Country Singer Blake Shelton's Net Worth: Details About His Salary, Career and Awards
American singer and songwriter Blake Shelton has made a fortune from his singing career and as a coach in chart-topping singing competitions The Voice.
Team Shelton has won The Voice six times, proving, besides being a good singer, he is also a good mentor. So how much has Shelton made from the show alone? What are his other sources of income?
We have all details about Shelton's assets and achievements here.
How much is Blake Shelton's Net Worth?
With his debut single Austin in 2001 to his most recent studio album If I'm Honest in 2016, the singer and songwriter Blake Shelton has established himself as a renowned name in the musical industry. And the money comes along with success.
Blake Shelton's estimated net worth is around $60 million according to Celebrity Net Worth whereas The Richest claimed that Shelton's net worth is around $50 million. In 2015 it was estimated to be $28.5 million. Well, it looks like in a few years he has achieved a lot.
Blake Shelton's estimated net worth is around $60 million
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Shelton's primary sources of income are album sales, live music tours and his role as a judge on the TV singing competitions such as Nashville Star, Clash of the Choirs, and The Voice.
Blake Shelton's Income Details
Shelton debuted in the music industry with a self-titled album which was a big hit as it sold over 1 million copies, making around $1,200,000. The album also became certified Platinum. His single Austin also ranked #1 on the Billboard Hot Country chart for five weeks. His next album The Dreamer was also warmly welcomed by audiences, and sold around 500,000 copies, earning approximately $509,000.
Following the success of his first two albums, Shelton released his third album Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill and earned $510,000 selling 500,000 copies.
Blake Shelton, 41, debut with debut album Blake Shelton
Pure BS, another of his album, sold 500,000 copies making around $510,000 adding more to his net worth. His sixth studio album Red River Blue accumulated $1,000,000 with sales of 973,000 copies. Cheers, It's Christmas, released in 2012 also made $520,000.
Then his next big hit Based on a True Story... released in 2013 helped him to make $2,200,000. Over 1.182 million copies of the album were sold.
The singer also earned made a reasonable sum from his role as a judge in popular singing competitions, Nashville Star, Clash of the Choirs and The Voice. He joined the judging panel of The Voice in 2011. According to sources, his salary in NBC competition show, The Voice Season 5 in 2013 was $6,000,000 and $12,000,000 in 2014. Following the tremendous success, his salary in the show reached to around $4 million per cycle.
Blake Shelton, 41, performing in live concert
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Shelton also makes a fortune from his world tours and concerts. His 2017 show Doing It To Country Songs held in different part of the world including Bakersfield, Portland, Spokane, and Las Vegas, were all sold out. His upcoming concerts are going to be held in February 2018 in various part of the USA including Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and other places.
He also performed in three movies: The Ridiculous 6, Pitch Perfect 2 and The Angry Birds Movie. Further, the talented singer also planned to open a restaurant, and brewery in Nashville in 2018 and we hope the restaurant will add more to his net worth.
Where Does Blake Shelton live? His Assets details
Shelton currently resides in his 1200-acre ranch estate nearby Tishomingo, Oklahoma. The $2.3 million asset surrounded by palm trees includes several guest rooms, a luxurious spa, and a three-section pool.
Blake Shelton's $2.3 million estates nearby Tishomingo, Oklahoma
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Reportedly, the singer took his girlfriend Gwen Stefani and her kids at the estate.
Blake Shelton's Achievement
For his nearly two decades of career, Shelton has been honored with several awards. The singer received nine Country Music Association Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards, eight American Country Awards, three People's Choice Awards and many more.
Also, he received 24 BMI awards, Top New Male Vocalist, People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist and seven Grammy nominations. Altogether, Shelton has won around hundred awards. In 2017, he was nominated for Top Country Artist and Top Country Album in Billboard Music Awards. On November 14, 2017, he made People Magazine history by becoming the first country artist to grace the cover of Sexiest Man Alive issue and second musician besides fellow judge Adam Levine.
Apart from his singing talent, Shelton is also known for his generosity and philanthropy activities. In 2016, he gave $600,000 to a children’s hospital named the Jimmy Everest Center in charity.
He also conducted a concert to collect donation for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado incident. Moreover, the singer even did another gig in Kentucky and gave the collection to the Tishomingo, Milburn and Ravia fire departments.
Blake Shelton: Quick Facts
- Shelton was born Blake Tollison Shelton.
- He was born on June 18, 1976, in Ada, Oklahoma, U.S.
- He started singing at his early age.
- He is 6' 5" (1.96 m) tall.
- His birth sign is Gemini.
- He started writing a song at the age of 15.
- At the age of 16, Shelton was awarded Denbo Diamond Award.
- Shelton was married for twice. His first wife is Kaynette Williams, from 2003 to 2006 and singer Miranda Lambert from 2011 to 2015.