If you call yourself a Post Malone fan, here are 15 interesting facts about Post Malone you need to know about this American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
1.Post Malone’s real name is Austin Richard Post. He chose his stage name “Post Malone” with help from an online rap nickname generator.
2. He’s six feet tall.
3. Post Malone can claim America’s birthday as his as well. He was born on July 4, 1995.
4. He was born in Syracuse New York, but he and his family moved to Grapevine Texas when he was 9. He even has a Bison’s skull tattooed on his neck!
5. He started as a wedding DJ.
6. His fame was predicted
Post’s senior class voted him “Most Likely To Become Famous.” This was after he had already started recording and releasing music at age 16.
7. He was part of a musical group
Post moved to Los Angeles with plans to help make videos for the Youtube channel “Sky Does Everything.” He happened to link up with other artists, and they formed a group called “BLCKVRD.”
8. Aside from rapping he also produces music. He has actually co- produced most of his own songs.
9. He’s afraid of flying.
10. He’s sponsored by Bud Light
11. He has tattoos of many famous people
There are many tats on Post, including on his face, but one of the most intriguing is one of musical legend Bob Dylan, which is featured on his left arm. Post might seem especially patriotic for having a tattoo of the popular, late 35th President, John F. Kennedy. However, his reasons for getting the tat are based on how Kennedy fought against government corruption.
12. Post Malone already has 3 albums out. Post Malone ep (2015), Stoney (2016), and Beer Bongs and Bentleys ( 2018).
13. He’s got a ton of music awards and nominations
Post Malone’s chart-toppers like “Rockstar,” “Sunflower,” “Psycho,” and “Circles” have allowed him to scoop up impressive notoriety including the American Music Award, ASCAP Pop Music Award, a Billboard Music Award, and a Juno Award. He’s also been nominated for several Grammys, with an estimated 60 million albums sold and counting.
14. As of January 2018, his net worth has topped at $8 million.
15. He is in fact taken.
SAD FACE! He met his girlfriend, Ashlen, when she booked a show for him at a nightclub.