Austin Mahone: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

25 Things You Don't Know About Austin Mahone
Austin Mahone shares 25 things about himself with Us Weekly.  Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Austin Mahone's second EP, The Secret, is out now. Here, the 18-year-old pop-music sensation spills all of his secrets to Us Weekly — sharing 25 things you don't know about him. 

1. The first album I ever bought was Rascal Flatts.

2. I had my first kiss at 13. 

3. I'm really obsessed with drinking sweet tea.

4. The first thing I do when I get back to my hometown, San Antonio, is eat Whataburger. 

5. I own at least 300 pairs of sneakers.

6. The first thing I notice about a girl is her hair. 

7. I bring a jar of sand from the beach on tour to remind me of home. 

8. On my very first date, I took a girl to see a movie. I don't remember which one!

9. My favorite dance move is the "Old Man." 

10. The best gift someone gave me for my 18th birthday [on April 4] was a diamond necklace. 

11. When I was 3, my mom sent in a video of me singing George Strait to America's Funniest Home Videos.

12. I'd love to star in a movie with Will Ferrell

13. My mom is the most important person in my life. 

14. The next big purchase I'd like to make is a house. 

15. Biting my thumbnails is my worst habit. 

16. Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup always makes me say, "Mmm, yeah!"

17. Golden Oreos are the one junk food I have to have on the road with me. 

18. I check Twitter at least 80 times a day. 

19. One food I think shouldn't exist: clams. 


20. My favorite song on The Secret is called "The One I've Waited For" because it's a slow song, and I love ballads. 

21. The first thing I thought when I turned 18 was, Look out, cougars.

22. The best thing about being 18 is that I can buy lottery tickets now. 

23. When I'm in Miami, I love to shop in South Beach. 

24. My favorite country to visit is Japan. It's so different from the United States.

25. I was bullied for my YouTube videos [which got me discovered] in school. 

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