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Brandon Blackstock

Brandon Blackstock is an American businessman, pilot, and former talent manager. Brandon Blackstock is the ex-husband of popular singer, Kelly Clarkson.

Early Life and Childhood

Brandon Blackstock is 47 years old. He was born on December 16, 1976, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States, under the astrological sign Sagittarius. His real name is Narvel Brandon Blackstock. Talking about Brandon’s nationality, he is American.

His father’s name is Narvel Blackstock and his mother’s name is Elisa Gayle Ritter. Likewise, he was born into a well-to-do family as the son of an American television producer and further a music manager who produced 2 television specials starring male country music vocalist Blake Shelton titled “Blake Shelton Live: It’s All About Tonight” and “Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas”.

Moreover, his father also managed the career of pop singer Kelly Clarkson, who ended up marrying his son Brandon Blackstock. But unfortunately, the duo ended their relationship in 2020. While his mother is a former model as well as an actress. Similarly, his parents divorced in 1988 after their 15-year-long marriage.

In addition to this, he is also the stepson of Reba Nell McEntire, a reigning queen of country music with whom his father, Narvel got married for over 25 years, and had a son named Shelby Blackstock. He grew up along with his two sisters: Chassidy Celeste Blackstock and Shawna Rene Blackstock and half-brother, Shelby Blackstock. His parental grandparents were Narvel Leroy Blackstock and Gloria Elizabeth Alexander.

Talking about his formal educational background, he has never revealed much information about his school, or college.

Personal Life

Moving toward Blackstock’s personal life, he has been married twice in his lifetime. He first married his beautiful wife, Melissa Ashworth. He welcomed two children: a daughter, Savannah, and a son, Seth with his first wife. But, their relationship didn’t go well and the duo got divorced after 10 years long marriage in 2012.

After that, he married his second wife Kelly Clarkson in October 2013. She is a popular singer who is widely famous as the winner of American Idol 2002 and the coach of “The Voice”.

The love story of Brandon and Kelly Clarkson

The pair met each other for the first time at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2006 where Kelly was rehearsing for a duet with Rascal Flatts and Bradon was a tour manager. His then-wife instantly fell in love at first sight with him and she didn’t even know he was her longtime manager’s son.

After dating for 10 months, he popped the question with a gorgeous yellow canary diamond. Eventually, the duo engaged on December 14, 2012. “I’M ENGAGED!!!!!,” His ex-wife Kelly even tweeted her fans on December 15, 2012. “I wanted y’all to know!! Happiest night of my life last night! I am so lucky and am with the greatest man ever :)”

 Ultimately they married on October 20, 2013, at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee. On June 12, 2014, she gave birth to their first daughter together, River Rose Blackstock, and their second child Remington Alexander Blackstock on April 12, 2016.

The duo lived happily for over 7 years together with their 4 children including 2 from Bradon’s former relationship with Mellissa, until June 4, 2020, when his wife Kelly filed for divorce from her long-term partner, Bradon.

As reported by ET, Kelly cited “irreconcilable differences” and asked for joint custody of the two children the couple has together, River, 5, and Remington, 4.

Brandon Blackstock

Caption: Brandon Blackstock with his four kids and wife attending an event(Source: Closer Weekly )

Professional Life

Talking about Blackstock’s professional life, he started his career as a talent manager for a popular country singer, Blake Shelton who is also a judge on the singing show, “The Voice”. He also worked for Rascal Flatts in 2006 as his tour manager when he met Kelly Clarkson.

Likewise, he even worked for his ex-spouse’s show, “The Kelly Clarkson Show”(2019), and along with his father, on “Blake Shelton Live: It’s All About Tonight”(2010). Besides that,  he is also a pilot.  He is the son of a television producer, Narvel Blackstock, and a former model, Elisa Gayle Ritter, and a stepson of the reigning queen of country music, Reba Nell McEntire.

Currently, he is a successful businessman and serves as the CEO of a management company called “Starstruck” which his father started.

Brandon Blackstock – Net Worth 2024

Speaking on Brandon Blackstock’s earnings, he has quite good earnings from his professional career as a businessman and also as a former talent manager. He had undoubtedly a prosperous lifestyle belonging to a wealthy family since his childhood as he even followed the path of her father and became the CEO of Starstruck Management Company. Therefore, his estimated net worth is around $5 million.

Brandon Blackstock – Body Measurements

This handsome man Brandon is in his 40s. He has a well-maintained athletic body physique of measurement 40-30-35 inches with 14 inches as his biceps size. Likewise, he stands a good tall height of 5ft. 8 inches (1.7m), and his body weight is around 78kg(171 lbs). He has a fair complexion with black hair and brown eyes.

Brandon Blackstock

Caption: Brandon Blackstock and his then-wife captured attending an event
(Source: PopSugar)

Brandon Blackstock – Social Media

Brandon is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram, he goes by the handle @brandonblackstock with more than 12k followers and has garnered around 16.6K Followers on his Twitter accounts.