Malford is already 56 but there is no any information related to his love affairs and married life. It is believed that he is still singe and he has never been married as there is no any solid information about his love life.
After his high school graduation, Malford joined Texas Tech University. There he majored in sociology however; in 1981 he got transferred to University of Texas. One Monday, he did a night blues jams and that fascinated him towards music. He then joined the local band, the Stick People and he began singing with them. In 1994, he formed the Texas supergroup, Storyville along with other artists like David Holt, and David Grissom. They began touring all over the United States and also began working on their debut album. He then released two albums, The Gospel According to Austin and The Gospel According to Austin, Vol. 2. The actual figure about his salary and net worth is unknown.