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Bernadette San Pedro Bayot

Bernadette San Pedro Bayot was a former singer. She gained fame as the mother of Grammy-winning recording artist Bruno Mars. She passed away from a brain aneurysm in 2013.

Early Life

Bernadette Hernandez immigrated to Hawaii from the Philippines as a child and is of Filipino and some Spanish descent. Born in the Philippines, she moved to Hawaii as a child. She and Peter Hernandez, her husband, met while she was working as a hula dancer and he was playing the percussion.


She was a singer and a dancer when Bruno was a child. The family would often perform together in the band The Love Notes.

Bernadette San Pedro Bayot’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural-born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their “king of the jungle” status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

Personal Life

Bernie married Peter Hernandez and together they had Eels Four Children: tiara, Peter (Bruno), Tahiti and Presley. Also at the time was AUS Big Family Eric, son of Pete from a previous relationship, and Jaime, daughter of Bernie’s brother who was “adopted” in the family. Jaime and Eric are the oldest children in the family. Hernandez


  • Popular As: Bernadette San Pedro Bayot
  • Occupation: Singer
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Born: August 21, 1957
  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Nationality: American, Philippine


  • Father: Romeo Amando Maria Herranz Bayot(1923-1993)
  • Spouse: Peter Hernandez
  • Children in total: Bruno, Eric, Presley, Tiara, Jaime, and Tahiti.


Early on June 1, 2013, Saturday at the age of 55 Bernadette died of a brain aneurysm at a medical center in Honolulu. Bruno spoke about the sudden death of his mother, saying “So thankful for all the love during the most difficult time in my life. I’ll be back on my feet again soon. That’s what mom wants.”

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