30 interesting facts about Bruno Mars
An excellent singer and musician with many awards in a cabinet proves his talent.
Bruno Mars' real name is Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez.
His Twitter is @BrunoMars and has over 43 million followers!
Bruno Mars is 34 years old this year, born October 8, 1986, in Waikiki, Hawaii.
His father, Pete, is a Latin percussionist and his mother, Bernadette (Bernie), is a singer.
He is one of six children!
At the age of 4, Bruno performed with the family band, The Love Notes, as the impersonator of Elvis.
As an adult, Mars said he was heavily influenced by Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley, even nicknamed "Little Elvis".
Bruno Mars is originally from Puerto Rico and the Philippines.
Bruno's fans are called the Hooligans.
He attended Roosevelt High School, where he and his friends formed a band called "The School Boys".
In addition to being an extremely talented singer, he also plays his famous piano, drums, bass and guitar!
When Bruno was 15 years old, he fell in love with his teacher (twice as much as he was) and he gave her a love letter with his mother's ring that he stole from her.
His favorite color is red.
Bruno Mars's favorite dish is Chicken Adobo, which is the national dish of the Philippines.
After graduating from High School, he moved to Los Angeles, where he started writing songs.
In the early 2000s, Bruno began to have great success writing songs for many famous artists, including "Right Round" by Flo Rida, "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy and "Wavin 'Flag" by K'Naan,
On September 19, 2010, Bruno was arrested for possession of illegal drugs in the bathroom of the Las Vegas casino.
Mars exploded as a singer in 2010 with the hit song "Nothin 'on You".
The first song Bruno wrote was called ‘Sugar Mama ', although he admits it was terrible!
He also admitted that he hates his own hit, The Lazy Song.
His hit single, Grenade is his 3rd single to hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts!
In early 2012, Bruno had his first dog, named Geronimo.
One of his favorite TV shows is Family Guy.
In 2011, his single, "It Will Rain," was included in the soundtrack of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.
“Locked Out of Heaven”, topping the Billboard Hot 100 for six consecutive weeks!
He was selected to play at the Super Bowl on February 2, 2014.
Bruno has four tattoos, one tattoo on his left forearm, an anchor on his right forearm, his mother's name on his right shoulder and "Pete's boy" on his left arm.
According to Bernie's mother Bruno’a, when Bruno was in high school, he would go to school not with books but with the guitar / ukulele.
In desperation, Bruno Mars accepted to DJ.
At the age of 4, Bruno Mars was known as "Little Elvis".