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Scotty McCreery Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

How rich is Scotty McCreery?

Scotty McCreery net worth:
$1.2 Million

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Scotty McCreery Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

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.

Scotty McCreery information

Scotty McCreery information

Birth date: October 9, 1993
Birth place: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Profession:Singer
Education:Garner Magnet High School, North Carolina State University
Nationality:United States of America
TV shows:American Idol

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
American Idol2011-2012TV Series performer - 12 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fox and Friends2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself - Country Singer
American Idol2011-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Finalist
Headline Country2014TV SeriesHimself
The Country Vibe with Chuck and Becca2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2013 American Country Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey2013TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
A Capitol Fourth2013TV MovieHimself - Performer
Pensado's Place2013TV SeriesGuest
2013 CMT Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
Christmas in Washington2012TV MovieHimself
The 2012 American Country Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Christmas with Scotty McCreery & Friends2012TV MovieHimself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2012TV MovieHimself
A Hollywood Christmas Celebration at the Grove2012TV MovieHimself
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2012TV MovieHimself
2012 CMT Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Conan2012TV SeriesHimself
Hart of Dixie2012TV SeriesHimself
Day Jobs2012TV SeriesHimself
47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
CMT Insider2011TV SeriesHimself
The 2011 American Country Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
CMA Country Christmas2011TV MovieHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2011TV MovieHimself
The 45th Annual CMA Awards2011TV Special
CMT Premieres: Scotty McCreery - The Trouble with Girls2011TV Movie documentaryArtist
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
Introducing: Scotty McCreery2011TV Movie documentaryArtist
CMT Premieres: Scotty McCreery - I Love You This Big2011TV Movie documentaryArtist
Scotty McCreery: I Love You This Big-The Music Video2011ShortHimself - Singer, American Idol Winner 2011
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2011TV MovieHimself - Performer
2011 CMT Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FOX 25th Anniversary Special2012TV MovieHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Male Reality/Variety StarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)


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#Fact
1Los Angeles, CA, Competing to be the next American Idol on the "American Idol" reality television show on Fox. [March 2011]
2First person of Hispanic descent to win American Idol.
3Was crowned the American Idol (2002) Season 10 winner (May 2011).
4Impersonated Elvis Presley when he was younger, even in the back of the school bus.
5He is the pitcher on his high-school baseball team. His favorite pitch he throws he calls "the slurve"(a slider/curve ball).
6Plays piano and guitar.
7Has Puerto Rican ancestry via his father, who was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico from an Irish-American father and Puerto Rican mother.

#Quote
1What makes me unique is that, I'm normal.
2You gotta *be* country music - you can't just sing it.

#Trademark
1Loves Bojangles: It's bo time
2Deep baritone twang country voice doesn't match his physical appearance
3Talks out of the side of his mouth

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