Who Is Kelly Clarkson's Husband Brandon Blackstock And Why They Were Meant For Each Other

December 23, 2019 19:48

Kelly Clarkson is a famous singer and television personality, who won the hearts of millions, but what about her personal life? Who is Kelly Clarkson married to? Is her husband related to music? How many children do they have?

Kelly Clarkson is married to Brandon Blackstock and their family is the epitome of happiness. Here are more details on her husband and how they manage to keep their relationship strong.

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Brandon Blackstock: who is he?

Brandon Blackstock has kept a low profile, but we still know a lot about him. Kelly Clarkson's husband was born on December 16, 1976, in Fort Worth, Texas, as Narvel Brandon Blackstock. His father is Narvel Blackstock, a music manager. Who is Brandon Blackstock's mother? His mother is Elisa Gayle Ritter, a famous television producer.

Brandon knows a lot about living in a big family as he grew up with his three siblings. Like his wife Kelly Clarkson, Brandon is plugged into to the music industry. Actually, he followed in his father's footsteps and became a music and talent manager. The list of his clients includes many famous names such as Rascal Flatts and Blake Shelton. However, this man has many passions in his life. He is also a pilot and Kelly even called him, "Mr. Manly Hunter Pilot Guy" in her interview.

Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock knew each other long before their relationship began. Narvel Blackstock was Kelly's manager and he played a huge role in their relationship. To make things even more twisted, Brandon’s stepmother was Reba McEntire, Kelly’s mentor.

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How did Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock meet?

The couple first met in 2006 and it happened at the Academy of Country Music Awards where Kelly was performing with Rascal Flatts. Brandon worked there as the group’s manager. At that time, Blackstock was married to his first wife, Melissa Ashworth and they were raising two children together. Was it love at first sight? Let's find out.

Kelly Clarkson recalled:

We met years ago when I was working with Rascal Flatts, and he used to tour manage with him. I didn’t really know he was [my manager’s] son and it was kind of weird. I was like ‘dude, I gotta know that guy.’ We were just in a room together, and then he came up and said he was from the same hometown as me and I was like, ‘oh we’re so getting married,’ I was so that girl. When he became single, I was on the prowl.

However, it took six years until their love story began.

When did Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock start dating?

Narvel Blackstock re-introduced Kelly and his son six years later. It happened in 2012 when Kelly was preparing to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl. The singer told in her interview to Daily Mail:

Suddenly, there he was at the Super Bowl and he was single.

It was just the beginning of their heart-melting love story.

The duo went on their first date on February 11, 2012. Kelly recalled:

This is the funniest, worst thing ever: One of my superhero idols is Whitney Houston, and the day she died was our first date. I was like, 'This is a bad omen.'

Obviously not. Their relationship was moving quickly and they moved in together nine months after that wonderful date.

Brandon Blackstock and Kelly Clarkson's wedding

The duo tied the knot on October 20, 2013, at Blackberry Farms in Walland, Tennessee. The wedding was private and Brandon’s kids from his previous marriage took part in the touching and intimate ceremony. Kelly said:

We had this big plan and then we just took our kids and then got married with this person we didn't even know—but it was the most amazing thing—under a little barn on a river. It was so beautiful! It's cool to make it intimate, because your life is always in the public eye.

Who are Brandon Blackstock's children?

As you have already known Brandon Blackstock was married to Melissa Ashworth and they welcomed two children together. Their names are Savannah and Seth. Kelly Clarkson became Savannah and Seth's stepmother after marrying Brandon. The singer was happy to extend her family as she said:

We all live together and everything. It's so different, but it's perfect. They're awesome, and I actually really dig the mom thing.

However, the couple dreamt of their own children and this dream came true in 2014. On June 12, Kelly gave birth to their daughter River Rose. On April 12, 2016, Brandon and Kelly welcomed their son Remington Alexander into the world.

Here is a photo of Brandon Blackstock and Kelly Clarkson's kids.

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Brandon Blackstock is a great husband

Brandon has kept a generally low profile and isn't often seen with Kelly on the red carpet. However, he always supports his wife whatever she does. Even when Kelly is on stage! Once Brandon snuck out onto the stage while Kelly was performing. When Kelly realized what was happening, she could barely hold her tears.

From everything we can see, this wonderful family is happier than ever! Do you agree?