Blake Shelton was born in Oklahoma, the United States, on 18th June 1976. He is a singer by profession and is also a celebrity on the small screen. His mother is Dorothy and she is a beautician and his father, Richard Shelton is a car seller. From his childhood, Blake was interested in singing and was passionate about it. His uncle taught him how to play guitar, and he penned his first songs at the age of 15. At the age of 17, he graduated and moved to Tennessee to learn and pursue singing as a career.
In 1997, he signed a contract with Sony Music. Blake’s first single, “I wanna talk about me” was considered inappropriate for him, so it wasn’t released. His debut album, “Austin” released but soon after that the company shut down, and Blake came in direct contract with Warner Bros. Soon his second album under Warner Bros. released in 2003 which grabbed media coverage and Blake came into the limelight. The songs were fresh and energetic, and the audience loved it.
“The Baby” reached the No. 1 spot on the charts and remained there continuously for three weeks. Blake appeared in the film, “The Christmas Blessing” in which he appears as a singer playing “Nobody but Me”. It had
Neil Patrick Harris
in the lead roles. Blake worked with Bobby Braddock to release his fourth album; “Pure BS” the lead singles from the album acquired the Top 20 position in the charts. He was on the judge’s panel in Nashville Star and Clash of the Choirs.
Blake continued with his work and released various albums. In 2011, Blake released Red River Blue; the album’s “Honey Bee” had numerous downloads in the very first week with the numbers going to 138,000. Shelton became a judge on ‘The Voice’ and in the fourth season of the show, his guided team won for the third time. A person with such credibility is hard to find. Blake is an inspiring personality and has always held his head high. Blake voiced for Earl, who is a pig in the Angry Birds Movie and also recorded “
” their leading track.
On November 17, 2003, Blake married Kaynette Gern. Their marriage only lasted three years, and they divorced in 2006. In 2011, he married his fellow singer,
but they divorced in 2015 for a prosperous future. He is currently dating
, his colleague from the show, “The Voice.”