The Second Coming of Justin Bieber! Get highlights of Austin Mahone’s YouTube success, childhood, and personal life!

Austin Mahone

Facts of Austin Mahone

Full Name: Austin Mahone
Age: 23 years 6 months
Birth Date: April 04, 1996
Horoscope: Aries
Lucky Number: 11
Lucky Stone: Diamond
Lucky Color: Red
Best Match for Marriage: Leo
Birth Place: Texas, U.S.A
Father's Name: Carter Mahone
Mother's Name: Michele Mahone
Marital Status: Single
Gender: male
Profession: singer and songwriter
Education: Johnson High School
Weight: 69 Kg
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 10 inches (1.80m)
Net Worth: $5 million
Ethnicity: Mixed (German, English, Slovak and French)
Nationality: American
Hair Color: dark brown
Eye Color: Hazel
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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

The endorsements

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.

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He also performed at Dolce and Gabbana’s fashion shows in Italy twice.

The social media star

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.

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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.