Machine Gun Kelly Biography

Updated On Feb 03, 2019 Published On Jul 11, 2017
Facts of Machine Gun Kelly
Date of Birth: 1990 , April-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Machine Gun Kelly
Birth Name Richard Colson Baker
Nick Name Machine Gun Kelly
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $2 million
Famous for Wild Boy, Invincible, Stereo
Affair with Amber rose, Rachel Starr
Married Yes
Married to Kathryn
Children 1
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Machine Kelly Gun is an American rapper and a songwriter. The rapper is best known for his songs like the Till I Die, Invincible, Wild Boy, Stereo to name a few. Machine Gun Kelly immense stardom in the year 2018, because of his song Rap Devil, which was a diss towards another rapper, Eminem.

Machine Gun Kelly's early life

Machine Gun Kelly was born as Richard Colson Baker on 22nd April 1990 in Houston, Texas to missionary parents. He is an American by birth and his ethnicity is white.

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Machine Gun Kelly attended Hamilton Middle School and later moved to Shaker Heights High School. It was during his time in high school that he picked up rapping and has cited DMX, Eminem, and Ludacris to be his major influences.

Machine Gun Kelly's career

He was interested in rap while he was in sixth grade. He achieved popularity as Machine Gun Kelly, after his rapid-fire delivery. Machine Gun Kelly came in limelight after releasing the mixtape, Stamp of Approval, which led him to win his first rap battle at the Apollo Theater. 

Colson Baker officially made his national debut from the single, Alice in Wonderland, music composed through Block Starz Music. The single titled him Best Midwest Artist Award and Best Music Video Award. His songs include, Made Me a Monster, Dysphoria, Lady Prowler, Rage Pack, Black Flag, Bloom, No Place to Hide, General Admission and much more, which have been featured by artists like Camila CabelloWiz Khalifa, and many others. 

Moreover, Machine Gun Kelly also featured in several movies and TV series such as  Punk's Dead, Nerve, The Land, Captive State, Beyond the Lights, Viral, Roadies, Catfish, Unsung, Guy Court, WWE Raw, etc. 

Colson through his speedy machine-gun rapping style won the heart of millions of people. He has received MTV Woodie Award, MTV Europe Music Award, Radio Disney Music Award and also earned as Best Live Performer, Best Music Video, Best Male Artist, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year and much more. 

Machine Gun Kelly's personal life

Moving towards his personal life, Kelly married to Kathryn after dating for several months. They gave birth to a daughter, Casie. They divorced after some years of their married relationship. Further, Kelly was in a relationship with Amber Rose; and Rachel Starr. 

Machine Gun Kelly's net worth

Richard Colson earns the massive amount of money in his career. As a rapper and actor, he has made a good financial status and receives a good salary from his profession. It is estimated that her current net worth is around $2 Million. 

 

Machine Gun Kelly facts on timeline

Born in Houston.

April 22 , 1990

Richard Colson Baker, well-known by his stage name Machine Gun Kelly was born on 22nd April 1990 in Houston. He holds an American Nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity.

Released Stamp of Approval.

2006

In the year 2006, Machine Gun Kelly released the mixtape, Stamp of Approval. He earned wide recognition from the song and established himself as a rapid rapper or as machine gun Kelly.

Released his Second mixtape.

2010

In the year 2010, Machine Gun Kelly released his second mixtape, 100 Words and Running. He derived his catchphrase, Lace Up as a mixtape interlude before making it a prominent reference in music.

Made national debut.

2010

In the year 2010, Machine Gun Kelly made his national debut with his solo song in the movie, Alice in Wonderland; which was released through Block Starz Music on iTunes. 

Won Best Midwest Award.

2010

In the year 2010, Machine Gun Kelly won the Best Midwest Award from the movie, Alice in Wonderland. He earned the Best Music Video at the 2010 Ohio Hip-Hop Awards.

Current Net worth.

2017

Machine Gun Kelly earns a large amount of money in his career. Being rapper and actor he receives a big salary. It is estimated that her current net worth is around $2 Million.