AKA Peter Hernandez
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Father: Pete Hernandez
Mother: Bernadette Hernandez (“Bernie”)
High School: President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Honolulu, HI (2003)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Honeymoon in Vegas (28-Aug-1992)
Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2011)
Peter Gene Hernandez , better known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is a Filipino-Puerto Rican American singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist signed to Atlantic Records.
Bruno Mars is a 13-time Grammy Award nominee whose debut album has been certified 39x platinum worldwide, has sold over 45 million singles worldwide, and has over 1 billion views on YouTube. Doo-Wops & Hooligans was released in October 2010 and named “the year’s finest pop debut: 10 near-perfect songs,” by Rolling Stone. The album included the 12x platinum blockbuster single “Just the Way You Are,” which hit number 1 in multiple countries and won the critically-acclaimed artist a Grammy Award for “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.” Doo-Wops & Hooligans claimed two additional hit singles, the 10x platinum “Grenade” and 6x platinum “The Lazy Song.”
In October 2012, Mars premiered the first single, “Locked Out of Heaven,” from his highly-anticipated sophomore album Unorthodox Jukebox. On October 20th, Mars made his comeback to national television when he joined the elite club of hosts and performers for Saturday Night Live alongside the likes of Mick Jagger, Justin Timberlake and Elton John. Mars not only showcased his comedic talent to the millions watching, but also debuted the first live performance of “Locked Out of Heaven” and premiered a brand new song, “Young Girls,” from the historic stage in New York City.