- Birthday8th Oct, 85
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
- There's always a bittersweet kind of thing, but I feel like everything had to work out the way it is. Everything that had to happen, happened.
- Music is not math. It's science. You keep mixing the stuff up until it blows up on you, or it becomes this incredible potion.
- You pick up some fans and a handful of haters along the way.
- I don't like two stories. I like one story. I never grew up with stairs. I like to stick to what I know.
- Becoming famous was never what I wanted to do. There's a lot of things that come with fame - it's what people in the limelight have to do.
Did you know?
- His debut studio album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, released in 2010, peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200.
- His album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans was nominated for seven Grammy Awards, winning Best Pop Vocal Performance for "Just The Way You Are".
- His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, released in 2012, peaked at number one in the United States, UK and other international markets.
- His 2012 Unorthodox Jukebox album won Best Pop Vocal Album at the Grammy Awards.
- He was nominated as Top Artist of the Year in May 2014 at the Billboard Music Awards.
Family & relationships
Hollywood Hills Bachelor Pad
R&B crooner Bruno Mars purchased a swanky bachelor pad in Hollywood hills for a reported $3.2 million. With a sophisticated contemporary finish, the mid-century home has been described by brokers as being “magazine-worthy” which suits the suave style of the Grenade singer just fine. The previous owner purchased the property for $1.23 million in May 2011.
Location: Bruno Mars’ bachelor pad is located in famed Laurel Canyon area that lies on the scenic Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles' Hollywood Hills region.
Accommodation: Bruno Mars’ new home boasts of a single-level open floor plan with 4,064 sq. ft. of floor space. The home has 3 bedrooms and 3 and a half bathrooms.
Features: Bruno Mars’ posh bachelor pad comes with all the stylish custom fixtures that a 26-year-old star could possibly want. The home comes with contemporary touches like radiant-floor heating, Miele appliances and Swarovski crystal lighting, while yesteryear novelties like floor-to-ceiling retractable Fleetwood glass walls and the custom-created 11-foot-tall entry showcase the home's mid-century spirit.
The home comes with stunning mountain and sweeping city views, and also boasts of cool amenities like separate gym and massage areas, a steam shower that accommodates two or more, a dry sauna and an expansive master bathroom.
Out back, the home features a luxurious swimming pool that comes with a quaint view and an outdoor sound system. Up front, the home features columns made of Calcutta marble that stand at 12-foot-tall and form a motor court and open up to provide parking for 10 vehicles.
Neighborhood: The Laurel Canyon area on Mulholland Drive is one of the most posh residential neighborhoods in LA and boasts of famous inhabitants like Pamela Anderson, George Clooney, Frank Zappa and Harry Houdini.
The screen hall
Ultra lavish bathroom
Elegant pool at backyard
The dining hall
The conceptual kitchen
The master bedroom
Candie’s Foundation is one of the many youth-related charity organizations for which Bruno Mars often lends his voice. Candice Foundation as a non-profit organization looks to educate teens about parenthood and the repercussions of a teen pregnancy. The foundation seeks to influence teen culture by asking celebrities to talk to teens in their own language via advertisements and public service messages. Bruno Mars too has participated actively in their work and even performed at a gala benefiting the organization in 2011.
Musicians On Call
Musicians On Call is an initiative that looks to bring recorded and live music to patients in hospitals and healthcare facilities. As a part of the organization that uses music to promote and complement the healing process for patients, families and caregivers, Bruno often visits healthcare facilities and entertains patients as well as caregivers, staff and families. Bruno is one of the 34 celebrity supporters who stands for the cause of this organization.
Levi’s Skinny 511 Jeans
The Skinny 511 Jeans by Levi’s is part of Bruno Mars’ staple style. With a slim fit from the leg to ankle, the raw denim jeans is the slimmest on offer by the brand and suits the singer’s petite frame perfectly. The jeans sits below the waist and helps Mars’ create an instantly recognizable style which certainly goes well with his image as an R&B star.
Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer 2140 Sunglasses
The Ray-Ban Wayfarer has been a favorite amongst crooners since the ‘50s with the likes of Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson popularizing the style of sunglasses in their respective eras. Also known as the best selling sunglasses design in the history of eyewear, the original Wayfarer enjoyed a revival in the last decade which explains its popularity with young Hollywood celebrities. Bruno Mars too is spotted sporting the Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer 2140 that is made along the same specifications as the original 1952 design. With mineral glass lenses and oversized metal hinges, the Wayfarer also pairs well with Mars’ trendy fedoras.
Converse by John Varvatos Rubberized Chucks
Bruno Mars is usually spotted rocking the casual look and he extends his love of denims by pairing his skinny jeans and denim vests with Chuck Taylor All Star Low Profile sneakers. The rubberized Chucks are a part of the Converse by John Varvatos collection and come with the Converse All Star logo embroidered on them. Bruno Mars owns the sneakers in many different shades with the one in green being the trendiest of them all.
Ray Ban RX 5121 Eyeglasses
Being a huge fan of the Ray Ban Wayfarer, Bruno Mars chose a frame design for his eyeglasses that is very similar of the iconic sunglasses. The Ray Ban RX 5121 Eyeglasses are known for being stylish as well as perfectly functional. The optical brand is known for both its quality and value. Bruno Mars has been seen rocking the all American classic in a brown-white frame.
Obey Burlington Jacket
Vests and jackets are a part of Bruno Mars’ staple style. Mars wore the Obey Burlington Jacket at a fashion event recently. The Sunique jacket comes with external button down design and an internal zip closure which makes it great for autumn outings.
Rolex Day Date Presidential Wristwatch With Champagne Stick Dial
Even though Bruno Mars is known to be one of the more frugal young stars in America, he still likes to wear classic American pieces like the Men's Rolex Day Date President Wristwatch. Fitted with all the classic features of the brand, the high-end wristwatch comes with a fluted bezel and a traditional stick dial that merges perfectly with the understated and elegant street style of the singer.