Posted: 5:45 am Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Highest Paid Country Artists And How Much Money They Bring In… 

By Staff Writer

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So of course when you have some favorite artists, and you see where they travel, the houses they live in, the cars they drive, its only natural to want to know how much money they make. What is their yearly income… well, several country stars have made the cut on Forbes’ “100 Highest-Paid Celebrities” list for 2017. Garth Brooks is the highest ranked country singer on the list, coming in at 26th place with 60 million made. Kenny Chesney earned $42.5 million and Luke Bryan earned $42 million, putting them at No. 53 and 55, respectively. Dolly Parton notched the No. 71 spot with earnings of $37 million, while Toby Keith and Florida Georgia Line found themselves tied at No. 83 with $34.5 million of income. Jason Aldean rounded out the country stars with a 98th place finish and $32.5 million earned.

At the very top of this year’s list was rapper Sean Combs (A.K.A. Diddy), who pulled in $130 million alone over the last year!

Also on the list are athletes, actors, and other celebrities and this list’s findings were compiled from celebrities’ pretax income from June 1, 2016 through June 1, 2017. The full list can be seen here.

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