Originally posted on June 18, 2020 @ 6:24 am
Racing cars is one of the world’s highest-risk jobs in the world. Once you’re out of control while driving, it would take your life or maybe, you couldn’t race car again. Shelby is one of the well-known names in the racing car world.
Apart, Shelby is also the name of one of the American race car drivers, Shelby Blackstock who is also the son of country singer Reba McEntire. Not to mention, his mom is the most important person in his life. Shelby started his new year 2020 by welcoming new members in his life. So, who is this new member? To know more about Shelby’s love life and net worth, read on the below article.
Also, see some of the facts on Shelby that you might have missed.
|Shelby Steven McEntire Blackstock
|February 23, 1990
|Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock
|Race Car Driver
Shelby Blackstock is Reba McEntire’s Only Son
Born as Shelby Steven McEntire Blackstock on February 23, 1990, to parents Narvel Blackstock and Reba McEntire, in Nashville, which makes him 30. When his parents met, they were still married to their spouses. Reba was married to her first husband, Charlie Battles, for 12 years while Narvel was married to ex-wife Elisa Gayle Ritter for 16 years.
His mom and dad got married in 1989, but unfortunately, their marriage didn’t last forever and got divorced in 2015. Shelby has three older half-siblings named Chassidy, Shawna, and Brandon. His older half brother, Brandon Blackstock, was married to the American Idol Kelly Clarkson in 2013. Like his parents, Brandon and Kelly separated in 2020. Kelly filed for divorce from his brother, Brandon.
Though Shelby has a good childhood and lives together with his family until his parents’ divorce. The sad news was his grandmother passed away on March 26, 2020. Shelby shared a family photo on Instagram, saying she will be missed.
Shelby Dropped Out of College to Pursue His Career in Racing
Like most successful people around the world, Shelby chose his career overstudies. While he was studying in the Bob Bondurant race school, he decided to make his career in racing. His mother told Rachel Ray Show, she was shocked when Shelby said to her that he wanted to be a race car driver. Reba continued; she doesn’t know where he got his talent and didn’t drive fast. Shelby made his first appearance in 2010 form the Skip Barner Competition.
In 2011, Shelby made his professional debut in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenges, driving a Ford Mustang and finished the fifth overall. Blackstock signed with to race for Andretti Autosport in the Indy Lights series in 2015. He also raced in Pro Mazda Championship in 2013.
Is Shelby Blackstock Married to Wife or Dating Girlfriend?
Well, many ladies have a crush on this handsome, Shelby Blackstock. Many ladies heart is going to break if we told you that he is taken but not married. The race car driver is in a relationship with blonde beauty named Marissa Branch. She is a model as well as a social influencer.
Shelby and Marissa have been together for four years. He shared photos of the two on his Instagram and wished his girlfriend, “Happy fourth anniversary” In May 2020.
However, Blackstock hasn’t mentioned how their love story began. The two look like they’re made for each other. When not racing, Shelby goes on vacation with his girlfriend and spends some great time with each other.
The interesting fact, he doesn’t shy to flaunt his feelings on social media. The duo also attended the AMC Awards along with his mom, Reba. Shelby’s girlfriend describes herself as a Disney princess.
Furthermore, Blackstock celebrated his girlfriend, Marissa’s 28th birthday with his close friends and family. He shared some glimpse of his girlfriend’s birthday on Instagram. See the below post.
Father of Two Dogs
Shelby and Marissa are the parents of two adorable dogs, Belle and Waston. The couple together celebrated Belle’s birthday on May 26, 2020. He took to Instagram and captioned it, “happy birthday to the sweetest ad most dramatic husky girl, Belle.”
In addition, Blackstock numerous pictures and videos of himself with his girlfriend and dogs. In another post, he posted photos of a corgi dog named Waston. He captioned it, “two years ago they brought this little potato home.”
Shelby Blackstock’s Net Worth is $9 Million
Talking about his earning, Shelby makes amazing money from his racing career. Back in 2019, his net worth is said to be $8 million. According to online sources, the race car driver earns between $5000 to $7000 per race on average.
Nonetheless, the race car driver is living a luxurious lifestyle and also bought a $7.9 million house in Cherokee Dock Road, Lebanon with his girlfriend and two dogs.
On the other hand, his mom, Reba McEntire’s net worth is $95 million whereas Narvel has an estimated net worth of $50 million.