Richie Shelton is the late brother of country music singer and Television personality Blake Shelton. He was born in 1966 in Ada, Oklahoma.
His parents are Dorothy Ann and Richard Lee Shelton. His mother was a beauty salon owner, and his father was a car salesman.
His another sibling is Endy Shelton.
Richie passed away at the age of 24. He died in a horrific car accident.
His 20-year-old girlfriend was driving a car up the hill when the car slammed into a bus picking up passengers. As a result, the crash killed his girlfriend and his 3-year-old son, who was also in the vehicle.
Brother Married Life
Blake is happily married to singer Gwen Stefani. They tied the knot back in 2021.
He met Gwen when he was judging the singing reality show The Voice, where Gwen was also one of the judges in 2014.
At that time, both of them were married to their respective partners. Both of them divorced their ex-partners, and they bonded after that.
They started dating each other in 2015. They made their public appearance as a couple in 2016.
They have been very open about their romance and openly expressed their love for each other.
They got engaged in 2021 and married in the same year. Blake does not have any kids from his two marriages with Miranda Lambert and Kaynette Williams.
He is stepfather to Gwen's two sons, whom she shares with her ex-husband.
His brother Blake is 47 years old.
His brother Blake's net worth is estimated to be $120 million.
Blake Talked About Judging Show With His Wife
Blake met Gwen on the set of the singing show The Voice season seven in 2014. They have been judging the show for many seasons.
Blake said Gwen is not so competitive. He said if asked to Gwen about it, she would also say that she is not competitive.
He added his wife loves seeing people working with the contestants on the show and helping them to win the show.
Jimmy Kimmel Gifted Shelton A Flamethrower
In an interview, Gwen said Blake is a tough person to shop for.
So Jimmy gave her a flamethrower and asked her to give it to Blake. He said it was a very excellent gift, and he liked it.
He shared his step kids were excited to see that and loved it.
He said the fire does not come that long and the flamethrower was very handy as he used it on his ranch.
Blake has a ranch in Oklahoma, and he uses the flamethrower to burn the bushes.
Blake Talked About His Weight Loss
Blake got engaged back in 2021 during the pandemic, and he was planning for his wedding.
He shared he did some preparation before getting married.
He said Luke Bryant, a country singer and good friend, asked what his prep for the wedding was in a podcast.
Luke asked if he was going to lose some weight for the wedding.
He said they agreed about it on a public forum, and he was compelled to lose weight.
He shared in the interview he agreed to lose weight, and his friends and family saw his interview and listened to what he said.
He said he was not going to disappoint them.
He shared he didn’t know when their wedding would happen, so he was confused about when to start losing weight.
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