Amanda Levy Mckeehan Biography And More
Amanda Levy Mckeehan is a famous Jamaican-American celebrity spouse. She is the wife of the renowned gospel singer Toby Mac. She is the mother of five children, out of which only four are alive as her firstborn son Truett Foster died on October 23, 2019. Amanda is a great woman herself, but she gained widespread fame as the wife of Toby Mac.
Amanda Levy Mckeehan was on January 09, 1971, in Jamaica to parents Robert Levy (father), an American screenwriter and a graduate of the Harvard Business School, and Judy Levy (mother), an American actress. Amanda has three siblings, Christopher, Wendy and Stephen.
Husband: Toby Mckeehan
Toby Mckeehan, more commonly known as Toby Mac, is an American Christian hip hop recording artist, songwriter, music producer and author. Toby was born on October 22, 1964, in Fairfax, Virginia.
He was born and raised in a traditional Christian family. He was a passionate music lover from a very young age and listened to everything from rap to hip-hop to rock music. He went to a church camp when he was only 13, where words from the ‘Bible inspired toby.’ He is one of the few musicians who have combined biblical words with music. His real inspiration came from the singer Sting, who led his band, ‘The Police,’ in 1983. He instantly fell in love with the music and the fact that music could be beautiful and aggravating at the same time.
He became serious about a career in music after graduating from high school and started looking for individuals sharing the same mindset to begin his career with. Toby formed a group in the late 1980s called ‘DC Talk’ with two of his friends, Kevin Max Smith, who he met at the ‘Liberty University, and Michael Tait, who attended the same high school as Toby. They released their first album in 1989 called ‘DC Talk’, a commercial success that led them to go on a nationwide tour.
They gained further mainstream exposure and released their second album, ‘Nu Thang,’ in 1990. Their second album was also a success and achieved the “gold” certification from the ‘Recording Industry Association of America’ (RIAA.) Their success streak continued with their third album, ‘Free at Last, which was certified ‘platinum’ by the ‘RIAA.’ Their music presented a compound mixture of grunge, modern Christian music, and rap considered to be refreshing and soulful. They were at the pinnacle of their careers with an album tagging as “double-platinum” in 1995 to being named “the most popular overtly Christian act of all time” by ‘The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music.’ Barring ‘DC Talk’ and ‘Supernatural,’ all their albums have been honoured with at least one ‘Grammy’ award. The band then disbanded in 2000 to pursue their solo careers.
Toby’s debut solo album, ‘Momentum,’ in 2001 debuted at the top position on the ‘Billboard Heatseekers’ chart. The modern mixture of grudge sounds and rap ultimately became Toby’s signature. Many of his songs and albums have achieved the top spot on the Billboard and has won Grammys. Toby has co-written two novels with his former ‘DC Talk’ members, Kevin Max Smith and Michael Tait and has also written ‘Under God’ and ‘Living under God: Discovering Your Part in God’s Plan’ Tait. The rights of several of his songs have been bought by film and TV producers to be used in their movies and series, and he makes regular appearances on talk shows. Toby Mckeehan is said to have a net worth of $10 Million.
Marriage to Toby Mckeehan
Amanda Levy Mckeehan got married to Toby Mckeehan in 1994 in front of close friends and family. The couple had their first child, Truett McKeehan, who was born on September 4, 1998. Then the couple adopted two children in 2002, Moses and Marlee Mckeehan. Amanda gave birth to their fourth child on November 2, 2004, a son Leo McKeehan. The duo’s last born, Judah McKeehan, was born on March 24, 2006. Unfortunately, their firstborn son died on October 23, 2019. He was an aspiring rapper as per his YouTube channel. He died only at the age of 21 under unknown circumstances. The couple was quite heartbroken after the sudden demise of their child. His parents set up a foundation in honor of his life following his death. The couple currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee, with their children.
Facts about Amanda Levy Mckeehan
- She is 50 years of age in 2021.
- She is a Jamaican-American who has been living in the United States since the ’90s.
- She is believed to have an estimated net worth of $200,000.
- She has been married to Toby Mckeehan for 25 years.
- Levy has a tall height and a slim body shape and seems to have maintained her body and figure fit and healthy.
Amanda is a very caring and supportive mother and wife. Even though Amanda and her husband Toby live in America, they occasionally go to Jamaica to rest and find peace. Toby and Amanda are a happy couple with no rumours of affair or divorce. As of now, Amanda does not have any social media accounts.