About Machine Gun Kelly
It has been stated that the total amount of Machine Gun Kelly net worth is as much as 1.2 million dollars. When he is not appearing on stage, Machine Gun Kelly is known by his real name Richard Colson Baker. Machine Gun Kelly became famous because of his career in rapping and he is expected to achieve a lot in this industry. Thus, it is also believable that in future Machine Gun Kelly net worth will increase even more. He started to rise to fame when he signed a contract with Bad Boys Records. The label represented the rapper successfully and he soon was noticed as one of the rising and most promising young rappers in the industry.
Machine Gun Kelly was living in Egypt up until he was four years old. At that time, he learnt how to speak Arabic before he could even speak English. After living in Egypt, Machine Gun Kelly and his family moved to live to Germany, LA, Denver, Chicago and Ohio. Thus, he was raised in quite different parts of the world.
When he was four years old, Machine Gun Kelly got interested into rapping. When he was 19 years old the rapper started to compete at the Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, where he was a reigning rapping champion. These winnings made him the first rap artist to become a winner at the Apollo Theatre. The first time he started to get attention was when he appeared in MTV2 show called “Sucker Freestyle”. In this show, Machine Gun Kelly performed some verses from his work called “Chip Off The Block”.
In 2010 the rapper managed to release his first mix tape which was called “100 Words and Running”. Only nine months after Machine Gun Kelly released one more mix tape which was called “Lace Up”. The sales of his mix tapes have also served as an important source of increasing the overall estimate of Machine Gun Kelly net worth.
After the release of his first mix tape, Machine Gun Kelly was rehearsing for the first big appearance at the music festival in Texas called SXSW Music. At this festival Machine Gun Kelly was noticed by Sean Combes, who decided to sign the rapper to his label called Bad Boys Records. The label was the only thing he needed to make his music popular. Thus, after he signed the contract with the label, Machine Gun Kelly started to get more attention and also Machine Gun Kelly net worth started to accumulate.