The entertainment industry has been blessed with artists who can produce good music out of thin air and Kirshnik Khari Ball, also known as Takeoff is one of such musicians. He is known for his crazy beats, and reputed to be highly talented and, for being a versatile performer.
The story of his tremendous success in the entertainment industry has been an eventful one. Since the beginning of his music career in 2009, he and his group have been belting out one popular number after another. However, their big break did not come until 2013 when they released their hit single titled ‘Versace’. Since then, Takeoff’s popularity has really taken off to greater heights.
Kirshnik Khari Ball Biography And Age
The young star whose stage name is Takeoff was born on the 18th day of June 1994 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA. Kirshnik was born under the sun sign of the heavenly twins Gemini and is of American nationality with African American ethnicity.
There is very little information about his family and educational background, but it is known that his mom is a hair stylist and he was brought up in Gwinnstone. It is also a public knowledge that he started developing rhymes and making beats in his seventh grade when he just turned 13. Nevertheless, it was done for fun until 2011 when he started taking music seriously.
Kirshnik is a member of the hip-hop trio popularly known as Migos which is made up of Kirshnik as Takeoff, Quavious Keyate Marshall as Quavo and Kiari Kendrell Cephus (Offset). The blokes were brought up together and are members of the same family with Quavo being Kirshnik’s uncle and Offset, Quavo’s cousin.
Kirshnik came into the limelight when his group Migos dropped a single “Versace” in 2013. The single went viral and peaked at 99 on the Billboard Hot 100. Since then, they have released other successful albums.
His Family Life
From all indications, Kirshnik Khari Ball has kept his background information and details of his personal life under lock and key, but rumors have it that he is presently in a romantic relationship with Katy Perry. Very little of his background information is available to the public. His family members known to the public are his Migos partner. As stated earlier, Quevo is Kirshnik’s uncle while the third member Offset is Quevo’s cousin.
Kirshnik and his group members were involved in a shooting incident in March 2014. It was reported that an unknown shooter from another vehicle shot at the van carrying the Migos group and somebody from the Migos van also returned fire. Although some of their entourage were harmed in the shootout, the hip-hop trio came out without any major injuries.
Other Facts about the Musician
1. His Height and Weight
Kirshnik stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and his weight is 79 kg. He has black hair and his eye color is also black
2. Rumors and Controversies
The young singer once slept off beside an unknown lady. When the stranger realized that it was Kirshnik sleeping by her side, she quickly snapped some photos and shared them on social media platforms. The pictures went viral as one would expect and generated a mixed reaction. Among other things, the sexual orientation of the lady was questioned as many expressed that she looks like a transgender.
3. Kirshnik Ball’s Social Media Profile
The young star is active on the social media with 864k followers on Twitter, over 3 million fans on Instagram and 4.6k followers on Facebook.
4. Career Breakthrough
The music career of Kirshnik and his group took off in 2013 with a single titled “Versace”. Within the same year, the song went extremely viral. The remix of the song came later featuring the Canadian rapper Drake.
5. His Most Successful Album
Kirshnik Khari Ball and his guys released their debut studio album titled “Yung Rich Nation” in 2015. The album which debuted at no. 17 on the US Billboard 200 featured Chris Brown and Young Thug as guest artists.
6. His Net Worth
The talented musician has managed to amass an admirable net worth of $4 million to his name which he earned largely from the Migos group’s music endeavors. Takeoff also earns from shows and stage performances. However, it is important to specify that the figure which has circulated as his net worth is only an estimated value of his wealth.