What Is TobyMac’s Net Worth?
TobyMac Net Worth: Most of TobyMac’s net worth and the money he has earned comes from being a Hip-Hop Artist. Today, TobyMac’s net worth is estimated to be close to $10 million dollars.
TobyMac’s salary and income per year can vary depending on multiple undertakings as a musician.
TobyMac Net Worth:
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Real Name:||Kevin Michael McKeehan|
|Date of Birth:||22nd October 1964|
|Age, How Old:||55 Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Fairfax, Virginia, |
|How Tall, Height:||6 ft 1in (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Hip-Hop Artist, |
|Spouse / Wife:||Amanda Levy McKeehan |
TobyMac is a 55-year-old American Christian hip hop record producer from Fairfax, Virginia. The 6ft 1in (1.83 m) was born on October 22, 1964.
Music Career: TobyMac formed a trio group DC Talk with Michael Tait and classmate Kevin Max Smith and started releasing Christian Rhymes, he meet Tait in 1987 at a private Christian gathering called Liberty University.
In 1989, they released their first album DC Talk followed with a musical tour, the album gained popularity and was played on many events including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Arsenio Hall Show.
In 1995, their next album Jesus Freak followed with a ‘Jesus Freak World Tour’, the album went multi-platinum. Then followingly the group released their last album Supernatural, which was certified platinum as well.
After disbanding of the DC Talk group in 2001, TobyMac released his first album ‘Momentum‘ as a solo artist the same year. The album gained good popularity and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.
His songs of the album were featured in many movies and media content including in the Xbox 360 video game Crackdown.
The Momentum album gained five Dove Awards and a Grammy nomination, including Toby’s ‘Artist of the Year’ at the 34th GMA Dove Awards.
In October 2004, his album Welcome to Diverse City was certified gold, his songs from the album were included in many films, Tv and commercials.
The album charted No. 54 and sold 21,000 copies in its first week, Toby won another Dove Award for Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year.
His third studio album Portable Sounds (2007), debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart by selling 50,645 copies in its first week. The album was a
Toby gained additional two Dove Awards for the album, including Artist of the Year.
In 2008, his first live album was Alive and Transported, which included covers of popular DC Talk songs “Jesus Freak” and “In the Light“. The album gained him additional GMA Dove and a Grammy Award.
On February 9, 2010, his fourth studio album Tonight was released, it debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album recorded 79,000 sales in its first week which consisted of mix pop genres including Latin, and funk.
On August 28, 2012, his fifth studio album, Eye on It, was released and debuted No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Next, his sixth studio album, This Is Not a Test, was released on 7th Aug 2015 and debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200.
His single “I Just Need U” debuted No. 1 on the Hot Christian Songs chart in January 2018 and in July he released “Everything” as a single. His new album, The Elements released on October 12, 2018, and trended the Christian Albums chart on Billboard.
Tobymac married a Jamaican girl Amanda in 1994, they share five children together; Truett (b. 1998), adopted twins Moses and Marlee (2002), Leo (b. 2004), and Judah (b. 2006).
You can find popular books written by TobyMac & DC talk member Michael Tait below…
- The Best of TobyMac,
- City on Our Knees,
- Under God,
- Living Under God: Discovering Your Part in God’s Plan,
- Jesus Freaks: Martyrs: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus: The Ultimate Jesus Freaks
- Live Like a Jesus Freak: Spend Today as if it Were Your Last
To conclude, TobyMac’s net worth is estimated at $10 million dollars.
Oct 25, 2019: TobyMac lost his 21-year-old beloved son ‘Truett Foster McKeehan’ who was an up-and-coming musician. Truett was the eldest among his four siblings and was known under different names such as
Truett has collaborated on many songs for his father’s albums. Toby’s last moments with Truett was watching his show last week and texted him that he was “proud to see him on stage”. The last response of Truett to his dad was… “love you, dad,” “you have always believed in me” and “make me feel like a superhero.”
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Quotes from TobyMac
“God has been faithful time and again to surround me with people that sharpen me and that make me better.”— TobyMac
“I am passionate about God, about Jesus, and what His influences do to me.”— TobyMac
“I want my music to be everywhere, I want it to be heard. I want to give people an opportunity to enjoy my music, and maybe even hear about this beautiful truth that’s in it.”— TobyMac
“I think Christmas is about celebration and come on, on the inside everyone wants to dance.”— TobyMac