The musical phenom Post Malone is a singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer. His sound is known for its genre-bending attributes that combine elements of hip-hop, country, rock, and R&B. Since releasing his debut song, White Iverson, Malone’s career has only been improving. As of 2022, Post Malone has an estimated net worth of $45 million.
Austin Richard Post is his real name and he was born in Syracuse, New York, on July 4, 1995. His father, Richard, raised him with his stepmother, Jodie. Because of this, Austin had a stepbrother named Mitchell and a half-brother named Jordan.
The one who introduced him to music was his dad, who worked as a DJ. When Richard worked for the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, he relocated his family to Grapevine, Texas.
Young Post attended Grapevine High School, where he was voted by his peers as “Most Likely to Become Famous.” He went to Tarrant County College but eventually dropped out.
Rise to Fame
When he was around 15 years old, the New York-born artist chose the stage name Post Malone, which he came up with using a rap name generator. In high school, he got into a metal band called Ashley’s Arrival.
He moved to Los Angeles, California, hoping to gain musical success. He worked with a music group named BLCKBRD and met producer Rex Kudo, who helped Malone record White Iverson.
After his debut single dropped in 2015, it got mixed reactions from various artists, but it caught the eye of many record labels. He chose to sign with Republic Records and got to collaborate with various big-time artists.
The newcomer released a mixtape titled August 26th to tease the release of his debut album, Stoney, in 2016. A year later, the project was recognized as certified double platinum.
In 2018, his second album, Beerbongs & Bentleys, had a couple of tracks that topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Post went on to make two more full-length projects, Hollywood’s Bleeding and Twelve Carat Toothache.
Apart from music, Malone dived into other ventures. In 2020, he launched a collection of French rosé wines, which sold out in just two days. The same year, he became a co-owner of Envy Gaming. In 2021, he invested in two Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs.
Net Worth and Earnings
According to Celebritynetworth.com, his album tours averaged $1.3 million per city from 2019 to 2020. In that period, he earned a whopping $60 million from all his endeavors.
He’s also made millions of dollars through endorsement deals with products like Bud Light Seltzer and Crocs. Furthermore, he earns extra from appearing in films like Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Spenser Confidential. With this, his net worth is estimated to be around $45 million.
Post Malone’s first known girlfriend is Ashlen Diaz, but their relationship ended in 2018. Then, he was rumored to be dating a South Korean artist known as MLMA.
In 2022, the music sensation announced that he will be welcoming his first child with his unnamed partner. They live in a multi-million dollar home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.