Blake Shelton. Merely hearing his name will definitely tell you how influential he has become in the music and entertainment industry. Like most artists, Blake’s music career started out in his teenage years.
By the early 2000s, he has already made it to the limelight. Even today, Blake remains to be one of the most prominent musicians, especially when it comes to country music.
However, despite his undeniable fame, there are still some lesser known facts about Shelton. Here is a list below.
1. BLAKE’S PET TURKEY
Unbeknownst to many, especially to his new fans, Blake Shelton had a pet turkey. He pet’s name is also Turkey. Pun intended, as Blake has said multiple times.
No one really knows why he had one as a pet but he loved it dearly. He even planned on bringing it to every award show that he is invited, nominated, and has won. Unfortunately, Turkey’s life is cut short due to heat stroke.
2. HIS “ALWAYS MISTAKEN” FOR SOMETHING ELSE TATTOO
Many musicians, even the general public, get multiple tattoos as a form of expression. Blake has a couple of his own as well, each with a specific meaning close to his heart. He got this really cute deer tattoo as he love to hunt but people often mistake it as a ladybug.
3. SHELTON GETS SURPRISED BY A FAN
Knowing about Blake’s pet Turkey now, fans are not surprised he has raised other animals as well. In fact, he has a barn where he looks after the chickens and other farm animals. So one day, a fan decided to gift him an iguana. It was a sweet gesture but Shelton was a little freaked out.
4. BLAKE’S FIRST SONG WAS ABOUT HIS TEENAGE CRUSH
As Blake started his music career early, it was only fitting that the first song he wrote was about his tiny little crush on a high school classmate of his. Blake, in an interview, said that the girl did not even look his way at all. Ouch, I guess.
5. GIGGLY SHELTON IN AN INTERVIEW: WHAT’S THE SECRET?
It is without a doubt, a life as exciting as Blake Shelton gets tons of interviews and coverage. In one of his interviews just a few days after his divorce announcement, Shelton was caught drinking! It was all cool as we know the man is currently heartbroken. He was still respectful all throughout the interview, and we were happy to hear his giggles despite the situation.
6. HE IS A CHARITABLE PERSON
Even though Blake is so popular, news outlets never seem to pick up when he gives back to his community. Not that his good deeds needed publicity, but we love a man with a gold and generous heart!
7. BLAKE AND HIS MOM RECORDED A SONG
He remains intact with his roots and he never forgets family, that is for sure.
8. HE WOOED HIS CURRENT WIFE WITH A SONG
Gwen Stefani, also a famous singer, is Blake Shelton’s current wife. He wrote a song for her since that is what he knows to do well, and it worked! She was impressed and they started dating shortly after, until they got married.
9. SHELTON LOVES HIS MARSHMALLOWS
He will absolutely take marshmallow over any other food—even over five-course meals.
10. BLAKE IS THE SEXIEST MAN ALIVE
Blake was named the Sexiest Man Alive back in 2017. Took the professionals long enough to give him the title. Fans all know he is the sexiest man alive as long as he is breathing.