Scotty McCreery Net Worth

April 21, 2023
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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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