Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are two of America’s leading musicians and together, they lay a blueprint of what a true Hollywood couple should look like. The two are currently the envy of many other celebrity couples. They might be lovers but come the 17th season of the American reality singing competition The Voice, the duo would feud up against each other as they coach a number of artists and try to guide them into winning the contest.
How long have Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani been together and how did they meet? Also find herein, details of their previous relationships before they found each other.
Blake Shelton’s Relationship Timeline
Before meeting Gwen, Blake Shelton had previously been married twice. His first marriage was to Kaynette Gern. Kaynette used to be Blake’s longtime girlfriend, they go as far back as during their days in Ada High School in Oklahoma and their love for each other led to marriage on November 17, 2003. However, their marriage did not last for as long as their dating life did.
In 2006, Gern and Shelton got divorced but during the time they were married, they lived in Oklahoma and after their divorce, Kaynette left the city. Before they got married, Kaynette temporarily worked as Blake’s road manager. Kaynette was born on February 20, 1973, in Oklahoma. She currently resides in Great Bend, Kansas and works as an elementary math teacher. She is currently dating the world record holder for steer roping, Cody Scheck.
Blake’s second marriage was to American country musician Miranda Lambert. After a few months of his divorce from Kaynette, Blake found love in the arms of someone who loves and does the same thing he loves, singing and playing the guitar, and not just any kind of music but country music, the exact music genre he loves.
Blake and Miranda started dating shortly after the end of his marriage to Kaynette in 2006. They dated for four years and got engaged in mid-2010. A year later, they tied the knot and their wedding reception took place at Don Strange Ranch in Boerne, Texas. After four years of living as a married couple, they went their separate ways and Blake started dating Gwen while Miranda started dating Anderson East, an R&B singer. Miranda and Anderson broke up three years after. In the same year, she began dating Evan Felker, the lead vocalist of the 6-man American country band, Turnpike Troubadours. The pair broke up in the summer of 2018. Lambert is now married to NYPD officer Brendan McLoughlin. The couple got married in Tennessee on January 26, 2019.
Gwen Stefani’s Relationship Timeline
Gwen Stefani used to date her No Doubt bandmate Tony Kanal. The pair first met as members of the rock band and started dating in 1987. They had such an admirable relationship, no wonder they still remain close friends, even after their break up. Many believed their relationship would lead to something more but after 7 years of dating, the two broke up.
When Gwen met Gavin Rossdale, she was still in a relationship with Tony, so, the pair started as just friends. After Gwen broke up with Tony, she and Gavin started dating. They got married in 2002 and together, they have three kids. After 14 years of marriage, they got divorced in April 2016.
How Did Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Meet?
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani first met when Gwen was named to be one of the coaches on The Voice in 2014. From that moment, the pair became really close. They were both in their respective previous marriages at the time, thus, they could only keep a platonic relationship. A year later, Blake and his ex-wife got divorced and shortly after, Gwen joined in the league of divorcees and this time, there was no longer any barrier to stop them from exploring their feelings for each other.
When Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani started dating in 2015, many believed it was just a rebound affair as they were both just coming off the backs of failed marriages. Their relationship now looks pretty much serious as it has been 4 years since they started dating and wedding bells might just be at the corner.