Brandon Blackstock is a successful businessman and the CEO of a management company known as Starstruck, a company he inherited from his father. He is also a talent manager and driver who rose to popularity when he collaborated with Blake Shelton on his show ‘Blake Shelton Live: That’s All Happening Tonight’. He also toured with the country music group Rascal also manages. For more interesting information about his career and personal life, read on.
Brandon Blackstock – Brief Biography, Age
Brandon Blackstock was born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA on December 16, 1976. Information about his childhood is slim, but when it comes to his adult life, Brandon is a skilled pilot. Besides that, he has an interest in the entertainment business as a talent manager having succeeded his father, Narvel Blackstock, in the same career. He currently manages the famous country singer, Blake Shelton, who practically forced him into marriage at the time. Indeed, Brandon was practically an overgrown baby who loved parties and had a lot of fun. Moreso, due to his job as an art director, has had the chance to travel and live a fast life on a level that most pop stars are exposed to.
Family – Dad, Mom, siblings
Brandon Blackstock was born to parents, NarvelBlackstock (a music manager) and Elisa Gayle Ritter. They both married on March 30, 1973, at the age of 17, an age considered amateur for marriage. As a couple, they were so in love that they couldn’t wait until they were at least 18 before moving on. At the time of their marriage, life was very difficult due to their age as they had to work long hours doing odd jobs to make ends meet. Soon they welcomed three children. two daughters, Shawna Rene Blackstock, born in 1973, Chassidy Celeste Blackstock, born in 1978 and Brandon. Later, Narvel would establish himself as the head of music and well create a management company called “Starstruck”.
This newfound success, however, put pressure on Narvel and Elisa’s union eventually resulting in divorce in 1988. After his divorce, Narvel married another wife, a country singer, Reba McEntire, in 1989. After 26 years of marriage, they also separated in 2015.
Personal life – wife, children, divorce
Brandon Blackstock is a man who has had his own part of love and also been through the pain of divorce. He was first married to Melissa Ashworth, although the year of their marriage is not revealed, they both share two adorable children. Unfortunately, they ended their union in 2012 and moved on with their lives.
Brandon would later meet superstar and former American Idol contestant Kelly Clarkson in 2012 while working for Rascal Flatts, a band he was also leading at the time. For Kelly, she later revealed that when she first saw him, it was love at first sight. Besides, she didn’t even know he was the son of her longtime manager. On October 14, 2013, they got engaged, and the following year, on June 12, their first child, River Rose, was born. On April 12, 2016, they welcomed their second child, Remington Alexander. Brandon has four children in total so far and his marriage to Kelly Clarkson seems to be going smoothly with no rumors of a divorce being suggested. Let’s hope it stays that way.
One thing is for sure, making it in the entertainment industry can be quite a Herculean task, especially considering the fierce competition in this industry, which is constantly on the rise. Nevertheless, as long as the talent associated with hard work or smart work is applied, success is inevitable. For Brandon Blackstock, he proved he had the courage and strength to reach for it to achieve his goals, both as a CoE and as a professional artist. So that brings his net worth to over $5 million.