101 Facts About Bruno Mars

1. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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2. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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3. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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4. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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5. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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6. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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7. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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8. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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9. Bruno Mars danced effortlessly to "Finesse", strutted across the stage with a guitar in hand on "Marry You", and stood in one place to sing "Just the Way You Are.

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10. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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11. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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12. On February 5, 2019, Bruno Mars announced his second Las Vegas residency show which is set to launch at Park MGM's Park Theatre in April 29, 2019.

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13. Bruno Mars took his business affairs under his own management company, Gorilla Management, which is operated by Aaron Elharar.

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14. Bruno Mars announced a concert residency at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

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15. Bruno Mars is rolling an 11 at Park Theater this year.

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16. Bruno Mars has announced an 11-show run at the Park Theater on the Las Vegas Strip.

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17. Bruno Mars has sold more than 180 million singles worldwide and has performed multiple times in Las Vegas.

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18. Bruno Mars is the first artist to have two songs spend 24 or more weeks in the Hot 100's Top 5.

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19. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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20. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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21. Bruno Mars danced effortlessly to "Finesse", strutted across the stage with a guitar in hand on "Marry You", and stood in one place to sing "Just the Way You Are.

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22. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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23. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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24. Bruno Mars danced effortlessly to "Finesse", strutted across the stage with a guitar in hand on "Marry You", and stood in one place to sing "Just the Way You Are.

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25. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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26. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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27. Bruno Mars danced effortlessly to "Finesse", strutted across the stage with a guitar in hand on "Marry You", and stood in one place to sing "Just the Way You Are.

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28. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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29. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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30. Bruno Mars said of these successful singles: "I think those songs weren't meant to be full-sung songs.

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31. Bruno Mars moved out of their parents house along with his brother and father.

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32. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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33. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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34. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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35. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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36. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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37. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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38. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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39. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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40. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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41. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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42. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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43. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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44. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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45. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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46. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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47. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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48. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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49. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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50. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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51. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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52. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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53. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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54. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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55. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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56. Bruno Mars kicked off his performance during the 2016 Super Bowl in Santa Clara, California, with his hit "Uptown Funk.

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57. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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58. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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59. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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60. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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61. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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62. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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63. Bruno Mars is one of the most popular singers of recent times.

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64. Bruno Mars decided to relocate to Los Angeles because he wanted to have great musical career.

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65. Bruno Mars was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on 8 October 1985.

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66. Bruno Mars continued his immensely successful run with the release of his third studio effort, 24K Magic, in November 2016.

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67. Bruno Mars showed himself to be a high-energy live performer and did an homage to the late James Brown in his act.

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68. Bruno Mars went on to pick up several Grammy Award nods for his debut effort, including for Album of the Year.

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69. Bruno Mars credits his fearless stage presence to his unusual childhood.

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70. Bruno Mars is more than just a fedora-wearing, ex-Elvis impersonator who was born Peter Hernandez, he is a Grammy award-winning singer and is as funny as they come.

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71. In 2013, Bruno Mars confessed that "Nothin' on You" was rejected by a "music industry decision-maker" because of his race.

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72. In July 2018, Forbes announced that Bruno Mars was the America's highest-paid musician of 2017, with an estimated total of $100 million.

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73. In June 2017, Bruno Mars ranked at sixth on the Forbes World's Highest Paid Celebrities, earning an estimated $39 million throughout June 2016—June 2017.

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74. Bruno Mars returned from an overseas gig in May 2013 when he learned in the Los Angeles airport that his mother was gravely ill.

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75. At the 2018 Grammys, Bruno Mars became the second artist to win Record and Song of the Year with two different songs from the same album.

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76. Bruno Mars became the first solo male artist whose first 13 Top 40 hits all reached the Top 10 on the American Top 40.

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77. Bruno Mars is the first male artist to place two titles as a lead act in the Hot 100's top 10 simultaneously.

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78. On September 27, 2017, Bruno Mars expanded his camp scholarship in order to include applicants from all over the United States.

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79. On February 26, 2014, it was announced that Bruno Mars had partnered with the Hawai'i Community Foundation and the GRAMMY Foundation to establish a GRAMMY Camp Scholarship Fund, in order to support the next generation of music makers with funds to provide financial assistance for qualified needs-based applicants from Hawaii.

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80. Bruno Mars said: "I love that Chromatik will bring better music education into schools".

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81. On May 12, 2013, Bruno Mars tweeted a picture of himself using an electronic cigarette.

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82. Bruno Mars explains: "In Hawaii some of the biggest radio stations are reggae.

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83. Bruno Mars has explained his writing process: "I don't sit down and think, 'I'm going to write a song', since "You can't force creativeness" as inspiration comes out of the blue in different places.

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84. Bruno Mars was raised on his father's doo-wop collection—"simple four-chord songs that got straight to the point" and on Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis,and Frankie Lymon.

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85. Bruno Mars impersonated Michael Jackson and Little Richard, both of whom are major inspirations of his.

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86. Bruno Mars is featured, along with Kodak Black, on Gucci Mane's single "Wake Up in the Sky" issued in September 2018.

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87. Bruno Mars received seven awards at the 2017 American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year, two for "That's What I Like" and other two for his album 24K Magic.

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88. Bruno Mars wrote on his Facebook page: "Now it's time to start writing chapter 3".

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89. Bruno Mars performed at the 2015 Rock in Rio festival on May 16, 2015.

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90. On March 22, 2012, it was announced that Bruno Mars had signed a worldwide publishing deal with BMG Chrysalis US.

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91. Bruno Mars started to promote his debut album, as the opening act for Maroon 5 and One Republic, on the fall leg of Hands All Over Tour.

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92. On September 19, 2010, Bruno Mars was arrested in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Casino for possession of cocaine.

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93. Bruno Mars released two promotional singles, "Liquor Store Blues" featuring Damian Marley and "Grenade", before confirming the latter as the album's second single on October 21, 2010.

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94. Bruno Mars liked their song "Lost", which was written for Mars.

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95. Bruno Mars adopted his stage name from the childhood nickname his father gave him, adding "Mars" at the end because: "I felt like I didn't have [any] pizzazz, and a lot of girls say I'm out of this world, so I was like I guess I'm from Mars.

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96. At the age of four, Bruno 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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97. Bruno Mars has released seven 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.

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98. Bruno Mars made the announcement that he was making a donation to the Salvation Army.

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99. Bruno Mars is celebrating the end of his 24 Magic World Tour and the upcoming holiday season by giving back to those in need.

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100. Bruno Mars donated 24,000 Thanksgiving meals to families in Hawaii.

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101. Bruno Mars has finally wrapped up his 24 Karat Magic World Tour, which has been massive by any standards.

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