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Mars received his nickname, "Bruno," while he was still a baby. I learned that the hard way here in L. Asian American and Pacific Islanders. Version 21, edited by AreYouTyler View version history. While he went home empty-handed, Mars gave a career-building performance at the 2012 telecast. So, what exactly is his ethnic background? Discover Last.
In fact, his ancestry is a complex mix of African, European, Asian and Indian. The song quickly proved to be another hit for the artist, putting him back at the top of the Billboard singles chart. By the early 2000s, he had begun to find success by writing songs for popular artists, including K'Naan's "Wavin' Flag.
By Ben Arogundade. That is the approximate global number who Google this exact question about the music celebrity each year. Mars attended Roosevelt High School, where he and several friends formed a band, the School Boys, performing classic oldies hits alongside his family's act at the Ilikai Hotel in Honolulu.
I used to do a lot of shows in Hawaii with my father's band. The two had a big No.
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