Facts of Austin Mahone
|Full Name:||Austin Mahone|
|Age:||23 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||April 04, 1996|
|Birth Place:||Texas, U.S.A|
|Father's Name:||Carter Mahone|
|Mother's Name:||Michele Mahone|
|Profession:||singer and songwriter|
|Education:||Johnson High School|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.80m)|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (German, English, Slovak and French)|
|Hair Color:||dark brown|
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Austin Mahone had the privilege of being compared to the famed singer Justin Bieber when he made his appearances on his singing videos on YouTube! He was said the be ‘The second coming of Justin Biber’. How was Austin’s life before fame and how has it shaped since his YouTube days? Let us find out!
Austin Mahone’s family and childhood
Austin Mahone is a Texan born child whose birth took place on April 4, 1996, in San Antonio, Texas. His mother is Michele Lee. His father Charles Edgar Mahone expired when Austin was just 16 months old. He belongs to a mixed race-German, English, French, and Slovak. His upbringing was by his mother. It is not known whether Austin has any other siblings.
He was enroled at the Lady Bird Johnson High School but had to leave it in his freshman year. He was later homeschooled by his grandmother.
Austin’s YouTube career
Austin began his YouTube channel in 2010 and he with his friend Alex Constancio enthusiastically posted videos on it. This was in June 2010. Some followers came but his actual fame came when he started uploading his music videos in January 2011.
His music videos soon became viral. They were liked by his viewers and many of them started following him on his YouTube channel. His October 2011 video of Austin covering Justin Bieber’s Mistletoe was a huge success and led people to compare him and his talent to Justin Bieber between whom they found certain important similarities.
Austin Mahone independent singles
Austin soon started making and singing his own singles. He released his first single song named ’11: 11″ to iTunes in February 2012. Within a few months, in June 2012, he came out with his second single called ‘Say Somethin”.
He signed with Universal Republic Records. In December 2012, he released a song which was followed by its piano version. He said:
“I knew my fans love the original version, but I saw a lot of comments saying that they couldn’t really hear my voice, so I wanted to reassure them that I can sing the song. I thought it’d be cool to not only have the original version but also the piano version and change it up.”
His EP was released in Japan in 2013. His June 2013 song won him accolades. He also took part in other artists’ songs and videos. He also started doing torus for his videos. He released more singles which were appreciated. Some were released on Soundcloud. He was the Elvis Duran‘s Artist of the Month in August 2015. He released mixtapes. His studio album Dirty Work was released in 2017 by Universal Music Japan.
Austin became the Teen ambassador for Lil’ Waynes Trukfit fashion clothing line. He was part of commercials for McDonald’s and Mexican snack, Hot Nuts. In 2013, he also shot a campaign for Aquafina‘s FlavorSplash.
He also performed at Dolce and Gabbana’s fashion shows in Italy twice.
Austin Mahone has an Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter account with a huge fan following. He has more than 10.1 million followers on Instagram, more than 9.79 million followers on Twitter, and more than 11.8k followers on Facebook.
Austin Mahone personal life
Austin Mahone has been in many relationships until now. He was dating Stefanie Scott in 2012-2013 and Camila Cabello in 2013-2014. Both these relationships ended in a split.
He then entered into a relationship with Becky G in 2015 with whom he had also done some music videos. But this lasted only for few months. In 2015-2017, Austin was seen in the company of fitness instructor Katya Elise but this also did not click. He is single now.