This week we woke up to the celebrity news that Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock have called it quits.
Kelly Clarkson and her husband Brandon Blackstock have filed for divorce after a seven-year marriage.
The couple married back in 2013 and are parents to two children, 5-year-old River Rose and 4-year old Remington.
While Kelly enjoys a lot of media spotlight from the stage and on TV, Brandon is a talent manager and manages the off-screen side of the entertainment industry.
So, here’s everything you need to know about Brandon, including his management career.
Who is Brandon Blackstock?
Brandon is Kelly’s talent manager.
He follows in the footsteps of his father Narvel Blackstock who used to be Kelly’s manager before he took over.
Brandon is one of seven managers at Starstruck Management, a company that his father Narvel founded back in 1988. In addition, Brandon and Narvel have family links to the country music industry – Narvel was married to country music star Reba McEntire.
On their website, it says that the company “develops and manages talent including singers, songwriters, producers and recording engineers”.
Who does Brandon Blackstock manage?
As part of Starstruck Management, Brandon manages a lot of famous people.
In fact, one of them is Blake Shelton, country music star and a long-running coach on The Voice, who Kelly has worked with.
An interesting fact is that Blake Shelton was the one who persuaded Brandon to propose to Kelly (via Huffington Post).
Other celebrities that Brandon manages include country musicians Cale Dodds, Emily Ann Roberts, John King and others.
Brandon Blackstock: Net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Brandon’s estimated net worth is $5 million.
If you’re after his social media profiles, you can follow Brandon on Instagram under the handle @brandonblackstock.
However, he has only 18 posts and just over 11,000 followers, suggesting that he doesn’t use the platform that often.
He is more active on Twitter and you can find him under the name @BBlackstock.