Machine Gun Kelly, better known as MGK, is an American rapper and actor who rose to prominence with his debut album Lace Up. The album went on to be on the top four of US Billboard 200 chart with singles like Wild Boy, Hold on (Shut up), Stereo and Invincible. The rapper has not looked back since then and continued on this path to pursue his dream. With his rise in stardom, MGK has around 3.8 million followers on his Instagram account.
MGK was born in Texas, the USA on 22nd April 1990. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He had faced problems in his childhood as he had to move to different countries and cities as his parents were missionary parents.
|Real Name||Machine Gun Kelly|
|Birthday||22nd April 1990|
|Profession||Rapper, Actor and Singer|
|Net Worth||est. $8 million|
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
MGK started his musical career in 2006 releasing a mixtape, Stamp of Approval and began performing at local Cleveland venues. Until 2011, the rapper had ups and downs in his musical career, but then he signed a recording contract with Interscope Records and Bad Boy which is the shining point of his career. MGK released his debut album, Lace Up, on 9th October 2012 which ranked 4th (US Billboard Chart) selling 263,000 copies till 2015.
The American rapper also won the award of “Best Midwest Artist” in 2010 for his single in “Alice in Wonderland.” His single, “Invincible” from the album, “Lace up,” is also the official theme song of WrestleMania XXVII. MGK also collaborated with Camila Cabello for a standard single, Bad Things in 2016. With all these works under his bag, MGK is estimated at around $8 million.
Are MGK and Eminem having a Rap Beef between them?
Rap beef between rappers are corny to write and sounds terrible as it has a negative impact on the fans. MGK and Eminem are making the headlines for having a beef between them. The beef is believed to have started when Eminem took cheeky shots about MGK on the song Not Alike. The slim shady rapper went back to 2012 to dislike MGK’s about his daughter to be the reason for the feud.
However, MGK responded to that with his diss track, Rap Devil, painting their feud as a generational struggle as the past and the future. This sounds absurd as the reason for their dispute is not that reasonable. The fans are waiting for Eminem’s take on that, but we hope the rappers sort things between them.
Dating, Girlfriend, or Married?
MGK is currently single but was dating before. In 2015, he was dating Amber Rose. Moreover, before her, he hooked up with Rachel Star.
In July 2018, a story of MGK dating Halsey surfaced. The web sources also reported them to be spending quality time. However, Halsey denied the news by tweeting about being single.
I’m not with anybody. That photo is 2 years old. Everyone mind they damn business. https://t.co/3ZttyGcd3P
— h (@halsey) July 9, 2018
Family, Siblings, and Parents
MGK was born to missionary parents who had traveled from one country to another. He had a difficult situation coping with other kids as he was often bullied and started listening to rap music. DMX, Ludacris and Eminem have been his biggest influences. After his father left him and his mother, he stopped going to school and entered the life of addiction and writing songs in his mothers’ basement.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
MGK stands tall with a height of 6 feet and 2 inches and weighs about 76 kilos. He has blue eyes with blonde hair color and tattoos all over his body.