We all know that Blake Shelton is among the best in terms of country music! Here are some things you should know about him if you’re a “God’s Country” hitmaker fan.
14 Fast Facts About Blake Shelton
Birthdate, parents, & hometown
Blake Tollison Shelton (45) was born in Ada, Oklahoma, on 18 June 1976. His parents are Dorothy, an owner of a beauty salon, and Richard Shelton, a former car dealer.
Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Blake Shelton stands tall with a height of 6’4 and weighs about 80kgs. His waist is 38 inches, and his chest size is 49 inches. He is wearing a US size 11, which has a 10.5 British size and a 44 European size.
Blake Shelton used to have a pet turkey named Turkey; however, it perished due to heatstroke in June 2003.
Exposure to Music
He had learned to play guitar from his uncle when he was 12. He composed his first song around 15 and earned huge recognition after getting the Denbo Diamond Award at 16.
Blake Shelton’s first job ever was roofing houses in his birthplace for two summers with his stepfather. And when he moved to Nashville, he got employed at a publishing company. But was fired for continually attempting to talk to composers rather than carrying his main job!
He Drank vodka during an interview
Shelton drank a cup of booze while on an interview with Entertainment Tonight, two days following the news of his divorce from Miranda Lambert.
His signature curly mullet
When Blake started his career, he had a glorious curly mullet. He rejected cutting it, regardless of people saying he looks awful.
The singer plotted his tattoo, deer tracks to be exact, considering he liked to hunt. But, people always interpreted the marks for something else, like ladybugs. He then decided to add barbed wires to make the tattoo “more macho.”
Blake tried sushi on Jimmy Fallon’s show. Sadly, he didn’t like the food. He said tuna resembled a ‘human tongue’ and expressed pickled ginger like pre-chewed gum.
Used Join a Pageant
Blake joined some Oklahoma kid pageants when he was around 6 or 7 years old because of his mother. The singer also sang ‘Old Time Rock’ n’ Roll’ by Bob Seger and ‘Cat Scratch Fever’ by Ted Nugent on some of the pageants.
In 2007, the singer stopped a burglar in his uncle’s house and restrained the intoxicated man himself until the police came. The drunkard was indicted with public intoxication and first-degree burglary.
A Hero To Some
He once helped a group of four men stuck in a mud hole. He also saved a stranded man from an Oklahoma flood.
Blake and Gwen
After dating for more than 5 years and getting engaged last October 2020, the couple officially got married just last July 3, 2021, in Oklahoma.
Shelton has won several music awards: one iHeartRadio Music Awards, one Billboard Music Award, two American Music Awards, three People’s Choice Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards, seven CMT Music Awards, eight American Country Awards, and nine Country Music Association Awards, in particular.
Blake Shelton’s Net Worth
As of 2021, Blake Shelton has grown an absurdly huge net worth of approximately $100 million. His record of assets includes various properties, cars, houses, and even restaurants.
Blake Shelton is a popular American TV personality and singer-composer who has imparted his coaching skills to NBC’s The Voice for the entire 16 seasons. As among the BEST artists in contemporary America, he has represented country music in its most genuine styles.