An American music sensation Toby Keith is best known for his animated anthems to the U.S. soldiers serving in the Middle East. As an actor, Toby has appeared in movies like Broken Bridges where he portrayed the role of Bo Price. He appeared in the film alongside Kelly Preston, Tess Harper, Burt Reynolds, and Lindsey Hau.
Toby Was Born In Oklahoma
Toby Keith was born in 1961 in Clinton Oklahoma to father, Hubert K. Covel, and mother, Carolyn Joan. Toby has a brother, Tracy Covel, and a sister, Tonni Covel. They grew up together with their parents. He attended Fort Smith, Arkansas, grade school. He changed his residence to Moore, Oklahoma. Keith graduated from Moore High School.
Toby's Professional Career
Toby started working as a derrick hand in the oil fields after graduation. He worked hard in oil fields to become an operation manager, but later in 1982, the oil industry in Oklahoma began a rapid decline, and Keith soon found himself unemployed. After that, he returned to his football training and played a defensive game with the semi-pro Oklahoma City Drillers club, but he was not selected.
Then, Toby pursued his career in music in the early '90s. He signed with Mercury Records, and by 1993 his self-debuted album hit platinum. His follow-up records like Boomtown 1994 and Blue Moon 1996, were equally successful. Later in 1999 his Album How Do You Like Me Now!, won two Academy of Country Music (ACM) awards in 2000.
After being favored in media as a singer, Toby released an album, Shock's Y'All, in 2003, which was listed on the top country and pop album charts. This Album title plays on the military expression, shock, and awe from the Iraq war, and his song to the troops American Soldier was a big success.
Apart from singing, He also starred in Ford commercials, singing original songs such as Ford Truck Man and Field Trip. He made his appearance in Broken Bridges in 2005, scripted by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld, and directed by Steven Goldmann. Later, he also played various movies like Beer for My Horses and Bloodworth.
Keith continued his hot streak on January 1, 2017, Keith signed on to perform at Donald Trump's procreation concert at the Lincoln Memorial. He said that his appearance was for the country, not in support of a politician or political party.
Toby's Net Worth Is High
Keith's lavish lifestyle strongly buys a point that he has a good income source from his singing and acting career. Toby Keith's net worth is to be $500 million. Sources have confirmed that he never made less than $48 million.
Is A Married Man
Moving forward to his personal life, Keith is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Toby married his long-term girlfriend-turned-wife, Tricia Lucus, on March 24, 1984. The couple has three children, two daughters, Shelley Covel Rowland and LaDawn Covel Sandubrae and a son, Steven Keith Covel.