Mike Posner: 12 Questions With The 30 Under 30 Music Honoree

Mike Posner: 12 Questions With The 30 Under 30 Music Honoree

Singer-songwriter Mike Posner answered a handful of questions about his life and career with Forbes after he earned a spot on their 30 Under 30 list. Check it out below!

Mike Posner: 12 Questions With The 30 Under 30 Music Honoree
Mike Posner attends Spotify’s Inaugural Secret Genius Awards on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. (view more photos here)

The multi-platinum singer and songwriter has penned hits for 30 Under 30 alums including Justin Bieber, Avicii and Wiz Khalifa, but saved his career-defining smash “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” for last year’s album, At Night, Alone. The single has amassed over 1.5 billion worldwide streams.

In light of these successes, Posner has been selected to the 30 Under 30 Music Class of 2018 by a panel of expert judges. He answered a handful of questions about his life and career below.

Name:
Mike Posner

Date Of Birth:
Feb 12, 1988

Birthplace:
Detroit, MI

Residence:
Los Angeles, CA

Education:
Duke University, Bachelor’s Degree

Favorite superhero?
Iron Man.

Worst advice you have ever received?
Make a Plan B.

What is your motto?
My smiles don’t result from good things, they result IN good things.

What is the biggest myth about millennials?
They don’t care.

How many hours per week do you work?
50.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Telluride, CO.

What is your greatest achievement?
My relationship with my partner.

What are your go-to summits or conferences?
Summit Series.

What are your favorite music festivals?
Burning Man.

Do you consider being under 30 an advantage in your chosen career?
No.

What was your first job?
Paper Boy! 🙂

What is one thing you didn’t learn in college that would have helped you in the real world?
Learning to meditate.

Forbes.com

Christina

I’m Christina Jones, owner of the Official Mike Posner Fansite MikePosner.net. I’ve been a Mike Posner fan since 2009. I’ve seen him perform 3 times, so far. I met him on August 4, 2011.