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Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly

American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor, Machine Gun Kelly is widely famous for his popular singles such as Wild Boy, Invincible, Stereo, and Hold On (Shut Up). He grabbed the attention for his unique style and musical abilities. Also, he is well-known for his rapid-fire lyrical flow.

How old is Machine Gun Kelly?

The 30-years-old Machine Gun Kelly born on 22nd April 1990, in Houston, the United States of America. But his real name is Richard Colson Baker with the birth sign Taurus. His parents worked as a missionary. So he with his family moved all around the world due to which he spent his early childhood in places such as Egypt, Germany, and throughout the United States.

Then his family turned apart after his father suffered from depression and unemployment. Also, his mother left home. Because of his family situation, his friends and neighbors laughed at him that’s why for his relief, he started listening to rap music.

Having American nationality, Kelly is of mixed ethnicity. He studied at Hamilton Middle School located in Denver, CO, United States. Then he later graduated from Denver’s Thomas Jefferson High School located in Denver, Colorado. Kelly has studied at Shaker Heights High School located in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Also, he even experimented with drugs.

Who is Machine Gun Kelly Wife? Daughter

The popular rapper, Machine Gun Kelly is yet to be married despite being involved in a relationship. So, he is yet to make someone his wife officially. He was in a relationship with Chantel Jeffries. His former girlfriend, Chantel is an American DJ, record producer, actress, model, and YouTube personality. Despite their breakup, they maintained a healthy relationship.

Machine Gun Kelly carrying her daughter
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly carrying her daughter (Photo: Instagram)

In the year 2008, he became the father of a daughter named Casie. But he is yet to reveal his mother’s name. He has kept her identity in the dark. Previously, he was in a romantic relation with Emma Cannon in the year 2008. But their relationship only lasted for a short period of time. From the year 2012 to 2015, he dated Rachell Starr. In the year 2015, he was in a relationship with Amber Rose. Also, he had an encounter with Ashley Frangipane from the year 2018 – 2019.

His Drugs Problems

He has a stint with drugs started early and openly spoke about his addiction. In the year 2010, he went through a period of homelessness to feed his addiction. Also, MGK attended a rehabilitation center to overcome his obsession with drugs. Once Kelly even contemplated suicide. He got over his addiction following a brief relapse in 2012.

What’s Machine Gun Kelly Net Worth?

Previously, he has a net worth of $8 million. But a present Machine Gun Kelly has an estimated net worth of $10 million according to celebrity net worth. He has been earning money for his multiple careers as a rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor.

Machine Gun Kelly posing for his picture with his car
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly posing for his picture with his car (Photo: Instagram)

Also, it is the main source of his earning as well. According to reports, he has been earning more than $750 thousand per year as his salary. So Kelly is living a luxurious life out of his money.

How tall is Machine Gun Kelly?

The rapper Kelly has a height of 6 feet 2 inches i.e 1.8 m tall. While his body weighs around 76kg. He has blonde colored hair with hazel eyes colored.

His Music Career

When he was at Shaker Heights High School, Kelly started his musical career. Also, he convinced a local t-shirt shop owner to become his manager. Then he released the mixtape, “Stamp of Approval” in the year 2006. In the following years, his early break came with the victory at Apollo Theatre in 2009. Kelly grabbed the media attention when he was featured on MTV2’s Sucker Free Freestyle.

Machine Gun Kelly posing for a picture
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly posing for a picture (Photo: Instagram)

In February 2010, he released his second mixtape 100 Words and Running. Kelly made his national debut with the single, Alice in Wonderland in May 2010.  Also, he participated in the first SXSW show in Austin, Texas. Then he signed a recording contract with Bad Boy Records. On 20th March 2012, he released his first EP, Half Naked & Famous. 

His Acting Career

Well, he made his movie debut in Beyond the Lights as Kid Culprit in the year 2014. Also, he featured in four more movies of various genres, like The Land, a Cleveland-set drama. Then Kelly featured in a recurring role on the Showtime comedy-drama series Roadies as Wes, a former Pearl Jam roadie.

Machine Gun Kelly posing for picture
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly posing for a picture (Photo: Instagram)

In the year 2018, he appeared in the role of Felix in the Netflix movie, Bird Box. Then he played the role of drummer Tommy Lee in The Dirt which is a Netflix drama in 2019. Also, he featured in movies like Big Time Adolescence, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival. Kelly also featured in two episodes of MTV’s Wild ‘n Out in the year 2013 and in the year 2017.

Facts of Machine Gun Kelly

Full NameMachine Gun Kelly
Net Worth$10 million
Date Of Birth22nd April 1990
Age31 years 0 months
Place Of BirthHouston, Texas, United States
Height6 feet 2 inches
ProfessionAmerican rapper, Actor
EducationShaker Heights High School, Denver's Thomas Jefferson High School, Hamilton Middle School
InstagramMachine Gun Kelly Instagram


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