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Bruno Mars

Full Name

Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez is Bruno Mars' true name. 1)

Stage Name Inspiration

His stage name, “Bruno Mars”, was inspired by wrestler Bruno Samartino, since Bruno was confident, independent, and strong-willed as a youngster, just like the wrestler. The 'Mars' came about because females used to comment he was “out of this world,” so he named himself after the planet Mars.2)


His Twitter name is @BrunoMars, and he has more than 43 million followers!3)


Bruno Mars was born in Waikiki, Hawaii, on October 8, 1986.4)


Pete, his father, was a Latin drummer, and Bernadette (Bernie), his mother, was a vocalist.5)


He was the sixth of six children!6)

The Love Notes

Bruno began performing as an Elvis impersonator with his family's band, The Love Notes, when he was four years old.He was the sixth of six children!7)


Mars stated that as a child, he was highly affected by Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley, earning him the name “Little Elvis”.8)


Bruno Mars was born in Puerto Rico and raised in the Philippines.9)


Bruno's fans are referred to as Hooligans.10)

The School Boys

He went to Roosevelt High School, where he and his pals created the band “The School Boys”. This assisted him in becoming more at ease and confident on stage.11)


He is not only a fantastic vocalist, but he also plays the piano, drums, bass, and guitar!12)

Crush On Teacher

Bruno had a crush on his instructor (who was more than twice his age) when he was 15 years old, and he delivered her a love letter with his mother's ring, which he had stolen from her. The instructor informed his mother and returned the ring to her.13)

Favorite Food

Bruno Mars' favorite cuisine is Chicken Adobo, the Philippines' national dish.14)

Los Angeles

After graduating from Hugh School, he relocated to Los Angeles and began creating music. He claims this is due to the fact that he never needed to write while living in Hawaii.15)

First Success

Bruno rose to prominence in the early 2000s by creating songs for a variety of prominent singers, including Flo Rida's “Right Round”, Travie McCoy's “Billionaire”, and K'Naan's “Wavin' Flag”, which served as the theme song for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.16)


Bruno was arrested for illicit narcotics possession in a Las Vegas casino toilet on September 19, 2010.17)

Nothin' On You

Mars rose to prominence as a vocalist with his 2010 single “Nothin' on You”.18)

Sugar Mama

Bruno's debut song was named 'Sugar Mama,' and he admits it was terrible!19)


Grenade, his blockbuster tune, was his third number one record on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts and reached 1 billion views on Youtube!20)

First Dog

Bruno received his first puppy, Geronimo, in early 2012.21)

Favorite Show

Family Guy is one of his favorite television shows.22)


His song “It Will Rain” was included on the soundtrack of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 in 2011.23)

Continued Success

“Locked Out of Heaven” was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks in a row! It was also ranked in the top ten in 20 different nations! “When I Was Your Man” was also a No. 1 hit.24)


On February 2, 2014, he was chosen to play in the Super Bowl.25)


Bruno has four tattoos: a gypsy on his left forearm, an anchor on his right forearm, the name of his mother on his right shoulder, and “Pete's boy” on his left bicep.26)

Ukulele And Guitar

According to Bruno's mother, Bernie, while Bruno was in high school, he would bring a guitar/ukulele to school instead of books.27)

Started As A DJ

Bruno Mars allegedly accepted a job as a DJ out of desperation. But he was sacked shortly after his first concert since he didn't know anything about DJing.28)

Little Elvis

Bruno Mars was dubbed “Little Elvis” when he was four years old. He was the world's youngest professional Elvis Presley impersonator at the time. He played Little Elvis in the film “Honeymoon in Vegas”.29)

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