Mark McGrath Biography

Mark McGrath

Quick Facts About Mark McGrath

Celebrated Name Mark McGrath
Age 53 Years
Nick Name McGrath
Birth Name Mark Sayers McGrath
Birth Date 1968-03-15
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Hartford, Connecticut
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-White
Race White
Father Edward T. McGrath
Mother AM McGrath
Horoscope Pisces
Religion Christian
High School Corona Del Mar High School
University University of Southern California
Marital Status Married
Wife Carin Kingsland
Married Date 24th September 2012
Sexual Orientation Straight
Children 2 (Twins)
Son Lydon Edward
Daughter Hartley Grace
Net Worth $8 Million
Source of Wealth Music Industry
Salary $980,000 Annually
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 87 KG
Body Type Average
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Blonde
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Mark McGrath is an American singer who is the lead vocalist of the rock band "Sugar Ray". He ѕtаrtеd hіѕ саrееr іn 1992 аѕ раrt оf а bаnd whісh wаѕ knоwn аѕ "Ѕugаr Rау" іn Оrаngе Соuntу, thе оthеr mеmbеrѕ оf thе bаnd wеrе, Ѕtаn Frаzіеr Мurрhу Каrgеѕ, Сrаіg "DЈ Ноmісіdе" Вullосk, аnd Rоdnеу Ѕhерраrd. In 1994 Sugar Ray signed with Atlantic records, but their breakthrough came in 1997 after they have released their song "Fly". He is also known for his work as a co-host of "Extra", and was the host of "Don't Forget the Lyrics!" in the year 2010. Additionally, he hosted the second season of the TV show "Killer Karaoke", taking the place of Jackass star Steve-O. In the year 1998, he was named the world Sexiest Rocker. He is a three-time winner of Rock and Roll Jeopardy on VHI. In 2021, McGrath is now Vice’s guide to The Dark Side of the '90s. McGrath narrates the docuseries and says they found things even he’s never seen before, and he lived through it. Dark Side of the '90s airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. on Vice. The premiere episode of Dark Side of the ’90s covers Trash TV, the daytime talk shows that thrived on conflict. Subsequent episodes address The Viper Room and River Phoenix’s death there, the unknown pressures put on Baywatch stars, and even violence associated with the Beanie Baby craze. 

Famous For

  • Being the lead vocalist of the rock band "Sugar Ray". 
  • For his work as a co-host of "Extra". 

Mark McGrath, Lead vocalist of the rock band Sugar Ray

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What is the Birthplace of Mark McGrath?

Mark McGrath took birth on 15th March 1968. His birthplace is in Hartford, Connecticut, the USA which makes him the nationality of American. He came from American-White ethnic background and his race is White. His birth name or real name is Mark Sayers McGrath. Recently, he celebrated his 53rd birthday as of 2021 with his friends and families. About his parents, he was born to his father, Edward T. McGrath, and his mother, AM McGrath. His family moved from Connecticut to Newport Beach, California when he was eight years old. His Zodiac sign is Pisces and he follows the Christianity religion. 

Concerning his educational background, Mark attended Corona Del Mar High School in Newport Beach and later the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. 

How was the Career of Mark McGrath?

Music Career

  • Mark McGrath alongside Rodney Sheppard, Murphy Karges, and Stan Frazier formed "Sugar Ray", an American rock band in Orange County, California in the year 1992. The band then signed with Atlantic Records in 1994 and with the song "Fly", they kissed their first success in the year 1997. 
  • In 1995, the band released their debut album "Lemonade and Brownies" and their second album "Floored" was released in 1997.
  • Moreover, he also appeared on such national magazine covers as those of "Rolling Stone" and "Spin". As well, he appeared on MTV, VH1, and various talk and awards shows. 
  • People magazine even named him the "Sexiest Rocker" of 1998. 
  • In 1999, the band's third album "14:59" was released and in 2001, their fourth album "Sugar Ray" was released. 
  • Furthermore, he contributed the track "Reaching Out" on 'Strait Up', a tribute album to late vocalist James Lynn Strait. 
  • He then appeared in the video of "Angel's Son," another song written for the album by Sevendust, and also he performed with the band during their appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno".
  • The band then released their fifth album "In the Pursuit of Leisure" in 2003, their sixth album "Music for Cougars" in 2009. 
  • He along with Everclear's Art Alexakis organized the SummerLand Tour, which consisted of Sugar Ray, Everclear, Lit, Marcy Playground, and Gin Blossoms in the year 2012. 
  • Later, he and Alexakis decided to split ways in the year 2013. 
  • He later formed the "Under the Sun Tour" with Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, and Fastball.
  • He released his solo EP "Summertime's Coming" in 2015. 
  • As of October 2018, he was seen in Smashing Pumpkins' "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)" video. 
  • In 2019, Sugar Ray released their seventh album "Little Yachty".

