41-year-old Blake Tollison Shelton, better known as Blake Shelton, is an American country singer, songwriter, and Television personality. Receiving several RIAA certifications, Shelton has received eight Grammy nominations and has been a judge in televised singing shows such as The Voice, Nashville Star, and Clash of the Choirs.
Married to the highly-talented Miranda Lambert, it is a well-known fact that Blake Shelton's finances are booming. But what most people don't know is the cash and assets that his name holds.
Blake Shelton's Recording Career
After settling in Nashville, Tennesse, Blake Shelton signed a deal with Giant Records in 2001. Via Giant, he released his debut single titled Austin.
Soon, Giant Records closed down and Blake Shelton was transferred to Warner Bros. Records. His debut single spent five weeks on Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks.
This encouraged Warner Bros. to release Blake's self-titled debut album with the help of the songwriter Bobby Braddock. It consisted of the single All Over Me, which he co-wrote with Earl Thomas Conley.
His debut album received a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America for selling one million copies.
Shelton on the Spotlight: Going Mainstream
After the tremendous success of his first album, Blake Shelton released his second album The Dreamer which includes singles like The Baby, Heavy Liftin, and Playboys of the Southwestern World.
This album received a gold certification from the RIAA. Several of Shelton's songs including Nobody But Me was featured in the TV movie The Christmas Blessing.
Shelton released many albums in the coming years. He released Pure BS, Startin' Fires, Red River Blue, Based on a True Story, If I'm Honest and Bringing Back the Sunshine.
He also recorded Friends for The Angry Birds Movie and celebrated the grand opening of his exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
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Currently, he is associated with The Voice, the TV series in which his contestant has won six times.
Shelton's Net Worth
Blake Shelton's net worth is estimated to be at a massive $60 million. He earns $4 million per cycle of The Voice. Shelton's earnings hit eight digits back in 2013 when he earned $75 million.
His record sales and other activities earned in $28.5 million in 2015. Lately, A major portion of Blake's current salary has come from The Voice.
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Shelton also owns a real estate property in Nashville worth $6 million. He has supported charities and foundations that include United Service Organization and Charity: Water.