Cody McCarver is a music artist who performed with the country music band Confederate Railroad for twelve years. He played the piano while in the band but left it in 2010 to start his solo career in country music.
McCarver was already a fan favorite when he was in the band, but his popularity skyrocketed when he started his solo career.
Besides having a successful musical career, McCarver is also a talented actor. He has worked in four feature films and has displayed his acting skills in them. He has impressed his audience with his talent in music and also with his convincing acting skills.
|Popular Name||Cody McCarver|
|Real Name||William “Cody” McCarver Jr.|
|Date of birth||August 14, 1968|
|Age||54 years old|
|Place of birth||Dunlap, Tennessee, USA|
|Occupation||Country music artist and Actor|
|Net worth||1.7 Million USD|
Cody McCarver is 54 years old. He was born in Dunlap, Tennessee on August 14th, 1968.
Cody McCarver’s Net Worth
McCarver has been actively working in the music industry since 1988 after he got recruited by the Confederate railroad.
His twelve years with the band brought him lots of tours and fortune. Even when he decided to leave the band and start a solo career, he was equally successful.
All these successes have helped the country singer make a name for himself and earn a good amount of money.
Currently, the actor has a net worth of 1.7 Million USD, which will surely increase over the coming years.
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Details on His Family and How His Father Died
|Father||Bill McCarver (Passed Away)|
|Grandfather||Levi McCarver (Passed Away)|
|Grandmother||Dollie McCarver (Passed Away)|
|Uncle||Wendell Levi McCarver (Passed Away), |
Junior McCarver (Passed Away),
Jerry McCarver (Passed Away),
Johnny McCarver (Passed Away),
Joseph McCarver (Passed Away),
Lee Roy (Martha) McCarver
|Aunt||Emma (Richard) Eppes, Germantown, TN|
Etta (Burless) Hayworth, Cleveland;
McCarver was born in a Christian family in Dunlap, Tennessee, a quiet suburb of Chattanooga. He has not shared his personal life except for his relationship with his father and god.
Growing up, he was close to his father, and it remained the same till the day his father died.
His father Bill McCarver was arrested on August 14 1998 for murder. It was Cody’s 20th birthday. His father was in Tennessee State Prison for fifteen years. During these fifteen years, he visited his father every single chance that he could get.
Bill McCarver owned the Bill McCarver Nursey and Landscaping. And he was a member of Cagle-Mt. Pleasant Congregational Methodist Church.
Death of His Father
His father Bill McCarver passed away on April 19, 2013, in jail. He was put behind the bar in 1998 and was in jail for 15 years.
The incident came as a shock for McCarver, and he could not overcome it.
Cody then took the help of alcohol to ease his pain and ultimately fell into alcoholism. Despite all these, he still felt miserable.
As a last resort, he went back to church to find some peace of mind. He found salvation with the return of his faith.
Ever since then, he has been achieving new heights of success with his talent. He has been living a happy and satisfied life with his belief in Jesus.
Is Cody McCarver Married? His Wife and Daughter’s Details
McCarver has not shared anything about the marital status of his love life. So, no one has any idea when it comes to his relationships.
However, he has a daughter named Raven, whom he loves more than anything in the world and often posts her on his Instagram.
Though he has shared about his daughter, he has maintained privacy when it comes to the mother of his daughter.
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Education and College
McCarver has yet to share about his high school. However, he has shared that he went to the Chattanooga State Community College to get his degree in architecture.
However, he dropped out of college after attending it for three years to pursue his career in music in Nashville.
Career in Music
McCarver has been into music ever since he was just a nine-year-old little boy. He started his music journey by self-taught himself many musical instruments.
Among those instruments, he took more interest in the piano and started playing in his church.
Even after he grew up, he still held onto his passion for music and started his musical career at the early age of seventeen.
He was still in college when he dropped out and moved to Nashville to make a career in the music industry.
He started his journey as the bass player for Lynn Anderson, a legendary country singer. He spent two years with Lynn.
It was through Anderson that he got into the Confederate Railroad as its pianist. He joined the country music band in 1998 and performed with the band for around twelve years.
While still with the band, McCarver released his first solo with Aspirion label in 2010 but later decided to leave the band in 2010 to focus more on his solo career.
During his solo career, he performed many southern and contemporary Christian gospels. He has given many hit tracks like I’m America, Through God’s eyes, etc.
With his dedication and beautiful songs, he soon became a renowned country music artist and even won the Independent Artist of the Year.
To this day, McCarver has been active in the music industry and has continued impressing his audience with his soulful songs.
He has performed in numerous programs and festivals including the Fall Heritage Festival in Cowan, TN where other popular artists like Buckdancer Hillary Klug and singer J.D. Shelburne also performed.
Career in Movies
He has appeared in John Schneider’s movie “Stand on It” (2020) and the sequel “Poker Run”. His characters in these movies pay homage to Jerry Reed. He played the role of Roy, a trucker.
He also worked on a TV show named Your Community.