Bruno Mars Net Worth: Bruno Mars is a singer, songwriter, and record producer from the United States with a net worth of $175 million as of 2022. His real name is Peter Gene Hernandez, and he rose to prominence in the early 2000s as a songwriter for well-known artists such as K’Naan’s “Wavin’ Flag.”
After several years as one of pop music’s top songwriters, Mars made his solo debut with the 2010 hit “Nothin’ on You.” Forbes quietly included him on their list of the “100 highest-paid celebrities” in 2018. Mars is the first male artist to have three singles sell 10 million copies, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Bruno Mars Net Worth
Bruno Mars has an estimated net worth of $175 million. Mars is one of the world’s richest singers, with an annual salary of $45 million. His house and car collection are estimated to be worth between $18 and $19 million. He has approximately 26 million albums and 200 million singles sold worldwide.
His “Unorthodox Jukebox” album, which included some of his biggest hits, sold more than 6 million copies. Mars’ world tour grossed $156.4 million dollars between 2013 and 2014. Then he replicated his success, earning roughly $300 million between 2017 and 2018.
After becoming a huge international success, his debut album became a critical and commercial success. Since then, Mars has established himself as a global artist who has collaborated with some of the world’s most famous musicians, including Beyonce and Cardi B.
Bruno Mars Early Life
Peter Gene Hernandez was born on October 8th, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Latin percussionist Peter Hernandez and singer/dancer Bernadette “Bernie” San Pedro Bayot. His parents exposed him to a wide range of music from childhood. When Mars was three years old, one of his uncles encouraged him to perform on stage. Soon after, he began performing with his family band and quickly became well-known in his hometown for his Elvis Presley impersonation.
Bruno Mars Career
When Mars was five years old, he and his family formed the band The Love Notes. They became extremely popular, and in 1990, Bruno was invited to perform at the Aloha Bowl. Mars rose to prominence after starring in the 1992 film Honeymoon in Vegas.
His family band continued to perform with him while he was in school; they did two shows a night. Because of his parents’ divorce, he and his siblings had a difficult time because there was no income. When Bruno was 12 years old, his father, brother, and he were homeless, and they ended up living in a car, an abandoned zoo, and on slum rooftops. He attended President Theodore Roosevelt High School and was a member of the “School Boys” group. He became famous by impersonating Michael Jackson. Bruno Mars moved to Los Angeles when he was 17 years old to pursue a music career.
Business and Endorsements
In 2011, Mars appeared in two Bench commercials. He and model Joan Smalls were photographed in Puerto Rico in 1950s-inspired suits for Vogue’s clothing line “La Isla Bonita.” With the small rum brand SelvaRey Rum, Mars began catering events and parties in 2014.
The following year, he was introduced to the brand by co-founder Seth Gold. Mars decided to go global in 2020 after years of experimenting with different bottles and flavors. He oversaw the new flavour, branding, and packaging design, all of which were inspired by the 1970s. In 2021, Mars as Ricky Regal released Lacoste x Ricky Regal, a luxury 1970s-inspired sportswear collaboration with Lacoste.
Bruno Mars Personal Life
Mars has previously dated singer/actress Rita Ora, whom he first met in 2009, but due to pressures at work, the couple separated in 2011. Mars began dating model Jessica Caban in 2011, and the two lived together in a mansion in the Hollywood Hills with a Rottweiler named Geronimo.