Ahh, country music. There may be people who talk of your music genre with complete disgust and content, but there are those who adore all that you represent. The lighthearted lyrics, twangy tunes, and deep, heartfelt emotions pour out of each country star and fans are forever thankful. With that being said, country singers are proof that there is a lucrative amount of fame and cash to be earned in the musical field, just take a look at this generous list.
Tammy Wynette – $900,000
During the 60s, Tammy Wynette was a household name. In 1969, she married George Jones and the couple created many albums together. Wynette’s biggest and best single was, “Stand by Your Man”. It’s important to note that she had 20 number 1 hits in her career, easily making her one a defining women in country music history, just like Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn.