Bruno Mars is one of the most popular singers and musicians working today. Naturally, he is very successful in his job. He released three studio albums which were sold in over a hundred million copies around the world. That makes him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He plays multiple instruments, writes songs, produced his own albums, etc. We are going to see how wealthy he is, and shining a light on his bio in the process.
His career started when he signed for a Motown Records. After only a year, he was dropped by the same label. After that, Bruno Mars teamed up with the Lawrence, and they started working on several songs. One of the named “Lost” was sold to one label for a $20k. Furthermore, they started writing for some other artists like Adam Levine, Sean Kingston, Flo Rida, etc.
In year 2010, Bruno Mars released his first solo project. It was an EP called “It`s better if you don`t understand”. Shortly after, he released his first studio album named “Doo-Wops & Hooligans”. The album was high ranked on several charts and billboards, which made the artist very well-known in the music industry.
This album is sold in over 5 million copies around the world, and it has been certified quintuple platinum. It consisted a certain number of hits, which were on charts for a long time. Among others, we would like to point out “Grenade”, “The Lazy Song”, and “Just the Way You Are”. This album cemented his place as one of the most popular artists of today.
The second album “Unorthodox Jukebox”, which was released back in 2012 was also very popular. It has been sold in over six million copies, and it positioned itself on various charts. The album was hyped with several singles which were proved to be successful. His third studio album “24k Magic” was released back in 2016. The latest updates are saying that album has been sold in 2 million copies so far.
His real name is Peter Gene Hernandez. He has five other siblings and all of them are in the music industry. Bruno Mars is living in the Hollywood Hills with his girlfriend Jessica Caban.
Earnings and Net Worth
The latest updates from January 2019, Bruno Mars is worth over $120 million. The source of his wealth is his music, obviously. He sold over hundred and twenty million copies all over the world. Two of his albums were sold in more than five million copies.
He has a regular world tours, which are another source of his wealth. And last but not least, his third money source is song-writing for other artists. His most known collaborations are with Rihanna and Adele. However, he has so much collaboration we can`t even begin to name them.
Achievements and Awards
Throughout his career, Bruno Mars has over two hundred nominations and eighty-eight awards. We will point out his eleven Grammy Awards, two BET Awards, and thirteen Pop Music Awards.