Kelly Clarkson has been at the top of her game for the better part of the last two decades. She gained fame through her powerhouse vocals and chart-topping hits. Fans were also happy about Kelly Clarkson’s husband, Brandon Blackstock, who gave her some of the best years. As fate may have it, some good things are never meant to last, and the couple is headed for a divorce.
When Kelly Clarkson met Brandon Blackstock for the first time, she knew it was love at first sight. Clarkson was already a big star by then, but Blackstock was not an ordinary person as well. Kelly Clarkson husband comes from a well-off family with his father having worked as a TV producer and his stepmother as a singer.
7 facts you didn’t know about Brandon Blackstock
Brandon Blackstock is a super-talented and competent manager who does not hesitate to offer the best managerial services to his clients. His hard work has seen him work with many celebrities. Here are 7 facts that you probably didn't know about Brandon Blackstock.
1. Brandon is the son of Clarkson’s former manager
Although Brandon has managed Kelly Clarkson for almost a decade, he wasn’t her first talent manager. Clarkson used to be managed by Narvel Blackstock, who is Brandon's father. Narvel has been working in the world of country music for many years. He also worked as a television producer for several country music specials.
It is not a surprise then that Brandon took after his father not only in his love for country music but also in managing Kelly, who would later be his wife. Apart from Brandon Blackstock’s job as a talent manager, he is also a pilot which is another reason why Clarkson loved him so much.
2. His first wife was Melissa Ashworth
Brandon’s marriage to Kelly Clarkson was not his first and looks like it won’t be the last. He was previously married to Melissa Ashworth from 2001, but they got divorced in 2012. In that first marriage, Brandon had two children, namely Seth (13) and Savannah (18). They had been married for 10 years before going their separate ways.
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3. Brandon met Kelly Clarkson for the first time in 2006 and married her in 2013
The two first met in 2006 at the Academy of Country Music Awards where Kelly was rehearsing for a duet with Rascal Flatts. Kelly fell in love with him instantly and patiently waited for six years before they tied the knot.
In 2013, Brandon got married to Clarkson who was more than happy to take the role of a stepmother to Brandon Blackstock children from the first marriage (Seth and Savannah). Where did Kelly Clarkson get married? She walked down the aisle in Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee, USA. They stayed married for seven years, but in 2020, they filed for divorce.
In their seven years of marriage, they were blessed with two children, River Rose, and Remington Alexander. Who is Kelly Clarkson married to? After Kelly Clarkson divorce, she appears to be enjoying her single life once again and is yet to make her next move.
4. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas
The talent manager was born on the 16th of December, 1976, which makes him 43 years old as of 2020. He was born in Fort Worth in Texas, the USA making him an American national of Caucasian ethnicity. His mother is Elisa Gayle Ritter who worked as a model, actress, and producer.
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5. He has three other siblings
Brandon is not the only child. His other siblings are Shelby, Chassidy, and Shawna. Shelby, who is his half-brother, is an American car racer. The siblings stayed with his father after his divorce, and upon him marrying Reba McEntire, she became their stepmother.
6. His height is 5 feet and 8 inches tall
He boasts an athletic body that is well maintained even in his 40s. He stands at 5feet 8 inches (1.7 meters) with a comprehensive body physique of 40-30-35 inches. The size of his biceps is 14 inches. His standout facial features are his brown eyes, black hair, and a fair complexion.
7. His net worth is estimated to be $10 million
Brandon followed in his father’s footsteps to become a talent manager. His net worth is reported to be $10 million. Before Brandon and Clarkson divorced, they used to live in an $8 million mansion in Encino, California. In addition to that, they also had a ranch in Montana and another home in Nashville.
Kelly Clarkson's husband, Brandon Blackstock, is not a stranger, especially to country music lovers. He is most famous for his marriage to the songstress but has also played an active role in country music as a talent manager. Unfortunately for him, his second marriage did not work as well.
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