Scotty McCreery Net Worth: $5 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$5 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 9, 1993|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Scotty McCreery net worth is around $5 million. Scott McCreery is a famous American country music singer.
Scotty McCreery won the tenth season of American Idol on May 25, 2011.
Scotty McCreery released a Christmas album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, in October 2012 and it has been certified gold. He released his third album, See You Tonight, in October 2013. Its title track became his first single to reach the top ten on Billboard’s Country charts.
Setting a new record in July 2017 with his single “Five More Minutes”Scotty McCreery became the only country music artist in Country Aircheck/Mediabase history to chart a song without the backing of a record label.
What is Scotty McCreery’s Net Worth?:
Scotty McCreery net worth is around $5 million. His debut studio album, Clear as Day, was released in October 2011 and was certified platinum in the United States.
The album includes the top 20 country songs, “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble with Girls”.
Scotty McCreery Biography:
|Born||Scott Cooke McCreery|
October 9, 1993 (age 28)
Garner, North Carolina, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Gabi Dugal (m. 2018)|
|Labels||Interscope,Mercury, Nashville,19Triple Tigers|
Born in Garner, North Carolina, Scotty McCreery started playing guitar when he was in elementary school and sang in various vocal ensembles throughout his high school years. Scotty McCreery won various North Carolina-based singing contests and performed at festivals and functions.
Scotty McCreery won the tenth season of American Idol. Scotty McCreery first album, Clear as Day, went platinum and included such hits as “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble with Girls.”
Scotty McCreery attended Garner Magnet High School and joined a singing group that performed around the United States. He won the Clayton Idol singing competition in Clayton, North Carolina.
Scotty McCreery sang the National Anthem at a World Series game between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals on October 19, 2011. American Idol judge Steven Tyler complimented him for his strong vocals during the tenth American Idol season.
Scotty McCreery family:
Scotty McCreery father worked as a Manufacturing analyst and his mother worked as a high school Teacher. Scotty McCreery has an older sister named Ashley. Scotty McCreery began dating his girlfriend Gabi when he was 18; although they first met in kindergarten. They became engaged in September 2017.
Scotty McCreery Music Career:
McCreery disclosed to Pensacola News Journal that he was trying to make it to Nashville. Scotty wanted to audition for “American Idol” in Nashville, but since the dates coincided with an annual church camp, the hopeful musician auditioned in Milwaukee instead.
McCreery auditioned for the tenth season of the reality talent show, “American Idol”, and was picked to join the group of finalists. During his time on the show, Scotty performed consistently and never featured in the bottom two or three. Scotty subsequently won the content, becoming the second youngest winner at age 17.
At the age of 16, Scotty McCreery stood in front of a panel of judges comprising Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, and Randy Jackson. Scotty McCreery performed Josh Turner’s “Your Man,” impressing the judges.
Scotty McCreery ended up making history by becoming the youngest winner ever on the show. Winning the contest scored McCreery a huge payday. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the musician earned an advance of $250,000 for winning and to record the first album.
Scotty’s first single, “I Love You This Big” was released in August of 2011 and subsequently went gold. Scotty McCreery debut album was released in October of 2011.
Scotty McCreery made history when he became the first country artist to top the Billboard 200 with a debut album. He released his second album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, in October 2012. He released his third album, See You Tonight, in October 2015.
Additionally, Scotty McCreery would receive tens of thousands of dollars for merchandise and endorsement rights. However, the producers had to get the approval of a judge since McCreery was a minor.
By the time Scotty McCreery graduated from Garner High School, McCreery’s debut album “Clear as Day” was the No. 1 hit on Billboard. The album went platinum with 1.22 million copies sold, earning him Best New Artist Awards from the Academy of Country Music Award and American Country Awards.
Scotty McCreery later released a holiday disc titled “Christmas with Scotty McCreery,” which sold 416,000 copies. McCreery then recorded “See You Tonight,” which did not do well because it only moved 279,000 units. Unfortunately, his deal with Universal Music, where he was signed to Mercury Nashville/ Interscope record label came to an end in 2016.
Scotty McCreery said it was nothing personal; he said he was going as far left as possible with “Southern Belle.” The different style cost the musician because the single sold only 7,000 copies in its first week.
Scotty McCreery as an Independent Artist
Scotty McCreery took an entire year to fully settle things with the label. McCreery had been signed to 3 record labels. So, they each had to figure out how to let him go. After so many phone calls from attorneys, the dust finally settled.
In the meantime, although Scotty could not be with another label, McCreery kept himself busy writing songs; he had been a songwriter since nine when he learned how to play the guitar.
When his grandfather passed away in 2015, Scotty McCreery paid tribute to the old man by writing “Five More Minutes,” a song that everyone can relate to at a personal level. It is credited for enabling him to stay in the industry after his split from Universal Music Group.
By January 2019, it had sold 382,000 copies and was certified double platinum a year later. By the time Scotty McCreery recorded “Seasons Change,” he had experienced many highs, but he described being dropped from the label as a major low. It was a dark moment writing songs with no one to help push them through to the public. The country singer described the experience as seeing no light at the end of the tunnel, but he decided to take the leap of faith to become an independent artist.
Scotty McCreery feared that losing the record deal also meant losing rights to his songs. Scotty McCreery was especially adamant about getting “Five More Minutes” because it was special to him.
Scotty McCreery got a fatal blow in 2016 when Universal Records dropped him and was betting on “Five More Minutes” to revive his career. It indeed helped him return to the scene because it became the singer’s no. 1 single, charting the country airplay. It is one of the songs in the “Seasons Change” album, released after signing to Triple Tigers Records. Scotty McCreery is reaching for the stars; he recently released “Same Truck,” due to the pandemic that gave him ample time to write the songs.