Celebrated Name: Mario
Real Name/Full Name: Mario Dewar Barrett
Gender: Male
Age: 37 years old
Birth Date: August 27, 1986
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.8m
Weight: 85kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mario Gay?: No
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Model
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $18 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Mario is an American singer, actor, songwriter who is best known for the songs Just a Friend, Let Me Love You. He won 2 Billboard Music Awards for these songs. He has released five albums with his most recent release in 2018 nearly nine years after his last album. Apart from music, he has appeared in many films and television shows such as Step Up, Freedom Writers, and Empire.

Maybe you know about Mario very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mario’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Mario Dewar Bennett was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S. on August 27, 1986, to Shawntia Hardaway and Derryl Barrett Sr. His father was a singer in a group called Reformation. He grew up in Baltimore, where he lived with his grandmother as his mother was dealing with drug addiction. When he was four years old, he decided to become a singer, and his mother supported this idea by buying him a karaoke machine.

He then joined a musical group at Milford Mill Academy and learned to play the piano. He used the skill as the basis for his melodies and songs. He was discovered at the age of 11 by Troy Patterson, who was a producer. His introduction to the music industry as the Dr. Doliitle 2 movie soundtrack.

Personal Life

Not much information is available about his personal life, but it is known that his current relationship status is that he is happily single. He has never married. But he used to date Jillian Barberie in 2004. He was also reportedly having an affair with Dez in 2012. He is against animal cruelty and had endorsed PETA in 2009 against killing animals entitled “Ink, Not Mink.” He is currently living in Baltimore but has homes in Atlanta and Los Angeles as well.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 27 August 1986, Mario is 37 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.85m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


Mario began his professional career in his teens. Initially, he was signed with the New York Label #rd Street/J Records. He later worked with producer Clive Davis. When he was 15, he released his self-titled debut album in 2002.

He released his album “Go” in 2007 and dedicated it to his mother. The song was released under Gallo Records in South Africa. His single “Let Me Love You” was an international hit and became his first U.S. number one. The song played a very important role in his successful career.

In 2016 he found his own independent record label called “New Citizen LLC,” and to accompany this, he released his new single “I Need More” in May 2016.

In 2018, he released his newest album along with the title track. The album debuted at number 1 on the R&B iTunes chart.

Awards & Achievements

Mario has received numerous nominations for his songs and albums. His wins include:

Billboard Hip-Hop Single of the Year, Hip-Hop Single of the Year(Airplay), and Prism awards for Television: Teen Program.

He has also been nominated for Grammys, BET Awards MTV Awards, and many more.

Net Worth & Salary of Mario in 2024

Mario Net Worth
Mario Net Worth

As a singer, he has amassed a huge sum of money. His current net worth is around $18 Million as of April 2024. Most of this money has been a result of his successful musical career. He also has added some amount of money from the show Dancing With the Stars. He has other sources of income, such as endorsements and advertisements. He is living a lavish life.

He has managed to carve out a successful career, and we are very happy for him. He had talent from a very young age, and we are thankful that his mother helped him to achieve his dreams at such an early age. His career started when he was literally just 15 years old. He is still going strong, and we hope he never slows down and continue his career for very long.



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