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Elisa Gayle Ritter

Elisa Gayle Ritter

Elisa Gayle Ritter is a television producer who is famous as the ex-wife of a well known American television producer Narvel Blackstock. Besides, he is a music manager and a former steel guitarist.

Divorced with Her Husband after 15 years of Married Life

Talking about the personal life of Elisa Gayle Ritter, she is a divorced woman and possibly single at the moment. Previously, she was married to Narvel Blackstock who is an American television producer and music manager by profession. Besides, he is a former steel guitarist. Elisa and Narval were both very young when they got married on March 30, 1973. At the time of their marriage, Elisa was just seventeen years old. However, the couple got divorced ending their 15 years of marriage in the year 1988.

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From her marriage with her ex-husband, Elisa gave birth to three children, a son and two daughters named Brandon Blackstock, Chassidy Celeste Blackstock, and Shawna Rene Blackstock.

Her Ex-Husband Married again after Divorce

Within a year of their divorce, Narval tied the wedding knot with Reba McEntire on June 3, 1989. His second wife Reba is a singer-songwriter and actress. The couple had a private ceremony on a boat in Lake Tahoe. Narval and Reba first met in the early 1980s. At that time Narvel was serving as the steel guitar player for her band and later served as her manager.

 Narvel Blackstock with her ex-wife
Caption: Narvel Blackstock with her ex-wife (Photo: biographicsworld )

The couple shares a child together as a  son named Shelby Steven McEntire Blackstock who was born in February 1990. However, after living together for almost two and a half decades as husband and wife, the couple ended their marriage. They shared the news about their separation on August 3, 2015, through McEntire’s website. And their divorce was officially finalized on October 28, 2015. Even after the divorce, his ex-wife McEntire still remains close with all her step-children and considers them as her own children.

His New Girlfriend Is Friend With His Ex-Wife, Reba

Currently, Narvel Blackstock is in a relationship with his new partner, Laura Putty Stroud. His new girlfriend is a real estate agent by profession. Narvel started dating her after his separation from his ex-wife Reba McEntire in the year 2015.

Narvel’ ex-wife Reba and his new girlfriend, Laura with their friend
Caption: Narvel’ ex-wife Reba and his new girlfriend, Laura with their friend (Photo: hollywoodmask )

Narvel’s new girlfriend Laura is one of the close friends of his ex-wife Reba. They were also spotted together in several events. In 2014, Reba and Laura attended the Katy Perry concert and Reba has posted their picture in her social media account.

Her Son Brandon Married with Kelly Clarkson

Elisa Gayle Ritter’s son Brandon Blackstock is married to Kelly Clarkson who is a famous singer and songwriter. The couple got married on October 20, 2013, at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee. The couple is blessed with two children, a daughter, and a son. They welcomed their first child as a daughter in June 2014 and their son in April 2016.

Her Ex-Husband’s Net Worth

Elisa Gayle Ritter’s husband has a net worth of around $50 million which he generated through his professional career as a television producer and music manager.

Besides, Narvel and his former wife Reba owned a 2-acre property in Beverly Hills in 2009 that worth $9 million. Together they own many properties including an 80-acre farm called Starstruck Farm in Gallatin, Tennessee and a 9,000 square-foot mansion which they listed for sale at the time of their separation in 2015  for $22.5 million.

Reba McEntire house at Nashville

Caption: Reba McEntire house at Nashville (Photo: a taste of country )

They also owned a lavish lakefront home of 12,800 square. The house consists of a large pool, pool house, equestrian facilities, and tennis courts. However, the couple had to sell their property due to some personal problem and in September 2016 they listed the home for $7.9 million. And in July 2017,  it was sold for $5 million to a developer.

Ex-Husband’s Career

Narvel Blackstock started his professional career as a steel guitar player by playing guitar for local bands around the city. He also worked as a manager for several county singers throughout his career. Narvel got his big break in his career when he got the chance to be a part of the band of country singer Reba McEntire who later becomes his wife.

During that time, both of them were in their struggling years as an artist. After a few years of hard work and dedication, their band got recognization in the music industry.

Then in the early 1980s, Narvel became McEntire’s manager then he successful became the manager of his then-wife Reba. He supported her when all her band members including the tour manager were killed in a plane crash in March 1991.

Television Career

Apart from his music career, he is a television producer. He has worked as an executive producer for the famous television series, Malibu County(2012-2013). Some of his other TV movies include Is There Life Out There? (1994), Forever Love(1998), Secret of Giving(1999), and as well as Blake Shelton Live: It’s All About Tonight(2010).

Narvel is also the director of the music video titled “I Know How He Feels” for his then-wife video Reba: Video Gold II.

American Television Producer, Narvel Blackstock
Caption: American Television Producer, Narvel Blackstock (Photo: Pinterest)

In the year 2012, he worked as an executive producer for singer Blake Shelton’s album Not So Family Christmas followed by Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music tale in the next year. Besides, he has also made an appearance in the episodes of the TV series named CMT Giants as well as Headline Country.

Elisa Gayle Ritter was born on January 6, 1956, in the Texas city at Tarrant County in the United States. As of 2019, she is 62 years old and her astrological sign is Capricorn. Elisa has American nationality and her ethnical background is Caucasian white.

Elisa Gayle’s height is 5 feet and 8 inches and her body weighs around 59Kg. She has beautiful blue color eyes with red color eyes.

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Facts of Elisa Gayle Ritter

Full NameElisa Gayle Ritter
Date Of BirthJanuary 6, 1956
Age64 years 0 months
Place Of BirthTarrant County, Texas, in the United States
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight59 kg
ProfessionAmerican Television Producer
NationalityAmerican
ChildrenBrandon Blackstock, Chassidy Celeste Blackstock, and Shawna Rene Blackstock.
Star SignCapricorn

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