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Post Malone Net Worth, Rapper, Early Life

You've heard him on the radio and on your playlists, but where did Post Malone get his fame?

Post Malone
Net Worth $50 million
Source Of WealthRapper
Born4th July 1995
Birth NameAustin Richard Post
Height6ft (184cm)

Post Malone is a singer-songwriter who has produced and performed various top-selling hits. He's been nominated and has won plenty of awards for his artistry.

Let's dive deeper into Post Malone net worth, early life, career, and more.

Post Malone Net Worth

Post Malone Net Worth: About $50 million. Post Malone is one of the highest-paid rappers in the world.

He makes about $5 million per year. In 2019, the music streaming platform Spotify notes that he was the most-played artist with more than 6.5 billion streams around the world.

Post Malone has high earnings because he is his own major songwriter. Each concert he sells out makes around $500,000. A lot of his making money moves come from album sales, streams, and performances.

Early Life

Named at birth Austin Richard Post, Post Malone was born in Syracuse, New York, on July 4, 1995.

When he was a kid, his father was a DJ so Post Malone was introduced to various music genres, like country, rock, and hip hop. Later in life, he bent those genres to create his own sound.

At nine years old, Post Malone and his family moved to Grapevine, Texas where his father was offered a job as the concessions administrator for the Dallas Cowboys.

As he grew older in Texas, he enjoyed emotional music before becoming a big fan of hip hop. He started learning to play the guitar after realizing how much he loved music through the game Guitar Hero. He also took voice lessons.

In 2010, he auditioned for the band Crown the Empire but didn't get the gig because his guitar strings snapped during the performance.

He became a member of a large metal band and composed music through FL Studio.

At around 14 or 15, he adopted the stage name "Post Malone." He used his surname "Post" and combined it with "Malone," a name he found on a rap name generator.

When he was 16, Post Malone made his first mixtape and shared it with some classmates at Grapevine High School. They voted him "Destined to Become Famous" after that.

The inaugural mixtape was called "Young and After Them Riches."

Before becoming a famous singer and musician, he worked at Chicken Express.

He graduated high school and attended Tarrant County College. He later dropped out to move to Los Angeles with his friend, Jason Probst.

Career

With Probst, Post Malone and other producers and musicians in the Los Angeles area established the band, BLCKVRD. Among the group was Rex Kudo who wrote "White Iverson," Post Malone's breakthrough track.

"White Iverson" debuted on Post Malone's SoundCloud account in 2015. The music video for the song launched within the same year.

After a month of releasing the song, it received over one million views. This pushed a deal through with Republic Records in August of 2015.

Along with record labels noticing the soon-to-be star, artists like Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller received the song well.

Kylie Jenner's Birthday Party

Because the song was such a success, Post Malone was asked to perform at Kylie Jenner's 18th birthday party in 2015.

It was there that he met Kanye West and got the chance to collaborate with him on his "The Life of Pablo" album. The two joined forces on "Fade."

As a result, Post Malone began collaborating with other well-known rappers in the industry, such as Young Thug and 50 Cent.

Thanks to this birthday party, he was able to join Justin Bieber on his first leg of the Purpose World Tour. His friendship with Bieber made him interested in tattoos, which he is a staple for. Now, he has more than 70 different tattoos.

August 26

After signing with a record label, he debut his first mixtape titled "August 26." It included a new song released on April 20, 2016, called "Go Flex."

Later that same year, he appeared on television for the first time on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Stoney

On December 16, 2016, Post Malone released his anticipated collection. The album, "Stoney," reached double platinum status in 2017.

"Stoney" featured the hit "Congratulations" with Migos member, Quavo. The album debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart.

In the same year, he released the lead single for his second album which featured 21 Savage. The "Rockstar" single topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for eight weeks in a row.

"Psycho" featuring Ty Dolla $ign was the new album's second single released on February 20, 2018. The song debuted at No. 2 and eventually rose to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Beerbongs and Bentleys

The success of the two singles gave Post Malone's second studio album a running head start in the music industry. "Beerbongs & Bentleys" released around the world.

In one day, the album was streamed 78.7 million times, setting a new Spotify record. The album also received four Grammy nominations.

The same year, "Stoney" beat Michael Jackson's 34-year record for most Billboard's Top R&B and Hip-Hop Albums list. The album reached 77 weeks, beating out the previous 76-week record that "Thriller" held before.

Posty Fest

In 2018, Post Malone launched his own music festival, Posty Fest. In the first year, tickets sold out before the lineup came out to the public.

The festival was so successful that he set up another in 2019. Both festivals were in his native hometown, Dallas.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Posty Fest was unable to continue the tradition in 2020 and 2021.

The 2021 Posty Fest was scheduled and the lineup was released, but it ultimately had to be canceled because of problems following COVID protocols.

