Meer American R & B singer, Mario Barrett: Bio, Wiki, Career, Net Worth, Age, Wife, Instagram, Songs

Facts of Mario Barrett

Full Name: Mario Barrett
Age: 37 years 3 months
Birth Date: August 27,1986
Horoscope: Virgo
Lucky Number: 6
Lucky Stone: Sapphire
Lucky Color: Green
Best Match for Marriage: Taurus, Capricorn
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Father's Name: Derryl Barrett Sr.
Mother's Name: Shawntia Hardaway
Marital Status: Single
Gender: male
Profession: Singer, Actor
Education: Milford Mill Academy
Weight: 85 kg
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
Net Worth: $14 million
Award: Billboard Awards, Prism Awards
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
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Mario Barrett is a popular American R & B singer famous for his success Let Me Love You, for which he won two Billboard Awards in the same year. He is popular simply by his first name, Mario.

Apart from his career in the music industry, he has also made appearances in several TV shows and movies including ‘Step Up’, ‘Freedom Writers’ and ‘Empire’. Recently, he starred in the live TV production of the musical titled ‘Rent’ in 2019.

Mario Barrett: Bio, Age, Parents, Half-Brother, Childhood, Ethnicity

Mario Barrett was born on August 27, 1986, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Currently, his age is 33 years. He was born to parents Shawntia Hardaway(mother) and Derryl Barrett Sr.(father), a singer in a gospel group called ‘Reformation’. He grew up in Baltimore County, Maryland. His half-brother, Derryl “D.J.” Barrett Jr. is a drummer.

His single mother struggled a lot with drug addiction which made him live with his grandmother. From his childhood, he always wanted to become a singer. To fulfill his dream, his mother brought him a karaoke and he also joined a musical group at Milford Mill Academy. Barrett belongs to African-American ethnicity.

Mario showing his body
Mario showing his body(Source: Greg in Hollywood)

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Education Details

For his education, Mario joined Milford Mill Academy until the tenth grade where he was inspired by his music teacher in his early teenage. Later, he was offered a record deal at the age of 14, signing with Clive Davis’ J Records.

Professional Life, Career

Mario Barrett began his singing career since his mid-teenage. Initially, he signed with the New York label 3rd Street/J Records and later worked with the producer, Clive Davis. Moreover, he also contributed to the soundtrack of ‘Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)’.

He released his self-titled debut album in July of 2002 at the age of 15, preceded by the single ‘Just A Friend 2002’ which was based on a hit by Biz Markie. Also, he became the face of Pelle Pelle’s European Spring/Summer campaign in January of 2009. On April 28, 2009, he released the lead single ‘Break Up’. Moreover, he also recorded an album titled ‘Rico Love’ from 2010 to mid-2011 with producer under the tentative title ‘Restoration’ which included songs including ‘My Bed’, ‘Recovery’, ‘Falling’, ‘Killa’, ‘Bermuda’, ‘The Walls’,  and ‘Computer Love’.

Barrett released his album ‘Go’ and dedicated it to his mother Shawntia Hardaway. On October 9, 2007, the song was released in South Africa under Gallo Records. The song has sold out over 331k copies in the U.S.

Additionally, he toured the U.S. with other young artists and later returned with his album, ‘Turning Point’ in December 2004 at the age of just 18. Similarly, his first single, ‘Let Me Love You’, became his first U.S. number one and an international hit which ultimately was very significant for his success.

Furthermore, he found his independent record label titled ‘New Citizen LLC’ in 2016. Moreover, he premiered his new single, ‘I Need More’ on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show in May 2016.

Mario and Karina Smirnoff
Mario and Karina Smirnoff(Source: The Hollywood Gossip)

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Awards and Nomination

Barrett has received some nominations for his songs and albums. His wins include Billboard Hip-Hop Single of the Year, Hip-Hop Single of the Year(Airplay), Prism Awards for Television: Teen Program. Furthermore, he has received nominations for the Grammy’s, BET Awards, MOBO Awards, MTV Awards, and more.

Net Worth($14 Million)

Barrett has accumulated an estimated net worth of around $14 Million.

Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair Color

Mario has a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and a weight of 85 kg. Also, he has black hair and brown eyes.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Mario has around 945k followers on Instagram and around 180k followers on his Twitter account but he does not seem to be active on Facebook.

Relationship Status, Girlfriend, Affair

Mario Barrett’s current relationship status is single. Previously, he had dated Jillian Barberie in 2004.

In addition, he also reportedly had an affair with Socialite, Dez briefly in 2012. Apart from this, there are no records as well as rumors of his other girlfriends.

Mario and his mom
Mario and his mom(Source: EURweb)

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