Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He has never been married; however, according to some reports, he is living with his long-term girlfriend, Jessica Caban. Family members say that Mars spent a lot of time as a child pretending to be Elvis Presley. That may be what helped lead him to be the great singer/songwriter that he is today. Mars said he also impersonated music figures such as Michael Jackson and Little Richard.
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He is best known for his hit songs, Just the way you are, Locked out of Heaven and Grenade. Those hits helped him reach a total net worth of approximately $20 million. His talent does not stop at singing though. Critics say that Mars has impeccable footwork that rivals performers like Michael Jackson. He has played at the Super Bowl and was nominated for seven Grammy Awards. Mars won the Favorite Pop/Rock Artist of the Year at the 2012 American Music awards. His song, Just the way you are, sold 12.5 million copies and Grenade sold 10.2 million copies when they were released. It is no surprise that he has such a high net worth.
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Mars released his second album on December 11, 2012. The album is titled Unorthodox and may continue to help boost his net worth status. He has appeared in several television shows, but, ran into trouble when he was arrested for possession of drugs. That happened in 2010 and he was in Las Vegas at the time. Although he told officers that he had never used drugs before, he later admitted to an interviewer that it was not his first time using cocaine. He said he has learned his lesson, though, and seems to be back on top of his game.