Machine Gun Kelly

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Full Name Machine Gun Kelly
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name MGK
Gender Male
Famous As Rapper
Birth Date April 22nd, 1990
Birth Place Houston, Texas, U.S

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Richard Colson Baker famous for his name as Machine Gun Kelly is an American rapper, singer as well as an actor from Ohio who rose into the fame after releasing a mixtape in 2006. His major label debut album, "Lace Up", was released in October 2012. He is famous for delivering lyrics with the speed of a bullet train which apparently also gave him his stage name Machine Gun Kelly. His third studio album, Bloom was released on May 12, 2017, preceded by "Bad Things" with Camila Cabello. He has appeared in several other films and had a recurring role on the Showtime series Roadies in 2016.

Machine Gun Kelly, Douglas Booth and Iwan Rheon on Playing Motley Crue "The Dirt"

The Dirt now is streaming on Netflix with the film’s stars Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly), Douglas Booth, and Iwan Rheon to talk about playing some of the members of Motley Crue. The film is an adaptation of the 2001 memoir The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, which was co-written by the band and Neil Strauss. The film follows how Motley Crue first formed, features plenty of wild nights in the 1980s, and chronicles the group’s rise to become one of the world’s most famous heavy metal bands. Douglas Booth plays Nikki Sixx, Colson Baker plays Tommy Lee and Iwan Rheon plays Mick Mars. The film also stars Daniel Webber as Vince Neil and Pete Davidson as Tom Zutaut.

Kelly's Birth Facts, Parents, Birthday, Wiki, Nationality, Education And More

Machine Gun Kelly was born on 22nd April 1990 with a birth name of Richard Colson Baker in Houston, Texas, the U.S. At present, his age is 28 but his age will be 29 on his upcoming birthday in April as of 2019. His nationality is American. He was born to missionary parents. Baker and his family moved all around the globe and took up residence abroad from Egypt to Germany. He settled in Denver, along with his father, after his mother had left home. His birth sign is Taurus. His father name is James Colson Baker and his mother name is Sonia Alane Waring. His ethnicity is Mixed. Concerning his education, he attended Hamilton Middle School and then he started listening to rap from his sixth grade. The first three rappers that got him into the genre of hip-hop as a child were Ludacris, Eminem, and DMX. When he attended Denver's Thomas Jefferson High School, his father moved to Kuwait to work. Later, he began to take drugs and recorded his first demo tape "Stamp of Approval". After that, he stopped attending school. Then, his father returned and he attended Shaker Heights High School. 

Kelly's Body features 

Kelly is a very handsome singer with slim body build. He is very smart and looks very cool in his own style and body looks. Talking about his height, he stands 192 tall which suits him a lot. Kelly maintained his body a lot. His balanced weight is of 76 Kg. He has a healthy body. His look is very handsome. The color of his hair is Blonde and the color of his eye is Blue. He has got numerous tattoos and has an ear piercing. His sexual orientation is Straight. His other body measurement will be updated soon. 

Kelly's Career 

  • In 2006, Kelly started his career by releasing his mixtape "Blessing". 
  • In March 2009 he made his victories being the first ever rapper to win at the Apollo Theater and then he recorded music in his home studio which he refers to as "Rage Cage".
  • He was highlighted on MTV2’s Sucker Free Freestyle, where he freestyled various verses from his ‘Chip off the Block’ single.
  • In 2010, he releases his second mixtape named "100 Words and Running".
  • In May 2010, he made his national debut with the single "Alice in Wonderland" which was released via Block Starz Music. 
  • This earned him 2010 Underground Music Awards and his "Alice in Wonderland" clip won Best Music Video at the 2010 Ohio Hip-Hop Awards.
  • In 2010, he released his next mixtape titled "Lace Up".
  • On 2nd February 2012, he tweeted from his official Twitter page, hinting on a March release for the EP and released on 20th March 2012 titled "Half Naked & Almost Famous" which was sold 8500 copies in the first week.
  • On 18th February 2013, he announced the name of the mixtape as "Black Flag" and revealed the cover and this mixtape was released on 26th June 2013.
  • On 5th January 2015, MGK released the song "Till I Die".
  • He later released another song "A Little More" on 18th May 2015.
  • In July 2015, MGK released a 10-track mixtape titled ‘Fuck It’. 
  • At the end of 2016, he released "Bad Things" with Camila Cabello.
  • On 3rd September 2018, he released the song "Rap Devil".
  • "Rap Devil" topped the iTunes Chart on 10th September 2018. 
  • On September 21, 2018, MGK released the EP Binge, which had first week sales of 21,519 units.

Kelly's Personal Life, Child, Dating

Kelly is not married yet and he is still to get married. But he has a child named Casie who was born in the year 2008 with an unidentified woman. Previously, he has dated Rachel Starr in the year 2013, Amber Rose in the year 2015. He also dated Halsey in the year 2018 after her breakup with G-Eazy. It went for a short period of time. As of today, he is assumed to be single. He is enjoying his life a lot without any disturbances. 

Kelly's Net Worth ($8 Million) and Salary

The net worth of Machine Gun Kelly is estimated to have $8 Million as of 2019. His salary is still to get unfold and will be updated soon. He is satisfied with his earnings. His major source of earning is from his singing career.