American singer, Evvie McKinney is best known as the first winner of ITV’s Inaugural musical show, The Four: Battle for Stardom. She infamously won the title overpowering the likes of Vincent Cannady, Candice Boyd, and Zhavia Ward. Evvie is famous as a professional singer singing different genres of songs.
Family: Father Taught Music
Evvie credits her late father, Tony McKinney for her singing inspiration. Tony was a gospel and blues singer who was the main reason that Evvie sings today. Her father died in December 2005. She posted an emotional message on her Instagram on 14 March 2018. She remembered her father and said that she misses her.
Her parents have seven children which include three sisters and four brothers. She shares a healthy relationship with her siblings especially her sister Anna Maria and two brothers Gedeon and Emmanuel McKinney. She wished her sister Anna on her 28th birthday on 22 May 2018.
Evvie McKinney birthday post for his sister Anna Maria (left) along with her brother Emmanuel McKinney on 22 May 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
She has also shared another snap of her mother to wish International Women's Day on 9 March 2018. In the post she shared on 14 March 2018, she revealed that her mother had married again and her stepfather is kind and isn't selfish.
Evvie's Singer Brother; Former Semifinalist Of American Idol
Evvie's brother Gedeon Luke McKinney born on 1 October 1988 and was one of the participants of the fifth season of American Idol. Gedeon secured 13th place and established himself as a pop singer.
Gedeon was financially weak and couldn't afford the competition. So, he organized a concert at the school and collected money from tickets of $2 each. He then auditioned in Chicago and secured the final 24 spot.
Evvie claims that Gedeon is her brother and best friend. She also mentioned that he is in a band called Gedeon Luke and The People.
Gedeon on his recent Instagram post on 26 July 2018 had addressed his followers to tune the episode of American music competition series, The Four: Battle for Stardom. He posted about his sister’s incredible journey at the singing show and described her to be focused, determined, and a very hard working woman.
Apart from her brother, Evvie had always dreamt of releasing her song and living by her dreams she has recently released her first single titled How Do You Feel. Evvie recently talked about her new number on her Twitter account on 1 August 2018 and revealed about her first melody turns out to be a knockout.
She had previously informed her fans about her new single on her another IG post on 30 July 2018. She described that the Almighty had been prepping her to work on her new single that she waited all her life. She was also very thankful about her debut on the reality show, The Four On Focus on 2 August 2018.
She also revealed that the American rapper, Sean Combs, who is famous for his stage named Diddy said that her song is a smash hit.
Does She Have A Boyfriend?
The singer has always remained low key on her private life. She has been prioritizing her singing career at the forefront. Back in 2015, she set up a fundraiser event to finance her move to New York City which reflects that she is serious about her singing career. Now as the winner of The Four: Battle of Stardom, she has taken her career to a whole new level.
As of for now, Evvie is yet to be in a dating relationship with her boyfriend.
How Does Evvie’s Mckinney Gather Her Net Worth?
The 20-year-old singer has mustered her increasing net worth after winning the reality show, The Four: Battle for Stardom on 1 February 2018. The inaugural season was judged by Sean Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor, and Republic Records president Charlie Walk.
The musician secured the top four position along her fellow participants, Vincent Cannady, Candice Boyd, and Zhavia Ward. For her first final act, she performed on singer Tina Turner’s song Proud Mary to win the first round. Evvie then challenged Zhavia for the next round.
Evvie sang the rendition of the Bill Withers' classic Ain't No Sunshine which beat Zhavia’s performance of Rihanna's Man Down. Candice Boyd performed Rihana's Stay to claim the second spot.
Evvie McKinney celebrates her birthday on 7 June. The singer was born in the year 1997 in Memphis, Tennessee as per wiki. Evvie stands at the height of 1.65 meters (5’ 5”) and weighs around 138 lbs.
She takes inspiration from singing legends like Beyonce and Tina Turner.