Grammy Award-winning R&B singer whose real name is Peter Gene Hernandez. His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard in 2012.
He moved to Los Angeles after college to be a musician. He had a failed gig with Motown Records, but ended up signing to Atlantic instead.
His songs "Just the Way You Are" and "Grenade" both became worldwide #1 singles, and he co-wrote the hit song "Wavin' Flag" with K'naan.
He was born to Peter Hernandez and Bernadette San Pedro Bayot and raised alongside five siblings. He began dating model/actress Jessica Caban in 2012 and he previously dated fellow singer Rita Ora.
He co-wrote Flo Rida's hit song "Right Round."