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Country Star Scotty McCreery

Full Name Scott Cooke McCreery
Born October 9, 1993 in Garner, NC
Age 29
Spouse Gabi Dugal (m. 2018)
Children None
Height 5‘ 10"
Net Worth $5 million
Social Media Facebook – 2M Followers
Instagram – 930k Followers
Twitter – 430k Followers

Early Life & Background

Scotty McCreery grew up in Garner, North Carolina near Raleigh as the son of Judy and Michael McCreery. He was raised in a devout Christian household and sang in his church choir from a young age. Baseball was Scotty‘s first passion, and he led his high school team to three conference titles. But after winning a local singing contest called "Clayton Idol" at age 10, music became a bigger part of Scotty‘s life. His deep, booming voice drew comparisons to legends like Randy Travis and Josh Turner…

Fun Facts About Scotty‘s Upbringing

  • He learned to play the mandolin at age 10 from his grandfather
  • Scotty sang Elvis songs with his uncle as a child
  • He met his wife Gabi in kindergarten

Journey to American Idol Stardom

After auditioning in Milwaukee, Scotty quickly became a standout on Idol with his throwback country style…

Behind-the-Scenes Moments

  • Scotty actually kept his grocery store job during Idol and would work overnight shifts when he could!
  • He received Nashville‘s support early on, with country stars like Lauren Alaina and Josh Turner attending live shows

Post-Idol Success & Milestones

Just after his Idol victory at age 17, Scotty made history when his debut single "I Love You This Big" became the highest country debut for a new artist on Billboard…

By The Numbers

  • Scotty‘s first album Clear as Day has sold over 1 million copies in the US
  • He is the youngest male artist to win ACM New Artist of the Year (age 18)

Personal Life & Other Pursuits

In June 2018, Scotty married his kindergarten sweetheart Gabi after 6 years of dating. Their wedding included special moments like…

Beyond his music career, Scotty is passionate about causes like St. Jude Children‘s Hospital and released an inspirational book in 2021.

The Latest from Scotty

Currently you can catch Scotty out on his headlining tour across the US. Be sure to…

Perspective from a Long-Time Fan

As someone who has followed Scotty‘s career from the start, I‘ve loved witnessing…