Bruno used to be “little Elvis?” Peter Gene Hernandez grew up in Hawaii and prior to being dubbed Bruno Mars, after Bruno Sammartino, he was called “Little Elvis” because of his dance moves. HERE is the article. Bruno Mars SHARE RELATED CONTENT Ellen invites Demi Lovato to appear on her show post rehab. Ariana Grande gets injured during carpool karaoke? Lady Gaga sets up shop in Vegas. Drake: first artist to accumulate 50 BILLION streams. Taylor Swift’s reputation world tour is an enormous financial success! Ariana Grande’s new Reebok shoe described as bold and confident.