3 time Grammy Award winner, McGraw is a country music superstar selling 40 million+ albums. Also an aspiring actor, appearing in more than 8 movies
- McGraw has ventured into acting, with supporting roles in The Blind Side (with Sandra Bullock), Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, and Four Christmases (with Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon), and lead roles in Flicka (2006), Country Strong (2010) and more.
- Samuel Timothy McGraw was born in Delhi, Louisiana, the only child of Elizabeth "Betty" Ann (D'Agostino), a waitress, and Frank Edwin "Tug" McGraw Jr., a star pitcher for the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies.
- He attended Northeast Louisiana University, now the University of Louisiana at Monroe, on a baseball scholarship.