Narvel Blackstock born in Tarrant country, Texas, USA, is a famous American music manager, producer and also a guitar player. Narvel is mostly known as the ex-husband of the modish singer, Reba McEntire. Talking about his relationship status, he is a divorced man. He has been married two times and divorced two times till the date. Narvel also has four children and many grandchildren. He is also remarkable as the co-owner of the music company, Starstruck Entertainment.
Narvel has managed some popular songs such as his wife, Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarson. He started playing with some local bands back at an early age and serves county music.
Quick Facts On Narvel Blackstock
Full Name Narvel Blackstock
Popular As Narvel Blackstock
Birth Name Narvel Wayne Blackstock
Age 62 years old
Date Of Birth August 31, 1956
Place Of Birth Tarrant County, Texas, U.S.A.
Education Not Disclosed
Profession Guitar Player, Television Producer, and Music Manager
- Malibu County (2012)
- Forever Love (1998)
- Reba: Video Gold 2 (2006)
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Weight 70 kg (155 lbs)
Body Type Athletic
Chest Size 39 inches (99cm)
Biceps 14inches (35cm)
Salary Not Disclosed
Net Worth $5 million
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Measurement Not Disclosed
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status Divorced (two times)
Father’s Name Not Disclosed
Mother’s Name Not Disclosed
Ex-Wives Reba McEntire and Gayle Ritter
Children four kids
(one with second wife and three with the first wife)
- Brandon Blackstock
- Shawna Rene Blackstock
- Shelby Blackstock
- Cassidy Celeste Blackstock
Grandchildren five grandchildren
- Seth Blackstock
- River Rose Blackstock
- Savannah Blackstock
- Remington Alexander Blackstock
Manager for Linda Davis, Reba McEntire, and Kelly Clarkson
Blackstock was born in Texas, Tarrant Country on August 31, 1956. His birth name is Narvel Wayne Blackstock under the birth sign of Virgo. Narvel holds a White ethnicity with American nationality. Blackstock almost spent most of his childhood days along with his parents in his birthplace Tarrant Country. However, his parents’ identity is still a mystery. There is no information regarding his siblings.
Blackstock was always fascinated by the sound of music from a very young age. He wanted to enter the music industry since a kid. Therefore, Narvel started performing with local bands as a guitarist. He got into country music and gradually fell deeply in love with it.
The famous music manager did not reveal information about his school to anyone till the date. Maybe he wants to keep his past information to himself. There is no exact information about where Narvel started to learn guitar and tremendous knowledge about music. We currently do not have any precise information about his educational degree and the university or school he went to study.
Career Of Narvel Blackstock
Narvel was never much in fame until he joined the music industry. Back to earlier days, Narvel worked as a steel guitarist with some local bands of his friends. He played until he came to the limelight. Narvel always wished to get into the music industry as a kid. His dream came to reality when he met the famous county singer Reba McEntire. The two formed a quite good pair, and soon Narvel started managing Reba and her songs.
Soon Narvel and Reba became power music couple and right business partners and started their own music company named ‘Starstruck Entertainment.’ After starting own company, Narvel became manager for many notable musicians and singers like Blake Shelton, Linda Davis, and Kelly Clarkson.
Some of his famous managed renowned music albums are “Secret Of Giving” in 1999, “Forever Love” in 1998, “Malibu Country” in 2012, and “Not So Family Christmas” in 2012.
Narvel is in the industry for a long time and earned big fame till the date. Blackstock’s net worth is still under review, but as per many online sources, he has a making of around $5 million as for 2019. Narvel’s salary is also a mystery to the internet world. However, his ex-wife’s Reba McEntire net worth is almost $95 million according to a source called Celebrity net worth. Reba is one of the most popular singers and released several evergreen singles.
The singer made around $1 million from her album Reba in 2009. Similarly, in 2005 she made $2 million from her another hit compilation album which was also certified 2x platinum by RIAA. She released her compilation albumin the year 1993 named “Greatest Hits Volume Two” which also certified 2x platinum by Music Canada and 5x platinum by RIAA. She earned around $5.2 million from the album too.
Relationship Of Narvel Blackstock
Narvel Blackstock is a twice-married man. He first married his girlfriend turned wife Elisa Gayle Ritter. The couple promised vows on March 30, 1973. Narvel and Ritter held their wedding in a private ceremony attended by their families and friends. No outsiders were involved in their wedding. Narvel and Ritter, however, could not take their marriage any further-more due to some undisclosed reasons. The duo divorced on 31 March 1988.
After separation with Ritter, Blackstock went and married an American singer, actress, songwriter, and record producer Reba McEntire. The new duo also married in a private ceremony in 1989 on a boat in Lake Tahoe. Narvel met his second spouse, Reba when he first joined the music industry. It all started when he got signed as the manager of Reba. He deeply fell in love with her, and they then formed their own music company now known as “Starstruck Entertainment,” which was initially designed to help manage Reba’s career.
The duo announced their separation on October 28, 2015, after 26years of togetherness. Reba confirmed their departure on her Facebook account. Sources doubt that Narvel asked for a divorce after he found Rebe hanging out with her current boyfriend named Anthony “Skeeter” Lasuzzo. Anthony is a photographer and geologist. However, it is no new as Narvel is often reported to have complicated relationship and marriages.
Children And Grandchildren
Narvel has three children with his first wife, Elisa. They welcomed their first child in 1973 and named Shawna Rene Blackstock. Chassidy Celeste Blackstock later followed Shawna in 1978 and brother Brandon Blackstock in 16th December 1976. The youngest son Brandon is currently married to singer Kelly Clarkson.
With the second wife, Narvel welcomed another son in February 1990 and named him Shelby McEntire Blackstock. Shelby is a race car driver by profession.
Narvel has three grandchildren while in relation with Reba. The name of the grandchildren is Seth Blackstock, Savannah Blackstock, River Rose Blackstock, and Remington Alexander Blackstock. Despite the divorce with Reba, Narvel remains very close to the children.
Girlfriend Of Narvel Blackstock
After the divorce with Rebe, Narvel moved on with their relationship very fast. He started dating another woman immediately and to surprise the new woman in his life was none other than Reba’s best friend, Laura Putty Stroud. Laura is a broker by profession and a perfect friend to the couple when they were still dating. An insider claims that the information on when they started dating is unknown, but they became official after Narvel divorce with Reba.
However, the new couple broke up after a while, and Narvel is currently single and not ready for any new relationship.
Narvel being a 62 years old man, does not look like the age at all. He is very fit in appearance. No wonder how he is still dating even after being 62 years old. Narvel has an athletic body with a weight of 70 kg (155lbs). He stands an average height of 6 feet 0 inches tall (1.83m). Narvel having an athletic body has a chest size of 39 inches (99cm) and biceps of size 14 inches (35cm). He has a matching eye and hair color of dark brown. Sources and insiders claim that Narvel does a lot to maintain his fit athletic body. He goes to the gym and maintains a healthy food lifestyle.
Rumors And Controversies
So far, Narvel always stayed away from scandals and controversies, unlike any other TV personality. He managed to stay out of negative headlines in social media till the date. The only rumor about Narvel is that he was still dating his ex-wife Reba McEntire even after their divorce. Besides that rumor, he has not been part of any scandals and controversies.
Social Reach For Narvel Blackstock
Unlike any other celebrities of this century, Narvel is out of reach of any social media. He does not use any social sites, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. Narvel likes to keep his personal life minimal, and we suspect it might be the reason why he does not use any social media. Narvel not using social media has made it hard for the reporters and sources to figure out the happening in his life.