Toby Keith’s Net Worth – Singer Reveals About His Stomach Cancer

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What Is Toby Keith’s Net Worth?

Toby Keith has a net worth of $365 million and is an American country singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Toby is one of country music’s most popular artists in recent decades. He’s also an extremely successful entrepreneur.

Keith’s initial record contract was worth $20,000, and his self-titled debut album was published in 1993. Between March and December of 1993, he gave 150 concerts. Each night, he made $5,000-$10,000. Venues increased his price to $20,000 per show when the album’s second hit started garnering radio attention in the middle of the tour.

Toby Keith Reveals That He Has Stomach Cancer

Toby Keith revealed on social media that he had been diagnosed with stomach cancer.

On Twitter, the multi-platinum-selling musician revealed that he had surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation in the previous six months.

Keith, an Oklahoma native who turns 61 on July 8, added, “So far, so good.” “I require time to heal, breathe, and rest.”

“I’m looking forward to spending time with my family this summer.” But, sooner or later, I’ll see the fans. “I’m looking forward to it.”

Keith’s performance schedule for the rest of the year was not immediately available. According to his website, his next concert will take place on June 17 in Wheaton, Illinois. Following Keith’s declaration, the Ohio State Fair canceled Keith’s July 28 concert in Columbus, Ohio.

Elaine Schock, Keith’s publicist, said in an email late Sunday that certain tour dates will be canceled, but she couldn’t say how many.

Since 2006, Keith’s foundation has aided children with cancer.

Early Life And Career

Toby Keith's Net Worth - Singer Reveals About His Stomach Cancer

Toby Keith Covel was born in Clinton, Oklahoma, on July 8, 1961. Carolyn and Hubert Covel have three children: one girl and two boys. In the summers, he even went to see his grandmother. In Fort Smith, Arkansas, she ran a supper club. Toby was enthralled by the artists performing in the supper club. He bought his first guitar when he was eight years old, worked various jobs around his grandmother’s club, and finally joined the house band on stage.

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Toby grew up in Moore, Oklahoma, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, with his brothers. On the Moore High School football team, he was a defensive end. He worked as a derrick in the oil fields after graduating from high school. He worked his way up to operations manager over time.

Toby continued to work in the oil fields while the band performed at local taverns. When the oil sector hit hard difficulties in 1982, he was laid off. Toby subsequently went on to play defensive end with the Oklahoma City Drillers, a semi-pro football team. After a few years of regional success, Easy Money began performing at honky-tonks in Texas and Oklahoma.

In a road accident in 2001, Keith’s father died. The encounter, combined with the events of September 11, prompted Keith to pen the divisive “Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue (The Angry American),” which became a great hit, especially among military people.

In 2002 and 2003, the Academy of Country Music awarded Keith the Entertainer of the Year. In 2003, he drew even more media notice after a public spat with Natalie Maines, the Dixie Chicks’ lead vocalist.

Toby Keith's Net Worth - Singer Reveals About His Stomach Cancer

Maine’s comment that President George W. Bush was “ashamed” of him at a concert enraged Keith even more. Maines as Saddam Hussein was shown on a television screen during his own concerts, and he played his hit national anthem while doing so.

In 2003, he released Shock’n Y’All, which went to number one on both the country and pop album charts. The title of the album is a play on the military term “shock and awe,” which was used during the Iraq war, and his hymn to the troops, “American Soldier,” was a great hit.

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On “She Ain’t Hooked on Me No More,” a duet with country music legend Merle Haggard, his second album, Honkytonk University, released in 2005, featured a duet with Haggard.

Personal Life

Keith married Tricia Lucus on March 24, 1984. Shelley (born in 1980, adopted by Keith in 1984), Krystal (born in 1985), and son Stelen are the couple’s three children (born in 1997). Through his daughter Shelley, he has two grandchildren and one grandson.


Dinky, a Ramapo College of New Jersey alumnus, has worked as a journalist for over four years, covering a wide range of topics including current events, politics, fashion, celebrity news, and fitness. Oh and when Dinky is not writing about her favorite TV shows, she can be found binge watching them.

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