I’m sure you all remember the lead singer of Came here to forget, Blake Shelton, right? Well, Kayentte Williams is famous for being the country singer’s first wife.
Although many claims that her popularity has grown through the fame of her ex-husband, Williams is a truly amazing woman who is great in her own way.
Kayentte Williams Bio
Although much of her biography is not readily available online, 44-year-old Kayentte Williams, born on February 20, 1973, in Oklahoma as Kaynette Francis Gern, is said to be the only child of a father who was a news anchor for the local news station and a mother who was a teacher in a private school.
Williams, who holds a double degree in finance and humanities, is said to have been a very good student when she was young and wanted to become a doctor.
She was gifted and used to host programs in her school days. She was said to have a great voice, which many thought would make her a great career in the music industry or acting.
As already mentioned, Kayentte Williams was married to the singer Blake Shelton. The couple tied the knot on November 17, 2003.
The couple met during high school and had been together long before their marriage. Blake was only 15 years old and Kaynette Gern was just out of high school when the duo first met in their hometown of Ada, Oklahoma.
The couple shared great love before and during the first years of their marriage.
Blake confessed his love for Williams in the December 2003 Country Weekly – one month after their wedding.
He had said, “I knew Kaynette was the one, just because I can’t explain it. I can’t say it’s because we get along well, or because of how she looks. It’s just something I feel – you know what I mean? It’s no more than knowing that you’re right.”
But the love story began to sour in 2005 when Blake fell in love with his current wife, Miranda Lambert, after a concert.
The duo had sung “You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma” together for a CMT special
In 2006 he was involved in a divorce case by Kaynette for “inappropriate marital misconduct”.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly in 2011, he said he lost his heart to Miranda when he was still married to Kaynette Williams:
“I was a married man, you know? I stood up there and sang with somebody and I said, “Man, this wasn’t supposed to happen. When I look back on it, I fell in love with her, right on stage.
Kaynette served as Blake’s road manager before they got married.
The divorce was painful for Kaynette, who disappeared from the media and the spotlight for some time, probably to comfort the pain of separation from her longtime lover.
Miranda and Blake moved to Oklahoma, and this made life a little difficult for Kaynette as she had to meet her ex and his new lover in the same city where she lived.
“After Blake and I split up, I moved back to Oklahoma from Tennessee. But then Blake and Miranda moved back there to a neighboring town, and it just felt like Oklahoma wasn’t big enough for all of us,” Kaynette told the National Enquirer in a 2011 interview.
Kaynette Williams finally got over the divorce and moved on with her life. She currently lives in Great Bend and works as a math teacher at a primary school.
She has reportedly met and lives with rodeo champion Cody Joe Scheck. The couple should be happy together.
Kayentte Williams Net Worth
Well, sources estimate Kayente’s net worth that is over $600,000, as a women’s rights activist, she is said to be connected to an organization.
It’s known that she works on issues that reflect the problems of women.
In 2014, Kaynette auctioned her wedding dress on eBay for $700. However, the seller was not Kaynette, but a friend. There were no bids.