Toby Keith

Country Singer

Birthday July 8, 1961

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Clinton, OK

DEATH DATE Feb 5, 2024 (62)

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Singer, songwriter, producer, and actor who was named the Country Music Academy Entertainer of the Year in 2002 and 2003. His debut hit was "Should Have Been a Cowboy."

Before Fame

He worked at his grandmother's supper club and played with the band; he got his first guitar when he was eight years old. After graduating from high school, 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."

Family Life

He married Tricia Lucus on March 24, 1984 and they had two daughters, Shelley Covel Rowland and Krystal "Krystal Keith" LaDawn Covel Sandubrae, and one son named Stelen Keith Covel.

Associated With

He recorded the song "Piece of Work" with Jimmy Buffett. The song was released on Buffett's twenty-sixth studio album, License to Chill, in 2004.


Toby Keith Highlights
Toby Keith Highlights