Austin Richard Post who is famously known as Post Malone. He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer by profession. He is applauded for his talent where in he blends range of genres like hip-hop, pop, rap rock, R&B, cloud rap. He is active since 2013 but in the year 2015, his album “White Iverson” gave him the recognition he had been waiting for. Malone also has great interest in tattoos. Till date he has a total of 77 tattoos including one that he has made on his chin for resemblance of his debut album.
Post Malone was born on July 4,1995 in Syracuse in the city of New York. He was bought up by Rich Post, his father and Jodie, his stepmother. Since, his father was a DJ in his youth, Malone was introduced to different genres of music in his childhood itself. Malone’s passion for music started increasing eventually. In 2010, Malone began to play the guitar and auditioned for the American Band, Crown the Empire. He started out with country music when he was a child in Grapevine, Texas, but after that, he became interested in rap. This resulted in him making a new mix of musical genres including pop-rock and slow trap. He later mentioned that his interest towards leaning guitar was ignited by the popular video game ‘Guitar Hero’.
Post Malone was ready with his stage name at the age of 14 or 15 itself. He enrolled in Tarrant County College for graduation but eventually dropped out and moved to Los Angeles with his long-time friend to pursue his interest in music. Then he started working with various artists until 2015 when ‘White Iverson’ released which was a complete blockbuster. The song hit more than a million views just after a month of it’s release. His music started seeking attention of record labels. In 2015 itself he signed a recording contract with Republic records.
Subsequently he started working with prominent rappers such as Kanye West, Young Thug, 50 Cent and many more. He also joined Bieber for his Purpose World Tour (2016-2017) where he performed his opening act.
Post Malone started his career 7 years ago and already he has won 3 American Music Awards,10 Billboard Music Awards and an MTV Video music Award. And astonishingly, he has received six Grammy Award nominations. Adding on to the list of achievements, Malone in the year 2020 became the first ever solo artist who has topped both US Billboard Rap Airplay and Adult Contemporary charts as a lead artist when “Circles” reached number one on the latter, with “Rockstar” having reached number one on the former in 2017. Also ‘Circles’ hold the record for the longest climb to number one on the US Adult Contemporary airplay chart among songs by solo artists. He has also fetched a Diamond Certificate from RIAA in the United States for “Congratulations”.
Post Malone just completed his teenage a few years ago and is already a millionaire. He has a net worth of $30 million. ‘White Iverson’ released in the year 2015 rose him to glory. He has definitely become a sensation and his song Rockstar has more than a billion plays on Spotify.
Malone is a big fan of cars. In 2019, Malone spent $3 million on a white 2019 Bugatti Chiron. At one point, he also had a $320,000 Rolls-Royce Wraith. But he was involved in a car crash with his Rolls-Royce when he was driving through Santa Monica. Fortunately, no one suffered from major injuries.
He resides now in Los Angeles, California. In the year 2018, he bought $3 million house outside Salt Lake City, Utah. In the year 2020, Malone launched his own line of French Rose wine which sold out within two days after being made available for sale.
Not much is known about Malone’s personal life. Post Malone was in a three-year-long relationship with Ashlen Diaz, ending in November 2018. He is not dating anyone as of now.