Richard Colson Baker, popular as Machine Gun Kelly is an American rapper and actor who gained massive popularity for his unique styles and musical abilities. He is best known for his rapid-fire lyrics flow his mixtapes. You guys may know about his professional life, but how much do you know about his personal life?
Caption: Young and popular rapper Machine Gun Kelly
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Let’s go through his personal life- Age, Girlfriend, Net Worth, home, bad things, songs, wallpaper.
Machine Gun Kelly was born on April 22, 1990, in Houston, Texas, the United States of America to missionary parents. He along with his family moved all around the globe and later took up residence abroad from Egypt to Germany. He settled in Denver along with his father after his mother left home. Then MGk along with his father moved in with MGK’s aunt. His father suffered from depression and unemployment. He was bullied in his childhood by his friends and neighbors. So he started to listen to rap and music for his peace of mind. He is currently running at the age of twenty-eight. MGK has the height of 1.93M.
Talking about his education, MGK studied at Hamilton Middle School. Later he enrolled at the Denver’s Thomas Jefferson High School. During his school days, he experimented with drugs. He joined at the Shaker Heights High School where his musical career began. Talking about his career, he released his first mixtape ‘Stamp of Approval’ in 2006. The response was overwhelming and he reached his height of success. In 2010, he released his second mixtape ‘100 Words and Running’. In the same year, he his national debut with the single song ‘Alice in Wonderland’. This song was released via Block Starz Music on iTunes. In 2011, he participated in the first SXSW show in Austin, Texas. He also signed a recording contract with Bad Boy Records and released the music video ‘Wild Boy’. In 2011, MGK signed a deal with Young and Reckless Clothing. In 2012, MCK’s debut album ‘Lace Up’ was released. In 2013, MGK came up with the music video for ‘Champions’. In 2015, MGK released the song ‘Till I Die’. In the following year, he released a 10-track mixtape titled ‘Fuck It’.
In 2015, MGK confirmed dating hip hop model Amber Rose. MGK and his girlfriend’s relationship did not last for long period of time and the couple split in October 2015. MGK is not married and does not have a wife but he has a daughter named Casie who was born in 2008. He doesn’t have any touch with Casie’s mother but he keeps a friendly relationship with her. Talking about his bad things, he started having drugs at his early age and he has always spoken about it in the media. To overcome his obsession with drugs, he attended a rehabilitation center and guided by the counsellor to combat the addiction. Moving towards his salary and net worth, the rapper has a net worth of 1.2 Millon dollars which he earns through his songs, raps and various other projects.
Caption: MGK and Amber Rose
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In 2012, MGK won the MTV Europe Music Award for US Artist About To Go Global. In 2012 and 2013 he won the MtvU Woodie Awards for Breaking Woodie and Woodie of the Year. During his 2000s he also won the Ohio Hip Hop Awards for Best Live Performer, for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ as Best Music Video, Best Mixtape Artist, for ‘Lace Up’ as Best Mixtape, Best Male Artist, for ‘Cleveland’ as Video of the Year, Best National Artist, for ‘Police’ as Best Collaboration, National Noise Maker, for ‘Mind a Stoner’ as Best National Music Video, for ‘Mind of a Stoner’ as Best National Collaboration. In 2017, he won Best Collaboration for ‘Bad Things’.
Caption: MGK at BET Awards 2015
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He has worked in TV series such as WWE Raw, Guy Court, Unsung, Catfish, Ridiculousness and Roadies. Talking about his movies, in 2014 he contributed to the soundtrack and credited as Colson ‘MGK’ Baker for the movie Beyond the Lights. He also played role in Punk’s Dead as Crash, Nerve as Ty, Viral as CJ, The Land as Slick and also as co-executive producer, Captive State as Jurgis and Bird Box as Felix.
MGK has a huge fan base on his social networking sites. He has 1.12M followers on his twitter and has 30.2k twits. His Facebook account has 4.9M likes and followers in his Facebook page. His Instagram has 3.1M followers and 5,068 pictures posted.0 0
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