Neal McCoy
Neal McCoy
Celebrated Name: Neal McCoy
Real Name/Full Name: Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 30 July 1958
Birth Place: Jacksonville, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 81 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Melinda McGaughey (m. 1981)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Christian Swayde McCoy, Miki McGaughey Strong)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Neal McCoy Gay?: No
Profession: Country music singer.
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Neal McCoy is a popular country music singer from America who has released ten studio albums 34 singles to country radio. His 1992’s single “Where Forever Begins” was his first song, which peaked at number 40 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. McCoy’s commercial success continued into the mid to late 1990s with two more platinum albums and a gold album

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Early Life & Biography

Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr. was born on 30 July 1958 in Jacksonville, Texas, US. His father was an Irish-American while his mother was a Filipina American. He was inspired by several kinds of music, such as country, rock, disco, and R&B. He used to sing in church choirs before founding an R&B band.

McCoy performed at various clubs and bars in his hometown. While he was in junior college, he used to sell shoes at a shopping mall. In 1981, he won a talent contest and secured a spot as an opening act for Charley Pride.

Personal Life

McCoy married his wife Melinda McGaughey in 1981. They initially met at a shopping mall where he worked in a shoe store. They are the parents of two children, a son named Swayde and a daughter Miki Dougherty.

He is the brother-in-law of country singer Kevin Sharp. Along with his family, McCoy lives happily in Longview, Texas.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 30 July 1958, Neal McCoy is 65 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 81 kg.


Neal McCoy started his musical career in 1988 when he signed with the 16th Avenue Records label. Along with the label, he recorded the singles “That’s How Much I Love You” and “That’s American.”

In 1990, he signed to Atlantic Records when he changed his surname to McCoy. In the same year, he released his debut album “At This Moment.” The lead single of the music album “If I Built You a Fire” reached the Top 20 country hits in Canada. Two years later, McCoy released his second studio album “Where Forever Begins,” which was his first entry on Top Country Albums at No. 58.

In 1994, he released his breakthrough album “No Doubt About It,” which earned a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and gold certification from the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA). His fourth album, “You Gotta Love That,” also got a platinum certification and had four singles in it. McCoy’s self-titled fifth studio album was certified gold and consisted of singles “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye,” “Going, Going, Gone,” and “That Woman of Mine.”

In mid-2000, McCoy recorded the music album “24-7-365” along with Giant Records, which had singles “Forever Works for Me,” “Every Man for Himself,” and “Beatin’ It In,” and others. He also signed with SEA Records for a brief period in 2004. The following year, he founded the record label 903 Music with his manager Karen Kane. The first single for the label “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On” was released in 2005, which reached the Top 10 on the Hot Country Songs chart. His next release, “The Last of a Dying Breed,” peaked at 36.

In 2008, McCoy with Rhino Records made a compilation album entitled “The Very Best of Neal McCoy,” which had his biggest chart hits. In 2011, he signed with Blaster Music for his twelfth album, XII, which was co-produced by Brent Rowan and Blake Shelton. Later, he recorded the album “Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride” in collaboration with Darius Rucker, Trace Adkins, and Raul Malo of The Mavericks.

Awards & Achievements

Neal McCoy has won several awards and nominations in his illustrious career. In 1998, he won the “Entertainer of the year award” at the 32nd annual TNN Music City News Country Awards. He has also been awarded The Home Depot Humanitarian Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Neal McCoy in 2024

Neal McCoy Net Worth
Neal McCoy Net Worth

As of May 2024, Neal McCoy has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as a country music singer.

He has released more than ten commercially hit music albums, including At This Moment, No Doubt About It, 24-7-365, The Very Best of Neal McCoy, Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride, and many more.

McCoy also performs at various musical concerts, tours, stage shows, and live events, which also helps in increasing his net worth significantly.

Neal McCoy is one of the most renowned and talented country music singers in the United States. He has been able to win the hearts of people through his musical work across the globe.


  1. I have been following Neal McCoy for around 25yrs or longer. I can tell you one thing..if you ever see him one time, you will see he is the greatest ENTERTAINER OF THE WHOLE 25 YRS.. And yes I was so lucky to have been backstage at the CMA country music awards thank you to Kenny Rogers whose management have Neal to sign for them.. I also followers Kenny Rogers since the early 70’s.. I’ve seen home close to 300 times.. He will always be my first love..and I have followers Kenny Chesney from the beginning with my daughter.. Jersey daughter is named after Kenny.. But I told her she didn’t need to do that, because one day he’d be so big he’d forget about them…had a many free tickets to both Kenny ‘s. But Chesney did forget about my daughter and granddaughter. I wouldn’t walk to the front porch to see him any more..
    Bit getting back to Neal. He is the most down to earth person I’ve ever followed. And I’ve followed a.lot of country singer…no one will ever surpass Neal as the greatest singer on this earth.. He can sing any genre of music and do a great job of it and the biggest heart in he nation.. His ETAN concerts brings the best around and he makes over 20000 a yr…he gives to those kids all the time, but that’s his big charity every year…I know I’ve been to all except a very few when I was sick.. I also had the pleasure of making his and Melinda’s 25’th anniversary cake on this days 16yrs ago at the country club on the first Saturday of October.. Oh my if ya saw those kids..and their moms and dads and hear their stories…I will always love him. Liz Howell


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