of his money from album sales, others includes endorsements deals, sold tours and royalties from streaming companies. Bruno Mars has an estimated bet worth of $120 million.