Rodney Blackstock's Family And Kids: Meet The Ex-Husband Of Maria Taylor

Rodney Blackstock

Rodney Blackstock is the owner of the company The Auto Club Group located in Buckhead Georgia. He was also featured in a local Atlanta Publication's September/October Issue. He talked about his newest venture called Blackstock Agency that started in August 2020.

He used to be an unrestricted free agent in the 2007 NBA draft. He served as a sports agent at Apexblack for more than three years. He is most recognized as the former husband of Maria Taylor more than anything. He rose to prominence through the fame and credibility of his ex-wife in her career.  

His ex-wife has made a huge name on ESPN. The fans of Maria are digging deep inside his personal details. They mostly want to know everything about his family, married life, and kids. 

Rodney Blackstock

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Rodney Blackstock Personal Life And Family

Rodney Blackstock was born on 29 October 1980 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He hails of Brazilian ethnicity and hence is fluent in Portuguese. He had a tough childhood moving back and forth between many foster homes. He has a bachelor's degree in commercial and advertising art.

He has only seen his mother thrice as she passed away when he was 12. He was later permanently adopted by the parents of his friend Dwon Clifton. This put an end to his temporary foster homes as he found the permanent one.

He married Maria Taylor in the year 2019. The two had held their wedding at the oceanfront Hilton Sandestin in Destin, Florida. There were rumors going on that the couple had called it quits. But the rumor of their split turned out to be true.

It is clear that Rodney Blackstock is pretty much unmarried in 2021. They have officially divorced as Maria is seen in a new marriage. He is not rumored to be dating anyone at the present neither does his social media hints anything like that.

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Rodney Blackstock Basketball

He spent his early life with different people which added more perspectives on his life. He overcame the grief of his mother's death by playing and excelling in basketball. This love for sports led him to be friends with Dwon Clifton.

He managed to focus on his education while playing basketball side by side. He also had an interest in entrepreneurship which he pursued later in life. He was investigated for his alleged ties with UNC basketball player PJ Hairston in 2019.

Rodney Blackstock And Maria Taylor

The former couple first met at a Charlotte Hornets game in North Carolina in the year 2014. It was Maria who first laid her eyes on Rodney. He then asked a mutual friend if Maria was a WNBA player or a partner of the player. They then met in the backroom after the game.

Taylor Blackstock Wedding

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Rodney was the one who made the first move. They exchanged numbers and went to grab a bite together the same night. He proposed to her after eight months of their relationship. They were all set to get married in June of 2016. But they felt like they were moving too soon and postponed the marriage. 

Their relationship had a whole on-and-off phase after that. They somehow managed to continue their relationship for three years. Rodney then made a second proposal to her during their hike in Los Angeles. This time they got married for real on 5th May at a beach in Destin, Florida.  

They were connected by their mutual love for sports. Their marriage came to an unfortunate end after a short time period. Maria and Rodney called their marriage quits for unknown reasons. They never revealed any reason behind the end of their marriage. 

Maria Taylor New Husband

She has posted a series of pictures of her new wedding photos on her Instagram. She has captioned the picture with a sweet caption that has made it clear that the new couple is going smoothly:

I love our love story

She however has not tagged her husband in the picture. Regardless, she has proven that she is happily married to her new husband. It seems like he prefers to keep his life low-profile as possible. Maria has also honored his need for privacy.

Maria Taylor Kids 

His marriage with Maria did not result in any children. He had never been married or engaged before her. He did not have any kids from any of his previous relationships. He is rumored to father some kids as a public figure. But all the rumors have turned out so far. Maybe, Rodney will think of having kids in his future relationships.