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.
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 Cabello, Wiz 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.