Reba McEntire is a 67-year old singer, actress and businesswoman. The American singer has released several albums along with being a part of multiple movies and Television shows. She has a tremendous fan following over social media and continues to serve her fans with her content through her YouTube channel. The reason for her being called ‘The Queen of Country’ as she has sold more than 75 million records worldwide.
She also owns several businesses, including a clothing line ‘Reba’.
Reba McEntire Wiki/Bio/Profile
Third of 4 children, Reba was brought up in a family ranch in Chockie, Oklahoma, U.S. The kids used to help in ranch chores including castrating bulls and giving them worm medicine. It was because of her mother that she developed interest in singing.
|Birthname||Reba Nell McEntire|
|Also Known As (AKA)||Reba, the Queen of Country|
|Profession/Occupation||Singer, Actress and Businesswoman|
|Date of Birth (Birthday)||March 28, 1955|
|Age (as in 2022)||67|
|Birthplace||McAlester, Oklahoma, U.S|
|Hometown||Chockie, Oklahoma, U.S|
Reba McEntire Relationships & More
The singer has had two failed marriages with Charlie Battles and Narvel Blackstock respectively. Currently, she is in a relationship with Rex Linn since 2019. She has one son Shelby Blackstock from her second husband.
|Husband||Charlie Battles (m. 1976; div. 1987)
Narvel Blackstock (m. 1989; div. 2015)
Reba McEntire Family & More
Reba’s father was a world-champion steer roper three times while her mother aspired to be a country singer but ended up being a school teacher, librarian and secretory. She has a total of 3 siblings- one brother and two sisters as mentioned below.
|Parents||Father Name: Clark Vincent McEntire
Mother Name: Jacqueline McEntire
|Siblings||Brother Name: Pake McEntire
Sister Name: Susie McEntire, Alice Foran
Reba McEntire Education:
Reba used to play basketball and ran tracks but she had also learnt piano and guitar. By high school, the siblings has already started performing under the name of ‘The Singing McEntires’. After that in college, she passed with major in Elementary education and minor in music.
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education|
|School||Kiowa High School|
|College||Southeastern Oklahoma State University|
Reba McEntire Net Worth & More
Being a notable and famous singer, her total assets and net worth account to $100 million. The loft where she lives has a tennis court court and pool and estimates about $2 million.
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
Reba McEntire Biography, Life Story, Facts & More
Reba along with her siblings had got regional applauds and their records were available in local markets. She wasn’t able to find immediate audience with her first single “I Don’t Want to Be a One Night Stand” (1976) nor with her self-titled debut album in 1977, but she continued to record. She got her first breakthrough by topping the Billboard Country singles chart with “Can’t Even Get the Blues” (1982).
Until the end of 1987, she had established herself as a successful music artist and started expanding into acting and businesses. She began with having a talent-management firm, a construction company, a horse farm and a jet charter service. Through her acting career, she continued to travel and release albums and gain fandom worldwide.
She has a total of 24 singles as #1 on Billboard Country singles chart Her notable works include Tremors, Maverick, Charlotte’s Web, Buffalo Girls, songs include Only in my Mind (1985), Til Love Comes Again, Little Girl, Walk On, So Good Together (1999), Room to Breathe (2003), Reba: Duets (2007), and Love Somebody (2015).
In 1991, she had a very busy schedule and her band had decided to travel to concerts through private plane to cut-out travel time. When leaving San Diego, her band was split into two private planes, McEntire was woken by her pilot that the other plane has crashed including the deaths of 8 band members, a pilot and a co-pilot. Other notable stuffs related to Reba are bulleted below-
- Reba is 5 feet 7 inches (1.74 m) tall and has blue eyes and reddish-blonde hair.
- Reba made her Grand Ole Opry debut on September 17, 1977 where she almost missed her performance as the guard missed her name in the list of performers.
- She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2011 but she missed the official announcement as her dad had slipped into a coma following a stroke.
- McEntire holds the record of twelve American Music Awards for Favorite Country Female Artist.
- She is the first to win the Country Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year four times consecutively.
- In 1992, she opened Reba’s Ranch House to serve holistic care with sensitive staff for spiritual connection with guests.
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