Richard Colson Baker aka Machine Gun Kelly was born on 22 April 1990 in Houston. Machine Gun Kelly is an American rapper and actor who was quickly able to renown himself as a rapper. He stepped up on a musical career in teenage and released his first music mixtape Stamp of Approval in the year 2006.
He came to fame after the release of his music. As of now, he is one of the most successful and one of the most looked up to rappers in today’s world.
Machine Gun Kelly’s net worth is estimated at $8 million as of 2019. He gathered up such great fortune primarily from the music recording and albums. MGK has been delivering professionally over 12 years and has got huge success in a rap career. MGK has collaborated with various popular artists in his singing careers like Camila Cabello, Wiz Khalifa, Young Jeezy, and Meek Mills.
Machine Gun Kelly was born as Richard Colson Baker on 22nd April 1990 in Houston. MGK and his family have lived in several places moving locations very often from Egypt to Germany and also different states like Chicago, Denver, and Cleveland in the United States. In Denver, MGK squared with his father where he joined Hamilton Middle School. He started listening to rap by sixth grade. He used to listen Eminem, Ludacris, and DMX who inspired him to join hip-hop.
Machine Gun Kelly was having a bad time as his mother had left home and he would regularly fight with his father. Later MGK joined Thomas Jefferson High School and his father moved to Kuwait to work leaving him behind to live with his aunt.
MGK got his stage name as Machine Gun Kelly by his fans, due to his rap style. His fans gave him this stage name as he delivers his rap at a rapid pace. His very first mixtape music was Stamp of Approval which helped him to gain huge fame in the industry. Even though he was producing the mixtapes and earning popularity, he was having a rough time and had to work at Chipotle for paying his bills.
Later after few years, he released his next mixtape called “Lace Up” which delivers lots of love for Cleveland and gained huge fame in his city. After that hit mixtape, he began recording full studio albums which were loved by his fans and pretty soon he became one of the stardom in rapping industry.
Net Worth and Earnings
As of 2019, Machine Gun Kelly’s net worth is estimated to be of $8 million. The major source for his earning comes from rapping and acting. He appeared in many movies which include, Beyond the Lights, Viral, and The Land.
He also built his wealth from the endorsement deals. He made a partnership with Reebok to advertise their Club C sneakers.
Highlights of MGK Career
Here is the list of mixtapes throughout MGK’s career :
• Lace- up (2012)
• General Admission (2015)
• Bloom (2017)
• Hotel Diablo (2019)
He has collaborated with Camila Cabello to produce music, “Bad Things” that made him to enter his first top-five Billboard Hot. Some of the other hit music from MGK includes:
1. At My Best with Hailee Steinfeld
2. Wild Thing with Waka Flocka Flame
3. Home with X Ambassadors and Bebe Rexha
4. Rap Devil
MGK Lifestyle, House and Cars
MGK lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his daughter, Casie Colson Baker. He has also got his house in LA, California. Rolls Royce Drophead, Rolls Royce Phantom, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes S Class, Range Rover Vogue are some of the lists of cars drove by MGK.
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