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Narvel Blackstock

Narvel Blackstock

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Full Name: Narvel Blackstock
Birth Date: August 31, 1956
Age: 63 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Former steel guitarist
Country: United States
Horoscope: Virgo
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
DivorceElisa Gayle Ritter (1973-1988), Reba McEntire (1989-2015)
Net Worth$5 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceTarrant County, Texas
KidsShawna Rene Blackstock, Chassidy Celeste Blackstock, Brandon Blackstock, Shelby Blackstock
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Narvel Blackstock is a former steel guitarist as well as the manager for Reba McEntire who is also famous for his involvement in Malibu Country (2012), Forever Love (1998) and Reba: Video Gold II (2006).

Who is Narvel Blackstock’s Married to?

Narvel Blackstock has married twice in his life. Previously, he married his girlfriend turned wife Elisa Gayle Ritter. They tied the wedding knots on 30th March 1973.

Also, they have three children; Shawna Rene Blackstock (1973), Chassidy Celeste Blackstock (born in 1978), and Brandon Blackstock (born on 16th December 1976). Narvel and Elisa, could not share their marriage journey further-more and divorced on 31sty March 1988 for some undisclosed reasons.


After his divorce, he married an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer Reba McEntire. The couple married in a private ceremony on a boat in Lake Tahoe, in the year 1989.

Narvel Blackstock with his ex-wife, Reba McEntire
Caption: Narvel Blackstock with his ex-wife, Reba McEntire

They share a son, Shelby Blackstock. Shelby who is famous for his work on Blake Shelton Live: It’s All About Tonight (2010) and 20/20 (1978) with his parents’ help and is an American racing car driver.

Narvel has 5 grandchildren from his first marriage. After 26 years of being together, Narvel and Reba announced their divorce in the year 2015. After their divorce, Narvel might be living a single life.

What is Narvel Blackstock’s Net Worth and Salary?

Narvel Blackstock’s net worth is still under review, however, as per several online sources, he has an estimated earning of around $5 million. However, his ex-wife’s country singer Reba McEntire’s net worth is around $95 million, as of 2019. McEntire is one of the popular singers and has released a number of evergreen singles to date.

In 2009 and 2005, she made $1 million from her album Reba: Duets and $2 million from her another hit compilation album Reba #1’s (certified 2x platinum by RIAA) respectively.

In the year 1993, she released her compilation album Greatest Hits Volume Two which also certified 5x platinum by RIAA and 2x platinum by Music Canada from which she earned around $5.2 million. As a manager, Narvel has also earned a huge amount of salary but the actual amount is still missing from the media.

Early Life

Narvel Blackstock was born as Narvel Wayne Blackstock on 31st August 1956 in Tarrant County, Texas, the United States of America. As of 2019, he is 63 years old and his horoscope is Virgo.

Narvel holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnical background. He spent most of his childhood in his birthplace Tarrant County along with his parents and siblings.


Narvel Blackstock was a steel guitarist but he never acquired much fame and was not close to entering the music industry. After that, he met the prominent country music singer Reba McEntire.

He began managing her. He is also famous to have managed big fishes like Malibu country released in the year 2012, Secret of Giving in the year 1999 and Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas in the year 2012.

Narvel Blackstock, American former steel guitarist
Caption: Narvel Blackstock, American former steel guitarist

The country music power player couple, Reba and Blackstock went on to run their company named Starstruck Entertainment together.

This company was initially established to manage Reba but it went on to manage stars such as Blake Shelton and their daughter-in-law Kelly Clarkson.

What is the Height of Narvel Blackstock?

Blackstock stands at a tall height of 6 feet. His hair and eyes are dark browns in color.