Is Bruno Mars Gay? Rumors of Him Being Gay

Bruno Mars has always been known for his flamboyant style. He wears bright colors, flashy jewelry, and even sports outrageous wigs. Is he really straight or does he have a secret love life?

Bruno Mars is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actor, and philanthropist. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Mars moved to California when he was nine years old. He started writing songs at age 13 and performed them in local talent shows. At 17, he signed a publishing deal with Sony Music Publishing and began working with producers such as Jermaine Dupri, Rodney Jerkins, and Stargate.

Is Bruno Mars Gay?

The singer has been accused of being homosexual since 2013, when Gossip Cop reported that a source claimed Bruno Mars was “definitely gay.” However, it seems like the singer isn’t interested in coming out just yet.

On April 1, TMZ published a story claiming that the Grammy winner came out as bisexual during an interview with Chicago radio station 102.7 FM. During the interview, the site reports, Mars was asked about rumors that he was gay. He responded by saying, “I’m not gay,” adding, “That’s absolutely false.”

Mars’ representative later called the claims “absolutely false,” insisting that the singer doesn’t identify himself as anything other than heterosexual.

Is Bruno Mars Married?

In 2012, Mars married Kourtney Kardashian on her reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians. They were engaged in 2009 but broke off their engagement after only three months.

Kardashian is also rumored to be romantically linked to rapper Kanye West. She and West dated briefly back in 2007 before they split up.

Who Is Bruno Mars Dating?

While dating Kardashian, Mars reportedly had a relationship with model Hailey Baldwin. In 2015, the pair got engaged, but they ended things less than two years later.

In 2016, Mars began dating actress/singer Cardi B. The couple announced their engagement in 2017, but they eventually called off their plans to marry.

Early Life

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Bruno Mars spent most of his childhood living in foster homes. When he was 10, his mother died of cancer. His father, who was never around, left him and his siblings behind.


After moving to Los Angeles, Mars worked as a songwriter and produced music for artists such as Usher, Lady Gaga, and Rihanna. He released his first album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, in 2006. It peaked at No. 2 on Billboard 200 chart.

He followed up with Unorthodox Jukebox in 2008, which debuted at No. 1 on the charts. The album featured collaborations with Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera, and Pink.

His third studio effort, Doo-Rite, dropped in 2010. It included the hit single “Just the Way You Are” featuring Sean Kingston.

Mars then went on hiatus to focus on his acting career. He appeared in several movies including 21 Jump Street, The Lucky One, Valentine’s Day, and Bad Moms.

In 2014, Mars released 24K Magic, which became his fourth consecutive top five album. The album features hits “Uptown Funk,” “When I Was Your Man,” and “Marry You.”

In 2015, Mars starred in the musical film adaptation of Annie starring Jamie Foxx. He also made cameo appearances in films such as Pitch Perfect 2 and Fifty Shades Darker.

In 2016, he collaborated with Ariana Grande on the track “Break Free.”

In 2018, Mars released the single “That’s What I Like” from the soundtrack for the movie Black Panther.

Personal Life

Bruno Mars has been open about his struggles with depression. In 2015, he revealed that he suffered from clinical depression while recording his last album.

In January 2019, Mars confirmed that he was expecting his second child with girlfriend Cardi B. On March 16, 2019, the couple welcomed their son, Kulture Kiari Cephus.

Net Worth

Mars’ net worth increased by about $20 million during the course of 2017. His income grew by over $30 million, bringing his total earnings to $59 million.

In June 2017, he signed a deal with Live Nation to perform at 150 venues across North America and Europe. He performed at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, where he played four times in one day.

He had been performing at the festival since 2011. During his performance there in 2017, he sang “Grenade,” which went viral on YouTube.

His album 24K Magic debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. It sold 866,000 copies in its first week, becoming the biggest debut sales week for a male artist in 2017.

The album included hits like “Uptown Funk”, “Finesse” and “Locked Out Of Heaven”.

The song peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.


It appears Bruno Mars is still keeping his sexuality under wraps. We’ll have to wait until he comes out officially before we can know for sure if he’s gay or not.

What do you think? Do you believe Bruno Mars is gay? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!

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