Johnny McDaid

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Singer (1976)
Tue Oct 18 2022
By   Diwas-2022

Johnny McDaid is a renowned singer and songwriter from Northern Ireland. He is currently serving as a pianist, guitarist, and back vocalist in one of the famous rock bands in Northern Ireland, Snow Patrol.

In addition, he has also collaborated with various famous singers such as Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac, and Robbie Williams throughout his career. 

Moving towards Johnny's physical outlook, he is a handsome guy with a decent height of 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm) and an average weight of 64 kg. His eyes are brown and his hair is black. 

Irish Singer Johnny Is Dating: Who Is She?

Johnny McDaid is currently in a romantic relationship with the famous American actress Courteney Cox. The promising couple started dating each other in late 2013.

They became very close over time and even announced their engagement to the public through their Twitter handle on June 26, 2014.

Photo of Johnny McDaid and his girlfriend,Courteney Cox.
Photo of Johnny McDaid and his girlfriend, Courteney Cox.Image Source: Twitter @johnnymcdaid

However, due to some personal reasons, the couple ended their engagement in 2019. Courteney Cox announced through her social media handle that the two had ended their engagement but were still in a relationship.

Singer Johnny Has A Whopping Net Worth

Johnny McDaid has a total net worth of $5 million like Clemens Rehbein. He has worked professionally as a singer and songwriter since he was seventeen.

Throughout his career, he has written many songs which helped him to amass more money in his bank account. Interestingly, he has also sung some of the songs by himself. 

Birthdate & Birthplace of Johnny 

Music Rescues Me singer Johnny was born on July 24, 1976, in Derry, Northern Ireland, and was raised by his parents in his hometown. He is of British and Irish nationality, whereas his zodiac sign is Leo.

Childhood photo of Johnny McDaid.
Childhood photo of Johnny McDaid. Image Source: Twitter @johnnymcdaid

 

He was interested in singing from quite an early age and wanted to be a singer when he grew up. He often used to spend his free time singing and writing new songs. 

Parents Details

All of the Stars singer Johnny was born into a well-to-do family as one of six children to his parents. His father's name is John McDaid Sr., whereas his mother is Pauline McDaid.

Johnny McDaid posing for a photo shoot along with his mother. Image Source: Twitter @johnnymcdaid
Johnny McDaid posing for a photo shoot along with his mother. Image Source: Twitter @johnnymcdaid

His father was a popular businessman and a founding director of The Inner City Trust, a cross-community group. Likewise, his mother was an art teacher.

Jhonny's Father Passed Away At the Age of 63

As mentioned earlier, John McDaid Sr was a popular businessman and a founding director of The Inner City Trust, a cross-community group. He was born on January 31, 1948, and suddenly passed away at 63 on July 13, 2011. However, the reason behind his death is still not disclosed to the public.

He was also a member of the Council of the University of Ulster, chairman of the governors of St Columb's College, Derry, and was president of the college's past pupils' union in the past. He was also a former president of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce.

Jhonny's father, Jhon McDaid, Sr, was a very good guy and used to help several people in need. However, he left this materialistic world by leaving behind his wife, Pauline McDaid, and his six children.

Started His Music Career In 1990

Johnny McDaid started his career as a singer and songwriter with his college rock band, Vega4, in 1990. During that time, he was the lead singer and songwriter of the band.

Johnny band, Vega4 became well known among the public after the success of their band's second album, You and Others. As the lead singer, he became more famous than his other band member.

In 2009, he started working for Snow Patrol's publishing company, Polar Patrol Publishing and started working for them. Following it, he joined the Snow Patrol as a pianist, guitarist, and back vocalist.

Who Is Courteney Cox?

Courteney Cox is an American actress well-known among the public for her starring role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, which aired from 1994 to 2004.

She was born on June 15, 1964, in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Courteney was born to her father, Richard Lewis Cox, and her mother, Courteney Bass.

Courteney Cox posing for an photo shoot during an award ceremony.
Courteney Cox posing for a photo shoot during an award ceremony. Image Source: Glamour

She started her on-screen career as Bunny in the TV series As the World Turns. Following it, she appeared as Young Woman in the 1995 music video titled Bruce Springsteen: Dancing in the Dark. Since then, she has appeared in more than seventy movies and TV series of different genres. 

She has been awarded more than 15 awards for her dedication and hard work towards her work as an actress. Moreover, she was also nominated for Primetime Emmy.

Some Interesting Facts About Jhonny

  • Johnny is not quite active on his social media handles.
  • He is very passionate about his career as a singer and songwriter.
  • He once had to undergo surgery due to a serious problem with his neck.
  • Johnny moved to the UK at seventeen to continue his singing career.
  • Apart from Ed Sheeran and Robbie Williams, he has also collaborated with other famous artists such as Carina Round, Ingrid Michaelson, Gary Go, etc.
  • He was once nominated for a ''Grammy Award.''

Top Five Songs By Jhonny 

Johnny, without a doubt, has a very impressive music career. And he has written more songs rather than singing on his own. 

Some of his famous songs are tabulated below:

RankSong name
#1This Is How You Walk On
#2The Way
#3Music Rescues Me - Excape
#4Home - Escape
#5Music Rescues Me (VONYC Sessions 806) 

Social Media Presence

Courteney Johnny McDaid is available on various social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. On Instagram, he goes by @jmd_snowpatrol username. His Insta Id is verified and has a decent fan following of over 25.3k people. 

Likewise, he can be found under the @johnnymcdaid username on Twitter. He joined Twitter on January 2009. As of now, he is followed by more than 32k people on his Twitter handle. 

 

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