About Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. As a record producer, McEntire worked with Mercury Records and MCA Nashville Records with the latter allowing her to take creative control over My Kind of Country (1984), her second album.
She the artist and producer behind “Somebody Should Leave”, and “How Blue”, her top singles. As an actress, Reba has starred in different films including Tremors (1990), and Annie Get Your Gun (2001). Besides, Reba is remembered for starring in Reba her television sitcom which saw her nomination to the Golden Globe Award.
Reba McEntire’s Early Life
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Reba McEntire is the daughter of a champion steer roper, Clark Vincent McEntire (1927-2014), and a school teacher, Jacqueline Smith (1926-2020). She was born on the 28th of March 1995 in McAlester, Oklahoma. She together with her siblings Alice, Pake, and Susie was taught how to sing by their mother who was so passionate about country music before becoming a teacher. Reba McEntire learned to play the guitar at a tender age where she played it whenever they sang in their family’s music group. She too wrote all the songs for the family group with their efforts seeing the record “The Ballad of John McEntire”.
McEntire joined Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 1974 where she pursued a career in education. Following her breath-taking performances at different local venues, Mc Entire was hired to perform the national anthem at the National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City in the same year she joined university. Later in 1975, Reba McEntire signed a recording contract with Mercury Records, marking a major milestone in her career as a country singer.
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Reba McEntire’s Family Life
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Reba began her married life with Charlie Battles, a ranger and steer wrestling champion in 1976. Battles had previously been divorced in a marriage that he was already a father of two. In 1987 however, McEntire’s marriage with Battles proved futile and they divorced in the same year. Two years later Reba McEntire married her manager Narvel Blackstock where the couple wed in a private ceremony in 1989. From his previous marriage, Blackstock brought in his three children namely Chassidy, Shawna, and Brandon. The couple was further blessed with one son named Shelby Steven McEntire Blackstock. After 26 years of marriage, however, the marriage couldn’t work anymore thereby leading to a divorce in October 2015. Two years after divorcing Blackstock, McEntire began dating Anthony “Skeeter” Lasuzzo, a relationship that didn’t lead to marriage at all. In 2020 however, McEntire started dating Rex Linn, a film and TV actor.
Reba McEntire’s Career
The same year, Reba McEntire subsequently released yet another hit album, “What Am I Gonna Do About You” which again rose her to fame since she was named the “Entertainer of the Year” as well as “Female Vocalist of the Year”. Her music career had been in a trajectory seeing her release “Rumor Has It”, an album that made over 3 million sales before she lost 8 members of her band in a plane crash that occurred on 16th March 1991. Following the accident, McEntire released “For My Broken Heart” as a special dedication to her deceased bandmates. Her unending hit-after-hit history in the country music genre has over time earned her the title, “The Queen of Country.”
Besides her lucrative music career, Reba is a successful actress both in films and television series as well. Her remarkable screen appearances include in the films Tremors (1990), and Annie Get Your Gun (2001) as well as in her television sitcom, Reba.
McEntire’s Height and Weight
- Reba McEntire’s weight in Pounds is 128 Ibs
- Her weight in Kilograms is 58 Kg
- McEntire’s height in Feet 5’7”
- Height in meters 1.70 m
Reba McEntire’s Net worth
- Reba is a is Award-winning record producer and country singer.
- Her multiplatinum records have seen her on top of the Billboard Charts
- She has also ventured into the acting industry where she has appeared in different films as well as having her own sitcom
- Logically looking at her diverse career, it would be inevitable to conclude that Reba McEntire has indeed made a colossal amount of money over the years
- According to the 2020’s Celebrity Net Worth, McEntire’s net worth is estimated to be $ 95 million.