Did You Know This About Post Malone?

  • First things first: His birth name is Austin Post. He got the Malone part from a rap name generator. No. Seriously. He did. (Photo: Instagram)

  • He was voted “Most Likely To Become Famous” as a senior in high school. Seems those reading the future lessons are really working at Grapevine. (Photo: Instagram)

  • Post Malone learned to play guitar after getting really into Guitar Hero. Not quite the Jimi Hendrix story, but still… (Photo: Instagram)

  • As a teenager, he worked at a Chicken Express. He saved up $800 from that job and blew it all on a pair of Versace loafers. A very Post Malone thing to do. (Photo: Instagram)

  • Post Malone credits Bob Dylan as one of his biggest musical inspirations. He even has a Dylan portrait tattoo. Then again, he has the words “Always Tired” stamped to his face, so we’re not sure how significative that Bob Dylan ink really is. (Photo: Instagram)

  • Post supports the Second Amendment and owns a “disconcerting” number of guns, according to Rolling Stone. (Photo: Instagram)

  • No, he’s not related to Justin Bieber despite their very similar looks. He actually opened for Bieber’s Purpose World Tour. (Photo: Instagram)

  • His sophomore album “Beerbongs and Bentleys” dropped in April 2018. The record features the hit singles “Rockstar” and “Psycho,” and broke the Spotify streaming record on its first day of release. (Photo: Instagram)

  • As of 2017, it was estimated that Post was worth around $1 million. However, following the success of his new album and his recent rise in popularity, this is like to have increased significantly. Not to shabby for a stoner! (Photo: Instagram)

  • Sorry, ladies! This heartthrob is taken. Although Post remains very private about his relationship, he’s been dating his girlfriend Ashlen Diaz since 2015. (Photo: Instagram)

First things first: His birth name is Austin Post. He got the Malone part from a rap name generator. No. Seriously. He did. (Photo: Instagram)

Sorry, America, but yours isn’t the only birthday we’re celebrating today. While people across the nation commemorate the anniversary of this country ridding itself of British rule, we’ll take a minute to honor rapper Post Malone on his special day with a post all about Post. (Sorry, we couldn’t help it) His hit single White Inverson last year not only put Post Malone on the map, but it also helped him score a deal with Republic Records—not too bad for a guy who has the words “Always Tired” permanently stamped across his face. In honor of his 23rd birthday—yes! He’s a ’95 baby—here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the rising rapper Post Malone.


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