Scotty McCreery is a prominent American musician and television host. Scotty McCreery is well-known for winning the tenth season of American Idol.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Scotty was born on October 9, 1993, in Garner, North Carolina, USA, and is 27 years old as of now. Scott Cooke McCreery is her first name. He is an American citizen of mixed origins (Hispanic, Puerto Rican, English, Scottish, and Irish). Judy McCreery is his father’s name. He owns a tanning salon and works as a real estate agent. Moreover, his mother’s name is most likely Michael McCreery, and she works as a production systems analyst. Ashley McCreery is his older sibling.
Similarly, he attends Apex’s Timber Drive Elementary School and West Lake Middle School. She most likely attended Garner Magnet High School after that. He had finished high school in 2012. Following that, she was admitted to North Carolina State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in communications.
In Milwaukee, McCreery auditions for the tenth season of American Idol. So, on May 25, 2011, he triumphed over singer Lauren Alaina to win the season. Similarly, it brings him a lot of attention. Immediately after his Idol victory, he released his first single, “I Love You This Big.” The single was a huge hit, reaching number 32 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
On October 4, 2011, the singer most likely released his debut album, Clear as Day. On October 16, 2012, he released a Christmas album titled Christmas with Scotty McCreery. It peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200. The album has been certified gold. On January 12, 2012, Scotty joined The Band Perry on their tour. See You Tonight, his most recent album, was released in 2013. Similarly, its title track was a Top 10 country success for McCreery, peaking at number 10 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
As of April 2014, the album had sold 656,000 copies. Similarly, the album was most likely so successful commercially that it sold 242,000 copies in a year. McCreery has signed with Mercury Nashville.
The singer’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. Moreover, his singles charted very well on Billboard, and he sold the most copies. As a result, Scotty earns a decent living from his music career.
Scotty McCreery is married to Gabi Dugal. She works as a pediatric nurse. In his autobiography, he discusses their friendship. Scotty had known her since childhood, and when he was 17, they began dating. Even after his popularity, he has not said much about their friendship. Likewise, they got engaged in September 2017 and married on June 16, 2018, in North Carolina.
Moreover, he has mostly avoided gossip and controversial stories in the papers.