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Lyman Corbitt McAnally Jr. was born on the 15th July 1957, in Red Bay, Alabama USA, and is a country musician as well as a songwriter and record producer, best known for his albums “Simple Life” (1999) and “Down By the River” (2009) as well as for his hit singles “Minimum Love”, “Back Where I Come From” and “Down the Road”. Apart from this, he is widely recognized for being a member of Jimmy Buffett’s The Coral Reefer Band, as well as being the eight-time winner of Country Music Association’s Musician of the Year.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this decorated country musician has accumulated so far? How rich Mac McAnally is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Mac McAnally’s net worth, as of early 2017, exceeds the sum of $20 million, acquired through his career in the music industry which has been active since 1977.
Mac McAnally Net Worth $20 million
Although he was born in Alabama, Mac grew up in Belmont, Mississippi. His interest in music dates back to the very early age of three when he apparently began playing piano in the local church. He later became interested in guitar playing, and by the age of 15 had already composed his first song. Soon after, he began playing piano at Tennessee’s Stateline Country Club, but later relocated to Muscle Shoals, Alabama where he began as a session musician, where his talent was noticed and Mac was further encouraged to start playing his own material. This led him to signing a record deal with Ariola Records in 1977, and later that year, Mac McAnally released his eponymous debut studio album, featuring the hit single “It’s a Crazy World” which peaked at No. 37 on the Billboard Hot 100. This initial success provided the basis for Mac McAnally’s rather impressive current net worth.
In 1990 McAnally scored a real commercial success when Warner Bros. Records released his “Simple Life” album with the hit single “Back Where I Come From” which peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Top 40. Since then Mac has released nine more studio albums, 15 in total, of which the most recent is “A.K.A. Nobody” that hit the charts in 2015. However, he accomplished real success when he began writing songs for Jimmy Buffett, and later when he joined Buffett’s backing band, The Coral Reefer Band. All these achievements have made a huge, positive impact on the total size of Mac McAnally’s net worth.
In his music career which is now spanning almost 40 years, as a songwriter and producer Mac McAnally has collaborated with several other big names of the music industry, such as Restless Heart and Sawyer Brown as well as Mockingbird Sun, Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney. For his contribution to country and music in general, McAnally was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007. In 2010 Mac was nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award for his single “Down the Road”, while since 2011 he has been named the Musician of the Year six times consecutively. It is certain that all these accomplishments have dramatically increased Mac McAnally’s fame, popularity and wealth as well.
When it comes to his personal life, Mac McAnally has managed to keep it private, however it has been publically acknowledged that he was married once and that he is the father of three daughters. There aren’t any other relevant data.