When you are part of a music inclined family led by the formidable TobyMac, there is always an urge to become a part of the family business and that is what Truett Mckeehan has done as the son of one of Christian Rap’s most popular names. It remains to be seen if he will have the same level of success as his father or perhaps, he will go much further.
Whatever the case might be, it sure won’t be as a result of the absence of talent as the few songs Truett has put out shows that he has what it takes to follow in his father’s footsteps as a successful musician.
Take a look at his journey so far and the background of the growing musician.
Truett McKeehan Biography
His real name is Truett McKeehan but his growing fans know him as TruDog, his stage name and he was born on the 4th of September, 1998 in Franklin, Tennessee. Born into a Christian family with high profile parents, Truett grew up in a conservative household in a close bonded family.
The closeness in his family explains his decision to take his father’s steps as a musician. He took his first steps in one of his father’s records, Extreme Days in 2001. He has continued on a steady growth ever since, becoming a part of a band and releasing solo tracks of his own.
Through the use of the popular music platform, SoundCloud, Truett McKeehan has been able to establish a growing community of fans with his fellow group member, Bo Smith. Their group, which is named HySociety has released a couple of projects since their formation, including the album, Strictly Free. They have also released a couple of EPs and some singles, which include, Where are you? and Stacking The Paper. On his own, Truett has released solo tracks like Alone and Backseat Driver.
Although he is yet to achieve mainstream fame, particularly in the Christian hip hop scene, Truett McKeehan has made an interesting start to his career and he is expected, under the tutelage of his father who is also a producer, to become a star in his own right in the near future.
Who is His Girlfriend?
Truett Mckeehan is not one to share extensive details about his life but since he hit the limelight, we have been able to gather some information about his relationship history.
While we cannot say definitively if he is currently in a relationship, we know he used to be in a relationship with a woman named Ale Grace Dickerson. How long they were together is an unknown detail but the two supposedly broke up sometime in the late 2010s.
At the moment, it appears Truett McKeehan is focusing on building his budding music career.
Parents and Siblings
Truett McKeehan was born into a family of five children, with him being the very first child of his parents. His four siblings are a set of twin and two others. His parents adopted the twins after a pregnant woman approached them with the idea of them adopting her babies. The twins were born in 2002 and are named Moses and Marlee. His other two siblings are Leo and Judah, both of whom were born in 2004 and 2006 respectively. Being a large family, there has been quite the history in McKeehan’s household and one of them is the medical condition, muscular dystrophy that his brother, Moses suffers from.
As for his parents, Truett McKeehan was raised by mixed ethnic parents, his father, Kevin Michael McKeehan who is more popularly known as TobyMac is Caucasian while his mother, Amanda McKeehan is Jamaican.
His father started his music career in the late 80s and has crafted a career as both a band member and a solo artist. His mother, on the other hand, who appears to be a homemaker, became an American Citizen in 2007.
Other Facts About Truett McKeehan
- He was once featured in an EP, Hollyn, by the artist of the same name. In the EP, he went by the name, Tru, a shorter form of his stage name, TruDog.
- Truett McKeehan has light brown hair and dark brown eyes.
- His father, TobyMac has a net worth estimated to be about $10 million, made from over 10 million sold records. He also has a Grammy award to his name.
- Truett has a noticeable presence on social media, particularly Instagram and Twitter via the handle, @truettmckeehan.