Michigan's own Kid Rock turns 52 today. Let's take a look back through time.

Born in Romeo, Michigan on this day in 1971, Robert James Ritchie is now better known to the world as Kid Rock. He began his music career as a member of a group called The Beast Crew in the 1980's.

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Kid Rock's debut album "Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast" was released on November 27th, 1990, and sold 100,000 copies when it was released. Since then, Kid Rock has released a total of 12 studio albums, two EP's, one live album, shot 40 music videos, and 41 singles.

His singles include classics and instantly recognizable hits such as "Bawitdaba," "Cowboy," "Only God Knows Why," "American Bad Ass," "All Summer Long," and so many more. Take a look at the photos below of Kid Rock himself that date back over 20 years in honor of his birthday.

A Look Michigan's Own Kid Rock Over the Years 2002-2022 [PHOTOS]

Kid Rock turned 52 years old on January 17th, 2023. Take a look back at the Michigan native himself in the photos below.

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