- Full Name: Michael McDonald
- Date of Birth: 1952 /02 /12
- Nickname: Michael
- Horoscope: Aquarius
- Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Christianity
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Composer, keyboardist, Record producer
- Active Year: 1974-Present
- Marital Status: Married
- Children: 2 (Dylan and Scarlett)
- Spouse: Amy Holland
- Eye color: Light-Blue
- Hair color: White
- Build: Mesomorph
- Height: 5feet 8inches
- Education: McCluer High School
- Online Presence: Facebook, YouTube
- Net Worth: $40 Million
Michael McDonald is an American singer, songwriter, keyboardist, and also, a record producer. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on 12 February, 1952. While talking about his family, there is no any information revealed about his parents yet. However, he grew up with his two sisters. Similarly, he holds an American nationality and belongs to an Irish-American Catholic family. Furthermore, he attended McCluer High School. From there he started his musical career.
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Similarly, talking about his personal life and affairs, he is a married man. In 1983, he tied a knot with Amy Holland. However there is an interesting story behind their relation. When Michael was 18 years he met Amy in the recording. They love each other but Amy had a boyfriend, similarly, after 5 years, they worked together form Amy’s album and decided to be together. This couple is blessed by two children. They live happily in Santa Barbara, California.
Furthermore, while talking about his musical career, he began his career when he was in his high school. Similarly, he worked with a local band like Mike and the Majestics, the Reebtoors, the Sheratons and the Guild at very first step. Likewise, in 1970s he collaborated on many songs for Steely Dan. He is also a part of Doobie Brothers songs like Takin’ It to the Streets, Real Love, Little Darling, What a Fool Believes and It Keeps You Runnin.
He again started his solo career in 1980; he released his first album If That’s What It Takes. In addition, he collaborated with many artists throughout his musical career. He collaborated with Jack Jones, Van Halen, Carly Simon, Patti LaBelle, and Bonnie Raitt.
Moreover, he won several awards. He won five Grammy awards. Similarly, he won Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for “Yah Mo B There”.