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
Capital Hot PIcks
A young fan has attracted the attention of the singer after posting video online.
The young singer also reveals all about how he met the 'Doo Wops & Hooligans' singer.
The 'Locked Out Of Heaven' singer will perform new shows in London, Nottingham and Newcastle.
The 'Grenade' singer poses on the publication's new cover as he talks about his upbringing.
The 'Grenade' singer says he wants his bride to walk down the aisle to 'Eye Of The Tiger'.
Watch the retro themed promo for the singer's latest track right now on Capital.
The 'Just The Way You Are' singer is back with the video for his first single from his second album.
Check out the music video for Weezy's duet with 'Grenade' singer Bruno on his latest single release.
Check out the 'Grenade' singer's music video for his contribution to the new Twilight film soundtrack.
Bruno hit the town this week to celebrate the release of his new album 'Unorthodox Jukebox' - check out how he and his amazing backing band partied in style.
The 'Doo-wops & Hooligans' star played his biggest hits for Capital FM fans at the Jingle Bell Ball 2012 at London's O2 Arena. See the pictures from Bruno Mars' set here.
The biggest and most beautiful pictures from Saturday's epic Jingle Bell Ball 2012, featuring Bruno Mars, Cheryl Cole, JLS, Little Mix, One Direction, Rizzle Kicks, The Script and a special guest!
Surprise guests, chilling with Cheryl in the studio and sneak peaks inside dressing rooms. It's all in our Jingle Bell Ball 2012 backstage picture gallery.