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Elisa Gayle Ritter – Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth In 2021

In most of the cases of celebrities, they often decide to keep their private life aspects that got their name hidden in dark. This is quite understandable as such things can be really challenging in a person’s life much less for the life of a celebrity. Today we bring to you one of such hidden celebrities. The name of this celebrity is Elisa Gayle Ritter, who you have better known as the TV producer. But what Elisa Gayle Ritter is known for is being the ex-wife of the rewound talent manager and music producer Narvel Blackstock. As it happens, Elisa Gayle Ritter was the person who was the mastermind in getting Narvel Blackstock his career in talent management. But following Narvel’s rise is the industry; he has long since forgotten to talk about his ex-wife.

Today we will be exploring all the different aspects of Elisa Gayle Ritter’s life in this wiki-bio.

Real Name:- 

Elisa Gayle Ritter




American TV Producer



Date of Birth:-

6th January 1956

Birth Place:-

Tarrant County, Texas, USA.

Zodiac Sign:-




Physical Stats:-

Elisa Gayle Ritter is a 65 years old woman who measures for a height of 5 feet 6 inches with a bodyweight of 60 kg. for a woman of her age, she remains quite fit, in fact, a little beautiful. With her natural blonde hair and hazel-colored eyes, she is a beauty to behold. Despite her old age, she still maintains a certain degree of physical exercise to keep her health in check.

Personal life:-

  • Elisa Gayle Ritter was born to a regular Texan family back in 1956 in Tarrant County. She was born and raised in Tarrant County but nothing much is known about her life. She completed her education till Graduation in Texas and shortly after she started her career in the TV entertainment industry.
  • While Elisa Gayle Ritter was renowned for her job as a TV producer, she did not garner much limelight. She truly got the fame when she started dating at a young age with a music producer named Narvel Blackstock.
  • They both tied marital knots when they were only 17 years old back in 1973 and Elisa gave birth to her firstborn son that very same year. During their marriage, they had 1 son and 2 daughters.
  • They were a happily married couple for nearly 15 years and it was only after Narvel’s career as talent manager and music producer started to take flight was the downfall of their relation.
  • They started to fight with each other with Elisa’s main concern being that Narvel was not giving enough time to him mainly because of his busy schedule that often took him out of the city. Things got heated up and soon Elisa was forced to opt for a divorce back on 31st March, 1988.
  • There had been much speculation about this divorce. While the main cause of divorce is always busy schedule of Narvel, rumors are that Narvel started cheating on her. These speculations were soon confirmed after Narvel married to Reba McEntire following the couple’s divorce.
  • During the divorce proceedings, Narvel denied all charges of cheating on Elisa. Well, what they say, any publicity is good publicity, and the divorce proceedings actually helped Narvel to be in media limelight and that inadvertently increased his fame in the industry.
  • After their divorce, Elisa Gayle Ritter got over the relationship and soon started dating another name in the TV industry. The name of this man is Daniel Gilbert who soon married with Elisa and they have been living happily for over 30 years. They tied the knot back in 1989, not long after the divorce was finalized.
  • As for the relationship of Narvel and Reba McEntire, their marriage also did not have a happy ending. They also got divorced back in 2015. As for Narvel, he is still on his dating escapades and this time with Laura Putty Stroud, the long-time friend of Reba McEntire.


There are limited facts available about life of Elisa Gayle Ritter which are mostly her favorite things.

  • Elisa Gayle Ritter is an avid reader and her favorite thing to read his novels. She is in love with reading novels of all genres.
  • Elisa is also fond of eating Italian Cosine.
  • Her favorite colors are Brown and orange.

Net worth:-

S we all know that Elisa Gayle Ritter was a big name in the TV industry with an illustrated career as a producer, she has gained a bit of net worth over the years. Also, after her divorce from Narvel, she got a substation divorce settlement. As of now, the current estimated net worth of Elisa Gayle Ritter is around 15 million dollars. This net worth does not include the net worth of her current husband.


Elisa Gayle Ritter is currently living a happy life with her husband Daniel Gilbert for more than 30 years in Texas.

Family Tree:-

Nothing much is known about family of Elisa Gayle Ritter but what is know is as follows.

Father Name:-

Not known.

Mother Name:-

Not known


Not known.


As a result of her marriage with Narvel Blackstock, Elisa Gayle Ritter has three children.

  • Her first borne was a daughter born back in 1973 named Shawna
  • 2nd was a son named Brandon Blackstock born back in 1976
  • Finally a daughter born back in 1978 named Chassidy Celeste


Her son Brandon like his father is a talent manager and a family man. He, like his father, married twice in his life; the first time with a woman named Melissa Ashworth. With her he gave Elisa two grandchildren named

  • Seth Blackstock
  • Savannah Blackstock

He then got married to a singer slash songwriter named Kelly Clarkson back in 2014. With her, Brandon gave Elissa two grandsons

  • River Rose Blackstock
  • Remington Alexander Blackstock

Relationships & Affairs:-

Elisa only has two known relationships in her entire life. The first was with Narvel Blackstock, with whom she married back in 1973 when both of them were mere 17 years old.

The 2nd relationship of Elisa also ended up in a marriage after her divorce from Narvel. The name of her current husband is Daniel Gilbert, with whom she got married back in August of 1989; following divorce from Narvel.

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