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Machine Gun Kelly Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Machine Gun Kelly Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3½ in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth April 22, 1990
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Blue

Machine Gun Kelly is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and actor who is known for having released albums such as Tickets to My DownfallBloomLace UpGeneral Admission, and Hotel Diablo. In addition to that, he has also been cast in shows and movies including The DirtThe King of Staten IslandBird BoxBig Time AdolescenceViralNerve, Roadies, and Captive State. In 2017, his song Bad Things (with Camila Cabello) was nominated for a Billboard Music Award in the “Top Rap Collaboration” category.

Born Name

Richard Colson Baker

Nick Name

Kells, MGK, Kellz, Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly at the Z100's Jingle Ball in December 2016
Machine Gun Kelly at the Z100’s Jingle Ball in December 2016

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Houston, Texas, United States

Residence

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Machine Gun Kelly went to Hamilton Middle School and Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver, Colorado.

When his family relocated to Cleveland, he got enrolled at the Shaker Heights High School.

Occupation

Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – James Colson Baker (Worked in Kuwait for the army)
  • Mother – Sonia Alane (Kjos)
  • Others – Raymond Allen Kjos (Maternal Grandfather), Ada Delores Nelson (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

He has been signed with ICM Partners, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Sampler, Synthesizer

Labels

EST 19XX, Bad Boy Records, Interscope, Geffen Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 3½ in or 192 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Machine Gun Kelly has dated –

  1. Rachel Starr (2013) – Machine Gun Kelly was reported to be in the ‘friends with benefits’ kind of relationship with adult movie actress Rachel Starr. Once, during his performance at Monroe Club in Dallas, she performed an oral s*x act on him onstage in front of the audience. He also recorded bedroom films with her many times.
  2. Amber Rose (2015) – Kelly had a short-lived affair with the model and television personality Amber Rose in 2015. Their relationship ended within 3 months as Kelly struggled with the limelight that came with dating Rose.
  3. Halsey (2018) – In 2018, when singer Halsey split from rapper G-Eazy, she spent some time partying with MGK. It was a short-lived relationship.
  4. Emma Cannon – They have had a daughter named, Casie Colson Baker (born when MGK was 18).
  5. Chantel Jeffries (2019) – In July 2019, he started going out with DJ, record producer, actress, model, and YouTube personality Chantel Jeffries but their romance fizzled out after a few months and they separated in December 2019.
  6. Sommer Ray (2020) – It was RUMORed that he had a fling with model Sommer Ray in February 2020. In March 2021, she also accused him of cheating on her with Megan Fox.
  7. Megan Fox (2020-Present) – In June 2020, actress Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly made their relationship public. They had met on the set of the movie Midnight in the Switchgrass. During American Music Awards 2020, they debuted as a couple. In January 2021, the couple sparked engagement rumors (which were untrue) when Megan was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her ring finger.

Machine Gun Kelly and Amber Rose during an outing in 2015
Machine Gun Kelly and Amber Rose during an outing in 2015

Race / Ethnicity

White

MGK is of Norwegian descent on his mother’s side and has American ancestry on his father’s side.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Numerous tattoos
  • Ear piercings
  • Tall and lanky body

Machine Gun Kelly shirtless performing at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival
Machine Gun Kelly shirtless performing at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival

Brand Endorsements

Machine Gun Kelly has signed endorsement deals with –

  • Ethika (Underwear company)
  • Young and Reckless

Best Known For

His success as a rapper and songwriter

First Album

Machine Gun Kelly released his debut studio album Lace Up in October 2012. It reached #4 on Billboard Hot 200 and recorded a sales figure of 263,000 in the U.S.

First Film

Machine Gun Kelly made his film debut in 2014 with the romantic drama film Beyond the Lights as a kid culprit.

First TV Show

Machine Gun Kelly made his first TV show appearance in the 2011 mini-series Half Naked & Almost Famous as himself.

Machine Gun Kelly Favorite Things

  • Cleveland Restaurant – Zanzibar
  • Food – Steak and Nerd Rope candy
  • Guilty Pleasure – Listening to Nickelback

Source – FirstWeFeast.com, At40.com

Machine Gun Kelly at the Y100's Jingle Ball 2016 event
Machine Gun Kelly at the Y100’s Jingle Ball 2016 event

Machine Gun Kelly Facts

  1. He first found his breakthrough after posting his homemade tracks and videos on YouTube.
  2. He had a troubled childhood as he often got into a fight with his father, who once left him behind to live in his aunt’s basement.
  3. He learned to speak Arabic before English.
  4. In August 2011, he was arrested by Cleveland police authorities for almost starting a riot after he invited his fans through various tweets.
  5. For a two year period, he struggled with drug addiction and had to enter a rehabilitation program to kick his drug habit.
  6. He once contemplated committing suicide with a drug overdose.
  7. He is very vocal about his marijuana usage and claims to smoke it on a daily basis.
  8. Alongside Douglas Booth, Daniel Webber, Iwan Rheon, and Pete Davidson, he co-starred as Tommy Lee, Mötley Crüe‘s drummer, in the 2019 biographical comedy-drama film, The Dirt.
  9. He has a reputation for climbing high during his live shows and diving into his audiences. During a concert in Edmonton, he jumped from the roof.
  10. He brought to life the character of Newt, Robin’s cousin and fellow Power dealer who possesses the ability of thermal regulation that allows him to generate fire from his body, in the superhero film, Project Power, in 2020.
  11. In November 2020, he revealed that he was seeking therapy for drug abuse.
  12. In December 2020, Machine Gun Kelly had lost his purple-colored Aston Martin car but luckily, police found it (in good condition) after 1 week of police complaint.
  13. In March 2021, MGK released a new music video titled Daywalker which featured game streamer, Valkyrae.
  14. On February 14, 2021, MGK revealed that he wears Megan Fox’s blood in a necklace.
  15. In May 2021, he won the Billboard Music Award for “Top Rock Album” and the iHeartRadio Music Award for “Alternative Rock Album of the Year” for Tickets to My Downfall.
  16. For the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, he had painted his tongue black.
  17. In May 2021, MGK released a new music video for Love Race which features Noah Beck, Alissa Violet, and Xowie Jones.

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