Bruno Mars is one of the best-selling artists of our time. He is singer, musician, producer and a songwriter. He released three studio albums that were sold in more than a hundred million copies all around the world. Besides singing, he also plays various instruments, and he writes songs for other artists. If you want to know more about Bruno’s life, career and what’s his net worth, keep reading.
Bruno Mars’s real name is Peter Gene Hernandez, and he was born on October 8, 1985. He was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Bruno’s whole family is musical, and he is not an only child, he has five other siblings that are also in the music business. Bruno Mars moved to Los Angeles back in 2003 to pursue a music career, after graduating from high school. He was only 17 then. He came up with his stage name based on his childhood nickname. His father used to call him Bruno and he just added Mars, so it sounds more interesting.
Currently, Bruno Mars is living in the Hollywood Hills with his girlfriend, Jessica Caban.
Bruno Mars’s Career
When he moved to L.A., he signed for Motown Records. But only after a year they dropped him. But he didn’t stop there, he teamed up with Lawrence, and they started working on a few songs. They sold the song named ‘Lost’ to one label for $20k. After that, they started working with several artists and writing for them, like Adam Levine, Sean Kingston, Flo Rida, and many more.
But Bruno wanted to have his own career, so in 2010 he released his first solo project, an EP that was called ‘It’s better if you don’t understand’. And after that solo project, he released his very own first studio album that was named ‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’. This was his breakthrough; the album was highly ranked on many charts and billboards and he finally became well-known in the music industry.
This album only was sold in over 5 million copies all around the world and believe it or not it has been certified quintuple platinum. The hits from that album were on many charts for a long period of time. You certainly know the songs from that album, like the ‘Grenade’, ‘The Lazy Song’, and of course ‘Just the Way You Are’. These songs are still very popular.
His second album was ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ and it was released in 2012. This one was sold in over 6 million copies and it had been on many charts and billboards. The album had many successful singles that are still very popular.
His third studio album was released in 2016, and it was called ‘24k Magic’. This album was successful, but not like the other ones. For now, it has been sold in just 2 million copies. Still, it has some great songs, that are still popular.
Awards and Achievements
Bruno Mars is one of those artists that got many awards and nominations. He had over two hundred nominations and eighty-eight awards, in his career. He won eleven Grammy Awards, two BET Awards, and thirteen Pop Music Awards.
Net Worth of Bruno Mars 2019
Believe it or not, Bruno Mars is estimated to be worth over $120 million. Most of his earnings are from his music career, for now, he sold over a hundred and twenty million copies all around the world. He also earns money from his world tours. And something that not everybody knows is that Bruno Mars is still writing songs for other artists. He had many collaborations, but some of the interesting ones were with Rihanna and Adele.