Kaynette Francis Gern (born February 20, 1973), addressed professionally as Kaynette Williams, is a celebrated TV personality, teacher, talent manager, and businesswoman from the United States.
She became a public talk for being the first wife of the renowned American singer Blake Shelton.
Before being divorced, they were married for three years. Kaynette Williams‘ ex-husband, Blake Shelton, is also a singer and vocalist who has succeeded in the national music scene.
Blake Shelton’s ex-wife
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Kaynette Francis Gern|
|Stage Name:||Kaynette Williams|
|Born:||20 February 1973 (age 49 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Ada, Jesse, Oklahoma, United States|
|Parents:||Kay Kast-Gern, Fred Gern Sr.|
|Siblings:||Orpha Gern, Roggie Gern|
|Husband • Spouse:||Blake Shelton (m. 2003–2006), Cody Joe Scheck (m. 2015)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Teacher • TV Personality|
Early Life & Education
Kaynette Williams was born on February 20, 1973, in Ada, Jesse, Oklahoma, United States. She grew up with her two siblings, Orpha Gern and Roggie Gern, and was born to Kay Kast-Gern (mother) and Fred Gern Sr. (father) in Ada, Oklahoma, in the United States.
Kaynette Williams developed a deep love and passion for music at a young age. She even tried to pursue a career in music, but her efforts were unsuccessful. She eventually went on to teach arithmetic in elementary schools.
Many sources claim that it was her father, Fred Gern Sr., a TV news presenter, who inspired her to pursue a career in television. A private university employed her mother, Kay Kast-Gern. She was raised in a rather rich home and never experienced financial difficulties.
Kaynette Williams began two levels after graduating from high school and finished both Finance and Human Science. She was also interested in fashion design but chose not to pursue it because she did not have enough time.
Kaynette Williams primarily worked as an event host, exposing her to the entertainment industry. This was especially true given that she had known Blake Shelton for a while and that he had recently made progress in the audio industry.
A country singer, TV personality, and songwriter, Blake Shelton first gained popularity in 2001 with the release of the single Austin, the first track from his self-titled debut album, which spent five months at the top of the Hot Country Songs list.
His first album earned platinum certification and inspired other highly charting artists. He also released other recordings over the following few years, including The Dreamer and Blake Shelton‘s Bar & Grill, which were both awarded gold and gold certifications, respectively.
His sixth studio album, Red River Blue, resulted from his efforts on extended plays like All About Tonight and Hillbilly Bone. Three more records, Based on a True Story, Bringing Back the Sunshine, and If I’m Honest, were released over the following four years.
Blake Shelton now holds the record for the most consecutive number-one singles in Country Airplay, with 17 of his 24 chart-topping hits (out of 33 total) being consecutive. In the course of his career, he has received seven Grammy Awards nominations.
Blake Shelton is a well-known television personality in addition to being a musician, having served as a judge for The Voice, a reality singing competition show, since its beginning. He was the winner in six of the show’s 15 seasons.
According to accounts, Blake Shelton and Kaynette Williams started dating after Blake Shelton graduated from high school; they both hail from the same hometown of Ada.
After several years of courting, the couple wed in a private ceremony in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in 2003. After they got married, she started to help her husband more by playing a more supportive role in his musical endeavors.
But after three years, both decided to be divorced; they had no children. After the divorce was finalized, she issued a public statement in which she accused her ex-husband of engaging in improper marital behavior.
He began dating Miranda Lambert, a musician he met at the 100 Greatest Duets Concert, a year before they split up. Their relationship developed as a result of their collaboration on several projects. Later, in 2011, he wed Miranda Lambert.
Since their divorce, Kaynette Williams has gone on with her life and has stopped doing the introducing; the last we heard of her, she was a math teacher at an elementary school.
She also began dating Cody Joe Scheck, the world record holder in the rodeo event of steer-roping. In addition to their relationship, she advocates for women’s rights and has worked with several groups to address issues affecting girls in society. She also enjoys reading, and she believes in her excitement for it. Her sexuality is the subject of rumors, but she has refuted them.
Even though her ex-husband had also moved on with his life and attracted more controversy after divorcing Miranda Lambert in 2015, there hasn’t been much attention or coverage of her after the split.
He was said to have started seeing fellow The Voice judge Gwen Stefani, and a few months later, it was confirmed that they were dating. The incidents represent the same issue that plagued his first union.
Kaynette Williams is currently married to rodeo champion Cody Joe Scheck. After her separation from Blake Shelton, Kaynette Williams didn’t remarry until 2015. As indicated by Kaynette Williams‘s mom Kay Kast-Gern, Kaynette Williams and her current spouse, a common companion and new husband, Cody Joe Scheck.
Kaynette Williams‘ accumulated net worth is estimated at US$500,000 to US$900,000.
It was primarily derived from the divorce settlement with her ex-husband Blake Shelton, who is thought to have a net worth of US$60 million.
Her success in her other employment further boosted Kaynette Williams‘ net worth.