Scotty McCreery is a well-known country musician. He won the tenth season of American Idol on 25th May 2011. The first single "See You Tonight," became his first song to reach the top ten on Billboard's Country charts.He released his third album, See You Tonight, in October 2013. The first single from the album, also called "See You Tonight", became his first song to reach the top ten on Billboard's Country charts.
Early life and Education of Scotty McCreery
Scott Cooke "Scotty" McCreery was born on 9th October 1993, in Garner, North Carolina. He is the son of Judy (née Cooke) and Michael McCreery.
His father is a manufacturing systems analyst for Schneider Electric, and his mother works as a real estate agent for Fonville Morisey also owns her own tanning salon in Clayton, North Carolina, called At the Beach. McCreery has an older sister named Ashley.
McCreery attended Garner Magnet High School and currently studying for a degree in communication sciences at North Carolina State University.
Scotty McCreery has an older sister named Ashley McCreery, attended UNC Charlotte. He joined a vocal ensemble called 'Die Meistersingers,' formed by his high school chorus teacher, Meredith Clayton.
Growing up, McCreery enrolled at First Baptist Church in Garner. He led the church's youth praise band, ''Audience of One'. He is a member of his high school baseball team.
Scotty McCreery's Career
Scotty McCreery began his career as playing guitar when he was in elementary school and sang in various vocal ensembles throughout his high school years.
Scott won the Season Ten of “American Idol” also won the hearts of millions of fans around the globe. McCreery then released his debut album, which was the best-selling solo album released by a country artist in 2011.
His debut album, titled Clear as Day, was released on 4th October 2011. On 19th October 2011, he sang the National Anthem in Game 1 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
His acclaimed album 'Christmas with Scotty McCreery', was released on 16th October 2012, this album included nine-holiday classics and two new holiday songs. Scotty's second album, 'See You Tonight,' was released on 15th October 2013 produced by Frank Rogers.
In 2014, “Feelin’ It” became his second consecutive Top Ten hit. McCreery released his first book entitled 'Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream,' in May 2016.
Scotty McCreery won the New Artist of the Year Award at both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards and the American Country Awards in 2011. He also won the CMT Music Award for the USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year for “The Trouble with Girls” in 2012.
Scotty McCreery's Personal Life
Scotty McCreery was in a relationship with Lauren Alaina, auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol in Nashville, Tennessee in 2011. He is currently dating Gabi Dugal. The couple met in Kindergarten.
The couple started dating when he was seventeen years old, and his girlfriend was eighteen years old. His girlfriend Gabi Dugal is a college student who attends North Carolina State University with Scotty.
He supported charitable causes including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The 12.14 Foundation, World Vision, MLB RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities), The Opry Trust Fund, and a variety of organizations in his native North Carolina.
Scotty McCreery's Net Worth
Singer, Scotty McCreery has a net worth of $4 million. The previous winner of American Idol-like Carrie Underwood got $13 million; Kelly Clarkson got $11.7 million. Likewise, Scotty also must have been paid in millions.
Scotty McCreery Affairs
Affair with Lauren Alaina
Scotty McCreery was in a relationship with Lauren Alaina, who auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol in Nashville, Tennessee in 2011. But their affair didn't last long and parted ways.
Affair with Gabi Dugal
He currently dates Gabi Dugal.The couple met in Kindergarten.The couple started dating when he was seventeen years old and his girlfriend was eighteen years old.