American singer-writer “Toby Keith” announced on Sunday that he had been suffering from stomach cancer since last year. And is under medical treatment for the last six months. Keith is also a songwriter, actor, and record producer who has 32 number 1 singles. “Red Solo Cup” and “I Wanna Talk About Me” are the two hits albums.
In a statement posted on his official page, Keith said that so far so good, and need time to breathe. He has received chemo, radiation, and surgery for the last six months. The fans responded quickly with positive comments and praying for quick recovery through social media.
He is taking a break from the music for some time to maintain his health. Toby Keith further mentioned that he wanted to spend some time with his family. And also like to see his fans sooner than later. Keith married Tricia Lucus, in 1984.
Since 2006, Keith’s foundation is dedicating to children who are suffering from cancer. In 2014, his foundation opened the “OK Kids Corral” which provides no-cost housing to families receiving pediatric cancer treatment in Oklahoma City, near Keith’s hometown.
Toby Keith whose birth name is Toby Keith Covel was born on July 8, 1961, in Clinton, Oklahoma, USA. He is one of the most successful Country music artists in the US.
Keith, according to his official site, was about to perform Ribfest in Illinois on June 17. His organisation also said that the upcoming performance on July 28 at Ohio State Fair was canceled. Keith started his career in music in 1993. He has numerous hit albums and ”Peso in my pocket” is one of them.
In 2021, then President Donald Trump awarded Toby Keith with an award “National Medal of Arts” which was the highest award. The net worth of Toby Keith is US$365 million dollars.