The Race Car driver is one of the riskiest and well-paid jobs in the world. Shelby Blackstock is one of the well-known names in the world of race cars.
Besides, he is also the son of famous country music singer Reba McEntire. Not to mention his mother is one of the important people in her life. To know more about Shelby’s life, career, and so on, read the article below.
Here are some of the facts on Shelby that you might have missed.
Shelby Blackstock: Quick Facts
|Birth Name||Shelby Steven McEntire Blackstock|
|Date of Birth||February 23, 1990|
|Birthplace||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Eye color||Light Brown|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Weight||70 kg(154 lbs)|
|Education||Bob Bondurant Race School|
|Profession||Race Car Driver|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life and Parents
Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, the United States of America, Shelby was born on February 23, 1990. He is American by nationality and is of white ethnicity. He is the son of country music singer Reba McEntire and his father, Narvel Blackstock. Unfortunately, his parents divorced in 2015 after twenty-six years of marriage.
Similarly, his birth name is Shelby Steven McEntire Blackstock. Also, he has two older half-sisters named Shawna and Chassidy. He has a half-brother, Brandon Blackstock, who is married to Kelly Clarkson.
As for his education, the young Blackstock used to study in Bob Bondurant race school until he dropped out to pursue a racing career full-time.
Age and Height
Born in the year 1990, the professional racer is 29 years old as of now. He celebrates his birthday every year on February 23. His birth sign is Pisces.
Similarly, he is a handsome young man standing at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m). He weighs around 70 kg(154 lbs). Not to mention, he has a muscular and toned body. Being a racer, your body should be healthy and sound.
Moreover, an American born has dark brown hair and light brown eyes.
Shelby Blackstock: Professional Career
Shelby decided to pursue his professional racing career when he was still studying in the Bob Bondurant race school. Later he dropped out of school to pursue his dream. He made his first appearance in 2010 at the Skip Barner Competition.
Likewise, in 2011, Blackstock made his professional debut in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. There he made his presence felt by driving a Ford Mustang. That same year, he finished fifth in Skip Barber National Championship.
Also, in 2012, Blackstock moved to the USF 2000 National Championship with Andretti Autosport. Throughout the years, he kept his efforts and won Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in 2013.
Shelby continued in Pro Mazda with Andretti but fell to fourth points in 2014. However, he managed to capture six podium finishes. Also, in 2015, Blackstock signed to race for Andretti Autosport in the Indy Lights series.
Net Worth and Income
Talking about his income, Blackstock earns an impressive amount from his career as a professional car racer. As of 2019, he has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Not to mention, the race car driver makes $5000 to $7000 per race on average.
Likewise, the competitive and experienced driver makes about $100k from each race. And considering Blackstock’s caliber, he might be earning in the same range. Meanwhile, his mother, Reba, enjoys a net worth of $95 million. Also, his father has a net worth of $20 million.
Nonetheless, he is currently living a lavish life in the $7.9 million worth of house on Cherokee Dock Road in Lebanon with his girlfriend.
Shelby Blackstock: Girlfriend and Personal Life
At the age of 29, the professional racer is neither married nor single. He is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Marissa Branch. He has been dating the American Esthetician since 2016.
However, the couple has refrained from speaking publicly about their relationship. Despite that, the lovely couple posts pictures of them spending quality time on their respective social accounts.
Likewise, the lovey-dovey pair celebrated their second anniversary in May 2018. But the couple has not disclosed any plans of marrying any time soon. Not to mention, they also don’t have any children. However, looking at them now, the day does not seem too far.
So far, neither of them have been involved in any rumors or controversies that could ruin their relationship.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 31.9k Followers
Twitter– 15.3k Followers