5 Facts You Need to Know About Bruno Mars Need to know everything there is to know about Bruno Mars? Here we go... 🤣 Beano Facts Team Last Updated: February 24th 2017 1. His real name is Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez His dad gave him the nickname Bruno after professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino 2. Bruno was a Elvis impersonator at just 4! 3. One of his biggest influences is Michael Jackson 4. He doesn't just sing, he also plays the drums, keyboard, bass AND guitar! 5. He's had 6 Number 1 singles and loads of awards already! Bruno - you're the best!