Blake Tollison Shelton is a notable American vocalist lyricist and TV Star. Blake Shelton has a total of 11 studio albums in his impressive career to date, he is perhaps one of the best country vocalists in America. For his splendid exhibitions in the field of music and his work on TV, he has gotten various honors and selections.
He was born into the world on 18 June 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma, United State of America. As of 2021, he is 44 years old. His father’s name is Richard Shelton and his mother’s name is Dorothy Shelton. He has siblings brother name, Richie, and sister Endy.
He belongs to the English, Distant German, and dutch ethnicity and follows the Catholicism religion. His Zodiac sign is Gemini. Talking about his education he graduated from Ada High School in 1994. Besides that, there is no information about further study and qualifications.
He started singing and playing guitar at a young age. He wrote his first song at age 15. After high school, Blake chose to seek a full-time vocation in singing and songwriting. He composed and offered melodies to music distributing houses. Before long, he handled a contract and sign a recording contract with ‘Giant Records.’ He delivered his first tune ‘Austin’ in April 2001.
The single was charted to peaked at number 18 on the ‘US Billboard Hot 100. However, after some time the Giant record closed and he went to the parent company Warner Bros where he released his first debut album, Blake Shelton, in 2001. Then his second studio ‘The Dreamer’ was released in 2003.’ Its lead single ‘The Baby’ was a tremendous hit and the album chart 28th on the ‘US Billboard 200.’
Moreover, he released the third album ‘Blake Shelton’s Barn and Grill in 2003 with singles, for example, ‘Some Beach’ and ‘No one except for Me,’. Then he continuously released the album such as Pure BS’ (2007) and ‘Startin Fires’ (2008), ‘Red River Blue’ (2011). Moreover, his other album is ‘Cheers, It’s Christmas’ (2012), ‘Based on a True Story (2013), and ‘Bringing Back the SunshineSunshine’ (2014).
Which did quite well in the Billboard and commercially. After some time he released the milestone tenth album “If I am Honest” in 2016 and another album “Texoma Shore” in the following year in 2017. The last two albums did was successful and did great commercially. His new album Body Language will be released in 2021.
Career on TV Series
As an actor, he features on a supporting part in the American TV series ‘Malibu Country. Alongside his other TV appearances. He has likewise been a mentor on ‘NBC’ organization’s ‘The Voice’ since its start in 2011. At a voice, he as a mentor has led seven contestants to win with three straight season streak win. Under his wings, Jermaine Paul, Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery, Craig Wayne Boyd, Sundance Head, Chloe Kohanski, and Todd Tilghman has won the season. He is one of the most respected mentors.
Net Worth and Achievements
He has an estimated net worth of around $100 million. His net worth is influenced by his album sale, touring, coaching in the voice, and Tv appearance. After his 10 studio albums and 51 hits single it is not surprising his net worth. Moreover, information regarding his other assets is not known yet.
Taking about his achievements he has a total of 118 nominations and out of them he has won 112 awards in his career till now with still more to come. Out of the awards, it’s 26 BIM Country awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 8 American Country Awards. Moreover, 26 American Society of Composer, Author and Publisher Awards.
Personal Life and Controversy
He is straight and engaged to the fellow voice mentor, singer, songwriter Gwen Stefani. They met and dated since 2015. Before that, he has other two failed marriages. He married his longtime girlfriend Kaynette Gren in 2003 but they went a separate way in 2006. Then again in 2011, he married fellow country singer Miranda Lambert but they divorced in 2015.
Blake has been in numerous controversies. It’s now new to the county singer. He was involved in controversy as Blake and Gwen reportedly divorce than marriage and the controversy of the mentor of voice caught up in controversy. Moreover, any time blake tweet it most of time turn to controversy as he once tweeted the Adam Levine cell phone no that make a huge buzz. It makes Adam change their cell number. Moreover, there are many other controversies.
Blake is 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and has a bodyweight of around 96 Kg (212 lbs). His chest size is 49 inches, waist 38 inches but biceps is not known. He got pair of blue eyes and blonde hair color.
He is active in social media. His Instagram account blake Shelton has more than 4.3 million followers. His Facebook account Blake Shelton has more than 10 million followers and his Twitter account @blakeshelton has more than 20.1 million followers. Moreover, his official YouTube account Blake Shelton has more than 2.74 million subscribers.