47 Facts About Jason Mraz

1. Jason Mraz is highly active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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2. Jason Mraz stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 72 kg.

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3. Jason Mraz is of American nationality and of Czech and Slovak descent through his grandfather.

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4. Jason Mraz is an American singer, songwriter known for his hit singles like The Remedy, I Won't Give Up and Make It Mine.

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5. Jason Mraz was married Sheridan Edley Mraz in 2001who is a makeup artist.

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6. Jason Mraz embarked on a global tour this time and performed in Australia, Asia, and Europe.

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7. Jason Mraz had a resounding success in 2008 with his new album, and he was a rave act all across America.

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8. Jason Mraz was in Singapore in the year 2006, where he performed at the yearly Mosaic Music Festival.

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9. Jason Mraz started out on his career by performing for a band known Elgin Park in 1999 in the US city of San Diego.

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10. Jason Mraz moved on to New York after this and proceeded to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

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11. Jason Mraz was born to parents of Czech descent on June 23, 1977, in Virginia.

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12. Jason Mraz got a proper upbringing in a neighborhood that was safe.

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13. On December 16, 2012, Jason Mraz headlined the Milestone Concert in Myanmar to raise awareness about human trafficking, the first foreign artist to play an open-air concert in Myanmar.

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14. Jason Mraz has received a number of well-deserved accolades including 2 Grammies, 2 Teen Choice Awards, 1 People's Choice Award and the 2009 Hal David Songwriters Hall of Fame Award.

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15. On December 16, 2012, Jason Mraz headlined the Milestone Concert in Myanmar to raise awareness about human trafficking, making him the first foreign artist to play an open-air concert in Myanmar.

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16. Jason Mraz received the Clean Water Award in 2010 from the Surfrider Foundation, for helping to preserve the world's oceans and beaches.

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17. Jason Mraz is a social activist whose philanthropic efforts span wide-ranging issues, including the environment, human rights and LGBT equality.

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18. Jason Mraz is an investor at Cafe Gratitude, a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles, and named his 2011 tour Gratitude Cafe in its honor.

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19. Jason Mraz owns a five-and-a-half acre avocado farm in Oceanside, California.

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20. Jason Mraz took on the role of Dr Pomatter on November 3, 2017 for a 10-week run.

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21. On September 27, 2017, it was announced that Jason Mraz would make his Broadway debut in the musical Waitress.

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22. Jason Mraz brought along the magician after picking up magic as a hobby during recording sessions for We Sing.

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23. Jason Mraz performed with his touring band, including drummer Adam King, Rivera, Sheridan and keyboardist Eric Hinojosa, along with a guest appearance from Blues Traveler frontman John Popper.

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24. Instead of attending classes, Jason Mraz headed west on a road trip that ultimately brought him to San Diego, where he decided to stay.

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25. Jason Mraz moved to the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia, where he took on a series of odd jobs which included elementary-school janitor, and he joined the Ashland Stage Company.

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26. Jason Mraz starred as Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and he starred as Snoopy in a play about the Peanuts characters.

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27. Jason Mraz is of Czech and Slovak descent through his grandfather, who moved to the United States from Austria-Hungary in 1915.

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28. Jason Mraz has won two Grammy Awards and received two additional nominations, and has won two Teen Choice Awards, a People's Choice Award and the Hal David Songwriters Hall of Fame Award.

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29. Jason Mraz joins Contemporary Youth Orchestra for summer 2019 concert.

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30. In June 2018, Jason Mraz penned a "love letter" to the LGBT community, as part of a Billboard feature during Gay pride month.

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31. On October 25, 2015, Jason Mraz married his girlfriend, Christina Carano, in a private ceremony in his hometown of Mechanicsville, Virginia.

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32. In July 2018, Jason Mraz shared the lyric video for the song "More Than Friends", a duet with Meghan Trainor.

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33. In 2009, while preparing for his new album, Jason Mraz recorded "The Way Is Love", an unreleased Roy Orbison song, as a duet with Willie Nelson.

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34. On January 31, 2009, Jason Mraz was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, performing "I'm Yours" and "Lucky", which peaked on the Hot 100 at number 82.

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35. Prior to its release, Jason Mraz released three EPs, each with acoustic versions of songs from the album.

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36. On May 13, 2008, Jason Mraz released his third studio album, We Sing.

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37. In 2005, Jason Mraz was one of many singers featured in the fall advertisement campaign for The Gap entitled "Favorites", singing a cover of Bob Marley's "One Love".

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38. Jason Mraz was featured as a headlining guest of St Louis's annual Fair St Louis and performed a free concert at the base of the Gateway Arch on July 1, 2006.

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39. Jason Mraz began a long-running tour in support of Mr A–Z at the San Diego Music Awards on September 12, 2005.

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40. On July 26, 2005, Jason Mraz released his second major label album, Mr A–Z, produced by Steve Lillywhite for Atlantic Records.

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41. Jason Mraz opened for Tracy Chapman in 2003 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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42. On October 15, 2002, Jason Mraz released his first major label debut album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, which peaked at number 55 on the Billboard 200.

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43. In late 2001, Jason Mraz signed a recording contract with Elektra Records and moved to Los Angeles.

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44. In 2001, Jason Mraz released the live acoustic album Live at Java Joe's, performing with percussionist Rivera and bassist Ian Sheridan.

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45. Soon after moving to San Diego in 1999, Jason Mraz became a roadie for the band Elgin Park.

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46. Jason Mraz says he had an idyllic childhood, stating, "My hometown of Mechanicsville was very American.

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47. In 2008, Jason Mraz released his third studio album, We Sing.

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