By 2014, he had sold a total of over 20 million albums worldwide.
Mayer's secondary career pursuits extend to television hosting, comedy, and writing; he has authored columns for magazines such as Esquire.
The 32-year-old on Thursday left a kind message for her ex-boyfriend as he celebrated his father Richard Mayer's 90th birthday.
In Mayer's post, the Bridgeport, Connecticut native was posed at a high-end restaurant with his dad, sitting in front of a cake that read, '90.''Happy 90th Birthday, Dad!
After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he was signed to Aware Records, and then Columbia Records, which released his first EP, Inside Wants Out.Please add a one-time donation to help fund our most urgent campaigns to fight discrimination and expand LGBTQ rights.Remember, 100% of your purchase fuels the fight for LGBTQ equality and makes you an active member of the Human Rights Campaign.His following two full-length albums—Room for Squares (2001) and Heavier Things (2003)—did well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status.In 2003, he won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the single "Your Body Is a Wonderland".