Takeoff Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Sep, 2017
Facts of Takeoff
Date of Birth: 1994 , January-8
Age: 26 years old
Name Takeoff
Birth Name Kirshnik Khari Ball
Father Offset Ball
Mother Quavo Ball
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago
Ethnicity Black
Profession Musician
Working For N/A
Net Worth N/A
Girlfriend Katy Perry
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Synopsis

Kirshnik Ball is widely recognized in the music industry by his stage name Takeoff. He is a member of the hip hop trio entitled, ‘Migos’ along with partners Offset and Quavo. The hip hop trio’s 2013 hit song ‘Versace’ went viral and reached at 99 number on the Billboard Hot 100. Takeoff is highly appreciated for his crazy beats. 

Early Life and Education

The rapper, Takeoff was born on January 8, 1994, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Takeoff belongs to American nationality, and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, Takeoff is a Black American.

Takeoff’s uncle is Quavo and Offset is the cousin of Quavo. He was keenly interested in music while growing up as a child. As a school boy, he began belting out fresh beats and frequently created many unique rhythms.

In the year 2009, Kirshner's uncle, Quavious Keyate Marshall and his cousin Kiari Kendrell Cephus approached him after; they were greatly impressed by his raw talent.

Professional Career

Takeoff started the group called ‘Polo Club’ along with his uncle Quavious Keyate Marshall and his cousin Kiari Kendrell Cephus. The group launched their first full-length project entitled ‘Juug Season’ in August 2011.

The trio followed this up with another mixtape in the year 2012 and changed the group name to Migos. Takeoff and his team mates launched Migos’ fourth project and first full-fledged album by the title, ‘Young Rich Nation’ in 2015.

The album featured Chris Brown and Young Thug as a guest artist, and it also sold 150K copies in its opening week as well as got the third position in the Top Rap Album Charts. Takeoff made his debut as a solo with the single, ‘Bad and Boujee’ from their second album.

The album also marked the voice of rapper Lil Uzi Vert and reached at No.1 in the Billboard Hot 100 and Takeoff became first chart topper in the United States.

Personal Life

Kirshnik Ball is an unmarried man. Despite being a heartthrob rapper and surrounded by a crazy female fan from the age group, the rapper looks pretty secretive about his dating and love affairs.

However, there are a lot of rumors that Migos rapper, Takeoff is dating Katy Perry. As per resources, the couple created many assumptions and rumors about their love life after they allegedly went to the American TV show, Saturday Night Live after party together following Katy Perry’s performance on the final season of the Saturday Night Live show.

Katy and Takeoff made headlines after they met to record their collab ‘Bon Appetit.’ But, the rumor is not confirmed by the couple yet. Besides, he is more active on social Medias.

Net Worth

The rapper Takeoff has achieved a lot of success and fame in a short time. Though Takeoff’s net worth is yet to reveal, he has earned an enormous amount of net worth from his singing career. 

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