No wonder Forbes magazine put Toby Keith on the cover of the ‘Celebrity 100’ issue,  according to Forbes.com, TOBY KEITH is country music's top earner, pulling in $65 million over the past 12 months. 

His wealth comes from record sales, touring, ownership in Show Dog Records, the "I Love This Bar & Grill" restaurants, his own liquor brand . . . Wild Shot . . . plus endorsements and other sources. Who Knew?  Did You?

Listen to this,  Over the past five years, FORBES estimates, Toby Keith has never earned less than $48 million in a year.  Over his entire career–Keith has written a No. 1 country hit every year for the past two decades–his total earnings surpass $500 million.  Wow, Toby I am impressed!

 Here's the Top 10 :

1.  Toby Keith, $65 million

2.  Taylor Swift, $55 million

3.  Kenny Chesney, $53 million

4.  Tim McGraw, $33 million

5.  Carrie Underwood, $31 million

6.  Brad Paisley, $30 million

7.  Zac Brown Band, $26 million

8. Rascal Flatts, $25 million

9.  George Strait, $18 million

10.  Jason Aldean tied with Luke Bryan, $17 million