Who is Blake Shelton?
Blake Shelton is a famous music singer in America and also a Television personality. He made his first music debut in the year 2001. He came as one of the popular musicians of the country and has performed a notable work on “The Voice” as a coach.
Blake was born in Ada, Oklahoma on 18th June 1976. He started singing at the age of 12 and began playing guitar. He wrote his first song at the age of 15. At 16, he got the Oklahoma Denbo Diamond Award. When he turned 17, he shifted to Nashville for pursuing his carrier in singing. He decided to make his goal of becoming a superstar in singing.
In the starting years in Nashville, he was signed to a contract with Giant Records in the year 2001. There he recorded various albums that took him to the number one singer.
Blake Shelton Carrier in Music
The first single album of Blake, which is ‘Austin’, was in the number one listing for about five weeks on the chart of Billboard Hot Country. After few years of best service, Giant Records went on a shutter down and Blake was registered with Warner Bros.
Here Blake launched a debut album which later on received a great response and certification of platinum. The second album of him came in February 2003 which was ‘The Dreamer’. Afterward, his third album came with a rock in the year 2004 and he got various certifications for it.
From that time, He kept on launching various new millions of albums all around the world and about thirty million singles. His many songs have made billions of streams in digital form. Blake after some time came as a coach on the music in NBC competition show which was named ‘The Voice’ in the year 2011 till present. In the starting seasons, he got a salary of $ 4 million for each show.
The current salary of him is about $ 13 million. Along with NBC, Blake came in the show of Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert which was launched on May 29, 2013. The main motive of this show was to release money for the people who were affected in the Tornado which came in Oklahoma on May 20, 2013.
Earnings of Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton has been the highest-paid performer worldwide. He has his earning in $ 25 to $ 40 million in a year. In the year 2017, he had his earnings of $ 31.5 million, in 2018, he got his yearly earning of $ 28 million, between 2019 and 2020, his earnings were $ 45 million. As per the research, Blake got at least $ 180 million by the ticket sales, and from television salaries.
For every concert, he gets about $ 1 million. His net worth is of $ 100 million. In the starting seasons of The Voice, the net worth of Blake was in his salary of $ 4 for every episode. Later on, with the increasing seasons of The Voice, Shelton got his salary as of $ 13 for every episode.
As per the report of Celebrity Net Worth, Blake has various properties in the US which include a 1,200 acre in Oklahoma, 10 point ranch in the same region, and also the estate of $ 13 million in Encino, CA.
Donations of Shelton
Shelton decided to donate some of his portions to the organizations of charity for many years. He gave $ 20”000 to the Department of Oklahoma for the conservation of Wildlife in October 2013. He also donated to the center of Jimmy Everest about $ 600,000 at the Oklahoma College in the year 2016. More than $ 50,000 was given by him to the Ryman Hospitality for raising funds.
In recent times, Blake has donated some of his sales to the current ongoing pandemic COVID-19. He gave relief funds for the people who get affected by such viruses. In April, another $ 150,000 was given by him to the fundraiser of “Give from. Home Day who were giving food to the hungry families at the time of the pandemic.
Personal Life of Blake Shelton
In the year 2003, Blake got married to KaynetteGern. Then in the year 2010, after four years of relationship, he got married to Miranda Lambert in May 2011. Later on, they have gone for divorce in July 2015.
In the year 2015 in September, he started dating Gwen Stefani who was his co-star in The Voice. Shelton has faced various tragedies of personal ones in his life. He lost his brother, Richie, in the year 1990 who died in an accident car crash. His father died at the age of 72 in January 2012 after having health issues for years.
Achievements of Blake Shelton
Throughout the whole carrier of Blake, he got many reviews from famous musicians, fans, and from various places. He got the title of the biggest star in the past decade. He became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in the year 2010 and was taken to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in the year 2014. Blake received various awards and honors in his life. He also won much respect for his outstanding achievement in music and television.
He got the Achievement award of Gene Weed Special by the Academy of Country Music. Blake got nominated for the Grammy Awards of eight one and he received the award of NATPE Reality Breakthrough for his outstanding throughout work in “The Voice”. In the year 2017 in November, he got the People Magazine cover as one of the Sexiest Man on earth. Blake becomes the first artist of the country who got featured on the famous cover.
His various albums took him one of the best singers of all. “ Pure BS” “ Startin Fires”, and ”Hillbilly Bone” took him to the higher reach of getting millions of fans. In February 2003, he launched “ The Dreamer” as his second album which gained much attention from the audience. A lead single, “ The Baby” reached number one on the charts. This great work and better performance of Blake Shelton least him to be one of the most famous singers and coaches that we got.