After a two-year break, Post Malone is bringing his festival back to Dallas for the third time in 2022. The festival will take place from October 30 through the 31st at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The popular event is sold out on many platforms, but some ticket marketplaces may have day passes or weekend passes available. This year, the lineup includes rap stars like Texas native, Megan Thee Stallion.

Hollywood's Bleeding

In 2019, Post Malone's third studio album, "Hollywood's Bleeding," debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

In the first week, the album credited 365.4 million on-demand streams. The streams are equivalent to 289,000 album sales.

Hollywood's Bleeding easily beat his previous album release, setting more records. The album received a Grammy nomination for Album Of The Year in 2021. It was the best-selling album of 2019.

For the 2018 movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Post Malone teamed up with Swae Lee on the theme song, "Sunflower."

Another famous collaboration, "Goodbyes," with Young Thug was a popular track in 2019.

Maison No. 9

In May of 2020, Post Malone launched his own line of French rosé wine. The name was inspired by his favorite tarot card, the Nine of Swords, which represents overcoming challenges that humans face daily.

This French wine combines Post Malone's love for the Mediterranean and access to all with its affordable bottles.

Twelve Carat Headache

"Twelve Carat Headache" was Post Malone's most recent album released on June 3, 2022.

In the first week, the album sold over 125 thousand copies landing him the No. 2 spot on the charts behind Bad Bunny's "Un Verano Sin Ti."

The 14-track album consists of features from artists like Gunna, Doja Cat, and The Weeknd. This was his first release since "Hollywood's Bleeding" in 2019.

In this album, Post Malone proved that he has progressed as a musician and artist throughout the years. The album shows off instrumentals, features, and vocals to provide a top-notch overall delivery.

Relationship

Post Malone was in a three-year relationship with music producer Ashlen Diaz before the two split in 2018. They went public with their romance when Post Malone did his first interview on The Breakfast Club.

The reason for their split was never confirmed.

In 2019, reports said that Post Malone dated Kano Shimpo for about three months. The musical artist and well-renowned model both kept their relationship on the down low so not much is known about it.

Post Malone was also linked to Korean singer MLMA in 2020. MLMA, which stands for Me Love Me A Lot, posted TikToks with Post Malone that fueled dating rumors.

Most recently, Post Malone joined Howard Stern on his Sirius XM show in May to casually announce that he had a daughter. News broke about a month before that his partner was expecting a baby.

He welcomed his daughter into the world recently with his unidentified fiancée. He wanted to keep the news quiet because of his fame and the current state of the world.

TMZ reported that the couple has been building their relationship in private as his girlfriend turned fiancée has never spent time in the spotlight.

Family

Post Malone was born to parents Nicole Frazier Lake and Rich Post. Most of his early life involved living with his father and stepmother, Jodi.

Initially, Post Malone lived with his mother in Syracuse before moving with his father and stepmother to Grapevine, Texas.

In Texas, he also lived with his stepbrother Mitchell. Mitchell was born before his father and his stepmother met.

Post Malone's father took a job with the Dallas Cowboys, but he was a disc jockey during his early days. Rich Post is credited for introducing his son to different genres of music during his time as a DJ.

Over the years, Post Malone has maintained a close relationship with his mother. She eventually moved to Texas to be with her son.

FAQs

Whether you are interested in where he got his fame or how many tattoos the star has, these are FAQs about Post Malone you'll want the answers to.

Is Post Malone Married?

Post Malone is not married from what we know, but he is engaged to be married to an unidentified fiancée. This woman recently had Post Malone's child.How Many Tattoos Does Post Malone Have?

Post Malone has at least 78 tattoos. He is constantly getting new ones so the exact number is hard to keep track of.

Post Malone uses tattoos as expression and enjoys the shock factor of getting ink in prominent places.

Justin Bieber influenced the star to get his first tattoo while the two toured together. His first tattoo was a playboy bunny on his arm.

Some of his most iconic tattoos are on his face. "Always Tired" and "Stay Away" turn heads but help him with his confidence.

"Always Tired" resonates with a lot of busy fans who love to sleep. His "Stay Away" tattoo is a tribute to Lil Peep.

What Is Post Malone's Real Name?

Post Malone's real name is Austin Richard Post. He chose to change his stage name to Post Malone when he was very young and the name stuck.

Although it was rumored that the name was a reference to Karl Malone, a professional basketball player, Post Malone explained he used a rap name generator to get the name Malone.

What's Next for Post Malone?

After uncovering Post Malone net worth and what brought him into the limelight, you might be wondering what's next for the star.

Since he recently dropped a new album and had a baby girl, he may be slow to release new music in the near future.

Our net worths are for entertainment purposes only. We do our best to provide accurate figures, but we cannot guarantee their accuracy. The figures are based on public information and estimates, and may not reflect the true value of assets or liabilities.

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