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Scott Cooke ‘Scotty’ McCreery was born on 9 October 1993, in North Carolina USA of American and Puerto Rican descent. Scotty is an American country musician, possibly best known as the winner of the 10th season of the American TV show called “American Idol” in 2011, the first person born in the 1990s to win this competition.
So just how rich is Scotty McCreery? Sources have recently estimated that Scotty has a net worth of $1.2 million, accumulated in his short country music singing career.
Scotty McCreery Net Worth $1.2 Million
Scotty McCreery graduated from Garner Magnet High School, and is currently studying for a degree in communication sciences at North Carolina State University. Scotty was a member of several school choruses and musical productions, and became very popular as he participated in many local music competitions as well as performing in concerts, and won the song contest called “Clayton Idol” in North Carolina in 2009, and then competed in “Rip the Hallways”, another important state TV contest.
Scotty McCreery’s breakthrough ws no doubt his winning “American Idol”.McCreery spent some time auditioning for the show, including Your Man, a song performed by Josh Turner, Put Some Drive in Your Country, a song by Travis Tritt, Hello, Goodbye by The Beatles, For Once in My Life by Stevie Wonder, Swingin by John Anderson, She Believes in Me by Kenny Rogers, and many others. Undoubtely, winning the show helped McCreery to boost his net worth considerably, as well as his popularity around the USA.
Scotty McCreery immediately signed a contract with Mercury Nashville for $250,000, a significant boost to his net worth. Scotty ‘s debut album was called Clear as Day, released in 2011 and premiered on TV, achieved platinum certification from RIAA. The best known singles from this album are I Love You This Big, which sold almost 200,000 copies in the first week and entering the Billborad Country chart at 32, the highest for a first release, and The Trouble with Girls. His album Christmas with Scotty McCreery is a compilation of songs related to the theme of Christmas. This album received a gold certification by RIAA, and boosted the overall amount of McCreery‘s net worth.
In 2013, Scotty McCreery released another album named See You Tonight, and the partly self-written single of the same name entered the top positions of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Such recognition brought further revenues to McCreery‘s net worth, as well.
Scotty McCreery`s talent has already been acknowledged by him receiving such awards as Artist of the Year: New Artist by American Country Awards, Best New Artist by Academy of Country Music Awards in 2011; USA Breakthrough Video of the Year by CMT Music Awards, Mainstream Country Male Artist by Inspirational Country Music Awards, and Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist by American Country Awards all in 2012. These achievements HAVE obviously helped Scotty’s net worth to grow.
In his private life, Scotty McCreery is yet to be linked romatically with any lady. Meantime he is keen on a variety of sports, in particular baseball in which he is a fan of the Boston Red Sox, and produces a blog for the Major League Baseball.
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|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013|
|American Idol||2011-2012||TV Series performer - 12 episodes|
|Fox and Friends||2014-2015||TV Series||Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Country Singer|
|American Idol||2011-2015||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Finalist|
|Headline Country||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|The Country Vibe with Chuck and Becca||2014||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|2013 American Country Awards||2013||TV Special||Himself - Presenter|
|Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2011-2013||TV Series||Himself - Musical Guest|
|Good Day L.A.||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|A Capitol Fourth||2013||TV Movie||Himself - Performer|
|Pensado's Place||2013||TV Series||Guest|
|2013 CMT Music Awards||2013||TV Special||Himself|
|48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards||2013||TV Special||Himself|
|Good Morning America||2012||TV Series||Himself - Musical guest|
|Christmas in Washington||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|The 2012 American Country Awards||2012||TV Special||Himself|
|Christmas with Scotty McCreery & Friends||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|Christmas in Rockefeller Center||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|A Hollywood Christmas Celebration at the Grove||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|2012 CMT Music Awards||2012||TV Special||Himself|
|Hart of Dixie||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Day Jobs||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards||2012||TV Special||Himself|
|CMT Insider||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|The 2011 American Country Awards||2011||TV Special||Himself|
|CMA Country Christmas||2011||TV Movie||Himself|
|Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade||2011||TV Movie||Himself|
|The 45th Annual CMA Awards||2011||TV Special|
|CMT Premieres: Scotty McCreery - The Trouble with Girls||2011||TV Movie documentary||Artist|
|Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show||2011||TV Series||Himself - Musical guest|
|Live with Kelly and Michael||2011||TV Series||Himself - Musical guest|
|Introducing: Scotty McCreery||2011||TV Movie documentary||Artist|
|CMT Premieres: Scotty McCreery - I Love You This Big||2011||TV Movie documentary||Artist|
|Scotty McCreery: I Love You This Big-The Music Video||2011||Short||Himself - Singer, American Idol Winner 2011|
|CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock||2011||TV Movie||Himself - Performer|
|2011 CMT Music Awards||2011||TV Special||Himself - Presenter|
|Piers Morgan Tonight||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|FOX 25th Anniversary Special||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|Year||Award||Ceremony||Nomination||Movie||Award shared with|
|2012||Teen Choice Award||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV: Male Reality/Variety Star||American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)|
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|1||Los Angeles, CA, Competing to be the next American Idol on the "American Idol" reality television show on Fox. [March 2011]|
|2||First person of Hispanic descent to win American Idol.|
|3||Was crowned the American Idol (2002) Season 10 winner (May 2011).|
|4||Impersonated Elvis Presley when he was younger, even in the back of the school bus.|
|5||He is the pitcher on his high-school baseball team. His favorite pitch he throws he calls "the slurve"(a slider/curve ball).|
|6||Plays piano and guitar.|
|7||Has Puerto Rican ancestry via his father, who was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico from an Irish-American father and Puerto Rican mother.|
|1||What makes me unique is that, I'm normal.|
|2||You gotta *be* country music - you can't just sing it.|
|1||Loves Bojangles: It's bo time|
|2||Deep baritone twang country voice doesn't match his physical appearance|
|3||Talks out of the side of his mouth|