Who watches halftime breaks? Oh wait, let me ask something different. Who would dare miss a halftime break when the sensational “24K Magic” pop artist Bruno Mars is lighting up the stage? Yes, you guessed it right. The Super Bowl is what I’m talking about. Bruno Mars created history on 2nd February 2014 when he became the first performer under the age of 30 to be performing at a Super Bowl halftime. It wasn’t just a booming performance but was also the most watched halftime show in the history of Super bowl, enticing 115.3 million viewers!
Bruno Mars or Peter Gene Hernandez is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and a record producer. Throughout his singing career, he has sold over 100 million singles and albums, making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. Want to know more about the quirky Bruno Mars? Want to know how he paved his way from Hawaii to the skies? Let’s delve more into the current net worth of Bruno Mars in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Bruno Mars was born on 8 October 1985 in Honolulu city of Hawaii, US and grew up in the Waikiki city. He started performing with his family band just from the age of four years. In 2003, he graduated from the President Theodore Roosevelt High School of Honolulu and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his musical career. Just after moving to Los Angeles, he was signed by “Motown Records,” but it did not go well, and he was dropped within a year.
Bruno’s father Peter Hernandez, a percussion instrument player, was from the Brooklyn city of New York while his mother Bernadette San Pedro Bayot, a hula dancer, had emigrated from the Philippines to Hawaii. Bruno is one among the six children of his parents and his three sisters Tiara, Tahiti, and Presley also belong to the music fraternity. In 2011, Bruno started dating Jessica Marie Caban: an American model and actress, and they are still living together. However, as per records, he has not married till date. On 1 June 2013, his mother died at the age of 55.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Bruno’s professional career as a singer began in 2004 when he was signed by “Motown Records,” but after being dropped, he signed with “Steve Lindsey” in 2005. He became famous after he produced and voiced two solo tracks “Nothin’ on You” & “Billionaire” which were released by the end of 2009. On 19 July 2010, he released his debut solo track “Just the Way You Are.” The song was at the top on the Billboard Hot 100 list of UK and Canada.
On 19 September 2010, he was arrested at Las Vegas for having cocaine. In 2011, he was awarded the “Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance” for his debut solo “Just the Way You Are.” On 1 October 2012, he released his single track “Locked out of Heaven” which was ranked first on Billboard Hot 100 in Canada and second in the UK. On 11 December 2012, The Smeezingtons released his studio album titled “Unorthodox Jukebox.”
From June 2013 to October 2014, he did his concert tour named “The Moonshine Jungle Tour.” In 2014, he won the “Best Pop Vocal Album” award for his album titled “Unorthodox Jukebox.” On 18 November 2016, his third album “24K Magic” was released by the Atlantic Records. In 2018, an American singer named Jackie Jackson revealed that Bruno had worked with Michael Jackson‘s music, but Bruno later denied the fact.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of 2018, The total estimated net worth of Bruno Mars to date is $175 million. He has acquired this enormous wealth mostly from his singing profession which has recorded 130 million album sales worldwide. This considerable worth includes his multiple expensive cars like Ferrari and Rolls Royce. Apart from singing, he also earns by promoting various brands in his studio and live shows. In fact, his music tours like the Moonshine Jungle Tour and the 24K Magic World Tour raked in about $156 million and $200 million, respectively.
Born in a middle-class family, Bruno is at the peak of his success today. His parents’ profession was related to music, and so he quickly learned to play various musical instruments at a very early age. Right from the beginning of his singing career, he has been loved by people across the globe. The way people like his songs can be surmised from the fact that he has 19.8 million followers on Instagram and over 42.9 million followers on Twitter.