Austin Harris Mahone is an American singer and songwriter. He was born on the 4th of April, 1996 in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Mahone gained popularity performing covers of pop songs on YouTube.
His first single, “11:11,” climbed to #19 on the Billboard Heat seekers Songs chart.
Let’s delve into his biography below.
Austin Mahone Full Name
He was born Austin Harris Mahone but he is simply known as Austin Mahone.
Austin Mahone Age
He was born on the 4th of April, 1996 in San Antonio Texas, USA.
Austin Mahone Hometown
He hails from San Antonio Texas in the United States of America.
Austin Mahone Parents
He was born to Charles Edgar Mahone and Michele Lee.
Austin Mahone Early Life and Education
His father died when he was a year and a half old, and he was raised by his single mother.
Mahone is of English, French, German, and Slovak descent. He attended Lady Bird Johnson High School in San Antonio but left after his freshman year and was homeschooled at his grandmother’s house.
Austin Mahone Personal Life
He briefly dated Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello in 2014. He went on to date Becky G in the year 2015 for five months.
Austin Mahone Career
He began his career in the year 2010 by posting videos on YouTube and he gradually built an online following for himself.
In the month of October of the year 2011, Mahone did a cover of Justin Bieber’s song “Mistletoe” and it went viral. He has always cited Justin Bieber as an inspiration.
He released his first single titled “11:11” on the 14th of February, 2012. The song climbed to #19 on the Billboard Heat seekers Songs chart. He released his second single in the year 2012 titled “Say Somethin”.
He was signed to Republic Records on the 28th of August, 2012. He became an ambassador for Lil Wayne’s Truckfit Fashion clothing line. On May 29, 2013, he released his debut EP, in Japan only.
In June 2013, Mahone released a song called “What About Love”. The music video won MTV’s Artists to Watch at MTV Video Music Awards, and he was selected as one of the opening acts of Taylor Swift’s Red Tour.
In December 2013, Mahone was named a “Digital and Brand Strategist” for Aquafina’s FlavorSplash, a new line of flavored sparkling water targeted towards teens.
Mahone went on his first ever headlining tour; Mtv’s Artist to Watch Tour on the 17th of October, 2013. In the month of July in the year 2014, Mahone went on his second headlining tour, Austin Mahone: Live on Tour.
On the 5th of September, 2015, it was announced that he will be joining T.I. and Pia Mia in support of Jason Derulo on his Australian tour for three dates beginning on November 20.
Mahone will be kicking off his A Tour For Me+You on Wednesday, May 31, starting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, going through Thursday, June 30, ending in Los Angeles, California.
On Friday, April 12, Mahone released a new song, “Creatures of the Night”, with DJ and record producer Hardwell.
Since 2017, Japanese comedian Blouson Chiemi started to use “Dirty Work” as the background music of her popular comedy routine, which led the song to peak number 4 on the Japan Hot 100 Chart, and also end up being certified gold in the country.
Later, Mahone announced the release of his debut studio album exclusively in the country.
It also included his collaborations “Lady” with Pitbull and “Creatures of the Night” with Hardwell which reached the number 1 position on Billboard‘s US Dance Club Songs chart.
The album was released on October 18, 2017, accompanied with the released of “Perfect Body”, exclusively in Japan.
The song was featured in a commercial for the Japanese shampoo “Moist, Diane.” The album’s release day, Mahone put out on digital platforms and streaming services two countdown songs internationally: “I Don’t Believe You” and “Found You”.
On May 16, 2018, Mahone released the extended play, Oxygen exclusively in Japan.
On February 4, 2019, Mahone released his new single “Why Don’t We,” which was written by Charlie Puth and categorized as a fusion of modern pop and old school R&B under the 90s’ influences.
The music video was released on March 2, 2019, on YouTube. The music video is described as a throwback of Michael Jackson’s blueprint with group choreography and some solo scenes chasing a lucky girl.
He modelled for the Galore Magazine on February 14, 2019, as the cover star to talk about his new music.
In the beginning of October 2020, Mahone announced he was joining OnlyFans, an increasingly popular subscription-based website that allows content creators to make money from their more exclusive, premium content that they would not want to share on other free social media sites.
He charges $25 a month to access his OnlyFans account. He also released a new single called “Summer Love”, on October 16, 2020, and which he previewed through OnlyFans.
Austin Mahone Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
He goes by the handle @AustinMahone on Twitter, @honoroll on Instagram and Austin Mahone on Facebook.
Austin Mahone Latest Songs
She has released quite a number hit tunes in to the market namely; You Got Me, Lucid, Summer Love, Anxious, Found You among, Why Don’t We, Say Hi, Perfect Beauty, I don’t Believe You ,Dedicated among many others.
Check out the official video of his hit single “Better With You” below.