Tim McGraw is a country singer from the USA, who managed to top American charts 23 times on his own and together with his wife, Faith Hill. McGraw is the son of a famous baseball player but managed to become more renowned than his father. The popularity came to Tim in 1994. In 2001, when Garth Brooks left the music business, McGraw became the top country player in the USA.
Tim was born on 1 May 1967 in Delhi, Louisiana. The singer has Irish and Italian heritage from his mother’s side and Scottish heritage from his dad’s side. Right after Tim’s birth, his father left the family. So the singer was raised by his mother, who married another man.
Tim didn’t find out about his real father until he grew up and saw the birth certificate. It turned out that his father was a famous baseball player Tug McGraw. Tug died in 2004. However, the two celebrities reunited before then and managed to build a good relationship.
Tim attended Northeast Louisiana University where he played baseball. While studying, McGraw became interested in music. He learned how to play the guitar. With time, Tim got to know pop, county, R&B, and rock music. Even though in the university, McGraw didn’t major in music, he performed with local bands.