Television Career

  • Mark McGrath is also equally active in the TV career. He started his TV journey being the co-host of the "Extra" TV show on 13th September 2004. Later, he left the show in July 2008. 
  • At the beginning of 2005, he also served as a guest judge for the American Idol audition. 
  • In 2005, he received the part of Dex Lawson on The WB show Charmed but he ultimately turned it down due to scheduling conflicts, and he was replaced by Jason Lewis.
  • Moreover, he was the host of Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll and Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious.
  • Similarly, he is a 3-time Champion of Rock & Roll Jeopardy! on VH1. 
  • He also won against Dave Mustaine of Megadeth and Gary Dell'Abate of "The Howard Stern Show" in the finals. 
  • He performed as himself with Sugar Ray in the 2002 "Scooby-Doo" movie.  
  • He hosted the syndicated version of Don't Forget the Lyrics in September 2010.
  • He even appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice Season 4 and performed along with his band Sugar Ray in an episode of Las Vegas, Season 1 Episode 19.
  • After that, he appeared on "Celebrity Wife Swap" in 2013 and continued his TV appearances in 2014 and 2015 by guest starring on "The Neighbors" and "Workaholics".
  • Additionally, he hosted truTv's "Killer Karaoke" and starred in "Sharknado 2: The Second One". 
  • In the year 2016, he appeared in the pilot episode of "Lady Dynamite" portraying himself.
  • He was announced as one of the eleven houseguests to be competing on the first American edition of "Celebrity Big Brother" in 2018. finishing in third place. 
  • He also competed on the fifth season of The Masked Singer as the wildcard contestant "Orca" in the year 2021. 

Mark McGrath competed on the fifth season of The Masked Singer as the wildcard contestant Orca

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Who is Mark McGrath Wife?

Mark McGrath is married as per his relationship status. He married his beautiful wife, Carin Kingsland on 24th September 2012. His spouse, Carin is a beautician by profession. In 1994, the couple met and since then, they are together. The couple was engaged on New Year's Eve 2009 after 16 years of on-and-off dating. The happily married lovebirds are also the parents to their twin's kids; Lydon Edward (son) and Hartley Grace (daughter), born on 29th April 2010. He is very loyal towards his wife and they both are supportive of each other. They are living a happy life as of today. His sexual orientation is straight & he is not gay. 

Mark McGrath Family

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What is the Net Worth of Mark McGrath?

Mark McGrath is a well-recognized and talented singer who has accumulated a net worth of $8 Million as of 2021 as per sources. His major source of wealth comes from the music industry. Іn 2001, ѕugаr Rау еѕtіmаtеd tо ѕеll 500,000 соріеѕ іn thе UЅ, whісh rаіѕеd аррrохіmаtеlу $750,000. He has аlѕо mаdе а lоt оf mоnеу wіth hіѕ bаnd gоіng оn muѕісаl tоurѕ. He is making a salary of $980,000 annually. However, he is also making a cool amount of money from the entertainment industry appearing in many shows and being the show host. He is living a luxurious lifestyle and he is enjoying his life a lot. 

How tall is Mark McGrath?

Mark McGrath is a handsome singer and TV personality who has an impressive height of 185 cm or 6 feet 1 inch with a bodyweight of 87 kg or 192 lbs. There has been widespread speculation that the Sugar Ray frontman underwent some form of cosmetic surgery, but he has denied all such claims. His hair color is blonde and his eye color is light brown. Overall, he has got a healthy body. He is often confused with American actor Ethan Hawke; both having an ongoing joke with signing autographs. He signs his as "Ethan Hawke" and Ethan Hawke signs his as "Mark McGrath". His other body measurements is unavailable at a moment. 

Did You Know?

  • Mark McGrath ѕtаrtеd hіѕ саrееr іn 1992 аѕ раrt оf а bаnd whісh wаѕ knоwn аѕ "Ѕugаr Rау" іn Оrаngе Соuntу.
  • He is famous for his work as a co-host of "Extra".
  • He was the host of "Don't Forget the Lyrics!" in the year 2010.
  • In the year 1998, he was named as the world Sexiest Rocker.
  • He is a three-time winner of Rock and Roll Jeopardy on VHI.
  • His Zodiac sign is Pisces.