For country music fans and fans of American music as a whole, there are fewer big names in the country music genre than The Dreamer singer Blake Shelton. Blake has been a remarkable country music star since his debut in 2001 and has maintained his relevance ever since with the release of several albums, chart-topping songs and his continued appearance at The Voice singing competition.
Outside of music, Blake has also starred in a number of films and appeared on a number of TV shows, providing the soundtrack to over 25 films and TV shows throughout his career.
Everything you need to know about Blake Shelton can be found below.
Blake Shelton – Biography & Age
Blake Shelton entered the world as the son of Dorothy and Richard Shelton on June 18, 1976, in Ada, Oklahoma. His birth name is Blake Tollison Shelton and he is one of three children of his parents, the other two being a brother and sister.
He started singing at the age of 12 and at the same age he started playing the guitar. After completing his high school education, he moved to the home of country music in America – Nashville, Tennessee – to pursue a singing career.
Before releasing his first song in 2001, he worked at a music publishing house in Nashville until he finally signed to Giant Records, where he released his first single Austin, which climbed to #1 on the Billboard Country Music Charts and effectively launched his career.
Since that first attempt, Blake Shelton has released several more singles during his career. He also released his first album, Blake Shelton, in 2001, which was followed by 10 more albums. These albums are The Dreamer, Blake Shelton’s Barn & Grill, Pure BS, Startin’ Fires, Red River Blue, Cheers, It’s Christmas, Based on a True Story…, Bringing Back the Sunshine, If I’m Honest and Texoma Shore.
In his career, he has toured the country several times and he has been involved in other creative productions such as movies and TV shows like “The Ridiculous 6”, “Pitch Perfect 2” and “American Dreams”.
He is also the recipient of several awards and nominations, including the Grammy Awards and the Billboard Music Award.
Blake Shelton’s Net Worth
A report of the leading financial magazine Forbes estimated the annual income of Blake Shelton in 2015 once at 28.5 million dollars and so it is not surprising that the famous country singer has a net worth of 60 million dollars.
His enormous net worth is probably the result of over 10 million albums sold and even bigger 30 million singles sold over the course of his career and his regular role on The Voice, which probably earns him millions.
Is He Married to a Wife and Children
Two years after he released his first single Austin, Blake Shelton, who had reached a significant high point in his career, married Kaynette Gern for the first time. Their marriage was the culmination of a long-lasting relationship, which unfortunately was not to last, and in 2006 she was divorced.
After his marriage to Kaynette Gern ended, he gave another chance to his marriage to Miranda Lambert, whom he met in 2005 and with whom he started a four-year relationship. The marriage began in May 2011 and for many of his fans, marrying the singer was the winning card for a happy life until the end of their days. Unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be, as it ended in July 2015 after four years of marriage.
After his first two marriages failed, Blake Shelton did not return to the altar but has a long-term relationship with his fellow musician Gwen Stefani. The couple has been dating since 2015 and although there are rumors about marriage plans, there is no confirmation of either couple yet.
Blake Shelton has never had children until now, but his girlfriend Gwen from her marriage to Gavin Rossdale has, and Blake will be the stepfather of their three children if they ever marry.
Height – How tall is Blake Shelton?
In 2017, People Magazine named Blake Shelton the sexiest man in the world. This is the physical appeal of Blake, who has caused a furor among many men and women since his storming of the music scene in 2001.
He has a height of 6 feet 5 inches and a body weight of 96 kg. His athletic figure, which he has achieved through years of training programs and regular exercise, is complemented by blue eyes and light brown hair.
So it is not surprising that he is dating one of the most beautiful women in the world, Gwen Stefani.