Bruno Mars is a Hawaiian singer-songwriter of Filipino and Puerto Rican origin.
Peter Gene Hernandez, known better by his stage name Bruno Mars was born October 8, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Being born into a family of musicians, Hernandez started making music at a very young age, His father, Pete Hernandez, played the percussion, and his mother, Bernie Hernandez, was a hulu dancer. Both being performers, they met at a show, and fell in love henceforth having Peter. Bruno Mars got an early start performing and dancing, and in 1990, when he was five years old, he was featured in Midweek as "Little Elvis" for his Elvis impersonation, which first surfaced when he performed with his family band, Love Notes, at age four.
Doo Wops and HooligansEdit
After writing and producing music for many contemporary music groups, such as the British girl group Sugababes, and being featured in and co-writing B.o.B's song "Nothin' on You", Bruno Mars started his solo career with his first album Doo-Wops and Hooligans, which was released digitally on October 4, 2010 and physically the next day. The first hit single to come out of the album was Just The Way You Are, which was released on July 19, 2010. Grenade was the second single, followed by The Lazy Song, followed by Marry You. His latest single, Runaway Baby, will be released in November.
- He appeared on Sesame Street singing a song about not to give up.