Net Worth: $60 Million
- Source of Wealth Singer-songwriter
- Nationality United States
American country music singer and songwriter, Kenny Chesney has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Chesney grew up in Luttrell, Tennessee and in the early 1990s made his way to Nashville, where he found work as a songwriter-for-hire. He released his first major-label album, All I Need to Know, in 1995 and had steady success with the followups Me and You (1996), I Will Stand (1997) and Everywhere We Go (1999). After a decade of building an audience with country hits such as “You Had Me From Hello” and “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy,” Kenny Chesney broke through in 2002 with the Nashville-to-Caribbean sound of his album No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problems. The Country Music Association honored Chesney with the Entertainer of the Year award in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008. Chesney has since recorded 15 albums, 14 of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA. He earned $44 million between May 2011 to May 2012, according to FORBES. His publishing profits stayed strong despite no new albums.
Annual earnings according to Forbes:
May 2011 to May 2012 Earnings: $44 Million
May 2009 to May 2010 Earnings: $50 Million
May 2008 to May 2009 Earnings: $65 Million