Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and dancer. He is known for his stage performances, retro showmanship, and for performing in a wide range of musical styles, including pop, R&B, funk, soul, reggae, hip hop, disco and rock.
Bruno Mars is accompanied by his musical group band, the Hooligans, who play a variety of instruments, such as electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums, and horns, and also serve as backup singers and dancers. He is the inspiration for many kids singers.As a young teenager, he appeared in a local revue impersonating «Michael Jackson».
As most famous singers he started very young, as a child singer and impersonator. [at the age of 4 years old], dressed like Elvis this Kid was a good promise for the future. The boy is one of six children and came from a musical family which exposed him to a diverse mix of music genres. «Wikipedia».