- Birthday1st May, 67
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusMarried
Recognized by his trademark “cowboy hat”, and undoubtedly the finest country music, Tim McGraw is one of the most admired and unbeaten country singers on the planet. One of biggest stars of country music, Tim loved to play basket ball during his childhood days and even attended the “University of Louisiana”, on a baseball scholarship. Tim had the quality voice, and knowing that music could shape his future, he dropped out of the university to make a career in country music.
Born “Samuel Timothy McGraw” in Delhi, Louisiana, to waitress mother “Betty Smith”, young Tim considered “Horace Smith”, to be his biological father, but discovered his real father to be baseball player “Tug McGraw” after seeing his own birth certificate. Like most of the aspiring country stars, Tim didn’t get instantaneous success and after singing for some Nashville clubs, he got his first deal with “Curb Records”.
Tim’s first single "Indian Outlaw" featured a catchy tune with notorious lyrics, which banned it from radio stations in several states, despite which it became a chart-topper. Coming years brought more chart toppers from the talented star in form of trademark hit songs including “Don’t Take the Girl”, “I Like It, I Love It”, “Something Like That”, “Just To See You Smile” and “It's Your Love”, cementing Tim’s reputation as a country music sensation. The talented artist also debuted in a family-friendly movie “Flicka” which grossed over $25 million at the box office.
Tim is one of the best selling music artist, selling 25 million albums; with his “Greatest Hits” album selling 2 million copies in just 8 weeks of its release. The legendary artist won over 50 industry awards for his exceptional music scores, prominent of which include three “Grammys”, 11 “Country Music Association” awards, 14 “Academy of Country Music” awards, 10 “American Music” Awards, and three “People's Choice” Awards. The country music sensation married “Faith Hill”, a pretty and eminent country music singer. The couple owns a bunch of lavish properties including their 6,430 square feet “Nashville mansion” worth $2,550,000 and a “County farm” in Tennessee, USA.
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Tim McGraw bought the lavish Nashville mansion in December 2004 for a sum of $2,550,000. The 4.22 acre property features a historically minded architecture, indicating the good and laborious work done from the designer.
Location: The expensive property is located in Chickering Lane, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Accommodation: Spread over an area of 6,430 square feet, the magnificent home features 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, fantastic open kitchen area, skylights, and a marvelous swimming pool surrounded by trees in the backyard. The room’s wood floor and massive high ceilings provide exquisite appearance to the interiors.
The entrance hall is ornamented with an astonishingly worn and perfectly sized rug, tulip-like stone pots and four serpentine sconces. The formal living room features symmetrically placed furniture including wing back chairs, long library table placed in front of the ceiling window; fireplace and lamp shades.
The kitchen features both modern and traditional elements including pricey stainless steel appliances, two refrigerators and a red color “custom build cabinetry” along the window wall. Winter white chaise chairs on the kitchen’s tile floor look crisp and marvelous. A sun room adjacent to the kitchen features coffered ceiling and intricate corbels presenting a spectacular architectural detailing.
Well equipped kitchen
Marvelous swimming pool
The popular country singer owns a County farm in Tennessee, which was previously owned by “Hank Williams Sr.” Tim bought the property in 2001, after paying a hefty amount, estimated in millions.
Location: The pricey property is located in Leipers Fork, Tennessee, USA.
Accommodation: Tim & Faith's County farm features extensive farm spread over a vast area and a simple yet elegant “farm house” comprising of all the basic amenities required for an ideal farmhouse.
The New Country stars, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill own a piece of paradise in the Bahamas “Goat Cay Island”, which the Nashville's sweetheart couple bought in 2008 to have a place to spend quality time with friends and family. The couple’s 17-acre island is fully developed and features a beautiful four-bedroom house, which will serve as the luxurious accommodation for Tim and Faith.
Location: Goat Cay is situated on Great Exuma in George Town in the Bahamas, near the historic village of George Town.
