More Country Stars That Struck Gold

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Her musical and business achievements helped her secure a net worth around half a billion-dollar, much of it thanks to her Dollywood theme park, which is the twenty-fourth most popular theme park in the United States. She was heavily referenced in the 2018 coming-of-age drama Dumplin’ starring Danielle Macdonald and Jennifer Aniston. If you haven’t listened to Dolly Parton yet (and really, why wouldn’t you), then you should stop what you’re doing and put on her hit song “Jolene” in the background before continuing this article.

Conway Twitty

Net Worth: $14 million. Venture: The Estate of Harold Jenkins. Harold Lloyd Jenkins, mostly known as Conway Twitty, was a country singer from the ’60s and ’70s that dabbled in various genres from rock and roll to R&B and even Ppop. He was widely praised or his duets with Loretta Lynn and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame following his passing away in 1993. His most successful songs include “Hello Darlin’,” “Honky Tonk Angel,” “Linda on My Mind” and “The High Priest of Country Music.”