Blake Shelton is an American country singer, songwriter and television personality. In 2001, he made his debut with the single “Austin”. The lead-off single from his self-titled debut album, “Austin” spent five weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The now Platinum-certified debut album also produced two more top 20 entries. Although the album was released on Giant Records Nashville, he was transferred to Warner Bros. Records Nashville after Giant closed in late 2001.
Blake Tollison Shelton
American Country Singer, Songwriter, TV personality
Giant, Warner Bros. Nashville, Reprise Nashville
Birthday / Date of Birth
Blake was born on 18 June 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma, United States.
He is currently 43 years old.
His educational qualifications are unknown.
- Father – Richard Shelton (Used Car Dealer) (Died – January 17, 2012)
- Mother – Dorothy Shelton (Beauty Salon Owner)
- Siblings – Richie Shelton (Older Brother) (Died in November 1990), Endy Shelton (Older Sister)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Blake Shelton has dated –
- Kaynette Williams (2000-2006) – Blake started dating Kaynette in 2000. After dating her for a couple of years, Blake married her on November 17, 2003. But, the relationship didn’t go very far after that and they split in June 2005 and applied for divorce. Their divorce was finalized in 2006.
- Miranda Lambert (2005-2015) – Blake commenced dating another country music singer, Miranda Lambert in July 2005. They met during CMT’s 100 Greatest Duets Concert. He proposed Miranda on May 9, 2010, and they engaged. The duo married on May 14, 2011, at the Don Strange Ranch in Boerne, Texas. The wedding was attended by 550 family members and friends. On July 20, 2015, it was announced that the couple is separating and their divorce was finalized the same day.
- Gwen Stefani (2015-Present) – In November 2015, the singers Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton started dating each other. They met on the reality show The Voice, where they co-judge along with numerous other judges.
- In feet – 6 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 196 cm
- In meters – 1.96 m
- In Kilograms – 96 kg
- In Pounds – 212 lbs
His body measurements are unknown.
Shelton is acclaimed for his singles and albums like ‘Austin’, ‘Blake Shelton’, ‘The Dreamer’ and ‘If I am Honest’.
Blake dropped his first self-titled album on July 31, 2001 via Giant Nashville. It was certified as Platinum in U.S. and charted at #3 in US Country songs chart. The album consisted of 10 tracks making it a total length of roughly 35 minutes. He released his first single “Austin” in 2001 which ranked no 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs for five weeks.
Blake has not been a cast in any films.
Blake Shelton made his television appearance with the American reality singing show, The Voice in 2011. Since, then he has been associated with the NBC show.
He has been affiliated with several brands Samsung Galaxy Note II, Walmart, J. C. Penney, Nascar and numerous others. He was the face of Pizza Hut’s Barbecue Pies in May 2014.
Blake Shelton Favorites
His favorite things are unknown.
Blake Shelton Net worth
Blake Shelton has an estimated net worth of $70 million as of 2019. He owns a fabulous Nashville Mansion worth $6 million that features a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a Sauna and Home Office. Shelton has a ranch of 1200 acre located outside of Tishomingo, Oklahoma. The property is valued at $2.3 million which features many small guest rooms, a luxurious spa, a private dock and a three-section pool. Shelton’s fleet of cars includes silver Escalade, Rolls Royce Ghost, black GMC Denali and a shiny red pickup truck.
Social Media Portfolio
Some Lesser Known Facts About Blake Shelton
- He started his music career at a very young age of 12 while he wrote his first song at 15.
- As of 2015, his annual income was estimated to be $28.5 million by Forbes.
- Shelton has several awards to his credits including five Academy of Country Music Awards, eight American Country Awards, 24 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Awards, and 24 BMI Country awards, among others.
- He is an eight-time Grammy Award nominee.
- He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2010, for his many accomplishments in country music, and into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2014, attaining the highest honor one can receive from the state.
- in 2017, he received the NATPE Reality Breakthrough Award for Best Reality Personality for his role as a judge in The Voice show.
- Visit his official website @ blakeshelton.com.