Machine Gun Kelly Net Worth
Who is Machine Gun Kelly?
Colson Baker is a famous American rapper and actor. He is best recognized by his professional stage name MGK or Machine Gun Kelly. He was born on 22nd April 1990 in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States. Kelly has embarked on his career as a musician during his teenage times. He grabbed the limelight when he released a mixtape in the year of 2006. In 2011, he has signed a recording contract with “Bad Boy” and “Interscope Records”. In October 2012, he released his major label debut album entitled “Lace Up”. The album received positive responses from the audience and the critics. The album made its debut at the 4th place on the “US Billboard 200” chartKelly is also a famous actor. He has appeared in several films including “Beyond the Lights” where he played the role of Kid Culprit. He also appeared in Roadies as Wes (Wesley). He then cast in the lead role in Viral, Nerve and Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2”.
Machine Gun Kelly Net Worth:
Machine Gun Kelly has an approximate net worth of $8 million as of now. He started making his net worth after signing a striking deal with “Bad Boys Records”. He has earned a lot of money from the sales of his debut album. As a promising actor, he also earns huge money from the films and the television shows.
Machine Gun Kelly Life History:
Kelly was born in Houston to his missionary parents. During his childhood, Kelly used to move all around the globe and stayed abroad including Egypt, Germany as well as in the United States. In America, Kelly’s family took up residence in Chicago, Denver and Cleveland. Later he settled in Denver with his father when his mother left their home. During this time, they stayed with Kelly’s aunt. Since then his father started suffering from depression due to unemployment. So, Kelly has to combat the really tough situation then. The neighborhood children used to bully him. He developed an interest in the music when he was in the sixth grade when he was attending Hamilton Middle School in Denver, Colorado.
Machine Gun Kelly is known for:
As we have said earlier, Kelly has started his musical career in 2012 with the debut album “Lace Up”. It contains all the popular singles such as “Wild Boy”, “Invincible”, “Stereo”, “Hold On (Shut Up)” etc. The album was sold more than 178,000 copies worldwide. In 2015, Kelly has released two of his singles “Till I Die” and “A Little More” from his second studio album named “General Admission” and the entire album was released in October 2015. Kelly’s second album also grabbed the 4th place in the top list in the US. In 2012, Kelly has announced about his upcoming mixtape featuring Pusha T and Meek Mill. They both appeared on the track named “Pe$o”. on 18th February 2013, he revealed the cover and announced the name of the mixtape – “Black Flag” and the mixtape got finally released on 26th June. French Montana, Kelin Quinn, Sean McGee, Dub-O and Tezo – also got featured in this album.
Machine Gun Kelly Political/Business Affiliation:
Kelly has won several awards including “MTV Europe Music Award”, “MtvU Woodie Awards”, “Ohio Hip-Hop Awards” and more.