If you are familiar with Post Malone, you recognize him for his unique tattoos. He came to limelight after releasing his first album (Stoney) in 2016. It gained a lot of attention from trap and cloud rap lovers globally. However, his song congratulation was once the banger in that album.
But before him releasing the song, he had dropped a song in 2015 known as White Iverson. The song paved the way for him to become who is right now. Throughout his career, Malone has collaborated with other musicians like Swae Lee, Justine Bieber, etc.
Post Malone’s Real Name
Richard Austin Post is Post Malone’s birth name.
When and Where was He Born?
Now twenty-four years old turning twenty-five this year, July 4th. Malone was born in Onondaga County, New York, in a city called Syracuse.
Post Malone is an American.
Malone comes from Tarrant County, Texas, in a town known as Grapevine, which is near Dallas and Denton county. Here is where Post and his family have been living since he was nine years. After Rich Post (Dad) got a job (manager) at Concessions Stand, which is a snack bar and kiosk.
Post Malone’s dad is known as Rich Post, while her biological mum’s name is not known. Her stepmom is called Jodie. Rich Post was a Disk Jockey while he was a young man and has played a critical role in Malone’s career. Having mentored him in music genres like rock, country, and hip hop.
Before becoming a professional musician, Post loved a style of rock music called “emo.” He started his career in a heavy metal group. Presently, his music genre is hip hop, rock, and country.
His first musical appearance was during an Emo Nite in LA as a DJ for My Chemical Romance, a rock band based in the USA. Due to his love for hip hop music, he began practicing using FL Studio.
It is said that the name Post Malone came from his idol Karl Malone who was an NBA player, but he refuted that claim saying that he got the name from a name generator. He released his first hip hop mixtape (young and after them riches) while he was in high school, and his classmates tipped him to becoming a successful rapper in the future.
Before going solo, he was in a band known as BLCKVRD, which he formed together with his best friend (Jason Probst). Probst is known as an expert in online gaming. During that period, he came to know of FKi, a music production group, and Rex Kudo, who played a big part in his first song like White Iverson.
His first song White Iverson was an inspiration from Allen Iverson, an NBA legend and a Hall of Fame basketball member. The song was first dropped online in early 2015. White Iverson made him famous till high-end music record labels started contacting him.
Who Has He Worked With?
After getting attention worldwide, several top rappers loved his creativity. His work has enabled him to work with artists like;
- Kanye West
- 50 Cent
- Young Thug
Though he dropped from college. Malone went to Grapevine high school, where he got his diploma. Then joined Tarrant County College, but he didn’t finish his college education.
Does He Write His Songs?
Unlike other artists, Malone writes his songs. He is a professional songwriter, a thing that makes him earn lots of cash from his recordings. However, Post’s style of writing music is repetitive but is always enjoyable.
Where Does Post Malone Stay Currently?
LA, California, is the place where Malone stays.
He has not married yet, but his former girlfriend was Ashlen Diaz.
Being a rapper, he has had a tough time in the music scene. There have been things that have happened to him that stirred the online community. Back in 2018, Malone was heading to London and boarded an airplane that was to land in Luton International Airport in Bedfordshire, England. The plane’s tire busted, making it make an emergency landing.
Malone went to one of his social media accounts and thanked people for their prayers and rebuked those who wished that he died. A month later, after the plane incident, Post Malone has a car accident early in the morning. Luckily no one had a significant injury.
Malone’s health has been put on the spot, which has made many of his fans to ask about. However, he rubbished claims that he has a drug problem, which also his father addressed.
While living in San Fernando Valley, his house was broken, and things were stolen.
Is Malone an Actor?
Yes, he has made appearances in three films names FishCenter Live, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and Spenser Confidential.
Names and Number of Post Malone’s Albums
Post Malone has three albums, which he released in 2016, 2018, and 2019. They are known as Stoney, Beerbongs & Bentleys, and Hollywood’s Bleeding, respectively.
Post Malone’s Net Worth
As of now, Malone’s net worth is $14,000,000.
Where does he get all that cash? That is a question you might be asking yourself, being a songwriter, record producer, actor, and rapper. These are things that earn him money. In most cases, he gets money from selling his albums and royalties.
Apart from that he also does tours/concerts which pay him averagely $500,000 per show. To add on his income-generating list, he also has sponsorships deals with companies like;
- True Religion
- Bud Light
Malone is even thinking of venturing into the Marijuana business, which is legal in some states in the USA. He owns a 1208 sq. Meters home in Northern Utah that costs three million dollars. Before moving to Utah, he has a house in San Fernando Valley, which is in California.
Being a big money spender. Malone is the owner of different cars like;
- Bugatti Chiron
- Chevrolet C-10
- Subaru WRX STI
- Rolls-Royce Wraith
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