Scotty McCreery is a country music artist from the United States. On May 25, 2011, he won the tenth season of American Idol.
Clear as Day, his debut studio album, was released in October 2011 and went platinum in the United States. “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble with Girls”are among the top 20 country songs on the album.
Christmas with Scotty McCreery, McCreery’s first Christmas album, was certified gold in October 2012. In October 2013, he released his third album, See You Tonight.
The album’s title tune earned his first top ten success on Billboard’s Country charts. With his track “Five More Minutes,” which topped Billboard in February 2018, McCreery became the first country music artist in Country Aircheck/Mediabase history to chart a song without the assistance of a record label.
Seasons Change, McCreery’s fourth album, was released in March 2018 and achieved his fourth top 10 album in the United States. Same Truck, his most recent album, was released on September 17, 2021.
In September 2017, McCreery became engaged to his longtime girlfriend Gabi Dugal. They were married on June 16, 2018, in North Carolina. They have no kids.
Scotty McCreery Parents
Judy McCreery and Michael McCreery are Scotty McCreery’s parents.
Scotty McCreery was born in Garner, North Carolina, on October 9, 1993, to Judy (née Cooke) and Michael McCreery. On the way to the hospital, his parents changed their minds about giving him the name Evan. McCreery is half-Puerto Rican; his father, a Schneider Electric manufacturing systems analyst, was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, to a military father and a Puerto Rican mother from San Juan, who eventually migrated to Aberdeen, North Carolina.
McCreery’s mother works for Fonville Morisey as a real estate agent. In Clayton, North Carolina, she also runs a tanning shop. Ashley McCreery, McCreery’s older sister, went to UNC Charlotte. Both of them grew up in Garner.
McCreery’s grandmother gave him an Elvis Presley book when he was approximately five or six years old, and Elvis became his first musical influence. When he was nine or ten years old, he began learning the guitar.