Who is Kelly Yazdi? Country singer Zac Brown engaged to model Kelly Yazdi 4 years after divorcing ex wife
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Zac Brown is engaged again, four years after separating from his ex wife. The 44-year-old founder, frontman, and lead vocalist of Zac Brown Band is reportedly engaged to model Kelly Yazdi. According to People, the country singer proposed to his girlfriend "a while ago" while the couple were vacationing in Hawaii and the proposal was "very intimate and the couple has kept it very private."
Yazdi and Zac rarely share images or videos together, but she has been seen accompanying the band on tour for their latest album, 'The Comeback', and she was also pictured on Instagram, celebrating Zac's birthday. In a video post shared by Zac, the model-turned-actress was seen wearing an engagement ring on her finger while celebrating Zac's birthday, People reported.
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Yazdi describes herself as a "born adventurer, events producer, SAG-AFTRA actress, stuntwoman, and professional model," her personal profile reads. The Minnesota-born adventurer considers herself a "spokesmodel for living with passion" as a motorcyclist. Furthermore, she founded the Ride Wild organization, which aims to change the way women are seen in power sports and motorsports.
Yazdi has starred in many series such as 'Hawaii Five-O', 'Steve Austin's Broken Skull Ranch Challenge', 'The Martial Arts Kid', and 'Herb Ritts: LA Style'. She has also featured in Katy Perry's "Harleys in Hawaii" music video, according to IMDB.
The news comes over four years after the Grammy-winning singer and ex-wife Shelly announced they were getting a divorce after 12 years of being together. According to the former couple, their journeys were starting to "lead in different directions"
"We feel blessed to be on such an incredible journey in life and sometimes the journey begins to lead in different directions. It is with deep love and respect that we announce we are separating as a couple," the former couple told People in a joint statement at the time. "We have led a whirlwind life together growing into a beautiful family with five amazing children and while life will be rearranging a bit, our love and commitment to our family will always be there," the statement continued. "This was a difficult decision, but we’ve done plenty of tough things together and this is our next venture — love, mutual respect, and care for each other are what we are moving forward with."
They share 5 children together - Alexander, 8, and daughters Joni, 11, Georgia, 12, Lucy, 14, and Justice, 15.