Meet Mario Barrett, otherwise known as Mario, an American r&b singer, songwriter, producer, actor, model and philanthropist. Mario gained international exposure for his hit “Just Friends“, and for his appearance in the movie “Freedom Writers“.
Mario was born on August 27, 1986 Maryland. He grew up with his grandmother while his mother dealt with her problems. Mario joined a high school musical, and learned to play the piano, which became the basis of all his songs.