Machine Gun Kelly Net Worth, Early Life, Career, Personal Life and Properties

Born Colson Baker, he is popular by his professional name Machine Gun Kelly (MGK). He is a singer, musician, songwriter, and actor as well. Kelly is one of the most well-known Hip Hop artists in the industry.

Here’s some more information about Machine Gun Kelly, his net worth, early life, career, personal life, and properties.

Early Life

Kelly was born in Houston, Texas on 22nd April 1990. He moved around a lot during his growing years because of his missionary parents. He lived in Egypt, Germany, and several other places worldwide as a child with his family. Ultimately, he settled in Denver with his father after his mother left them.

During his teenage years, he first developed an interest in rapping and hence began working in the field in pursuit of a career. Later, his father left for Kuwait to serve in the Army and he started living in the basement of a neighbor. Around this time, he recorded his first mixtape titled “Stamp of Approval.” Apparently, he dropped his school and led his father to take him along to Kuwait. 

 

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Machine Gun Kelly Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of Machine Gun Kelly is around $25 million which he has earned majorly from his career as a musician. Some of his notable singles include Lace Up, “Bad Things,” and “My Ex’s Best Friend,” among others.

After sneaking into Machine Gun Kelly’s net worth, let’s take a dig into his childhood.

Musical Career

MGK began his musical career by performing at local venues and later he went to Harlem’s Apollo Theater, becoming the first rapper to triumph at the Apollo Theatre. His second mixtape titled “100 Words and Running,” was released in February 2010. Even after this, he faced financial troubles around this time and his father also kicked him out of his home. He had welcomed a child by this time and was compelled to work at Chipotle. 

MGK later released the single titled “Alice in Wonderland,” in May 2010 which brought him many awards and made him a star. In November 2010, he released his second mixtape titled Lace Up. The next year, Sean Combs signed MGK to the record label Bad Boy Records.

In October 2012, he released his debut album entitled “Lace Up” and the album’s lead track “Wild Boy” debuted at number 98 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was also certified gold. The album debuted at number #4 on the US Billboard 200. He then released the single “Inhale” in collaboration with Juicy J. The same year, he partnered with several other artists like Pusha T and Meek Mill to release the mixtape “Black Flag.” Then in 2015, his second studio album entitled “General Admission” was released.

MGK Career and Net Worth in 2022
MGK Career and Net Worth in 2022

He then released the 2016 single titled “Bad Things” in collaboration with Camila Cabello. In 2018, MGK’s feud with Eminem reached a boiling point. In September 2018, his EP titled Binge was released and reached number 24 on the Billboard 200.

MGK’s fourth studio album entitled “Hotel Diablo,” was released in 2019 which had the songs titled, “I Think I’m Okay” and “Glass House.” The album reached No. #5 on the Billboard 200 chart.

In September 2020, he released the album entitled “Tickets to My Downfall” which contained singles like “Bloody Valentine,” “Concert for Aliens,” and “My Ex’s Best Friend.” He also released the single titled “Bullets with Names.” He released several covers amidst lockdown like covers of “Misery Business,” “Champagne Supernova,” and “My House” Remix. 

MGK dropped the song titled “DayWalker” in March 2021. The next month he released “Love Race.” Later he released the album entitled “Born with Horns,” in collaboration with Barker. 

Acting Career

In 2014, MGK made his big screen debut with the film named “Beyond the Lights,” where he portrayed the role of Kid Culprit. He then co-executive produced and co-starred in the 2016 film titled “The Land.” He then also appeared in Nerve.

In 2018, he appeared in “Bird Box” where he portrayed Felix alongside Sandra Bullock, and the next year he landed the cast of “The Dirt” where he portrayed drummer Tommy Lee. In 2020, MGK appeared in “Project Power” portraying Newt, and in 2021 he appeared in “Midnight in the Switchgrass.” He then landed the cast of the film titled “The Last Son.”

Personal Life

In 2009, MGK welcomed a daughter named Casie from his earlier relationship with Emma Cannon. Their daughter was born in 2009.

He has also been in a relationship with Sommer Ray and Amber Rose. MGK has been dating actress Megan Fox since May 2020.

Properties

MGK acquired Logan Paul’s former abode in Encino, California for $7.5 million in April 2022

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