American singer JD McCrary has performed alongside Spider-Man: Homecoming actor Donald Glover aka 'Childish Gambino.' He is also known for appearing as Atom in the short video Atom: The Misadventures of a Real Super Hero. He is currently starring in the American sitcom, The Paynes as Kenny Payne on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
How Does JD Gathers Net Worth?
JD McCrary has derived the prominent part of his net worth from his career as American singer and actor. Just at the age of 10, JD has derived fortunes from his appearance in TV series K.C. Undercover (2015 to 2016) where he played the role of Young Ernie. He also provided guest vocals in American rapper and singer Childish Gambino's song Terrified, which peaked at #10 on the billboard of US Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles.
Childish Gambino and JD McCrary performing 'Terrified' at 60th Annual Grammy Awards in January 2018 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
JD began his career as a child actor with 2015 series Blunt Talk where he portrayed the role of Singing kid. In 2017, he appeared in TV shows like Teachers; Little Big Shots; and I'm Dying Up Here. He is playing the role of Kenny Payne in the American sitcom Tyler Perry’s The Paynes since January 2018.
He is also providing his voice to Young Simba in the upcoming movie The Lion King, which is the remake of original Disney movie. Currently, he is portraying Young Dr. Dre on American multinational technology company Apple's Vital Signs. JD has also released Pop and R&B singles called “Crush" in 2017 and “Inviting All of You” in 2018 with the record label Pen Play Entertainment. With his credits as actor and singer, he has acquired a net worth of millions of dollars.
Who Are JD's Parents? His Family Life
JD was born to his parents James West McCrary and Larisa McCrary. He also has a younger brother Josh McCrary as his sibling. JD often talks about his family on social media accounts. On 28 November 2016, JD shared a photo of him alongside with his grandmother Lisa and great-grandmother Liz, who hails from Puerto Rico, Mexico.
Further, on 30 June 2017, he tweeted saying his father James is a great singer, who sang the song 'Can You Stand the Rain' alongside him. On 30 March 2018, he shared his photo alongside his father and mother on his Instagram.
JD McCrary posing for a picture with his father and mother (Photo: Instagram)
The American singer also posted his photo with his brother Josh on 17 March 2018 on his Instagram. His younger brother is also an actor known for the TV series Shameless and The Eric Andre Show.
JD's School Life
Along with his singing and acting passion, he is enrolled at the elementary school, Mayall Academy of Arts and Technology Magnet in Los Angeles, California. JD won the Spelling Bee contest during his 3rd grade in school.
JD McCrary as the winner of Spelling Bee contest at his 3rd grade (Photo: Instagram)
While in the school, he has been securing top ranks and has been Spelling Bee Champions in his region. He defines education is the key and states that he loves his school. He also gets along with his friends while enjoying his school life.
JD McCrary was born on 18 July 2007 in Granada Hills, California. At the golden age of 10, he attains the height of 1.52 m (4' 11"). As per wiki, his most significant influence as singers are the well-known musicians like Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Stevie Wonder and Chris Brown.