Toby Keith Covel, better known as Toby Keith, is a country music singer, actor, songwriter, and producer of American nationality. He was born on 8 July 1961 in Clinton, Oklahoma, United States of America (USA). He is one of the most well-known and popular country music singers and has a massive fan following. Over the course of his career, Toby Keith has released nineteen albums, five compilation albums of his songs, two Christmas albums.
He has sold around 40 million albums all over the world. Keith had 61 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs list, which includes 20 hit singles and another 21 Top 10 Hits. Toby Keith’s most famous songs are “Beer for My Horses” which was a duet song with Willie Nelson released in 2003, and “As Good as I Once Was” which was released in 2005. These songs stayed in the #1 position for six weeks. Toby Keith along with Ricky Skaggs was given the National Medal of Arts on 13 January in the year 2021 by then- President Donald J. Trump
Toby Keith Early Life
Toby Keith was born on 8 July 1961 in Clinton, Oklahoma, United States of America (USA). His mother is Carolyn Joan and his father’s name is Hubert K. Covel Jr. Keith has one brother and a sister. His family initially lived in Fort Smith, Arkansas but then eventually moved to Moore in Oklahoma. Keith visited his grandma in Fort Smith where she owned Billie Garner’s Supper Club and Keith was inspired to become a musician after he saw other musicians who came to play at the club. He helped out at the club by doing various small jobs and sometimes sang with the other musicians who came to play there. He enrolled in the Highland West Junior Club and went to Moore High School where he also played football.
Toby Keith Music Career
Over the course of his career, Toby Keith has released 19 studio albums namely Toby Keith (1993), Boomtown (1994), Blue Moon (1996), Dream Walkin’ (1997), How Do You Like Me Now? (1999), Pull My Chain (2001), Unleashed (2002), Shock’n Y’all (2003), Honkytown University (2005), White Trash With Money (2006), Big Dog Daddy (2007), American Ride (2009), Bullets in the Gun (2010), Hope on the Rocks (2012) and Peso in my Pocket (2021).
He also released 2 Christmas albums which include Christmas to Christmas (1995) and A Classic Christmas (2007).
Some of his number 1 singles are Who’s That Man, I Wanna Talk About Me, My List, Should’ve Been a Cowboy, Me Too, I Love This Bar, American Soldier, Whiskey Girl, Love Me If You Can, God Love Her and Made in America.
Toby Keith has also won numerous awards from Country Music Association Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, American Music Awards, British Country Music Association Awards, and American Country Awards.
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Toby Keith Acting Career
Toby Keith has appeared in 2 movies. He starred in Broken Bridges which was released on 8 September in the year 2006. His co-stars were Burt Reynolds, Lindsey Haun, Tess Harper, and Kelly Preston. The director of the movie was Steven Goldmann and the script was written by Jeff Gottesfeld and Cherie Bennett. His other film is Beer for My Horses which Keith himself wrote and the name of the movie is based on the song of the same name written by Toby Keith in 2003. The movie was released in the year 2008.
Toby Keith Net Worth
Toby Keith has released nineteen albums, five compilation albums of his songs, two Christmas albums. He has sold around 40 million albums all over the world. Keith had 61 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs list, which includes 20 hit singles and another 21 Top 10 Hits. Additionally, he has acted in 2 films and made various television appearances. He also has other business ventures like owning and franchising various restaurants in different cities all over the United States. Keith also has a clothing line names, TK Steelman. He also has a beverage brand called Wild Shot. Toby Keith’s music and acting career, as well as his other business ventures, have brought up his net worth to $365 million which makes him one of the highest-paid musicians and celebrities in the US
Toby Keith Personal Life
Keith married his wife Tricia Lucus in 1984 and has three children, Shelley (born in the year 1980), Krystal ( born on 30 September in the year 1985), and one son named Stelen who was born in 1997. Toby Keith also has 4 grandchildren.
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