October 8, 1985
Bruno Mars is an American Grammy Award-winning R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and dancer.
At the age of two, he was nicknamed “Bruno” by his father because of his resemblance to professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino. Mars is one of six children and came from a musical family which exposed him to a diverse mix of music genres, including reggae, rock, hip hop, and R&B. He later began playing guitar after being inspired by American rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix.
His father’s name is Peter Hernandez and his mother’s name Bernadette San Pedro Bayot.
His real name is Peter Gene Hernandez. He began dating model/actress Jessica Caban in 2012 and he previously dated fellow singer Rita Ora.