Features: A jewel in the Bahamian necklace of more than 700 Islands, Goat Cay Island features perfect sandy beaches and gorgeous ocean views. The Island itself is a heaven for fishing and boating and offers the best snorkeling in Bahamas. The 17-acre island marvelous island features a diverse variety of flora, offering a soothing environment for the visitors. Tim and Faith’s 15,000-square-foot plantation style house in the Island features four-bedrooms and offers marvelous ocean views. Encircled by lush tropical foliage, the house also includes a lookout tower surrounded by three small houses for staff and family.
Neighbors: Eminent celebrities near the celebrity hotspot Goat Island include magician David Copperfield, actor Johnny Depp and musician Tyler Perry.
Tim McGraw owns a Jeep Wrangler, whose ride played an important part in the musician’s relationship build up with his adorable wife Faith Hill. Equipped with a commanding engine developing high ranges of power and torque, Jeep Wrangler delivers incredible performance. Its comfy seating position offers tremendous relaxation while driving whereas the exquisite exteriors make a strong on road presence. An excellent steering system offers nimble handling while the superb suspension provides a smooth ride altogether.
Dodge Charger SRT-8
Tim McGraw once used to own a metallic black Dodge Charger SRT-8. However, on April 2012 the country singer decided to put his Charger up for sale at an online auction conducted by ebay.com. The exact reason for putting up the vehicle on the hammer was never revealed by the actor, and it was also not very clear how much money the auction process managed to fetch. Tim acquired the car in the year 2006 and got the engine tweaked to crank up its output to a peak mean rating of 652HP by super car alteration specialist Hennessey. McGraw even autographed the vehicle before putting it up for sale in order to confirm the authenticity of its celebrity ownership.
Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation
Tim McGraw supports the “Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation”, which aims at offering recreational and learning opportunities for boys and girls at-risk. The educational organization is dedicated to transform the U.S public education system by bringing in positive changes for the betterment of children’s future. The noble charity raises funds by the help of generous donors and other partnerships to provide optimum quality education and improvement opportunities.
David Foster Foundation
Tim McGraw is a supporter of the “David Foster Foundation” which provides financial and emotional assistance to the children requiring organ transplants. Founded in 1986, the noble charity offers life saving organ transplants to the needy children and also conducts various public awareness campaigns to maximize the volunteers for organ donors. Since its inception, the foundation has assisted more than 700 children requiring major organ transplants and has granted multimillion dollars for family support.
TJ Martell Foundation
The country music artist supports the “TJ Martell Foundation”, a non-profit, collaborative organization dedicated to raise funds to conduct innovative medical research for AIDS, leukemia, and cancer. The foundation provides financial assistance for the highly targeted research projects undertaken by skilled scientists and physicians at various medical and scientific institutions. The funds are raised via a series of campaigns and signature events, involving the recognized music industry talent. Apart from the research and awareness, the charity also strives to perk up the lives of AIDS and cancer patients.
Kids Wish Network
The eminent music artist supports the National charitable organization “Kids Wish Network”, which is dedicated to improve the life of children experiencing life threatening situations. The organization’s key programs help the brave children to face and recover from the difficult time along with providing encouragement to the children’s family. New and innovative programs are developed at the noble organization via exhaustive research, to improve the quality of life of suffering kids by providing moral support and eliminating their pain.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Italian Bracco, Palio is their beloved pet. The couple is often spotted travelling with their Italian pointing dog Palio, which is an extreme charming creature for Tim’s three children as well. Often used for hunting, the enormously loyal Italian dog breed features an extremely calm appearance but is actually agile.
The country musician likes Lorraine Schwartz’s jewelry designs, which is evident from the fact that he presented a necklace designed with rose quartz and diamonds as a Valentine's Day gift for his endearing wife Faith Hill. Featuring a distinctive design and charisma from the New York based jewelry designer, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry is eminent for its “Diamond Monkey Collection” and has been a hot favorite for the Hollywood movie stars and other celebrities.