|Real Name/Full Name:||Kevin Michael McKeehan|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Date:||22 October 1964|
|Birth Place:||Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Amanda McKeehan (m. 1994)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 5 (Truett 1998-2019, Judah, Moses, Marlee, Leo)|
|Is Tobymac Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, rapper, producer, songwriter, author|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$12 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Tobymac is the stage name of Toby McKeehan, who is a Virginia born Christian hip hop artist. He is also a music producer, author, and songwriter. Before going on to a solo career, he was a member of the Christian trio by the name of DC Talk from 1987 to 2000. He has recorded a total of seven albums and won seven Grammy Awards. During the time he was with DC Talk, and on his solo career, he has managed to sell more than 10 million albums worldwide.
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Early Life & Biography
Tobymac was born Kevin Michael McKeehan in Fairfax, Virginia, the U.S. His birth date is 22 October 1964. Interestingly, there is no information about his family background or his early childhood, but judging on how his adult life turned out, we can comfortably say that he was born and raised in a Christian family.
Tobymac married the love of his life, Amanda Levy, in 1994. Amanda is originally from Jamaica, and she is the daughter of Judy and Robert Levy. Tobymac and Amanda are parents to five children with their firstborn son Truett who was born in 1998, dying in October 2019. Their other children are adopted twins Moses and Marlee, and Leo and Judah.
Truett had appeared on several albums with his father and also in the DC Talk songs and albums. He was an aspiring musician who had a bright career ahead, and he waited until he turned 21 to start on his solo career under the name Truett Foster. Unfortunately, he passed away on 23 October 2019 of a heart attack. On 10 January 2020, Tobymac released a song in honor of his son called “21 Years”, in reference to his age at the time of his death.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22 October 1964, Tobymac is 56 years old as of today’s date 21st January 2021. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 83 kg.
The musical journey of Tobymac kicked off in 1987 with the inception of the group DC Talk. He co-founded the group together with Michael Tait, and they later recruited former classmate Kevin Max to the group in 1988.
Their debut album DC Talk was released in 1989, and after that, they set out on tour. Their first gold album titled Nu Thang was released in 1990. In 1995 they released an album titled Jesus Freak, and it as well went multi-platinum. Almost all of the albums the duo released were very successful. In 2001 DC Talk disbanded, and all the members embarked on a solo career.
The solo career of Tobymac kicked off with the release of his first album called Momentum, which he released in 2001. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. The single Extreme Days from the album were used in the movie titled Hangman’s Curse. Another single Get This Party Started was featured in the Roswell TV show.
In October 2004, he released his next album, which was titled Welcome to Diverse City, and it peaked on the Billboard chart at number 54. The album was also certified gold, and it sold more than 21,000 copies in the first week. The following albums were also very successful, and they included Portable Sounds in 2007, Alive and Transported in 2008, Tonight in 2010, Eye on It, This was not a Test in 2015, and The Elements in 2018.
As an author, he has co-authored two books with Michael Tait and Kevin Max. The books are Jesus Freaks: Revolutionaries: Stories of Revolutionaries Who Changed Their World: Fearing GOD, Not Man, and Jesus Freaks: DC Talk and The Voice of the Martyrs- Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus, the Ultimate Jesus Freaks. His other books are Under God, Living Under God: Discovering Your Part in God’s Plan, and City on Our Knees.
Tobymac is one of the founders of a camp located in Nashville, Tennessee, aimed at helping young musicians who are interested in pop and rock music. The camp is called Camp Electric. He is also the president of a record label known as Gotee Records.
Awards & Achievements
Tobymac has been entertaining us with his Christian music for several years, and he has won several prestigious awards. Some of them include Billboard Music Award for Top Christian Artist, Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album, American Music Award, GMA Dove Award for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year, and GMA Dove Award for Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year.
Net Worth & Salary of Tobymac in 2021
As of January 2021, The musical career of Tobymac has generated him net worth valued at $12 million. He has released a total of 7 albums and several singles that have been certified gold and platinum. He also is the president of a record label company called Gotee Records. In addition, he has authored several books, and all this has greatly boosted his worth. The value of his wealth may increase in the future because he is still active in his career.
Tobymac started his career in the 1980s as a member of the group DC Talk and later embarked on a solo career. He has had 20 singles on Billboard’s Christian Songs list. The singer lost his son, who was also a musician in October 2019, but that did not slow him down. He seems focused on spreading the word of God through his music.