Although he is one of the biggest artists who rose to fame in the 2010s, you are less likely to find anything about the personal life of Bruno Mars. In a relatively short period, he has attained the status of one of the best-selling musicians of all time, with albums like Unorthodox Jukebox, Doo-Wops & Hooligans but outside of his widely beloved music, you are unlikely to learn anything about Bruno Mars dating life.
We decided to take a very close look at his dating history, gathering the bits that have fallen out of his lockbox as well as a brief look of his career. Check it out below.
Who is Bruno Mars?
Before he became Bruno Mars to the rest of the world, he was Peter Gene Hernandez, born on the 8th of October 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii. His parents are Peter Hernandez and Bernadette San Pedro Bayot. Through his parents, Bruno Mars has a very diverse ethnic background that includes Puerto Rican, Ashkenazi Jewish, Filipino and Spanish ancestry.
One of six children, he grew up in a musical family. His father was a rock and roll musician while his mother was a singer and a dancer. At the age of three, he was performing with his family’s band, The Love Notes.
Bruno Mars attended President Theodore Roosevelt High School and shortly after high school after his sister played his demo track for an executive of Aftermath Entertainment, he was invited to Los Angeles and thus began his professional career, where his success made his dating life a subject of global interest.
When he relocated to Los Angeles, he originally signed with Motown Records but was only with the label for less than a year before he was dropped. Before he began his career as a solo artist, he sang with the band, Sex Panther and he was also a producer who wrote and produced for several artists like Adam Levine, Brandy, Flo Rida and a couple of others.
Bruno Mars released his debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans on the 4th of October 2010. The album, which was released on the back of successful singles like Just the Way You Are, Liquor Store Blues and Grenade, was a commercial success.
It debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 and was number one on Billboard’s Top Catalog Albums for eleven weeks. The album sold has been certified quintuple platinum having sold over five million copies worldwide, turning Bruno Mars into an international star with public interest in his dating life.
Since his first album, he has released two more albums, Unorthodox Jukebox and 24K Magic, all of which, along with their respective singles, has helped him to over 200 million sold singles and 26 million album sales worldwide.
He has also won multiple awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, four Guinness World Record and three Brit Awards.
Who is Bruno Mars’ Dating (Girlfriend) or is He Married (Wife)?
His music personality suggests he is a flirt who engages in multiple relationships and flings, but a closer look at Bruno Mars dating life reveals that is very far from the truth for the musician. He has been in a relationship with the same woman since 2011, the woman is model, Jessica Caban.
Both of them reportedly first met in a restaurant in New York City, after Bruno Mars approached her and they have been together ever since. As for marriage, even though they have been dating for over seven years, there is no report of Bruno and Jessica being a married couple. When Bruno was asked about the possibility of getting married to her, he responded defiantly to the implication, declaring that their relationship was fine as is.
Although, considering how private they both are, it would not be a total surprise if they got secretly married. The two of them currently live together in their mansion in Hollywood Hills where they share a dog named Geronimo.
According to a rare insight into his personal life, Bruno Mars once confessed that the song, ‘When I Was Your Man’, was written for Jessica during a period when it felt like he was going to lose her. Thankfully, he didn’t.
Before his relationship with Jessica Caban however, Bruno Mars was dating Chanel Malvar, a backup dancer between 2009 and 2011. The relationship reportedly died after Mars was alleged to have cheated on her with a co-worker. Another of his relationship was with English singer, Rita Ora. According to the singer, they were also in a together between 2009 and 2011, in an on-and-off relationship that began after Bruno Mars wrote a couple of songs for her.