|Celebrated Name:||Macy Gray|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Natalie Renée McIntyre|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 September 1967|
|Birth Place:||Canton, Ohio, United States|
|Marital Status:||Married/Single/Divorced/In a relationship|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Tracey Hinds (m. 1996–1998)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Aanisah, Mel, and Happy)|
|Is Macy Gray Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, and actress|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$22 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2021|
Macy Gray is a well-known R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and film actress from America who is best known for her distinctive raspy voice. Her style of singing is highly influenced by jazz singer, Billie Holiday.
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Early Life & Biography
Natalie McIntyre was born on September 6, 1967, in Canton, Ohio, to Laura McIntyre and Otis Jones. Her father left when she was just a baby. She was raised by her mother, who was a math schoolteacher and her stepfather, who was a steelworker.
When she was seven years old, she started to learn the piano. She attended more than one school, including Canton South High School from where she graduated in the year 1985. While she was in a boarding school, she was expelled temporarily due to her behavior. Later, she went to the University of Southern California to study scriptwriting.
Gray married her long-time boyfriend Tracy Hinds, who was a mortgage broker in the year 1996. Together they are the parents of three beautiful children, Aanisah, Mel, and Happy. The couple divorced in 1998.
In 2005, she founded the Macy Gray Music Academy, where students can enroll and learn music.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 6 September 1967, Macy Gray is 54 years old as of today’s date 16th October 2021. Her height is 1.83 m tall, and her weight is 78 kg.
Macy Gray started her career as a cashier in Beverly Hills. Then, she met producer Joe Solo with whom she wrote and recorded many songs in Solo’s studio. Later, she got an opportunity to sing at jazz cafés.
In 1998, she signed a contract with the record label, Epic Records. The following year, she released her debut album “On How Life Is,” which was a massive hit. Her single “I Try,” which featured in the movie Picture Perfect was considered one of the biggest singles of 1999. She won the Grammy Award in the category of Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 2001 for the same song.
The subsequent singles of the album were also highly appreciated by the audience, which helped the album become triple platinum in the U.S.
In 2001, she made her acting debut in the crime-thriller movie, Training Day. In the same year, she released her second studio album “The Id,” which peaked at number eleven on the Billboard 200 and number one on the UK Albums Chart.
Gray appeared in the “Spider-Man,” and also contributed to the song “My Nutmeg Phantasy” of the movie. Her third single “The Trouble with Being Myself” was released in 2003, which received mixed reviews.
She featured in Marcus Miller’s music album Silver Rain, and also on the soundtrack to the film Chicago. In 2007, she released her fourth studio album “Big,” which featured many popular music artists such as Natalie Cole, Justin Timberlake, Fergie, and will.i.am.
Gray composed the song “Don’t Forget Me” of the 2009 comedy film Confessions of a Shopaholic. Her next studio album, “The Sellout,” was released in 2010. The singles “Beauty in the World” and “Lately” of the album went upto number 10 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs Chart.
In 2011, she signed a multi-year deal with the record label, 429 Records. Along with the record label, she released the studio album Covered in 2012. She has also featured on songs of various artists such as “Into the Deep” by Galactic, “Leave Me Lonely” by Ariana Grande, and many more.
Awards & Achievements
Macy Gray has won several awards and nominations in her illustrious career. In 2000, she won the Billboard Music Video Awards for her song “Why Didn’t You Call Me.” She has received five Grammy Award nominations, winning one.
She has also won several other awards, including Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, Independent Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, Brit Awards, Black Reel Awards, and many more.
Net Worth & Salary of Macy Gray in 2021
Macy Gray has an estimated net worth of more than $22 million as of October 2021. She has made this huge wealth through her successful career as an R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and actress.
She has sold thousands of copies of singles and studio albums all over the globe. She has also appeared in many commercially successful movies such as Ally McBeal, Saturday Night Live, Training Day, Gang of Roses, Lightning in a Bottle, The Crow: Wicked Prayer, 1-800-Missing, and others.
Gray also earns money through performing at various concerts, live shows, and musical tours.
Macy Gray is one of the most renowned musical artists in the world. In 2008, she sang the American national anthem at the Israeli consulate of Los Angeles. She sang the theme song of the popular animated series, Nickelodeon.