Tobymac is a hip-hop recording artist, songwriter, and author who also produces music. Tobymac, Kevin Max, and Michael Tait were all members of DC Talk.
|Full Name:||Kevin Micheal McKeehen|
|Born Date:||22 Oct 1964|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Gemini|
|Married Date:||January 1, 1970|
|Wife||Amanda Levy McKeehan|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Hair Color||dark brown|
|Kids||(2)Leo, Judah McKeehan|
Kevin Micheal McKeehen, aka Tobymac, was born in Fairfax, Virginia on October 22, 1964. He is currently 57 years old. There is no information on his childhood or family members.
Tobymac attended Prime Ridge Elementary School. He also spent some time in 4th grade at Luther Jackson Intermediate. He went on to attend Liberty University for further education.
Tobymac Height, Weight
Tobymac’s height, weight, body measurements, and other personal information are not available. In addition, the music producer has blue eyes and dark brown hair.
The trio released their first album, ‘DC Talk,’ in 1989, and went on a nationwide tour. In 1990, they released their second album, ‘Nu Thang.’ Fortunately, they received the ‘Recording Industry Association of America’s “gold” certification (RIAA.) The group’s third album, ‘Free at Last,’ outsold ‘Nu Thang’ in terms of success. The album was also later certified “platinum” by the RIAA.
They went on to appear on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,’ where they became household names in America. They were at the pinnacle of their careers when they released Jesus Freak in 1955. Their album was certified “double-platinum.” Likewise, the album was followed by the massive ‘Jesus Freak Tour.’
In 1998, the trio released their last full-length album, titled ‘Supernatural.’ Fortunately, in 2002, DC Talk was named “the most popular overtly Christian act of all time.” The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music named them.’
As a result, their album received at least one Grammy award. They released an EP called Solo in the early 2000s. Later, three of them began working seriously on their solo projects. Finally, ‘Momentum,’ his debut solo album. In 2001, he debuted at the top of the Billboard Heatseekers chart.
Songs from his album, such as Extreme Days, Get this Party Started, and Yours, have appeared in a number of films and television shows. Along with the single ‘Momentum,’ it was also featured in the video game ‘Crackdown.’
His album received multiple ‘Dove Awards and a ‘Grammy nomination. He released ‘Welcome to Diverse City’ in 2004. At the ‘Dove Awards,’ the album earned him the Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year award. Moving on, he released his album Portable Sounds in 2007. As a result, the album became yet another success for him.
The album by Tobymac debuted at number ten on the Billboard 200 chart. Aside from that, it topped the ‘SoundScan Contemporary Christian Overall’ chart. At the Dove Awards, he was named “Artist of the Year” for his album. His first solo live album, ‘Alive and Transported,’ was released in 2008.
The album also helped the singer win a ‘Grammy’ and a ‘GMA Dove Award.’ In 2010, his album Tonight was released and sold 79,000 copies in its first week. His album peaked at number six on the Billboard 200. He released his debut Christmas album, ‘Christmas in Diverse City,’ in 2011. In 2012, he released ‘Dubbed and Freq’d: A Remix Project.’ In late 2012, he released his studio album, ‘Eye on It.’ The album was a success, topping the ‘Billboard 200’ charts.
It was the first Christian album to receive the honor in 1997. In August 2015, his other album, This Is Not a Test, was released. Fortunately, it debuted at #4 on the ‘Billboard 200’ chart. In addition, he co-wrote two novels with former ‘DC Talk’ members Kevin Max Smith and Michael Tait. He has also written the books ‘Under God’ and ‘Living under God: Discovering Your Role in God’s Plan.’
Tobymac Net Worth
Tobymac’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
Tobymac Wife, Marriage
Tobymac previously married Amanda Levy McKeehan in 1994. Truett McKeehan, Moses McKeehan, and Marlee McKeehan are their three children. In addition, there are two adopted children named Leo and Judah McKeehan.