The 25 Richest Country Music Singers
It’s no secret that musicians in the States can become very rich and buy whatever their heart wants. Of course, to have a yacht and have millions and millions, they have to be very popular, very talented, and their music should really move people, so they want to buy their work. This is something that country musicians know better than any other music genre – the more popular country music gets every year, the more money goes straight to their pockets.
Country music has become more and more popular over the years, and its start is more attractive than ever. They are so fresh that even rappers teamed up with them for one of a kind duos. Simply said, country music is big, and country stars are super-rich. Scroll down to see are 25 country singers with mindblowing bank accounts.
25. Luke Bryan
Net Worth: $7 million
Luke Bryan is one of the most popular country singers, especially among younger audiences. People love his music, the complexity of his lyrics, and his playful charm.
Luke has been on the country scene for a few years only, but it feels as much longer. It’s evident that his career is only going to get bigger. Fun fact: he has his wife’s initials tattooed on his rear end.
24. Jason Aldean
Net Worth: $15 million
Jason Aldean was born in Georgia, and as of today, he has a $15 million worth that can’t be ignored. Lately, he hit the media more for his personal life than music career, but the bad press still couldn’t hurt his career.
His record sales are no the top, and he has no trouble with selling this tour across the country in only a few days. One of his most famous songs, “My Kinda Party,” helped launch his career into todays.
23. Vince Gill
Net Worth: $16 million
Vince Gill has one of those sweet voices that can bring man millions of dollars. His successful career started decades ago in Nashville and has been on the rise ever since.
Gill’s career started in his teens when he played in various Bluegrass music groups before finally leaving to go to Nashville and make it big. Luckily, he did just that.
22. Miranda Lambert
Net Worth: $18 million
Just like Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert started her career as a Hollywood star on television. She came in third place in the 2003 season of Nashville Star, which was only the beginning of her career.
From there, Miranda went on to create some of the best country songs on the radio and marry country star, Blake Shelton. Her current net worth is estimated to be around $18 million and growing up.
21. Rascal Flatts
Net Worth: $21 million
Singers can earn more when they team up, and Rascal Flatts knows this the best. With mutual work, they got to accumulate $21 million. Rascal Flatts accomplished a lot in their time together and they are not ready to take a break.
Rascal Flatts is one of the country bands most beloved by fans, beyond country fans. They’ve created 26 singles, 12 of which have been number one on the Billboard music list.
20. Zac Brown Band Net Worth
Net Worth: $25 million
The Zac Brown Band consists of several musicians with Zachry (Zac) Alexander Brown being the lead singer. So far, they released sixteen singles, of which eleven have reached number one. All in, Zac Brown Band is a big success.
Zac Brown Band is really known for its catchy and summer-vibe music. Thanks to their massive hits and sold-out concerts, they made a real fortune. Plus, they’ve made their mark in country music and they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.
19. Brad Paisley
Net Worth: $30 million
Brad Paisley is married to famous actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, best known for her role in the “Father of the Bride.” At the moment, she is busy portraying a Nashville mayor’s sneaky wife in the hit television series Nashville.
Paisley is a talented singer, guitarist, and songwriter. When it comes to the country music industry, brad is a mega-star, with numerous hits, hosting gigs, great tours, and a total net worth of $30 million.
18. Blake Shelton
Net Worth: $30 million
Blake Shelton was born in June of 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma. He started singing at the age of 12 and knew how to play guitar. At the age of 15 he wrote his first song, and by 16, he had received his first award, the Denbo Diamond Award, in his state of Oklahoma.
At age 17, he moved to Nashville to pursue his singing career, and luckily for the fans, he made it. This country singer is a judge on the Voice and he’s a repeat host of the ACM awards. He found his luck with fellow country singer Miranda Lambert.
17. George Jones
Net Worth: $35 million
George Jones is best known for his song, He Stopped Loving Her Today, although he has many hits. For many, he is the greatest living country singer.
At the age of 9, he started playing guitar, and at that age, he knew that he wanted to pursue a career in the country. However, before he decided to give his soul and full-time life to country music, he decided to spend some time in the Marines before he made it big after being discharged.
16. Kenny Chesney
Net Worth: $40 million
Who doesn’t love Kenny Chesney? His music is like a perfect melody to fans, plus people love his charming personality and calm nature. Did you know that Kenny was once married to a famous actress, Renee Zellweger?
Ever since he divorced the famous actress, Kenny started making hits after hits, making his songs number one. Worth an estimated $40 million, this country crooner has 15 albums, 14 of which were certified gold.
15. Brooks and Dunn
Net Worth: $45 million
This county music singing duo does a fantastic job writing and singing songs. They started in 1990 as a duo, but before that they were on their own, running their solo careers.
They have released fifty singles, as Brooks and Dunn, in which twenty of them have made it to #1 on the Hot Country Songs charts. On top of that, a total of 19 hits reached the top ten list. All in, they have created a true country music sensation.
14. Carrie Underwood
Net Worth: $45 million
Carrie Underwood took the States by the storm, ever since she appeared in American Idol. Carrie’s first TV performance was on American Idol in far 2005, when the world discovered her. People have loved her ever since.
Carrie’s career took off when she won Idol, and it hasn’t stopped since then. She has many hits, dozens of number one songs, many awards, and numerous performances across the world that are always easily sold.
13. Keith Urban
Net Worth: $45 million
Those who are not fans of country music may know Keith Urban’s wife, a globally-known actress Nicole Kidman. Those who follow the country music scene, know that Keith is a true superstar.
