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Machine Gun Kelly (Rapper) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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George Kelly Barnes, better known by his pseudonym "Machine Gun Kelly", was an American gangster from Memphis, Tennessee, active during the Prohibition era. His nickname came from his favorite weapon, a Thompson submachine gun. He is best known for the kidnapping of the oil tycoon and businessman Charles F. Urschel in July 1933, from which he and his gang collected a $200,000 ransom. Urschel had collected and left considerable evidence that assisted the subsequent FBI investigation, which eventually led to Kelly's arrest in Memphis, Tennessee, on September 26, 1933. His crimes also included bootlegging and armed robbery.
Born George Kelly Barnes, July 18, 1895, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Died July 18, 1954, Leavenworth Penitentiary, Kansas, U.S.
Other names Machine Gun Kelly, Pop Gun Kelly
Education Mississippi State University
Occupation Gangster, bootlegger, businessman

About Machine Gun Kelly

Rapper Machine Gun Kelly, or MGK, was born Colson Baker and rose to stardom with his 2006 album Stamp Of Approval, where he became noted for his spitfire rhymes. In 2012, he received the MTV Breaking Woodie Award. He plays Felix in the Netflix film Movie Bird Box in 2018 and Drummer Tommy Lee in the Mötley Crüe documentary The Dirt in 2019.

Machine Gun Kelly before fame

Because his parents were missionaries, he spent his childhood in Egypt and Germany. He listened to Rapper DMX and Rapper Ludacris as a kid.

Achievement of Machine Gun Kelly

After the release of his album Lace Up, he received MTV's Hottest Breakthrough MC Award in 2011.

Machine Gun Kelly family life

He was reared as a single child in Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Cleveland, and other cities throughout the world, and learnt Arabic before learning English. He began dating Movie Actress Megan Fox in 2020. Instagram Star Sommer Ray, Pop Singer Halsey, Model Amber Rose, DJ Chantel Jeffries, and Movie Actress Kate Beckinsale were among his prior girlfriends. From a prior relationship with Family Member Emma Cannon, he has a daughter named Family Member Casie.

Associations of Machine Gun Kelly

In 2018, as part of their ongoing dispute, he released the diss song "Rap Devil" directed towards Rapper Eminem.

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Inmates of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Depression-era gangsters. American people convicted of kidnapping. Prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment by the United States federal government. Prisoners who died in United States federal government detention. American bank robbers. American people who died in prison custody. Prisoners and detainees of the United States federal government. American prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment

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Latest information about Machine Gun Kelly updated on March 28 2022.