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Tim McGraw Biography

Tim McGraw
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet
  • Birth Sign: Taurus
  • Name: Tim McGraw
  • Birth Name: Samuel Timothy McGraw
  • Nick Name: Tim
  • Father: Tug McGraw
  • Mother: Elizabeth Ann D'Agostino
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Delhi, Louisiana
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Singer
  • Working For: Movies
  • Net Worth: $140 million
  • Salary: $38 million
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Face Color: White
  • Famous for: singer, songwriter and actor
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Faith Hill (m. 1996)
  • Children: 3
  • Divorce: N/A
  • Awards: CMT Music Awards
  • Movies: The Shack
  • TV Show: Sesame Street
  • Albums: Damn Country Music
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Synopsis

Three-time Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw is an accomplished and world famous country singer. He is also a songwriter and an actor. He has released fourteen studio albums among which ten of the albums reached number one on the Top Country Album’s Charts. Tim is active in this occupation since 1990. He is associated with labels Curb and Big Machine. He is married to country music singer Faith Hill.

Early Life

Born as “Samuel Timothy McGraw” on May 1, 1967, in Delhi, Louisiana, the United States to parents Elizabeth “Betty” Ann D’Agostino and Frank Edwin “Tug” McGraw, Tim McGraw is the only child of his parents. His mother was a waitress while his father was a late baseball player. Tim has a mixed ethnicity.

As a child, Tim loved sports and was a member of FFA. He went to Northeast Louisiana University on a baseball scholarship and became a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Tim had to quit sports because of his knee injury. Tim McGraw learned to play guitar while he was in the college and used to perform frequently.

Tim McGraw followed his mother and moved to Florida and attended Florida Community College for a term where she used to be among the local bands. Tim dropped out of college and went to Nashville to pursue his career in music on 1989 after his hero Keith Whitley died.

Music Career

Tim McGraw came to the attention of Curb Records in 1990. His father Tug McGraw is a man behind his success. Tim’s early days were very challenging and frustrating. His first singles and the album did not make any good but he used to get offers for performing because of his father’s fame.

In 1994, Tim McGraw released his second album, Not a Moment Too Soon, which became the best-selling country album and started his successful music career. Since afterward, Tim became one of the rising country singers in the country music. He then began to release the albums in consecutive years. The name of his albums afterward are All I Want, Everywhere, A Place in the Sun, Set this Circus Down, Tim McGraw, and the Dancehall Doctors, Live like you were dying, let it go, Southern Voice, Emotional Traffic, Two Lanes of Freedom, SunDown Heaven Town, and Damn Country Music.

Tim is awarded several of the prestigious music awards including three Grammy Awards. Tim McGraw was also inducted into the Italian-American Hall of Fame in 2004.

Other Involvement and Net Worth

Tim McGraw is also a record producer. He is also an actor. He made his acting debut in the episode of The Jeff Foxworthy Show as Foxworthy’s Rival. Later onward, Tim can be seen in supporting role, guest appearance and short role in different movies and television shows such as Cake Boss, Repeat After Me, Dirty Girl, The Shack and many others. He is also a charity worker. He has been supporting different charities and foundations ever since Tim got into fame.

Having been an accomplished country singer and winner of a number of awards defines his stardom and class. Tim McGraw is one of the richest country singers in the United States. Together with his wife, Tim has the total net worth of $140 million and has the annual income of $38 million.

Personal Life

Tim McGraw is a happily married man. He is married to a fellow country singer Faith Hill in October 1996. The couple is very honest and faithful toward each other. They have three children, three daughters together named Gracie Katherine born on 1997, Maggie Elizabeth born on 1998 and Audrey Caroline born on 2001. The blessed family is living together very happily.

  • Last modified : 28 December, 2016
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