Post Malone, whose real name Austin Richard Post is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. Since posting his debut single White Iverson Malone has gained some pretty major recognition. He posted the song on SoundCloud in 2015, having only taken him just two days to write. Since then, his music career has grown immensely and he has become very successful at such a young age.
Post Malone’s Estimated Net Worth 2018: $8 Million
I mean, let’s admit it. That is pretty impressive for less than three years. “I don’t even understand how I got where I am and how I did it,” Post admitted to Paper Magazine in early October. “It doesn’t make any sense to me.”
Malone was born July 4th, 1995, in Syracuse, New York. When he was nine years old, his family decided to move to Grapevine, Texas. Malone’s first interest in music came from playing Guitar Hero as a kid; after which he began to play guitar. He played in a metal band at one point and also learned the producing side of things on FL Studio.
Malone came up with his stage name by using a ‘rap name generator’ online. when he was 15 years old.
By the end of 2015, White Iversion was earning Malone a hefty amount of money. According to online sources, he was taking up to $300,000 home with him.
On May 12, 2016, Malone came out with his debut mixtape, August 26th via Republic Records. Executively produced by himself with FKi, it included ten hip hop tracks, many of which featured guest artists such as Jeremih, Jaden Smith, Lil Yachty, Larry June, and 2 Chainz. This was also well received, and he was on his way to become an R&B star.
2016 was probably Malone’s most productive year, however, since then, he has revealed his next album called ‘Beerbongs And Bentleys.’ Having previously been set to be released in December 2017, the album has since been pushed back to be released this year. Malone had also released the first single from the album called ‘Rockstar‘ featuring 21 Savage.
The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and held the spot for eight consecutive weeks, later prompting Rolling Stone to call him “one of the most popular musicians in the country” in 2017. On February 20, 2018, Post previewed his new song with Ty Dollar Sign titled ‘Psycho” was released on February 23, 2018, and a tour with 21 Savage was recently announced.