Radio play doesn’t always mean highest earnings in the industry of country music, which is why it makes the top ten country stars with highest net worths so surprising. You won’t see stars like Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan or Blake Shelton on this list. So who exactly are the top earning country stars and how did they manage to make the big bucks? Keep reading to find out, the list should certainly shock you!
8. Reba McEntire
Estimated Net Worth: $95 Million. A staple in country music, Reba McEntire has made a name for herself since 1976 — that’s 40 years in the industry! She’s known to be one of the most influential country music performers, inspiring other artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. So how did she manage to make so much money? Well, besides her own discography which contains 29 albums, she also went on to star in her own television series Reba, and started a label, Starstruck Entertainment, with ex-husband Narvel Blackstock. Since the split, Reba amicably separated from Starstruck, now called RBI (Reba’s Business Inc.).