How Much Your Favorite Country Music Stars Are Worth
Country music knows how to get into the thick of things. It sings about heartbreak and struggle, making you think of all the times you've been wronged and hurt. It taps into feelings of fun and simple happiness, making you want to crack open a beer or sit on your back porch and think about all the bright spots in your life. It also makes you think of love and dizzying romances — the kind that change your life and make you think fairy tales could be real. Country music is also a social commentary, often touching on injustices and the struggle of making ends meet.
Because of all of these soul-stirring topics, many country music stars have made it big and have a bank account to match their fame. Some country music stars' net worth is astronomical, with some artists marching their way to becoming billionaires. And as country music continues to become more and more popular over the years, their wealth will only increase. Scroll down to see the net worth of some of the most popular country music stars, and see how far they have come over the years. From humble beginnings to multimillion-dollar mansions, these artists have made it big, in every sense of the word.
Miranda Lambert, Net Worth: $45 Million
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Miranda Lambert is one of the biggest country stars in the world, with 16 Grammy nominations and two wins. Her 2019 net worth is estimated at $45 million, thanks to not only her record sales but also her various endorsements.
Lady Antebellum, Net Worth: $41 Million
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The trio of artists that make up Lady Antebellum have a combined net worth of $41 million. Hillary Scott has a net worth of $11 million; Dave Haywood has a net worth of $10 million; and Charles Kelley has a net worth of $20 million. This is doubly impressive considering they have only been on the scene since 2006, have been nominated for 10 Grammys, and have won five.
Trisha Yearwood, Net Worth: $40 Million
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Trisha Yearwood has a net worth of $40 million, and the woman hustles for her bank account. In 2018, she and her husband, Garth Brooks, were known as one of the highest-paid country stars and sold over 6 million tickets for their North American tour.
In addition to her soaring record sales, Yearwood has an Emmy-winning cooking show on the Food Network, called Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, and a series of cookbooks that have landed on The New York Time's Bestseller List.
Zac Brown, Net Worth: $25 Million
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Zac Brown has always been a hard worker, which is why it's not surprising that he's currently worth $25 million. Brown launched the Zac Brown Band when he was just 19 years old, and a few years later set up his own record label. By 2004, he opened his own music club and restaurant in Georgia, and that same year his first album, called Home Grown, was dropped. The Zac Brown Band has since garnered eight Grammy nominations and three wins.
Lee Ann Womack, Net Worth: $20 Million
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Lee Ann Womack might be best known for her 2000 hit "I Hope You Dance," but she has more successes under her belt than just that one classic. She also has a whopping 14 Grammy nominations and one win.
Randy Owen, Net Worth: $50 Million
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Randy Owen is best known for being the lead singer of the country rock band Alabama, which is the most successful country music group of all time. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005, and still tours to this date. Owen's high net worth isn't a shock when you consider Alabama received 13 Grammy nominations and two wins, and released over 20 gold and platinum records.
Jay DeMarcus, Net Worth: $60 Million
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Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts has an estimated net worth of $60 million, but he's not just a musician. He's also a producer, opened his own record label called Red Street Records, has done some acting on popular shows like Nashville and CSI, and inked a memoir.
Tanya Tucker, Net Worth: $60 Million
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Tanya Tucker has been making waves in the country industry since her debut in the 1970s, and she's still producing music. Her 2019 album While I'm Livin' was praised by Rolling Stone, which compared it to "the late-career records of her peers like Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash."
Loretta Lynn, Net Worth: $65 Million
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Loretta Lynn's career spans nearly 60 years, and she is the most awarded female country recording artist in history. She still writes songs, tours, and plays at the Grand Ole Opry.
She's known as a boundary-pushing artist, and in the '60s, radios banned nine of her songs. Seeing how country is traditionally conservative, that isn't a shocker: Her songs included a track about birth control ("The Pill"), double standards for men and women ("Rated 'X'"), and being widowed thanks to the Vietnam War ("Dear Uncle Sam").
Lynn also wrote a bestselling book based on her autobiographical song “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” which was later adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Sissy