Austin Mahone is an American pop singer-songwriter made famous for his good looks, amazing talent, and YouTube.
Here are 50 fun facts you need to know about Austin Mahone.
Austin Carter Mahone was born on April 4, 1996, at 10:14 AM, in San Antonio, Texas.
His father, Carter Mahone, sadly died when Austin was less than two years old.
His mother, Michele Mahone, raised Austin on her own from the age of 16 months.
His Star Sign is Aries.
He has a pure white cat called Romo.
Until Austin made his first YouTube cover, he admits he wasn’t very musical.
He attended Lady Bird Johnson High School but was forced to drop out in 2012 due to his growing fame.
During his time in school, Austin and his friend Alex Constancio created a YouTube channel called ShootUsDown. This was the start of Austin’s career.
They first became friends when they realized they were both wearing Nike shoes!
Their first upload was in June 2010, and seven months later, they had quite an online following.
One of Austin’s biggest musical influences is Justin Bieber, and in October 2011, he posted a video covering Mistletoe.
Mahone is 5’7″ tall.
Mahone can play both the guitar and drums.
If Austin could have any superpower, he would choose to be a shapeshifter.
On February 14, 2012, Austin released his first single, called 11:11, to iTunes.
Austin Mahone has size 11 feet.
One of his favorite TV shows is Family Guy – I can’t blame him!
On August 28, 2012, Mahone announced that he had been signed to Universal Republic Records.
His second single ‘Say Somethin’, was officially released on August 30, 2012.
Austin Mahone was in a commercial for McDonald’s.
Justin Bieber treated Austin to dinner for his 18th birthday!
His celebrity crush is Mila Kunis.
Austin Mahone thinks British accents are very cute.
Austin met Taylor Swift at a coffee shop years before he was famous.
In 2013, Austin was chosen to be an opening act of Taylor Swift’s Red Tour.
Austin’s fan base is known as Mahomies.
His very first kiss was at a birthday party when he was 13 years old – “I was swimming in a pool, and this girl just pulled me underwater and kissed me. I was like, ‘What just happened?!'”
His ideal date would be taking ‘her’ to an Italian restaurant, followed by a walk on the beach and watching the sunset.
On December 22, 2014, Austin had his tonsils removed.
Austin said that the most annoying thing his mother does is force him to drink water all the time.
In October 2011, Austin wrote & uploaded a song about his love for Subway sandwiches – called Subway Song, which has been watched over half a million times!
His ideal girlfriend would be someone who is adventurous and loves traveling.
Austin admitted a single tear left his eye when Selena Gomez unfollowed him on Instagram.
When he was 3 years old, he was on America’s Funniest Home Videos for singing George Strait in his bedroom with a guitar.
Austin spent his summer in 2014 touring America with The Vamps.
Lorde tried setting up Austin with her sister Indy; however, Austin was not interested at all.
Austin Mahone’s debut London show sold out in less than a minute!
In April 2014, Austin recorded a track with Justin Bieber; however, it has not been released.
Austin gets so much fan mail, that his mother once hired someone just to open them.
Austin Mahone loves taking shirtless selfies for his fans.
The first album he ever bought was Rascal Flatts.
His favorite superhero is Batman.
He has a scar on his knuckle from carving wood!
Austin started to learn guitar at age 14 but has been playing the drums since age 6.
Austin used to wear red braces and actually liked them.
Austin admits that he enjoys watching chick flicks!
On June 4, 2012, Mahone release his debut EP, Extended Play, which was released only in Japan on iTunes.
His second album, called The Secret, was released worldwide in May 2014.
He often hands out VIP passes to fans outside his shows.
His Twitter, @AustinMahone, got verified on February 24, 2012.