Scotty McCreery, born on October 9, 1993, in Garner, North Carolina, is a well-known American country music singer. He gained national fame and recognition after winning the tenth season of American Idol on May 25, 2011.
Scott Mccreery Early Life and Education:
Scotty McCreery’s parents, Judy and Michael McCreery, originally planned to name him Evan but decided against it during their way to the hospital. His father, born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, to a military father and a Puerto Rican mother from San Juan, later moved to Aberdeen, North Carolina. McCreery’s mother works as a real estate agent and owns a tanning salon in Clayton, North Carolina. He has an older sister named Ashley, and they both grew up in Garner.
McCreery’s musical journey began when his grandmother gave him a book about Elvis, which became his first musical inspiration at a young age. He started taking guitar lessons when he was nine or ten years old. During his school years, McCreery attended Timber Drive Elementary School, West Lake Middle School in Apex, and Garner Magnet High School, where he sang in the choruses and received recognition as Rookie of the Year in his freshman year. He later pursued bass singing at his church.
Scott Mccreery Career:
In October 2011, McCreery released his debut studio album, “Clear as Day,” which received platinum certification in the US. The album featured hit singles like “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble with Girls.” He continued to gain success with his holiday album, “Christmas with Scotty McCreery,” released in October 2012, which earned a gold certification. McCreery’s third album, “See You Tonight,” produced his first top ten hit on Billboard’s Country charts with the album’s title track.
In July 2017, McCreery made history by becoming the first artist in Country Aircheck/Mediabase’s history to chart a song without the support of a record label, thanks to his single “Five More Minutes,” which later topped the Billboard chart in February 2018. His fourth album, “Seasons Change,” released in March 2018, quickly reached the top 10 on the US albums chart. In September 2021, he released his latest album, “Same Truck.”
Scott Mccreery Personal Life:
After graduating from Garner Magnet High School in 2012, McCreery pursued a bachelor’s degree in communications at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. In September 2017, he got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Gabi Dugal, and they tied the knot on June 16, 2018, in North Carolina. The couple welcomed a baby boy on October 24, 2022.
Scott Mccreery Social Media:
Stay updated with Scotty McCreery’s journey on Instagram: @scottymccreery
Scott Mccreery Net Worth:
As of now, Scotty McCreery’s net worth stands at $4 million, making him a successful and accomplished artist in the American music industry.