Mike Posner attends Spotify's Inaugural Secret Genius Awards hosted by Lizzo at Vibiana on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)
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
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?
What is your favorite vacation spot?
What is your greatest achievement?
My relationship with my partner.
What are your go-to summits or conferences?
What are your favorite music festivals?
Do you consider being under 30 an advantage in your chosen career?
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.
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