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Blake Shelton Biography

Blake Shelton
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Blake Shelton
  • Birth Name: Blake Tollison Shelton
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Ada, Oklahoma
  • Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
  • Profession: Singer
  • Net Worth: 50 million dollars
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Weight in KG: 96 kg
  • Famous for: Singer
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Miranda Lambert (m. 2011), Kaynette Williams (m. 2003)
  • Children: N/A
  • Divorce: Kaynette Williams (m. 2006)
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
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Synopsis

Blake Shelton, an American country singer-songwriter, is known for being a judge in the singing reality series The Voice US. He has released 11 studio albums and 8 headlining tours. In 2017, Shelton made the sixth victory on the show by winning the season 13 of The Voice US. His fellow, Chloe Kohanski crowned the winner.  

Early Life and Career

Blake Shelton was born in the year 1976 on 18th of June and this makes him 38 years old at this moment.

He was born in a place called Ada which lies in Oklahoma of United States of America and this makes his nationality American and ethnicity white.

He was very dedicated from his childhood and started playing musical instruments from very early in his life. He started playing guitar at a very early age and showed signs of becoming an artist since then.

He wrote his first song when he was very young as he was only 15 years of age at that time. He wanted to become a singer from his childhood and pursued his dreams of becoming a singer very early.

When he was only 17 he completed his high school and started turning his dreams of becoming a singer into reality. He first got his music contract from the mighty company called Sony Music and this gave his career a head start. He has released many albums till now and they have been very successful.

Some of the names of his albums are Pure BS and Startin’ Fires, Red River Blue and Cheers, It’s Christmas and Based on a True Story. He has been very popular in his career and this has made him financially very sound as well. He has been a part of various TV shows like The Voice, Saturday Night Live and Academy of Country Music Awards. He has various events and shows lined up and one of them is the show in Melbourne, FL on 21st March.

Personal Life

Blake Shelton is a divorcee. He has been married and divorced twice. Shelton currently dating Gwen Stefani. The duo has been dating since November 2015.

Stefani is one of the judges of The Voice US edition. Shelton and Stefani have been working together on the show since 2014. However, the couple has not announced their wedding plan

She previously married to Gavin Rossdale from 2002-2016. Stefani has three sons from her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale.

Shelton married his longtime girlfriend Kaynette Gern on November 17, 2003. The couple lived three years together and divorced in 2006.

Then, he dated singer Miranda Lambert for four years. Afterwards, the couple got married on May 14, 2011. In July 2015, Shelton and Lambert announced their divorce was finalized later that same day.

His personal life has its ups and downs. He was dating his girlfriend Kaynette Williams before the couple decided to get married and live happily as husband and wife. The couple got married in the year 2003 but sadly their relationship could not work out and after just three years of their marriage, the couple decided to go through a divorce to end their relationship.

After that, he moved on and started an affair with Miranda Lambert with whom he got married in the year 2011. It seems like he does not have any children at this moment but in near future, he might have plans to have some.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Blake Shelton’s current net worth is $60 million. He has amassed a huge amount of net worth from his long-time career. He receives $4 million for each season of The Voice US. In 2014/15, he earned $28.5 million from his profession, according to Forbes.

In 2001, he earned $1200K from selling 1 million copies of his debut album Blake Shelton. In 2003, he made $509K for selling 500000 copies of his second album The Dreamer.

In 2013, he made estimated $2200K from his album Based on a True Story after selling 1.182 million copies worldwide. In 2017, he released new album Texoma Shore.

 As of December 2017, he sold a digital version of 144K copies of his album which cost $10.49 available on Amazon. From this album, he has earned $1510,560 revenue. He currently resides in New Nashville House which current market value $6 million. 

  • Last modified : 09 January, 2018
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