Scotty McCreery is a singer from the United States of America. In 2011, Scotty won the American Idol, and in the same year, he released his first album ever called Clear as Day. In 2017, Scotty has released a song called Five More Minutes, and he’s been working on an album that will probably be released in 2017 or 2018. Keep reading to know more about Scotty McCreery’s net worth in 2018.
Scott Cooke McCreery was born on October 9, 1993, in Garner, North Carolina, United States. His father Michael McCreery works as an analyst for a manufacturing system, and his mother Judy McCreery has an Indoor tanning salon next to her work as a real estate agent for a big real estate company called Fonville Morisey. Scotty has only 1 sister, and her name is Ashley McCreery. He was grown and raised in his hometown.
Scotty McCreery went to Garner Magnet High School, and since 2012 he has been studying communications at the North Carolina State University.
Scotty McCreery got engaged to Gabi Dugal in 2017, and they have been together for a long time. He also had a relationship with the singer that was competing in American Idol with him, Lauren Alaina.
Scotty McCreery started learning guitar when he was around 9 years old. He participated with the school’s choruses. Later, around 2009, he won the WQDR-FM radio Clayton Idol singing contest and then did some radio shows with them.
Scotty McCreery landed a job at a grocery store called Lowes Foods, where he worked as a bagger. During that period, he auditioned for American Idol which was the 10th season of it. Scotty had a few ups and downs during the competition, but on May 25, 2011, he won the American Idol 10th season.
In 2011, Scotty McCreery released his first song ever called I Love You This Big from his first album, Clear as Day which was released on October 2011, the song was very successful ranking 32 on top Hot Country Songs. Clear as Day album ranked 1st on a lot of charts including Billboard 200, Digital Albums, Top Country Albums, and others.
In 2012, Scotty McCreery released a Christmas album calling it Christmas with Scotty McCreery with 11 songs in it and was ranked 4th on Billboard 200.
In 2013, Scotty McCreery released his second studio album and 3rd album ever called See You Tonight with 16 songs in it. A few songs from the album were ranked on top 10 Hot Country Songs.
Recently, Scotty McCreery has been releasing singles which will be a part of his upcoming album including Southern Belle which was released by the end of 2015 and Five More Minutes which was published on his YouTube channel on Jun 13, 2017.
Awards & Achievements
Scotty McCreery is still in 2017 growing his musical career up. So far, Scotty McCreery’s award winnings include American Country Award for Artist of the Year: New Artist (2011), Academy of Country Music Award for New Artist of the Year (2012), CMT Music Award for USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year (The Trouble with Girls, 2012) and American Country Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year (2013).
Net Worth of Scotty McCreery
Scotty McCreery has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. His fortune comes from selling the albums and songs that he’s been released since his career start. His 2011 album Clear as Day was sold for more than 1 million copies in the United States and eventually ranked platinum by RIAA. His first song ever, I Love You This Big was sold for more than 900 thousand copies which made it also an RIAA platinum certified.
Scotty McCreery is a talented growing country music singer from the United States of America. He won the American Idol’s 10th season in 2011, and he is considered as one of the show’s youngest winners ever. In 2017, Scotty McCreery got engaged to Gabi Dugal.