COUNTRY STARS MAKE FORBES' HIGHEST-PAID CELEBRITIES LIST

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Country Stars Make Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrities List

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.

 

Topping this year’s list was rapper Sean Combs (A.K.A. Diddy), who pulled in $130 million over the last year.

The 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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