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Bruno Mars net worth
Net worth$200 million
Occupationsinger, songwriter, record producer
Date of BirthOctober 8, 1985
Country of OriginUnited States
Full namePeter Gene Hernandez

What is Bruno Mars net worth?

Bruno Mars net worth 2022: Peter Gene Hernandez, known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and dancer. He is known for his stage performances, retro showmanship, and for performing in a wide range of musical styles, including pop, R&B, funk, soul, reggae, hip hop, and rock. Bruno Mars net worth is currently $200 million making him one of the richest singers in the world.

Early Life

Peter Gene Hernandez was born on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Peter Hernandez and Bernadette San Pedro Bayot, and was raised in the Waikiki neighborhood of Honolulu. His father is of half Puerto Rican and half Ashkenazi Jewish descent , and is originally from Brooklyn, New York.

Mars is one of six children and came from a musical family which exposed him to a diverse mix of music genres, including first and foremost Rock and Roll, and later reggae, rock, hip hop, and R&B.

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 His mother was both a singer and a dancer, and his father performed Little Richard rock and roll music, which inspired him as a young child.

Career

Mars career in music was inspired by his support family. At the age of four, Mars began performing five days a week with his family’s band, The Love Notes, and became known in Hawaii for his impersonation of Elvis Presley.

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In 1990, Mars was featured in the Hawaiian tabloid shopper MidWeek as “Little Elvis” and performed in the halftime show of the 1990 Aloha Bowl.

In 1992, he appeared in a cameo role in the film Honeymoon in Vegas and was interviewed by Pauly Shore on MTV. When Mars was six years old, he was featured on The Arsenio Hall Show and throughout grade school, he performed with his family’s band, two shows a night, covering Frankie Lymon and Little Anthony. 

Bruno Mars had a spectacular beginning in his music career, however, the road was not entirely smooth as he suffered a great deal after his parents divorced when Mars was only 12.

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He moved out of his parents’ house along with his brother and father. They lived in the “slums of Hawaii”, on the back of a car, on rooftops, and in an abandoned bird zoo, Paradise Park, where Mars’ father worked before it closed. Mars transferred schools and was bullied initially, but he became popular in his last school days.

He began doing music professionally in 2003.

In 2009, he co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, responsible for various successful singles for Mars himself and other artists. He rose to fame in 2010 buoyed by the success of “Nothin’ on You” by B.o.B and “Billionaire” by Travie McCoy, both of which featured his vocals. Mars’ debut studio album Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010), blended pop with reggae pop and R&B.

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It spawned the international number-one singles “Just the Way You Are”, “Grenade”, and “The Lazy Song”. Drawing inspiration from disco, funk, rock, reggae and soul genres, Mars’ second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox (2012), was his first number one on the Billboard 200.

It amassed two Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, “Locked Out of Heaven” and “When I Was Your Man”.

In 2014, Mars was featured on Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk”, which topped various music charts, spending a total of fourteen and seven weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart, respectively.

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Mars’ third studio album, the R&B-focused, 24K Magic (2016) received seven Grammy Awards, winning the major categories of Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year. The album also yielded the top-five singles “24K Magic”, “That’s What I Like”, his seventh Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, and a remix of “Finesse” featuring Cardi B.

In 2021, Mars collaborated with Anderson .Paak as Silk Sonic to release the full-length collaboration An Evening with Silk Sonic that featured the single “Leave the Door Open”, which topped the Billboard Hot 100.

Bruno Mars Net Worth

 Bruno Mars net worth is currently $200 million making him one of the richest singers in the world. Mars has sold over 130 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

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He has released eight number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 since his career launched in 2010, attaining his first five faster than any male artist since Elvis Presley. As a songwriter, he was included in Music Week and Billboard magazine as one of the best songwriters of 2011 and 2013, respectively.

Mars has received several awards and nominations, including 11 Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, nine American Music Awards, 10 Soul Train Awards and holds three Guinness world records.

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He appeared in Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2011, Forbes magazine’s lists of ’30 under 30′ in 2013, and Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2014, 2018, and 2019.

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