Mark McGrath Bio
As lead singer/songwriter for Sugar Ray, Mark McGrath can lay claim to a stunning string of Top 10 hits, several multi-platinum albums – including the RIAA 3x platinum certified 14:59 – and countless sold-out performances. Where that would be enough for most artists, McGrath has also proven an effervescent and ever-present pop culture personality.
With his innate wit, easy charm, and encyclopedic knowledge of pop culture, McGrath has turned out to be a natural television personality. Among his many credits, he co-hosted the entertainment news program Extra, as well as numerous series and specials like The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, NBC’s Radio Music Awards, MTV’s Rock N’ Jock, the annual World Music Awards, two seasons of The CW’s The Pussycat Dolls Present and the nationally syndicated Don’t Forget The Lyrics! A three-time champion on VH1’s Rock & Roll Jeopardy, McGrath has also appeared on such hugely successful series as American Idol, The Celebrity Apprentice (Season 4), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, FCU: Fact Checkers Unit, Celebrity Wife Swap and the penultimate episode of NBC’s The Office.
More than two decades since first stepping into the spotlight, the multi-talented McGrath is busier than ever before. Leading the charge is his upcoming solo debut, as well as his role as founder and host of Under The Sun, the annual summer festival tour showcasing the biggest and brightest stars of the halcyon '90s. Now blissfully married and father to twins, McGrath’s admirably debauched rock star lifestyle has given way to a laser beam focus on his own past, present and future.