McCary in January 2012
|Birth name||Michael Sean McCary|
|Also known as||Mike McCary|
|Born||December 16, 1971|
|Origin||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Genres||R&B, Soul, New jack swing|
|Years active||1988–2003 2007-present|
|Labels||Motown, Universal, Arista, MSM Music Group/Koch, Decca/UMG|
|Associated acts||Boyz II Men
In 2003, Michael McCary left Boyz II Men due to chronic back problems resulting from scoliosis and personal problems. McCary plays in the film Mannsfield 12 (2007), in which he takes on the role of Herold. He has also appeared on the television game show Identity on March 24, 2007. Lately Michael has been seen in the court room as a celebrity juror on a TV show that airs daily called Jury Duty. He was also shown in the pilot for a talk show with Paula Poundstone called A Pound of Paula, which wasn't picked up.
McCary is the son of Omarnetta Thomas and Robert McCary Sr. He has a brother named Robert McCary Jr. Michael was due to make a long-awaited return to the group in 2011 for their twenty-year anniversary album with all new material. However, negotiations between McCary and the group broke down, and this was confirmed by Boyz II Men via their website. He is the step-brother of fellow singer Will Downing.
- Boyz II Men Official website
- Michael McCary at the Internet Movie Database
- Michael McCary at Allmusic
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