Forbes Lists The Highest Paid Country Stars!

Forbes Magazine once again gives a list of the biggest paid stars in Country music.  A few weeks ago the listed off the “highest paid in the world.”  Now we get the straight list of the biggest money makers here at home.

 

5.  Florida Georgia Line – $34.5 Million

The boys made most of their money on the road like all the artists on the list.  The guys also have side ventures including their brand of Old Camp Whiskey.

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Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley from Florida Georgia Line (Photo credit  VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

5. (tie) Toby Keith – $34.5 Million

 

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4. Dolly Parton – $37 Million

Dolly is still pulling in the touring dollars, but her publishing deals and Dollywood them Park have her making the surprise member on the list.

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(Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Webster PR)

3. Luke Bryan – $42 Million

Touring is the top money maker for Luke.  Luke’s side businesses including a restaurant and being co-owner of Buck Commander, Luke is proving to be quite the business man

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2. Kenny Chesney – $42.5 Million

Kenny still made most of his cash from his stadium tour, but with partnership deals from Corona and Apple, Kenny edges out Luke Bryan.

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Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

 

1.  Garth Brooks – $60 Million

It’s no surprise that Garth once again takes the top spot.  The guy has been a touring machine since making his comeback.

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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

 

 

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