When he isn’t busy touring across the States, he s busy as a judge on American Idol. His first album went platinum after his move to the US. He subsequently saw 15 of his songs hit number one.
12. Tim McGraw
Net Worth: $65 million
Tim McGraw is one of the most famous names in country music. He is famous for his music firstly than on the fact that his wife is another celebrity, Faith Hill. Also, his dad was a famous baseball player Tug McGraw.
Yet, thanks to his talent Tim has made a name for himself in country music as well as acting in popular movies. He even appeared in the movie ‘Blind Side’ next to the famous Sandra Bullock.
11. Reba McEntire
Net Worth: $65 million
Reba’s mother was a signer as well, so this star has a great musical background. Reba and her siblings were taught by their mother how to sing and harmonize at a young age, and Reba taught to play the guitar.
During her college, Reba started her musical path. She even sang at rodes together with her cousins, under the name Singing McEntires. Her first album was released in far 1977, and five additional studio albums followed, until 1983. Her career includes seven Academy of Country Music top female vocalist awards, 12 American Music Awards and she’s sold more than 80 million albums.
10. Alan Jackson
Net Worth: $75 million
Alan Jackson is one of the highest-paid country music stars in the world. Considering his fame level, talent, and fan numbers, this doesn’t come as a major surprise.
Jackson is known for his fun and catchy songs. He started his career a decade ago and even back then it was clear that he was going to be a big star. He’s since signed a contract with Ford, which added significantly to his net worth.
9. Faith Hill
Net Worth: $80 million
Faith Hill is one of the biggest names in the country music world. Hill is known for her smooth music, and her famous relationship with another popular country singer, song-writer Tim McGraw.
Tim and Faith have recorded many duets together and joined they have enormous net worth. Hill has sold over 40 million albums worldwide and has hit the billboard charts with three number one hits. Thanks to her albums Faith and Breathe, she took a giant step to pop and went mainstream.
8. Johnny Cash
Net Worth: $120 million
Mister Johnny Cash is one of the biggest influences on the country music industry. He is known for his music, original all-black outfit, and for breaking many stereotypes.
He was known as “The Man in Black,” next to his deep and baritone voice. Cash was definitely a man of many talents when it comes to singing and public performance. He was married to fellow singer, June Carter for many years, and the two died close in time, with Johnny Cash passing in 2003. At the time of his death, he had a net worth of $120 million dollars.
7. Garth Brooks
Net Worth: $150 million
Garth Brooks is on top of the world when it comes to his career. He is successful, talented, and every song is an absolute hit. Many of his songs are even gone platinum and his live performances some one of the largest.
Garth Brooks is the best-selling solo albums artist in the US with his 135 million sales here. In album sales, he stands shoulder to shoulder with Elvis Presley. So far, he is the only artist who has achieved diamond status on seven albums.
6. Taylor Swift
Net Worth: $220 million
Taylor Swift is a true American sweetheart. Among stars, she is often described as modest and special. She is always responsible, well-educated on various topics, and a great role model for young girls across the world.
Swift is also famous for writing songs about her boyfriends, and no one can stop her from doing so. She began as a country singer and she is the only artist to have an album hit the 1 million first-week sales figure three times. Plus, she is the youngest artist to receive the Grammy for Album of the Year, and she is also, the only female to receive it twice.
5. Kenny Rogers
Net Worth: $250 million
Kenny Rogers knows how it feels to be ‘heavy’ $250 million, and that’s something that only a few blessed ones get to experience how it feels like to have this amount of money on their hand. Therefore, the top 25 wealthiest country singers in the world list wouldn’t be complete without Kenny Rogers.
Kenny is one of the wealthiest country singers as well as one of the most famous country stars in history. His rich careers include singing, acting, songwriting, producing, photographing, and being a business owner. He also made into the Hall of Fame, selling over 100 million records worldwide.
4. George Strait
Net Worth: $300 million
George Strait was born in 1952, in Texas. He is a singer, songwriter, music producer, and even an actor. He is also one of the most influential musicians in the business. In his heart, George is a real cowboy person, and his look and style have brought the country music industry back to its roots.
He was elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame and received his first Grammy in the 2000’s decade. He is the kind of country singer you (probably) and your parents (definitely!) grew up listening to, and you definitely know the worlds of his songs.
3. Shania Twain
Net Worth: $350 million
Twain is one of the most popular female country singer artists in the business. Even younger generations know about this singer and her thriving career. The famous singer was born in 1965 and had an extremely successful musical career, until 2004 – when she decided to retire with a net worth of a symbolic $350 million.
This Canadian-born country singer rocked the world with hits such as “Man, I Feel Like a Woman.” On top of that, Shania found some time to write hits for other singers as well.
2. Dolly Parton
Net Worth: $450 million
There is no person in this world that hasn’t heard about Dolly Parton. Dolly has been around for decades and her considerable assets are worth $450 million.
This famous singer, writer, and actress signed around 3,000 songs during her 40-years-long career. She started her career in 1967 and began to truly rule over the country scene during the 1970s.
1. Toby Keith
Net Worth: $500 million
He asked the simple question, “How do you like me now?” and the world answered back with a, “just fine!” according to Toby Keith’s estimated net worth of astonishing $500.
The majority of his wealth comes from his music career, but a significant income comes from owning a restaurant. On top of that, he owns a stake in the record label that signed a few other well-known musicians such as Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw.