Who Is Post Malone?
Post Malone is a well-known American songwriter, singer, rapper, and producer. He gained popularity during the release of his first single, “White Iverson.” Other notable songs of this famous artist include “Psycho” with Ty Dolla Sign and “Congratulations” with Quavo.
- Celebrity Name: Post Malone
- Full Name: Austin Richard Post
- Gender: Male
- Birth Date: July 4, 1995
- Birth Place: Syracuse, NY, US
- Age: 24
- Height: 1.84m
- Weight: 88 kilos
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Single
- Wife: None
- Children: None
- Profession: American songwriter, singer, and rapper
- Net Worth: $15 million
Post Malone Early Life
Austin Richard Post was born on July 4, 1995, in Syracuse New York. Little is known about his parents. His family moved to Dallas when he was 10 and Post Malone was mostly brought up by his father, Richard Post, and stepmother. His father was an employee in the food department of the Dallas Cowboys. His father also worked as a DJ, which exposed Post Malone to different music genres, such as rock and hip-hop.
When he was young, Post Malone loved playing the game, “Guitar Hero,” which sparked his interest in learning to play the guitar. He went to Grapevine High School located in Tarrant County. He also attended Tarrant County College, but only for a short time.
He started his career by focusing on “Heavy Metal.” However, he slowly transitioned to hip-hop when he was creating various records in FL Studio.
Later on, he went to Los Angeles, California, where he met Jason Probst, a known professional gamer.
Post Malone stands 6 ft. tall and is of Native American descent. He has many tattoos, including the face of Lil Peep, a famous rapper who has passed away, and the bunny logo of Playboy. He also has a barbed wire tattooed on his forehead. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California. His relationship status remains unclear; however, he is known to have dated Ashlen Diaz, a music producer, from 2015 to 2018.
Post Malone Career
Post Malone began his music career when he was in his teenage years. He was introduced to country music while living in Texas and got exposed to hip-hop in New York. He was a member of a heavy metal band while attending high school.
After dropping out of college, Malone pursued his career in Los Angeles. He had a steady momentum due to his performance in the group, BLKCVRD.
In August 2015, he released his first single, “White Iverson.” Originally, the song was launched on Soundcloud. Its high reputation landed Malone a contract with Republic Records. The song was dedicated to Allen Iverson, an NBA star. It peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and had more than 600 million views on YouTube.
On May 12, 2016, his first mixtape was launched. It features notable artists, such as Jeremih, 2 Chainz, and Jaden Smith.
On December 9, 2016, Malone released his first single titled “Stoney.” It includes hit singles, such as “Deja Vu,” “Too Young,” and “Go Flex.” The album reached #1 on the Top Rap Albums Chart and #4 on the Billboard 200. It features famous artists, such as Kehlani, Justin Bieber, and Quavo. The album received two nominations in the Billboard Music Awards.
He released his second album, “Beerbongs and Bentleys,” in April 2018. Just like his first album, it was successful. It featured songs such as “Psycho,” “Rockstar,” and “Candy Paint” and artists such as 21 Savage, Swae Lee, and TY Dolla Sign among others.
Malone made an appearance in May 2018 on the single, “Jackie Chan,” with Preme. The song was certified Gold in the UK with more than 400,000 copies sold. He also released his song, “Sunflower,” in October 2018, which was a soundtrack of the movie, “Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse.”
Awards and Achievements
His “Beerbongs and Bentleys” album was nominated for the “Album of the Year” award in the Grammys. Many of his songs topped the Billboard Charts and was featured in songs that were certified Gold.
Post Malone Total Net Worth 2020
To date, Post Malone has a known net worth of $15 million. The majority of his fortune came from his career as a musician. He owns a luxurious home that has an area of 13,000 sq. ft. and worth $3 million.