4-year-old Bruno Mars was the world's youngest Elvis Presley impersonator and he was astounding
25 March 2021, 17:21 | Updated: 17 March 2023, 11:54
Footage has emerged of a 4-year-old Bruno Mars performing as Elvis Presley and being interviewed by Jonathan Ross in 1989.
The four-year-old entertainer appeared on documentary Viva Elvis in 1989 and gave an uncanny performance as the King of Rock and Roll.
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Bruno was interviewed alongside his father by none other than Jonathan Ross and explained that he had been an Elvis impersonator since he was just two-years-old.
When Ross asked young Bruno what he liked about Elvis Presley, the young boy replied: "I like his singing, I like his dancing...and his lips" whilst giving a perfect impression of Elvis's famous lip curl.
Bruno's uncle was also an Elvis impersonator, and he encouraged a three-year-old Bruno to perform on stage.
He performed songs by artists including Michael Jackson and The Temptations, and began performing five days a week with his family's band.
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Bruno Mars aged 4- World's Youngest Elvis Impersonator
In Hawaii, he became known as 'Little Elvis' and Bruno Mars he even had a cameo in the 1992 movie Honeymoon in Vegas, aged seven.
In a brilliant twist of fate Jonathan Ross and Bruno Mars reunited 24-years-later when Bruno appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show in 2013 and the pair discussed their incredible first meeting.
Watch Bruno Mars meet Jonathan Ross in 2013 below:
Bruno Mars Interview + 'When I Was Your Man' (Jonathan Ross Show) 2nd March 2013