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Robby Shaffer Biography

Updated On 29 Jun, 2023 Published On 30 May, 2021
Robby Shaffer

Facts of Robby Shaffer

Date of Birth :
Age : 48 years old
Family Name : Shaffer
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Scorpio

Relationship short Statistics of Robby Shaffer

What is Robby Shaffer marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Robby Shaffer have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Robby Shaffer having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Robby Shaffer Gay ? No

Robby is famous for being the drummer for the Contemporary Christian band, MercyMe. He joined the band in 1997 and has been a part of the band together for 25 years now.

Robby Shaffer - Married to Maggie Shaffer

Renowned drummer of Contemporary Christian band, MercyMe, Robby Shaffer is a married man. Robby exchanged the wedding vows with his girlfriend turned wife of over twenty years, Margaret Shaffer on December 11, 1999. As for Margaret who also gives by Maggie, she is a Level 2 trainer at CrossFit.

Robby Shaffer with his wife and newly born child, Levi Shaffer. SOURCE: Robby Shaffer Instagram

Shaffer and his wife are also blessed with two children. Well, the duo welcomed a son named Levi Shaffer on January 24, 2006, and a daughter named Stella Renee Shaffer on April 16, 2009.

Robby indeed shares a very lovely relationship with his wife and kids who brings him immense joy. The drummer shares pictures of watching football games with family, helping his daughter in school, and having fun with the band, alongside promoting his albums on his Instagram account. 

Career & Net Worth of Robby Shaffer

Robby Shaffer is best known for being the drummer of the band MercyMe. Bandmembers Bart Millard and James Philip Bryson founded it in 1994. Robby and bassist Nathan Crochan only joined later in 1997. The band's first debut album was "Almost There" after signing with the record label INO Records in 2001.

Watch the video of Robby Shaffer talking about his painted drum on eBay for auction for charity.

To this day, MercyMe has released 14 albums winning multiple Dove awards and Grammy nominations for Best Christian Song of the Year. Likewise, their first song, "I Can Only Imagine," became an instant hit with 2.5 million copies sold worldwide. Other hit songs include Words of God Speak, Grace You Got, and Even If.

Recently, the group released its new album Inhale (Exhale) in April 2021. Talking about salary, on average an American band drummer earns around $40,000 annually. Robby and his band do lots of tours and get paid from the record labels like Columbia, Epic Records, and INO, and his income rises.

In addition, the net worth of Robby is estimated to be more than $600,000. With such a staggering bank balance, the Mercy Me band member doesn't have anything to worry about regarding the financial situation.

Quick facts about Robby Shaffer

A picture of Robby Shaffy performing for the band. SOURCE: Pinterest
  • On August 8, 2009, Shaffy's tour bus collided with another vehicle in Fort Wayne, Indiana which killed two passengers, and a pregnant driver who suffered a miscarriage.
  • In 2009, Shaffer's band did a charity tour to raise money for kids with diabetes through Imagine A Cure.
  • Robby's band was founded in Edmond, Oklahoma.
  • Born and grew up in Tifton, Georgia.
  • Shaffy's MercyMe was inspired by the music of the bands like Coldplay, & Audioslave.
  • Other popular albums of bands are The Christmas Sessions,10, All That is Within Me, The Worship Sessions, & Welcome to the New.
  • Other bandmates names areBart Millard, Michael John SCheuchzer, Barry Graul, and Nathan Cochran.

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Robby Shaffer Married

Marriage with Margaret Shaffer

Robby Shaffer is a married man. Robby exchanged the wedding vows with Margaret Shaffer on December 11, 1999.

Robby Shaffer Children

SON : Levi Shaffer

Mother: Margaret Shaffer

Levi Shaffer is the eldest son of Robby Shaffer and mother Margaret Shaffer, born on January 24, 2006. He has a younger sibling named Stella Renee Shaffer.

DAUGHTER : Stella Renee Shaffer

Mother: Margaret Shaffer

Stella Renee Shaffer is the younger child of Robby Shaffer and Margaret Shaffer, born on April 16, 2009.

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