Dorothy Shelton is a famous public figure and celebrity mom. She is famous for being the mother of Blake Shelton, a country singer, musician, and television personality.
She is a songwriter. She had written a song with her son Blake. The song “Time For Me to Come Together" later became a Hallmark movie.
Marriage And Children
Dorothy was married to her husband, Richard Shelton, who was a car salesman by profession.
Together, they had three children: Richie Shelton, Endy Shelton, and Blake. The couple were together until the last breath of Richard.
Richard died on January 17, 2012, at the age of 71.
Tragic Death Of Her First-Child: Richie Shelton
The eldest son of the Shelton family, Richie was born on July 6, 1966, in Alda, Oklahoma.
The Shelton family was at a loss due to the sudden demise of Richie Shelton due to a car accident incident at the age of 24 years old.
During that time, Richie was in a relationship with his 20-year-old girlfriend, and together they had a 3-year-old son.
The tragic incident happened when Richie’s girlfriend was driving over a hill and slammed the car into the back of a school bus that was picking up passengers.
In that car accident, Richie, his girlfriend and son passed away.
After that, Blake and his then-wife Miranda Lambert wrote a song named “Over You,” which was about the tragic death of his late brother.
Age And Net Worth
Her son Blake is 47 years old. Blake's net worth is estimated at a cool $120 million as of 2023.
About Son Blake
Blake is an American country music performer, songwriter, and television personality who judged many singing competitions like “The Voice,” “Nashville Star,” and “Clash of the Choirs.”
His full name is Blake Tollison Shelton, and he was born on June 18, 1976, and was raised in Oklahoma with his parents and siblings.
After graduating from high school in 1994, Blake decided to pursue a full-time career in singing and songwriting.
He started by composing and selling music to music publishing companies, which led to him signing a solo record deal with “Giant Records.”
In 2001, he released his first single, “Austin,” which spent five weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart.
Blake Has Been Married Three Times
Blake was first married to his wife Kaynette from 2003 to 2006. Kaynette Williams was Blake’s longtime girlfriend.
The couple divorced in 2006.
After that, he met fellow rising country star Miranda Lambert for the first time.
The couple started dating, and after dating for five years, they finally got married on May 14, 2011, in Texas, making them the power couple in the country music industry.
After being married in July 2015, the couple announced that they were separating ways and finalized divorce.
Blake Shelton, found the love of his life, Gwen Stefani. The couple met on the set of “The Voice.”
In 2015, the couple started dating, and after a long time of being in a relationship, the couple tied the knot in 2021.
Sexiest Man Alive
Blake was named the People’s Sexiest Man Alive in the world in 2017.
After the announcement, Blake was shocked as he said in an interview that he had been ugly his whole life.
But earning the title, he also thanked his wife, Gwen Steffani.
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