Post Malone Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Post Malone is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter born on July 4, 1995. He got his stage name from a rap name generator based on his real name.

Starting in 2011, Post Malone gained fame with his debut single “White Iverson” in 2015 reaching number 14 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He signed with Republic Records to release his first album “Stoney” in 2016 which peaked at number four on the Billboard 200. His next album “Beerbongs & Bentleys” (2018) debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and broke streaming records. It featured hit singles like “Rockstar” and “Psycho.”

Post Malone’s song “Sunflower” with Swae Lee from the movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” made history by being the first to receive double diamond certification from the RIAA. This track was part of his third album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” (2019) which also saw success with the song “Circles” spending 61 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.

His later albums include “Twelve Carat Toothache” (2022) and “Austin” (2023) exploring different genres and achieving similar success. In 2024 he topped the Billboard Hot 100 with singles like “Fortnight” with Taylor Swift and “I Had Some Help” featuring Morgan Wallen.

Post Malone is a bestselling artist with over 80 million records sold. He has won numerous awards including Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards and has received Grammy nominations. He holds several Billboard chart records including being the first solo artist to top both the Rap Airplay and Adult Contemporary charts. As of 2024, he holds the record for the most diamond-certified songs with nine.

Full NameAustin Richard Post
Date of BirthJuly 4, 1995
Place of BirthSyracuse, New York, USA
OccupationSinger, Rapper, Songwriter
Height6 feet 0 inches (183 cm)
PartnerAshlen Diaz
Children1 Daughter
Net Worth$50 million

Post Malone’s Early Life

Post Malone Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Austin Richard Post known as Post Malone was born on July 4, 1995, in Syracuse New York. Raised by his father Richard and stepmother Jodie music was a big part of his upbringing thanks to his dad who used to DJ. They moved to Grapevine Texas when Austin was nine because his dad started working for the Dallas Cowboys.

Austin got into playing guitar early inspired by the video game Guitar Hero. He tried out for a band called Crown the Empire in 2010 but didn’t make it past the audition when his guitar strings broke. Despite this setback, he kept pursuing music.

Post Malone loves alternative rock and even did a DJ set at Emo Nite in Los Angeles in 2017 where he played songs from bands like My Chemical Romance. He started his music career in heavy metal before exploring softer rock and hip hop eventually getting into producing music on FL Studio.


Post Malone Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Post Malone whose real last name is Malone chose “Post Malone” as his stage name when he was around 14 or 15 years old. Some thought it was because of the basketball player Karl Malone but Post explained that “Post” comes from his last name and he picked “Malone” using a rap name generator. At 16 he made his first mixtape called Young and After Them Riches using a software called Audacity. He showed it to friends at Grapevine High School where he was voted “Most Likely to Become Famous.”

During his teens, Post also worked at a Chicken Express. At 17 he released a parody synth-pop song titled “Why Don’t You Love Me” under the name Leon DeChino for a school project. This song resurfaced in 2016 and influenced his later music including the song “Psycho.”

After briefly attending Tarrant County College Post dropped out and moved to Los Angeles with his friend Jason Probst. There they formed a music group called BLCKVRD with other artists and producers. Living in the San Fernando Valley Post met music producers like FKi 1st Sauce Lord Rich and Rex Kudo who helped him produce tracks like “White Iverson.” This song which he wrote and recorded quickly gained significant attention after its release in 2015.

Following the success of “White Iverson” Post signed with Republic Records in August 2015. He collaborated with artists like Kanye West and Justin Bieber and released more music including his debut album “Stoney” in 2016. Despite calling it “mediocre” the album featured hits like “Congratulations” and “I Fall Apart.”

Post’s career continued to soar with his second album “Beerbongs & Bentleys” released in 2018. It included chart-toppers like “Rockstar” and “Psycho” solidifying his position as a major artist in the music industry. His third album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” released in 2019 also topped the charts and received critical acclaim earning him Grammy nominations.

Post Malone’s journey from a high school kid making mixtapes to a Grammy-nominated artist is a testament to his talent and perseverance in the music world.

On March 12, 2020, Post Malone held a sold-out concert at Denver’s Pepsi Center drawing a crowd of 20000. It was one of the last major indoor events in the U.S. before COVID-19 lockdowns began. Despite rising health concerns, the show went on and Malone faced criticism for not canceling the event. Shortly after Live Nation postponed his remaining tour dates scheduled for March.

Post Malone Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

By April 24, 2020, Malone revealed he was working on a new album during a livestream. Later that month he performed a livestream concert from home covering Nirvana songs with Travis Barker on drums Brian Lee on bass and Nick Mac on lead guitar. This performance raised over $5 million for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 relief fund and earned praise from Nirvana’s surviving members and Courtney Love.

