Blake Tollison Shelton is an American television personality and country music singer. He has released a total of 11 studio albums till now. In contemporary America, he is one of the most successful singers. He has received numerous awards and nominations for his work on television and his brilliant performances in the field of music. His net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
Blake Tollison Shelton Early Life –
Blake was born on 18 June 1976 (Ada, Oklahoma, United States). His mother is a beauty salon owner, and his father used to be a car salesman. At an early age, he developed an interest in singing. When he was 12 years old, he learned guitar from his uncle. The most interesting thing is that when he turned 15, he wrote his 1st song. He won the Denbo Diamond Award at the age of 16 and gained a lot of attention. The award is Oklahoma’s top award for young entertainers.
Blake Tollison Shelton Career Life –
In 2001 Blake made his debut with the single Austin. On the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 5 weeks, the album was at number 1. He released his 2nd album, The Dreamer, in 2003 and the 3rd album, Blake Shelton’s Barn & Grill, in 2004. The 2nd album was the gold album, and 3rd was the platinum album. His 4th album, Pure BS, released in 2004, was re-issued in 2008 with a cover of Michael Buble’s pop hit home as one of the bonus tracks. His 5th album, Startin Fires released in 2008.
Blake released All About Tonight (2010) and Hillbilly Bone (2010), Red River Blue (2011), Based on a True Story (2013), Bringing Back the Sunshine (2014), If I’m Honest (2016), and Texoma Shore (2017). He has charted 40 singles, including 27 number ones as of May 2020. He is a 9 time Grammy Award nominee. I’m Honest was number 3 on the US Billboard 200, and it was a huge success.
Blake was a judge in the televised singing competitions Clash of the Choirs and Nashville Star. He was also a coach on NBC’s The Voice and therefrom the inception. He also played a supporting role in the American TV series Malibu Country. The show ran from November 2012 to March 2013.
Awards – Blake was nominated for 109 awards, out of which he has won 99. 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 26 ‘American Society of Composers, 8 American Country Awards, Authors and Publishers Awards, and 26 ‘BMI Country awards.
Blake Tollison Shelton Personal Life –
Blake married Kaynette Gern in 2003 but got separated after 3 years. He then married singer Miranda Lambert in 2011 but got separated in 2015. In November 2015, it was confirmed that he was dating Gwen Stefani (singer, actor, and TV personality).