Johnny McDaid is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter, and musician. In addition, he is also a record producer. He is popular for his work with the Scottish and Northern Irish band Snow Patrol. With the band, he is a songwriter, guitarist, vocalist, pianist, and music producer.
Johnny is also famous for his collaborations with such artists as Ingrid Michaelson, Harry Styles, and Rosi Golan. His songs have been featured on several TV programs such as One Tree Hill, The Hills, Pushing Daisies, and Defying Gravity.
Johnny McDaid: Birth Facts, Family, Ethnicity, Childhood
Johnny McDaid was born on 24 July 1976, in Derry, Northern Ireland, UK. He is of British and Irish nationality and belongs to English and Irish ethnicity.
He is the son of Pauline McDaid and John McDaid, Sr. There is no further information about his family. He has not revealed any information about his childhood life.
He usually doesn’t talk about his private life in the media and public.
Johnny completed his school education at St Brigid’s Primary School. After that, he enrolled at St Columb’s College.
Johnny McDaid: Professional Life and Career
Johnny McDaid has been an active member of the music industry since the late-1990s. He began his music career as a singer and songwriter with the four-piece alternative rock band, Vega4.
At that time, he was the band’s lead vocalist and songwriter. He became famous for the band’s second album, You and Others. The band’s first single “Life Is Beautiful” became a hit among the audience. The song also used for the theatrical trailer of My Sister’s Keeper.
In 2009, he signed to Snow Patrol‘s publishing company, Polar Patrol Publishing. After that, he joined the alternative rock band Snow Patrol.
After joining the band, Johnny went on to play guitar and piano and sing backing vocals with Snow Patrol. He has written and produced tracks for famous artists such as Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, Carina Round, Ingrid Michaelson, Gary Go, and Example.
In addition, he has worked with Birdy, Kodaline, Rudimental, Biffy Clyro, and Rosi Golan. Many of his songs have been used in various advertising campaigns including Land Rover, Jeep, and RTÉ. In 2010, he produced the “Snow Patrol Remix” of U2’s “Unknown Caller“.
Johnny then co-wrote the song ‘Say Nothing’ for Example’s album The Evolution of Man in 2012. In addition, his musical compositions have been featured in several TV films including Pushing Daisies, One Tree Hill, and Grey’s Anatomy. In 2017, he co-wrote Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You‘ with Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac.
Salary and Net Worth
He has a net worth of $5 million but his salary is unknown.
Johnny McDaid’s Rumors and Controversy
Rumors are that Johnny is currently having an affair with Irish actress Meghann Scully. He has not confirmed anything about the rumor. There are no rumors regarding his professional life. He has not been in any controversy till now. He has a well-profiled character.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Johnny McDaid has black hair and dark brown eyes. His bodyweight is 64 kg and his height is 5ft 6 inches. Furthermore, there are no details regarding his body measurement.
Social Media Profile
Johnny is active on Instagram. He has an Instagram account is more than 10.3k followers and he has over 33.2k followers on Twitter. Currently, he is not active on Facebook accounts.