|TobyMac Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||October 22, 1964|
|Spouse||Amanda Levy McKeehan|
TobyMac is an American hip hop recording artist, music producer, songwriter, and author who had started his career as a part of DC Talk, a Christian rap and rock trio. After the group took a hiatus in 2000, he had embarked on a successful solo career in which he had released the studio albums Momentum (2001), Welcome to Diverse City (2004), Portable Sounds (2007), Tonight (2010), Eye on It (2012), This Is Not a Test (2015), and The Elements (2018). Over the course of his career, he has sold more than 10 million albums and recorded more than 20 tracks that have peaked in the ‘Top 10’ of the Billboard Christian Songs list. Between DC Talk and his solo career, as of October 2020, he had also won 7 Grammy Awards and numerous GMA Dove Awards.
Kevin Michael McKeehan
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Hip Hop Recording Artist, Music Producer, Songwriter, Author
- Father – His father had passed away in 2015.
- Siblings – Kristen McKeehan Carroll (Younger Sister) (d. September 2020). He has an older brother.
- Others – Judy Levy (Mother-in-Law), Robert Levy (Father-in-Law), Conner McKeehan Carroll (Nephew)
He is represented by –
- True Artist Management (General Management), Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States
- The Media Collective (PR Agency), Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States
- Creative Artists Agency (CAA) (Booking Agency), Los Angeles, California, United States
Christian Hip Hop, Christian Rock
- ForeFront Records
- Capitol Christian Music Group (Capitol CMG)
6 ft or 183 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
TobyMac has dated –
- Amanda Levy McKeehan (1994–Present) – TobyMac and Amanda got married in 1994. They have 3 children together – sons named Truett ‘TruDog’ McKeehan (b. September 4, 1998) (d. October 23, 2019) (Rapper), Leo McKeehan (b. November 2, 2004), and Judah McKeehan (b. March 24, 2006). They had also adopted twins named Moses and Marlee in 2002. In January 2020, TobyMac had released ’21 Years’ as a tribute to Truett who was an aspiring singer and who had died from a cardiac arrest due to an accidental drug overdose of fentanyl and amphetamines.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Lanky frame
- Sports a rugged beard
- Affable smile
- Short-cropped hair
- TobyMac, besides his singing career, has co-authored several books. With his former partners at DC Talk, Michael Tait and Kevin Max, he had written the books Jesus Freaks: DC Talk and The Voice of the Martyrs – Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus, the Ultimate Jesus Freaks, and Jesus Freaks: Revolutionaries: Stories of Revolutionaries Who Changed Their World: Fearing GOD, Not Man.
- With Michael Tait, he had co-authored 2 further books titled Under God and Living Under God: Discovering Your Part in God’s Plan.
- With his 5th studio album, Eye on It (2012), he had become the 1st Christian Hip Hop / Christian Rock artist ever to record a number 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart.
- He has served as the president of the record label Gotee Records. He has also been key in establishing Camp Electric, located near Nashville, Tennessee, a training center for young musicians who wish to learn music in the genres of pop and rock.
- In January 2018, he released a new song titled I Just Need U, which debuted at No. 1 on the Hot Christian Songs chart.
- In February 2021, TobyMac released a new single titled Help Is on the Way (Maybe Midnight).
- In August 2022, he released a new album titled Life After Death.
Featured Image by TobyMac / Instagram