MIRANDA Lambert shocked country fans when she split from fellow singer Blake Shelton in 2015.
However, the country sweetheart has found love again with former NYPD officer Brendan Mcloughlin.
Who is Brendan Mcloughlin?
Brendan Mcloughlin is the husband of country sensation Miranda Lambert.
The couple celebrated Brendan’s 30th birthday yesterday from their home in Nashville, Tennessee.
Miranda wished Brendan a happy birthday with a photo of the two on her Instagram with a caption that said, “Gussied up to celebrate this dream boat today! Happy 30th Birthday … I love you so much ❤️ I’m so thankful to have you in my life. Cheers to the next 30 years!”
At 30, Brendan is eight years Miranda’s junior. Originally from Staten Island, he policed the South Midtown Precinct of New York but hasn’t worked since mid-2019.
The married couple now split their time between New York City and Nashville.
When did Miranda Lambert and Brendan Mcloughlin get married?
On January 26, 2019, Miranda and Brendan tied the knot in a secret ceremony, just months after first meeting.
Miranda explained her decision to keep the wedding secret, after learning lessons from her previous marriage.
The singer told People: “I was married before, and it was a huge wedding and everything was very public. So was my divorce.
“I learned then that it’s not for everybody else. This is my actual life.
“With Brendan, I made it a point to keep it as private as I could for as long as I could.”
How did Miranda Lambert and Brendan Mcloughlin meet?
The pair’s whirlwind romance began on November 2, 2018, when Miranda was performing on Good Morning America with her band, The Pistol Annies.
She told the New York Times: “My husband was doing security there for the show. My girlfriends, the Annies, saw him and knew I might be ready to hang out with someone,”
“They invited him to our show behind my back.”
The pair hit it off and were married three months later!
Do Miranda Lambert and Brendan Mcloughlin have any children?
Brendan is a dad to a two-year-old son who he parents with his ex, Kaihla Rettinger.
The baby boy was born just three days after Brendan and Miranda met for the first time.
Miranda has spoken openly about being a stepmom.
She told Extra: “My stepson is amazing,
“I’m loving that whole phase, and I’ve raised a million dogs, so I feel like I’ve got that part of my womanly/motherly thing is full, so this is a whole new journey. It’s great.”
The pair now also share a rescue kitten named Tequila.
Did Miranda Lambert release a new song?
Miranda’s latest country track If I was a Cowboy is out now on Spotify, Apple Music, and Audacy.
The wild west-inspired song was released today, and Miranda posted a video of her cozied up on the couch singing the tune.
Her post said, “I got to bring out my true inner Texan in this song! “If I Was A Cowboy” out now.”