Interesting Facts About Bruno Mars
“This hit, that ice cold, Michelle Pfeiffer, that white gold…” it is impossible not to scream out the next lines whenever Uptown Funk plays anywhere, even 8 years after its release. The reason is simple and consists of just two words, Bruno Mars!. There are some fascinating facts about Bruno Mars the 24K Magic singer and don’t worry, and we’ve got you covered!
The curly-haired, incredibly fashionable singer is one of the most popular music sensations in the world with millions of fans vibing over his songs. With a captivating voice and exceptional dance skills, Bruno Mars has his way to get fans swooning over his work.
Real Name of Bruno Mars
We kind of saw that coming, didn’t we? Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Mars went by Peter Gene Hernandez before adopting his now-famous stage name. His father was nicknamed Bruno because of his resemblance with wrestler Bruno Sammartino.
When was Bruno Mars Born?
- A. October 08, 1985
- B. October 17, 1988
- C. March 04, 1981
- D. August 26, 1989
Bruno then landed on Mars while deciding a stage name as many girls told him he was ‘out of the world.’
We Have a Little Elvis Impersonator Here
At 4, he began performing with his family’s band, “The Love Notes.” Who is that little rockstar? An Elvis impersonator! It was a sweet surprise for fans when they learned Bruno Mars is the youngest Elvis Impersonator and even had the nickname “Little Elvis.” Mars was heavily influenced by Elvis Presley and Micheal Jackson while growing up. Very much influenced that his vocal range and dance moves are similar to MJs!
Mars is the Youngest Artist to Perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show
Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show in 2014 is undoubtedly one of the most jaw-dropping and memorable performances in history. That was the night Mars was crowned the ‘youngest artist to perform at the NFL Super Bowl halftime’ while performing with his eight-man band, The Hooligans. Donning the same custom Saint Laurent suits, the ‘Just The Way You Are’ singer was backed by the biggest firework show in Super Bowl history.
His Fans are Called Hooligans
Like the Directioners (One Direction) and XO Crew (The Weeknd), Mar’s fans are known as Hooligans. Named from his famous eight-man band that backs up his exceptional voice, Bruno Mars’ fans own this title like a badge of honor.
Top 10 Bruno Mars Songs:
According to Billboard hits, here are the top 10 songs of Bruno Mars to make it easier for you to create a great playlist for a long drive or a boring night!
- Just The Way You Are
- When I Was Your Man
- Uptown Funk!
- Leave The Door Open
- It Will Rain
- Locked Out Of Heaven
- That’s What I Like
- 24K Magic
We know you can’t get enough of the pop star from just the facts. Check out the quiz below and test your knowledge on the “Finesse” singer!