Bruno Mars is known for creating chart-topping love songs but is the “Grenade” singer married? Read on to find out.
If the name Bruno Mars does not ring any bells, then you must have surely heard the songs “Grenade” and “Just the Way You Are.” These hit songs are testaments to the talents of the American musician who rose to fame in 2010.
Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father, Pete Hernandez, also known as “Dr. Doo-Wop,” was a Latin percussionist.
Mars got the name “Bruno” at the age of 4 when he started performing with his parent’s band “Love Notes.” The little kid was known for his Elvis Presley impersonation.
He also appeared in the 1992 movie “Honeymoon in Vegas” as Little Elvis. As a teenager, Mars also appeared at local venues impersonating Michael Jackson.
Mars taught himself to play piano, percussion, guitar, and bass as a teenager. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams of being a musician. Around this time, he also adopted the stage name, Bruno Mars.
In 2004 Mars signed with the record company “Motown,” where he met songwriter, Philip Lawrence. Mars, Lawrence, and sound engineer Ari Levine created the group “Smeezingtons,” where they wrote and produced songs for other artists.
Their stock quickly rose when they produced the hit song “Long Distance” for singer Brandy in 2008. The following year they made “Right Round” for Flo Rida and “Waving Flag” for rapper K’Naan.
Mars co-wrote and co-produced the 2010 hit song “Fuck You” for artist Cee Lo Green. He also sang on the singles released by “Smeezingtons,” including “Nothin’ On You” and “Billionaire.” Afterward, Mars signed up with the label “Elektra.”
In 2010 he released his EP “It’s Better If You Don’t Understand,” and five months later, the album “Doo-Wops & Hooligans.” The album was a huge commercial success featuring hit songs like “Just the Way You Are,” “Grenade,” and “The Lazy Song.”
The album won Mars his first Grammy Award for best male Pop Vocal Performance for “Just the Way You Are.” In December 2012, he released the album “Unorthodox Jukebox.” The album, which featured songs like “Treasure,” “When I Was Your Man,” and “Locked out of Heaven,” won the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album.
In 2014 Mars contributed to the song “Uptown Funk,” a collaborative effort with British producer Mark Ronson. The song which appeared on Ronson’s album “Uptown Special” won the Grammy for record of the year.
The musician’s 2016 album “24k Magic” continued his successful run in the music industry. It won him multiple Grammy Awards for best album, record, and song for “That’s What I Like.”
In 2021 Mars linked up with singer Anderson. Paak to form the group “Silk Sonic.” They subsequently released the album “An Evening with Silk Sonic.” The single “Leave the Door Open” won Grammy Awards for best song and record. The group also won the best R&B at the 2021 VMAs.
Is Bruno Mars Married?
Bruno Mars’ vocal ability is not the only pretty thing about the musician; he is also very handsome. These two traits make him very popular among female fans.
However, Mars is a master at keeping his personal life private and has often left fans guessing his relationship status. As a female fan, knowing that the musician is unmarried might gladden your heart. Bruno Mars might not be married yet, but he is in a 12-year relationship with model Jessica Caban.
Mars and Caban’s Relationship
Bruno Mars met his girlfriend, Jessica Caban, at a New York restaurant called “Co-Op” in 2011. The singer saw the beautiful Caban chatting at a nearby table before approaching her. The pair fell in love with each other instantly.
They spent the first year of their romance doing a long-distance relationship. However, Caban soon moved in with him, and they have been living together in a reported $6.5 million mansion. Although the pair are not parents yet, they have a Rottweiler named Geronimo.
Who is Jessica Caban?
Jessica Caban is a well-known American model and actress. She was born in New York on June 13, 1982, to parents of Puerto Rican descent. She rose to fame as a model in 2002 when she contested during a nationwide search for a model who would be the face of Jennifer Lopez’s clothing line.
Caban, then a first-year student from Orlando, Florida, ended up as the contest’s runner-up. That event Kick-Started her career in the modeling industry.
In 2008 the up-and-coming model also starred in the reality competition show “Model Latina.” Caban performed wonderfully well on the front and eventually won the competition. Her prizes included a contract with top management company “Q Management,” Cash Prizes, and a feature in Latin Magazine.
In 2010 Caban starred in the indie drama “Are You For Great Sex?” where critics praised her performance. She won two best actress awards for the role at the Boston International Film Festival and the Hoboken International Film Festival.
In 2016 she joined the cast of the series “Jane the Virgin” during the third season. Caban appeared on the series for two years, between 2016 and 2018.
Also, in 2016, Caban launched her swimwear line “J. Marie Swimwear.” According to the model, the movie “West Side Story” inspired her, and she wanted to make every girl or woman feel like Maria’s character from the film.