Quick Facts Of Toby Mac
Celebrated Name Toby Mac Age 55 Years Nick Name Toby Birth Name Kevin Michael McKeehan Birth Date 1964-10-22 Gender Male Profession Singer Birth Nation United States Place Of Birth Fairfax, Virginia Nationality American Ethnicity White Horoscope Libra Best Known For Christian Rapper Primary School Prime Ridge Elementary school High School Luther Jackson Intermediate University Liberty University Marital Status Married Married Date 1994 A.D. Spouse Amanda Levy Children 5 Son Truett(died), Leo, Judan and Moses(adopted) Daughter Marlee(adopted) Net Worth $10 million USD Body Build/Type Slim Height 6ft.(1.83m) Weight 83kg(183 lbs) Hair Color Light Brown Eye Color Blue Sexual Orientation Straight
Toby Mac, the stage name of Kevin Mckeehan, is an American hip hop recording artist, music producer, author and songwriter who has charted 20 solo singles on Billboard’s Christian Songs list. In 2012, he became the third Christian artist to have a no.1 debut on Billboard 200 chart with his single “Eye on It”. He has seven Grammy awards to his name.
What is Toby Mac famous for?
- Famous as the American hip hop recording artist and songwriter.
Where was Toby Mac born?
Toby Mac was born on October 22, 1964, in Fairfax, Virginia, United States. His birth name is Kevin Michael McKeehan. His nationality is Amerian. Mac belongs to White ethnicity while Libra is his zodiac sign.
Toby Mac was born to devout Christian parents. His father died from dementia in 2015. Tony was very much interested in music since his childhood as he used to listen to almost all genre songs from rap to hip-hop to rock.
Mac went to Prime Ridge Elementary school after which he attended Luther Jackson Intermediate in his fourth grade. After graduating from high school, he joined the Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia along with his friend, Michael Tait. Taitin and Mac together formed a duo called “DC Talk” for their career in music.
At Liberty, Mac and Taitin met Kevin Max Smith, together with whom they formed a trio and began their journey in the music industry.
Toby Mac Career Highlights
- In 1988, Mac and Tait released their first duo album, “Christian Rhymes to Rhythm”.
- Mac, Tait, and Smith together released their first album, “DC Talk”(1989) and a first gold album, “Nu Thang”(1990).
- The trio also released several hit albums including “Jesus Freak”, “Between You and Me”, “Supernatural”.
- Mac released his first solo highly acclaimed album, “Momentum” in 2001.
- In 2004, Mac released his third album, “Welcome to Diverse City”.
- His fourth album, “Portable Sound” released in 2007, reached no. 1 on Sound Scan Contemporary Christian Overall Chart.
- In 2008, Mac released his live album, “Alive & Transport”, which earned him a Grammy Award and a GMA Dove Award.
- On February 9, 2010, he released his fourth studio album, “Tonight”.
- He released his first Christmas album, “Christmas in Diverse City”, on October 4, 2011.
- On August 28, 2012, Mac released the no. 1 debuted album on Billboard 200, “Eye on It”.
- On June 12, 2012, he released his first single from the album, “Me Without You”.
- Mac released his sixth studio album, “Ths Is Not a Test” on August 7, 2015, which debut no 4 on Billboard 200.
- In the same year 2015, he released other albums, “Til The Day I Die” and “Feel It”.
- On November 3, 2017, he released, “Light of Christmas”.
- In January 2018, he released “I Just Need U”, which debuted at No. 1 on the Hot Christian Songs chart.
- In July 2018, he released his single, “Everything”.
- On October 12, 2018, Mac released his latest album, “The Elements”.
- Mac has also written two books solely focused on Christian martyrs, “Jesus Freaks vol. 1 & Jesus Freaks vol. 2” with Michael Tait & Kevin Max.
- TobyMac later authored two more books, “Living Under God” and “Under God”.
Who is Toby Mac Married to?
The popular singer Toby Mac is married to his Jamaican wife, Amanda Levy. Levy is the daughter of Judy, mother and Robert Levy, father(of Jamaica Broilers fame). Mac got married to Levy in 1994. After he got married to Levy, he frequently visited the island where he got more information related to Jamaican music and local culture.
Living for almost 25 years together, the couple shares five children together: four sons and a daughter, Truett(born on September 4, 1998), Leo(born on November 2, 2004), Judah(born on March 24, 2006) and their adopted children, twins Moses & Marlee(daughter) adopted in 2002.
The couple’s oldest son, Truett aged 21 died suddenly at home on October 23, 2019, of apparent cardiac arrest.
What is the Net Worth of Toby Mac?
Toby Ma has quite a great earning through his professional career as an artist, music producer, and author. Mac has managed to amass a great fortune of the amount in million dollars through his several albums, singles, books, and concerts. Mac enjoys his fortune which is estimated to be around $10 million.
Mac has a well living with the fortune as he is living quite a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.
How Tall is Toby Mac?
The 55 years old singer, Toby Mac has an average body physique. Mac stands tall with a height of 6ft.(1.83m) while his body weighs around 83kg(183 lbs). Mac has a fair complexion with light brown hair and blue eyes.