Brandon Blackstock

Brandon Blackstock was born into a musical family on December 16, 1976, in Fort Worth, Texas, USA to Narvel Blackstock and Elisa Gayle Ritter, shortly before the couple separated. He and his three siblings -Shelby (his half-brother), Chassidy, and Shawan- were raised by their father Narvel Blackstock and stepmother Reba McEntire.

Narvel Blackstock works as the manager of his son's wife (Kelly Clarkson), while the stepmother is a country singer. The elder Blackstock married the famous country singer, Reba McEntire, in 1989 and their marriage lasted 26 years before their infamous divorce in 2015. Little is known about Brandon Blackstock early childhood life and education but he is believed to have grown up and had his early education in his neighborhood. He has been married to Kelly Clarkson since October 20, 2013. They have two children together.


Brandon is a pilot and the Chief executive officer of Starstruck Management Group, a company which was originally founded by his father in 1988. He is the talent manager of a country singer named Black Shelton and Rascal Flatts. Black Shelton is also a judge of the singing show ‘The Voice’.

Starstruck management group is known to have managed Brandon step mum (Reba McEntire) in the 80's during the formative years of the company. Some of the recent clients the company managed are singers Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Hilary Duff, Jon Bon Jovi, among many others. He has become more popular since his marriage to Kelly Clarkson which has ensured that business enjoys tremendous growth.

Net worth

The talent manager is also known for his work in the 2010 "All about tonight" song performed by Blake Shelton and The Kelly Clarkson Talk Show -an upcoming American TV show. His net worth is estimated to be around five (5) million dollars. Other sources suggest he is far richer than that now.

His Relationship with Kelly Clarkson

Brandon earlier marriage to Melisha Ashworth ended in a divorce in 2012, they, however, had two children together—a daughter, Savannah, and son, Seth. Shortly after his divorce, he started dating Clarkson who happened to be working with his father then. They met during one of her performance at the Super Bowl, which also had Blake Shelton -a client to Brandon- in attendance.

Though Blackstock and Clarkson were said to have first met during rehearsals for the 2006 American Country Music Awards as Clarkson later revealed, she described it as love at first sight. They dated for about 9 months before getting married on October 20, 2013, at Blackberry Farms in Walland, Tennessee. They had their first child, River Rose, on June 12, 2014. And their second child Remington Alexander, on the12th of Apri, 2016.

Clarkson takes care of her 2 children and her 2 stepchildren in a relationship she said she enjoying. The34-year-old Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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