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Bio of Machine Gun Kelly | Who is his Wife? Estimated Net Worth & Salary

Bio of Machine Gun Kelly | Who is his Wife? Estimated Net Worth & Salary

Facts of Machine Gun Kelly

Full Name: Machine Gun Kelly
Birth Date: April 22, 1990
Age: 31 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Rapper, Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Country: United States
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
DatingChantel Jeffries
Break UpEmma Cannon (2008), Rachell Starr (2012 - 2015), Amber Rose (2015), Ashley Frangipane (2018 - 2019)
Net Worth$8 million
Salary$750k
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceHouston
StatusDating
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationHamilton Middle School, Denver's Thomas Jefferson High School, Shaker Heights High School
KidsCasie
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Machine Gun Kelly is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, as well as and actor. He is widely famous for his popular singles such as Wild Boy, Invincible, Stereo, and Hold On (Shut Up).

What is the Birth Name of Machine Gun Kelly?

Colson Baker a.k.a Machine Gun Kelly was born on 22nd April 1990, in Houston, the United States of America. His birth name is Richard Colson Baker while his horoscope is Taurus.

His parents were a missionary, so Machine and his family moved all around the world due to which Kelly spend his early childhood in places such as Egypt, Germany, and throughout the United States.

Machine Gun Kelly with her mother
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly with her mother (Photo: Genius)

His mother left home while his father suffered from depression and unemployment. His friends and neighbors laughed at him that’s why for his relief, he started listening to rap music. Kelly holds an American nationality and his ethnic background is white.

Education & University

He studied at Hamilton Middle School and later graduated from Denver’s Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver, Colorado. Also, he studied at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio. At that time, he even experimented with drugs. Machine Gun Kelly stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches. His bodyweight is 76kg. Kelly has blonde-colored hair while his eyes are hazel in color.

What is Machine Gun Kelly Net Worth?

Machine Gun Kelly has a net worth of around $8 million. He earned this amount through his successful career as a rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He earns around $750k per year as his salary.

Machine Gun Kelly and his friend posing with a car
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly and his friend posing with a car (Photo: Pinterest)

Who is Machine Gun Kelly Wife?

The popular rapper, Machine Gun Kelly is not married or no have no wife as of now. He is in a relationship with Chantel Jeffries. His girlfriend, Chantel is an American DJ, record producer, actress, model, and YouTube personality. They are maintaining a peaceful and happy relationship between them. Kelly has a daughter named Casie, who was born in the year 2008.

Machine Gun Kelly with his girlfriend, Chantel Jeffries
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly with his girlfriend, Chantel Jeffries (Photo: Daily Mail)

Previous Relationship History

He has been in relationships with Emma Cannon (2008), Rachell Starr (2012 – 2015), and Amber Rose (2015). Also, he had an encounter with Ashley Frangipane (2018 – 2019).

Machine Gun Kelly with his ex-girlfriend, Ashley Frangipane
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly with his ex-girlfriend, Ashley Frangipane (Photo: Just Jared)

Opens about his Bad Habits

He is open about his use of cannabis and he has claimed in many interviews that he smokes daily. Kelly stated that he went through a period of homelessness in the year 2010 to feed his drug addiction.

He even attended a rehabilitation center in which he was aided by a guidance counselor to combat the addiction. Once Kelly even contemplated suicide.

Acting Career with a Drama Film

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

Machine Gun Kelly, American actor
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly, American actor (Photo: AEG Presents)

He played Felix in the Netflix movie, Bird Box in the year 2018, and in the year 2019, he portrayed the drummer Tommy Lee in The Dirt which is a Netflix drama. In the following year, his movie, Big Time Adolescence, premiered at Sundance Film Festival. Further, he was featured in two episodes of MTV’s Wild ‘n Out in the year 2013 and in the year 2017.

Awards & Nominations

His single, Alice in Wonderland won Kelly the Best Midwest Artist award at the Underground Music Awards in the year 2010. Also, his single gained the Best Music Video at the 2010 Ohio Hip-Hop Awards.

Machine Gun Kelly appearing on American Music Awards
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly appearing on American Music Awards (Photo: Pinterest)

He was announced as the Hottest Breakthrough MC in the year 2011. In March 2012, he won the MTV Breaking Woodie Award. In the following year, he won MTV Europe Music Award under the category of US Artist About To Go Global.

The Journey of Machine Gun Kelly’s Music Career

  • Machine Gun Kelly’s music career began when he was at Shaker Heights High School.
  • At that time, he convinced a local t-shirt shop owner to become his manager.
  • In the year 2006, he released the mixtape, Stamp of Approval. In the year 2009, his early break came with the victory at Apollo Theatre.
  • After that, he gained the national spotlight when he was featured on MTV2’s Sucker Free Freestyle.
Machine Gun Kelly, American rapper
Caption: Machine Gun Kelly, American rapper (Photo: Pinterest)
  • Kelly released his second mixtape 100 Words and Running in February 2010.
  • In May 2010, Kelly made his national debut with the single, Alice in Wonderland.
  • He participated in the first SXSW show in Austin, Texas, and signed a recording contract with Bad Boy Records.
  • Further, he released his first EP, Half Naked & Famous on 20th March 2012.