Shellie Pardi-Harrington is a celebrity mom in the spotlight for raising a talented country music singer. Her son Jon Pardi is an award-winning country music singer and songwriter. He is signed to Capitol Nashville and has released four albums: Write You a Song in 2012, California Sunrise in 2016, Heartache Medication in 2019, and his latest is Mr. Saturday Night, released in 2022. Fourteen Jon Pardi’s singles have charted on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. Head Over Boots, Dirt on My Boots, Heartache Medication, and Last Night Lonely have been the #1 spot. Please keep reading to learn more about Pardi and his supportive mother, Shellie Pardi-Harrington.
Shellie Pardi-Harrington Bio
Shellie Pardi-Harrington is famous as the mother of country music star Jon Pardi. Although she has kept her details private, she is in the limelight for her son’s growing music career. Shellie is a loving and supportive mother, and she still calls her 33-year-old son “my baby.” In a 2018 interview with 105.5 KNCI, Shellie revealed that she could not be any prouder of her son, knowing how hard he has worked for his music. Her son also celebrated her on 2022 Mother’s Day when he took to his Instagram account and posted her photo with the caption “Best Mom Ever!!!”
Shellie Pardi-Harrington’s Son
Jon Pardi was born Jonathan Ryan Pardi in Dixon, California, on 20 May 1985 to Jon Senior and Shellie Pardi-Harrington. His dad was a constructor. He graduated from Dixon High School in 2003. Pardi began writing music at 12, and by 14, he formed his band. He moved to Nashville after high school to pursue his music career.
Jon Pardi released his debut single, Missin’ You Crazy, in March 2012. It peaked at #29 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country and received three stars from Taste of Country’s Billy Dukes. His second single, Up All Night, became his first top-10 hit. His third release was What I Can’t Put Down, followed by When I’ve Been Drinkin’. The four songs appeared on his debut album, Write You a Song, released via Capitol Nashville in January 2014. Pardi performed on tours alongside singers like Allan Jackson and Brothers Osborne.
Jon Pardi joined Brooks Dunn for a new version of their hit single My New Broken Heart for the album Reboot. He released Heartache Medication in May 2019 after appearing as a guest on American Idol. The song was a lead for his third studio album with the same title.
Released in March 2020, Ain’t Always a Cowboy peaked at #3 on Billboard’s Country Airplay, 6 on the Hot Country Songs chart, and 55 on the Hot 100. His fourth album Mr. Saturday Night was released in September 2022, its lead single, Last Night Lonely charting earlier in the year.
Pardi got engaged to his girlfriend, hairdresser Summer Duncan on 2 October 2019. He met her through his mother, who gave him her contact. The couple married on 21 November 2020. They announced that they were expecting their first child on 21 September 2022.
Shellie Pardi-Harrington has done an amazing job raising and supporting her son throughout his life and career.