Toby Keith Covel was born 8 July 1961. best known as Toby Keith is an American country music singer-songwriter, producer and actor. Keith released his first four albums 1993's Toby Keith, Boomtown 1994, 1996 Blue Moon and 1997's Dream Walkin ', plus a Greatest Hits package for various divisions of Mercury Records before exiting in 1998.
Keith graduated from Moore High School and serves as a derrick hand in the oil fields. He worked his way up to become an operation manager. At age 20, he and his friends Scott Webb and Danny Smith, with a few others, formed the band Easy Money, who played at local bars as he continued to work in the oil industry. Sometimes he had to leave in the middle of a concert if he was paged to work in oil fields.
oby Keith got the "Colbert Bump" when he appeared on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report. He has the distinction of being the only musical artist who has received a five star rating from Stephen Colbert on iTunes. Keith adapted to this context when he appeared on Colbert's 2008 Christmas Special as a hunter.