Scotty McCreery Net Worth 2021
Scott Cooke McCreery is an American singer and reality television star best known for winning Season 10 of American Idol in 2011. At 17 at the time, McCreery had no idea he would become its youngest ever winner; since then his musical career has flourished with five albums released so far and numerous chart-topping singles.
McCreery hails from North Carolina and recently made headlines by being honored with induction into its Music Hall of Fame. Other members honored included country star George Beverly Shea, The Fatback Bones funk/disco band members Loudon Wainwright III Betty Davis singer Betty Davis as well as gospel artist Fetchin’ Bones. The ceremony took place October 19 at Mooresville Performing Arts Center.
The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization that honors artists who have had an immense impact on North Carolina’s music scene. Along with honoring these musicians, this organization also works to preserve their recordings so their legacy lives on for future generations. McCreery is proud of being from North Carolina and feels immensely humbled to receive such an esteemed award.
McCreery has not only found great success as a musician, but he is also an author and actor. In 2016, he published his autobiographical book Go Big or Go Home: The Journey to the Dream; detailing his rise to stardom within country music as well as all its associated ups and downs – it became a huge bestseller and received great reviews.
Since his victory on American Idol, McCreery has gone on to release five studio albums – with his first, Clear As Day, debuting at number one on Billboard Country Albums chart and selling over one million copies since its debut. Additionally, he has enjoyed five consecutive number ones on Country Airplay charts (with Same Truck reaching top 5 status on these charts) as well as numerous successful singles such as five consecutive number ones on Country Airplay charts and many top-5 hits with his subsequent singles such as Same Truck (top 5 hit on country airplay charts).
McCreery has taken full advantage of his musical success to build up a substantial fortune, estimated at approximately $4 Million. Most of it comes from proceeds from albums and concerts; other sources of wealth include endorsements and other work. Furthermore, he boasts an active social media following as well as appearing at television shows and sports events.
Scotty McCreery has also taken an active part in supporting numerous charitable projects outside of his music career, such as St Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Garner Police Athletic/Activities League in North Carolina as well as contributing to efforts of United Way of Garner and North Carolina. Scotty and Gabi McCreery have welcomed Merrick into their family life recently.