TobyMac “Kevin Michael McKeehan” is a hip hop artist, singer, author and music producer from the United States of America. He released his debut studio album “Momentum” in 2001 and he currently has more than 10 studio, live and EP albums released. Go on reading to know TobyMac’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
TobyMac Early Life
TobyMac or Toby McKeehan was born as Kevin Michael McKeehan on October 22, 1964 in Fairfax city in Virginia, United States. There’s no information on his parents or his early life, either it was hard, easy, wealthy or not. TobyMac’s education is also not confirmed but he might have graduated, completed a degree or dropped out before earning his degree from the Liberty University.
For his personal life, marriage and children, TobyMac has been married to Amanda Levy McKeehan since 1994. Amanda has Jamaican origins and the couple have been happy together since they met. TobyMac and Amanda have 3 sons together, Judah McKeehan was born in 2006, Truett McKeehan who was born in 1998, Leo McKeehan who was born in 2004, and they adopted twins Moses McKeehan and Marlee McKeehan in 2002.
TobyMac’s son Truett McKeehan might go on with the hip hop career because he has appeared on many of TobyMac’s music and albums such as “Welcome to Diverse City” and “Portable Sounds”. Judah McKeehan has also appeared in albums with his brother and his father such as “Tonight”.
TobyMac Career, Awards & Achievement
Prior to his solo career, TobyMac began his professional music career with founding a Christian rock trio named “DC Talk” along with Michael Tait and later Kevin Max Smith joined them. Overall, the band has released 5 studio albums and they have won many awards for them. Around 2000, all band members announced that they are splitting to take a break and to go solo.
TobyMac launched his solo career with his debut studio album “Momentum” which successfully ranked on top charts. His 3rd studio album “Portable Sounds” gave him his debut at 1 on 2 charts, the US Top Catalog Albums chart and the US Christian Albums chart. TobyMac’s latest work is “Light of Christmas” which contain tracks featuring other artists. TobyMac has recently in 2018 released a song titled “I just need U.”.
Awards & Achievements
TobyMac has a long and great list of award winnings and nominations. According to the Grammy Awards website, he has received over 16 nominations and his winnings including the Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album for “Alive and Transported”, and 2 Grammy Awards for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for “Eye on It” and “This Is Not a Test”.
Furthermore, TobyMac has won the American Music Award for Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist in 2012. His Billboard Music Awards including the Billboard Music Award for Top Christian Artist and for Top Christian Album for “Eye on It”. TobyMac has also won many GMA Dove Awards in different categories such as for Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year, Rock Recorded Song of the Year and for Producer of the Year.
Net Worth of TobyMac
The hip hop artist TobyMac “Kevin Michael McKeehan” net worth is about to $12 million. He made his millions of wealth from the earnings he receives from the albums he releases and performs. TobyMac’s all albums such as “Tonight” ranked on top charts which means that he has sold over a million of copies.
TobyMac is one of the century’s most loved Christian hip hop artists. He has released more than 10 different types of albums that successfully ranked on top charts such as his 6th studio album “Eye on It”. TobyMac has been happily living with his wife Amanda Levy McKeehan and their children.