Post Malone (Austin Richard) is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, actor and record producer. He is best known for his singles like Rockstar, Psycho and Circles.
As of 2020, Post Malone is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million.
Post Malone’s Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$20 MILLION|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||4 JULY 1995|
|PROFESSION:||RAPPER, SINGER, SONGWRITER, RECORD PRODUCER, ACTOR|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||MUSIC|
His real name is Austin Richard Post and he was born on the 4th of July 1995 in New York. His father was a DJ and influenced him to different music genres like country, rock and hip-hop.
Post Malone later moved to Texas when he was 9 as his father became the manager of concessions for Dallas Cowboys. He later auditioned for the band Crown the Empire but was rejected. Malone apparently learned the guitar after playing Guitar Hero.
Post Malone’s career began when he was much younger and he made a mixtape titled Young and After Them Riches in school. He was also voted “Most Likely to Become Famous” by his classmates. He attended Tarrant County College but dropped out and later moved to Los Angeles with pro game streamer Jason Probst.
His breakthrough came in 2015 after he released his single White Iverson, which subsequently landed him a recording contract with Republic Records.
Post Malone continued to do well on the charts after releasing his debut album titled Stoney. His hit single in that album was Congratulations. He also broke the record for most weeks on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart after hitting the 77th week for that album.
Post Malone’s second album came in 2018 titled Beerbongs & Bentleys and it debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard 200. Some of his top singles from that album were Rockstar and Psycho. His album also received a Grammy Award nomination for Album of the Year in 2018.
He continued to do well and collaborated with Swae Lee for the soundtrack to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse with the song titled Sunflower.
Post Malone released a third album Hollywood’s Bleeding in late 2019 and became the second album to be no. 1 on the Billboard 100. His number one single was Circles.
Over the years, he has sold over 65 million records in the US and received at least six Grammy Award nominations.
Here are some of the highlights of his career.
- Post Malone has been nominated at least 113 times, including in the American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, Billboard Music Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.
- He also won at least 18 awards including Top Rap Song at the Billboard Music Awards and Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop at the American Music Awards.
- He has sold at least 65 million records in the US alone.
Interesting Facts about Post Malone
- He was once part of the group called BLCKVRD.
- Although his album Stoney did well commercially, he wasn’t too happy about his album.
- Post Malone apparently spends over $40,000 a year on Postmates, a delivery company.
What contributed to Post Malone’s wealth
His wealth can be attributed to his success in the music industry. He has released a couple of no. 1 singles and no. 1 albums.
Apart from that, Post Malone has also sold over 65 million records in the US alone.
As of 2020, he is estimated to be worth around $20 million.
Ref: Wikipedia, Celebrity Net Worth