- Also Known As:
- Bruno, Pete
- Date of Birth:
- October 8, 1985
- 5' 5"
Bruno Mars (born Peter Gene Hernandez in Honolulu, Hawaii on October 8 1985) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Bruno grew up in Hawaii with his musical family, and he moved to Los Angeles after high school to try make it as a musician.
Bruno began his career by writing songs for other artists such as B.o.B and Travie McCoy, to whom he lent vocals. He released his debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans in October 2010 to critical acclaim. He was nominated for seven Grammys at the 53rd Grammy Awards, winning Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Just the Way You Are”. He released his second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, in December 2012.
Best Known For:
Bruno Mars is best known for being a pop star and a singer-songwriter.
Bruno was nicknamed “Bruno” by his father, because he resembled the professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino. He grew up in musical family, as both his parents are performers, and he and his five siblings used to perform in a lot of shows. Bruno is dating the model Jessica Caban since October 2011, and he lives with her.