In June 2020, Malone featured on Tyla Yaweh’s single “Tommy Lee” which was later remixed with drums by Tommy Lee himself. Another remix featuring rapper Saint Jhn followed. By April 2021 Malone appeared on DJ Khaled’s album with the song “I Did It” collaborating with DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, and Lil Baby.

On July 9, 2021, Malone released “Motley Crew” accompanied by a star-studded music video directed by Cole Bennett. On November 5 he dropped “One Right Now” with The Weeknd leading up to his next album. In January 2022 he revealed the album title “Twelve Carat Toothache” set for a June release. In April 2022, Republic Records relaunched Mercury Records with Malone as part of the new lineup.

On May 12, 2022, he released “Cooped Up” with Roddy Ricch. On May 14, Malone performed on Saturday Night Live showcasing “Cooped Up” and a new track “Love/Hate Letter to Alcohol” alongside Fleet Foxes.

On August 12, 2022, Malone’s documentary film “Runaway” premiered on Amazon Prime Video’s Freevee. It highlighted behind-the-scenes moments from his 2019 Runaway Tour featuring performances from major stops like New York City and the Posty Fest in Arlington.

In April 2023, Malone announced a new album and released the lead single “Chemical” on April 14. He also released “The Diamond Collection” a compilation of his eight RIAA Diamond-certified singles. In May he revealed that his fifth album “Austin” would drop on July 28 with singles “Mourning” and “Overdrive” preceding its release. In July he collaborated with Noah Kahan on a new version of “Dial Drunk” which reached the Billboard Hot 100.

In early 2024, Post Malone performed “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl LVIII. He also featured on Taylor Swift’s track “Fortnight” from her album “The Tortured Poets Department” released in April. On March 29, he appeared on “Levii’s Jeans” from Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter” album. Malone’s single “I Had Some Help” featuring Morgan Wallen released on May 10 broke Spotify’s single-day country streaming record. Looking ahead his single “Pour Me a Drink” with Blake Shelton is set for June 21 and his next album “F-1 Trillion” will be out on August 16.

Net Worth

Post Malone has an estimated net worth of $50 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Post Malone’s net worth comes from his music career. He makes money from record sales, concerts, streaming royalties, and endorsements.

Personal life

Post Malone Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In 2019, Post Malone lived in a big house in Cottonwood Heights Utah. Before that, his place in San Fernando Valley California was robbed in September 2018. He used to date Ashlen Diaz until November 2018.

On August 21, 2018, Malone’s plane from Teterboro Airport to London Luton Airport had a tire blowout during takeoff. The plane had to land at Stewart International Airport for safety but everyone landed okay. Afterward, Malone tweeted about it mentioning some people on Twitter had wished harm upon him.

In September 2018, Malone got into a car accident in Santa Monica at 3:30 am. His white Rolls-Royce hit another car but luckily nobody was seriously hurt although a few had minor injuries.

In May 2022, Malone shared that he was expecting his first child with his girlfriend. In June during an interview on The Howard Stern Show, he announced that they were engaged and had a baby daughter.

In March 2020, a video came out showing Malone stumbling on stage during a performance of his song “I Fall Apart”. Fans were worried about him but Malone clarified later that he wasn’t on drugs and felt great. His manager also said there was nothing to worry about and that Malone’s behavior was part of his performance.

During a 2022 interview with Howard Stern Malone revealed his battle with alcoholism and how he’s recovering with his fiancée’s support.

Post Malone has many tattoos including “STONEY” under his chin which is the title of his first album. He has over 78 tattoos some of which he did himself and others on friends.

He has a tattoo of John F. Kennedy on his arm and has spoken about his interest in conspiracy theories. Malone has also expressed views on U.S. politics including his dislike for Donald Trump and his belief in the right to own guns.

Other ventures

Post Malone Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

During his Runaway Tour in 2019, Post Malone introduced special-edition Bud Light beer cans in 15 cities where the tour stopped. Additionally, he teamed up with Arnette to release multiple lines of sunglasses.

Since 2018 Malone has collaborated several times with Crocs on footwear. The latest his fifth collaboration came out in December 2020. In May 2020 he launched his brand of French rosé wine called Maison No. 9 which sold out within two days of its release due to high demand. Malone’s interest in tarot led him to name the wine after his favorite card the Nine of Swords.

In August 2020, Post Malone invested in Envy Gaming and became a co-owner of the organization.

A fan of the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering Malone partnered with Wizards of the Coast in 2022 to create two special sets of cards: “Secret Lair x Post Malone: Backstage Pass” featuring himself on the cards and “Secret Lair x Post Malone: The Lands” which included artwork of his tattoos and flavor texts he wrote. He also owns the unique One Ring card purchased for over $2 million.

In April 2023, Malone designed the exterior of a Raising Cane’s restaurant in Midvale Utah.

Malone is set to appear as a downloadable superstar in the professional wrestling video game WWE 2K24 as part of the Season Pass. He will also curate the game’s soundtrack.