Toby Keith - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Age, Facts, Songs, Height

Toby Keith

Facts About Toby Keith

Celebrated Name Toby Keith
Age 61 Years Old
Nick Name Toby
Birth Name Toby Keith Covel
Birth Date 1961-07-08
Gender Male
Place Of Birth Clinton, Oklahoma, U.S.
Birth Nation America
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-white
Religion Baptist
Race White
Horoscope Cancer
Father Hubert Keith Covel
Mother Carolyn Joan Covel
Siblings 2
University Villanova University
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $365 million
Height 6 ft 4 in / 193 cm
Weight 198 lb / 90 kg
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Average
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Toby Keith Covel, professionally known as Toby Keith is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He is well recognized for his first four studio albums 1993's "Toby Keith", 1994's "Boomtown", 1996's "Blue Moon" and 1997's "Dream Walkin'", plus a Greatest Hits package for various divisions of Mercury Records before leaving Mercury in 1998. He was named the Country Music Academy Entertainer of the Year in 2002 and 2003. His debut hit was "Should Have Been a Cowboy." Toby previously worked at his grandmother's supper club and played with the band; he got his first guitar when he was eight years old. He also worked on an oil derrick on which he eventually became an operations manager. In 2021, he released his album "Peso in My Pocket".

Toby Keith Famous For

  • Being an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
  • The first four studio albums were 1993's "Toby Keith", 1994's "Boomtown", 1996's "Blue Moon" and 1997's "Dream Walkin'".

How old is Toby Keith?

Toby Keith was born on 8th July 1961 with the real name of Toby Keith Covel in Clinton, Oklahoma, U.S. He is American by nationality and American-white by ethnicity. Similarly, his religion is Baptist and his race is white. Toby's present age is 60 which he celebrated back in 2021 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Cancer. He is the son of his father, Hubert Keith Covel (a United States Army veteran who died that March in a car accident), and his mother, Carolyn Joan Covel. He also has two siblings named Tracy Covel and Tonni Covel.

Regarding Toby's education, he attended Highland West Junior High and Moore High School, where he played defensive end on the football team. He has an honorary degree from Villanova University, which he attended from 1979 to 1980.

Toby Keith Career Timeline

  • Toby Keith kicks off his musical career by making his debut single, "Should've Been a Cowboy" after which he signed with Polydor Records Nashville and released his second album, "Boomtown", in September 1994.
  • He then released his first Christmas album, "Christmas to Christmas" in 1995 and signed with the short-lived Nashville division of A&M Records to release his third album "Blue Moon" in April 1996. 
  • He launched his fourth studio album, "Dream Walkin'" whereas his last Mercury release was "Greatest Hits Volume" One in October 1998. 
  • He later moved to DreamWorks Records' Nashville division, of which Stroud served as president in 1999 and his first release for the label was "When Love Fades", which also failed to make Top 40.
  • He released the "Unleashed" album which included four singles in 2002 and his eighth studio album, "Shock'n Y'all" was released in November 2003.
  • His final DreamWorks album was "Honkytonk University" in early 2005.
  • Toby later founded a new label, Show Dog Nashville on 31st August 2005 and its first release was his 2006 album "White Trash with Money".
  • On 6th May 2008, he released "35 Biggest Hits" and released "She Never Cried in Front of Me", which went to number 1 in 2008.
  • "Bullets in the Gun" was released on 5th October 2010 which was Keith's first album not to produce a top 10 hit, with "Trailerhood" reaching number 19.
  • His sixteenth album, "Hope on the Rocks", was released in late 2012, and released the compilation album, "The Bus Songs" in September 2017. 
  • Keith featured on the Brantley Gilbert single "The Worst Country Song of All Time" with Hardy in 2021.
  • Besides, Toby made an appearance at the first Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (then NWA-TNA) weekly pay-per-view on 19th June 2002 as well as he participated in the Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy, which aired on 14th March 2009.
  • He received the "Colbert Bump" when he appeared on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report". 
  • He appeared on Fox Channel's Huckabee" on 29th October 2011 and starred as a guest on "Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas" in December 2018.
  • Also, he filmed Broken "Bridges" in the Autumn of 2005 as well as he wrote and starred in the 2008 movie "Beer for My Horses".
  • Keith was also set to star in the film "Bloodworth" but later dropped out.
  • Furthermore, it was reported on 13th January 2021 that Keith had been awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Trump. 

Who is Toby Keith's Wife?

Toby Keith is a married man. He tied a knot with his beautiful wife Tricia Lucus on 24th March 1984. He is the father of three children two daughters, Shelley Covel Rowland (born 1980, adopted by Keith in 1984) and Krystal "Krystal Keith" LaDawn Covel Sandubrae (born September 30, 1985; signed a contract with Show Dog-Universal in 2013), and one son (Stelen Keith Covel, born 1997). He also has four grandchildren. Concerning Toby's sexual orientation, he is straight.

What is Toby Keiths Net Worth?

Toby Keith is a versatile man who has a net worth of $365 million as of 2022 whereas he has also a handsome amount of salary which is also in millions of dollars per year. He also established a line of clothing, TK Steelman in 2009 as well as his music career and his various other business ventures have made him one of the wealthiest celebrities in the United States. The July 15. 2013, edition of Forbes magazine features Keith on the cover with the caption "Country Music's $500 million man". In addition, his major source of income is his music singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer career.

How tall is Toby Keith?

Toby Keith is 6 ft 4 in / 193 cm tall and his body weighs around 198 lb / 90 kg. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is average. Keith announced in June 2022 that he had been diagnosed with stomach cancer at the end of the prior year, having undergone chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery for the past six months.

Trivias About Toby Keith You Need To Know.

  • His debut hit was "Should Have Been a Cowboy."
  • He was named the Country Music Academy Entertainer of the Year in 2002 and 2003.
  • He worked on an oil derrick on which he eventually became an operations manager.
  • He appeared in Ford commercials, singing songs such as "Ford Truck Man."
  • He recorded the song "Piece of Work" with Jimmy Buffett.