Bruno Mars

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Peter Gene Hernandez
  • Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/08/1985, Libra
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; record producer
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Bruno Mars Fast Facts:
  • Nicknamed Bruno by his dad, who was a fan of professional wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino; has said he took the last name Mars to give himself some "pizazz."
  • Began singing at 4 by impersonating Elvis Presley, which led to an appearance as Little Elvis in the 1992 romantic comedy Honeymoon in Vegas.
  • Moved from his native Hawaii to Los Angeles after high school to pursue a music career.
  • Released his debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, featuring the hit single "Just the Way You Are," in 2010.
  • Along with his partners in the Smeezingtons, co-wrote Cee-Lo Green's 2010 smash "F**k You!," as well as Flo Rida's "Right Round" and Brandy's "Long Distance," among others.
  • Bruno Mars Relationships:
  • Jaime Kailani Bayot - Sister
  • Jessica Caban - Significant Other
  • Eric Hernandez - Brother
  • Bernadette Hernandez - Mother
  • Presley Hernandez - Sister
  • Pete Hernandez - Father
  • Tiara Hernandez - Sister
  • Tahiti Hernandez - Sister
  • Bruno Mars Awards:
  • 2013 Grammy: Best Pop Vocal Album - Winner
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program - Nominee
  • 2012 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Artist - Winner
  • 2010 Grammy: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - Winner

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