Do you Hooligans think you know all there is to know about Bruno Mars? Think again. Join Capital FM as we take a look at 10 thing you didn't know about Bruno Mars.
Real Name: Peter Gene Hernandez
Born: 8 October 1985
Height: 5' 5" / 1.65 m
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Did you know?
- Mars's father gave him his nickname because he resembled wrestler Bruno Sammartino.
- As a six-year-old Elvis impersonator, Bruno starred in the movie Honeymoon In Vegas.
- His first recorded appearance as a singer was on Far East Movement's '3D'.
- Bruno had his first hit with a guest slot on B.o.B's UK and US No.1 'Nothin' On You'.Bruno's production crew The Smeezingtons wrote and produced Cee Lo Green's 'F*** You!'.
- 'The Lazy Song' has been covered by Bajun band Cover Drive. Watch Cover Drive's exclusive live session of 'The Lazy Song' here.
- Bruno took to the stage at London's O2 Arena to headline the Saturday show for the 2012 Jingle Bell Ball.
First Single: Just The Way You Are
First Album: Doo-Wops & Hooligans
First Big Top 40 No.1: Just The Way You Are
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