Birth Name : Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez
Birth Date : October 08, 1985
Birth Place : Waikiki, Hawaii, USA
Height: 5′ 5″ (165cm)
Mother: Bernadette San Pedro Bayot, birth; August 21, 1957, death; June 1st, 2013, age 55
Father: Peter Hernandez
Sisters: Jaime, Tiara, Tahiti, Presley
Brothers: Eric, Peter
Bruno Mars Awards:
- 2010 Grammy: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
- 2012 People’s Choice Awards: Favorite Male Artist
- 2014 Grammy: Best Pop Vocal Album ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’
Bruno Mars was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. His parents are of Puerto Rican and Filipino descent. He was given the nickname ‘Bruno’ as a child by his father, after the wrestler Bruno Sammartino.
Bruno Mars was one of six children and his family was a musical one. He grew up with a variety of music, such as Elvis Presley, The Isley Brothers and Michael Jackson. In 1992, he went on to have a cameo in Honeymoon in Vegas, starring James Caan and Nicolas Cage. In 2003, shortly after graduating from President Theodore Roosevelt High School at the age of 17, Mars then moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a musical career.
Bruno Mars is a 2-time Grammy Award winner whose debut album has been certified 39x platinum worldwide, has sold over 45 million singles worldwide, and has over 1 billion views on YouTube.
Bruno Mars started his music career by 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.
At the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, Bruno Mars performed ‘Airplanes’ with B.o.B and Hayley Williams of the band Paramore.
Bruno Mars’ debut album, entitled Doo-Wops & Hooligans, was released in October 2010. The lead single, ‘Just the Way You Are’ performed very well in the US charts. Damian Marley features on the track ‘Liquor Store Blues’. Following the release of the album, Mars planned a tour with Maroon 5 as well as dates with Travie McCoy.
Bruno headlined the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show 2014 and was joined by The Red Hot Chili Peppers as a musical guest.
Bruno Mars purchased a swanky home in Hollywood hills for a reported $3.2 million. Located in famed Laurel Canyon area that lies on the scenic Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills region.
Bruno is dating the model Jessica Caban since October 2011, and he lives with her.
11 May, 2016
by cnkguy with 2 comments.