- Also Known As:
- The Next Justin Bieber
- 5' 7"
- San Antonio
Austin Mahone (born on April 4, 1996 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American singer. He became popular in 2011 when YouTube videos of him singing went viral. Some of his videos have close to 20 million views. He translated his online success to a massive music career — his debut single, “11:11” was released in February 2012. Austin has been called “the next Justin Bieber.” In 2013, Mahone was chosen as one of the opening acts on Taylor Swift‘s “Red” tour.
Best Known For:
Mahone is best known for his viral YouTube hits like “Say Something” and “Say You’re Just A Friend.”
Mahone was born and raised in the San Antonio area. His father died when he was 16 months old. In 2012, Mahone was forced to drop out from Lady Bird Johnson High School due to his growing fame. As of May 2015, he is confirmed to be dating singer Becky G.