The entertainment industry is blessed with artists who can produce good music out of nothing, and Kirshnik Khari Ball, also known as Takeoff, is one of these musicians. He is known for his crazy beats and is considered a highly talented and versatile artist.
The story of his enormous success in the entertainment industry is an eventful one. Since the beginning of his music career in 2009, he and his group have performed one popular number after another. However, their big breakthrough did not come until 2013, when they released their hit single entitled “Versace”. Since then the popularity of “Takeoff” has really risen.
Kirshnik Khari Ball Biography And Age
The young star, whose stage name is Takeoff, was born on 18 June 1994 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA. Kirshnik was born under the sun sign of the celestial Gemini twins and is an American national of African-American descent.
There is very little information about his family and educational background, but it is known that his mother is a hairdresser and he grew up in Gwinnstone. It is also common knowledge that he started to develop rhymes and make beats in the seventh grade when he just turned 13 years old. Nevertheless, this was done for fun until he started taking music seriously in 2011.
Kirshnik is a member of the hip-hop trio popularly known as Migos, which consists of Kirshnik as Takeoff, Quavious Keyate Marshall as Quavo, and Kiari Kendrell Cephus (Offset). The guys were raised together and are members of the same family, with Quavo being Kirshnik’s uncle and Offset, Quavo’s cousin.
Kirshnik came into the spotlight when his group Migos dropped a single “Versace” in 2013. The single spread like a virus and peaked at 99 on the Billboard Hot 100, and since then they have released more successful albums.
His Family Life
By all indications, Kirshnik Khari Ball has kept his background information and details of his private life under wraps, but rumor has it that he is currently 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 mentioned earlier, Quevo is Kirshnik’s uncle, while the third member is Offset Quevo’s cousin.
Kirshnik and his group members were involved in a shootout in March 2014. It was reported that an unknown shooter from another vehicle fired on the van with the Migos group and that someone from the Migos van also returned fire. Although some of their entourage were injured in the shooting, the hip-hop trio came out without major injuries.
Other Facts about the Musician
1. Career Breakthrough
The music career of Kirshnik and his group began in 2013 with a single called “Versace”. Within the same year, the song became extremely viral. The remix of the song came later with Canadian rapper Drake.
2. His Height and Weight
Kirshnik stands at a height of 1.78 m (5 feet 10 inches) and his weight is 79 kg. He has black hair and his eyes are also black.
3. Rumors and Controversies
The young singer once slept beside an unknown lady. When the unknown woman realized that it was Kirshnik who slept next to her, she quickly took some photos and shared them on social media platforms. As expected, the pictures spread virally and caused a mixed reaction. Among other things, the lady’s sexual orientation was questioned, as many expressed that she looked like a transgender.
4. Kirshnik Ball’s Social Media Profile
The young star is active in social media with 864k followers on Twitter, over 3 million fans on Instagram, and 4.6k followers on Facebook.
5. His Most Successful Album
Kirshnik Khari Ball and his boys released their first studio album entitled “Yung Rich Nation” in 2015, and the album, which debuted at number 17 on the US Billboard 200, featured Chris Brown and Young Thug as guests artists.
6. His Net Worth
The talented musician has managed to accumulate an admirable net worth of 4 million dollars, which he earned mainly through the musical efforts of the Migos group. Takeoff also earns on shows and stage performances. However, it is important to point out that the figure circulated as his net worth is only an estimated value.