The story of Reba Mcentire’s boyfriend, Rex Linn: who is he?

The story of Reba Mcentire’s boyfriend, Rex Linn: who is he?

Reba McEntire is a prominent American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She rose to stardom for her hit single Can't Even Get the Blues. Reba is also known for starring in the TV series Reba as Reba Hart. Apart from her career success, she has a personal life. Do you know who Reba Mcentire’s boyfriend is?

Reba Mcentire’s boyfriend
Reba McEntire and Rex Linn speak onstage at The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Terry Wyatt
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Who is Reba Mcentire dating? The American singer is dating Rex Maynard Linn. He is a well-known actor, voiceover artist, and producer from the United States. With a career spanning over three decades, Linn has appeared in several movies and TV series, including Big Sky, Young Sheldon, MVP, and Edge of the World.

Profile summary

Full nameRex Maynard Linn
Date of birth 13 November 1956
Age66 years old (as of 2023)
Zodiac signScorpio
Place of birthSpearman, Texas, United States
Current residenceSherman Oaks, California, United States
Height in feet6'4''
Height in centimetres193
Weight in pounds176
Weight in kilograms80
Hair colourLight brown
Eye colourBlue
Father James Paul Linn
MotherDarlene Deere
Relationship statusDating
GirlfriendReba Nell McEntire
EducationSpearman Junior High School, Heritage Hall, Casady School, Oklahoma State University
ProfessionActor, voiceover artist, producer
Net worth$5 million

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Rex Maynard Linn's biography

The actor was born on 13 November 1956 in Spearman, Texas, United States, to James Paul Linn and Darlene Deere. His father, Paul was an attorney; he died on 24 October 2009.

The popular actor grew up alongside his two siblings, James Paul II and Rhonda Lou. His family moved to Oklahoma City in August 1969, where his father practised law.

Educational background

Who is Reba Mcentire dating
Rex Linn and Reba McEntire attend the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland in Hollywood, California. Photo: Jeff Kravitz
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Reba Mcentire's boyfriend, Rex Linn, attended Spearman Elementary and Spearman Junior High School. Later, the actor proceeded to Heritage Hall and Casady School. Finally, he went to Oklahoma State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Radio, Television, and Film in 1980.


Rex began his career in the 1970s working part-time at the Oklahoma City Zoo. He then ventured into the banking sector, working for Lakeshore Bank. Later, Rex worked with an oil Company, overseeing field operations in western Oklahoma.

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The American actor developed an interest in acting while in high school. He used to do auditioning for film and TV commercial parts before landing small roles in various projects. Rex's big screen debut eventually came in 1986 when he starred in Shadows on the Wall.

Rex Linn's movies and television shows

The famous actor has made significant headways in his film career and has about 108 acting credits. According to his IMDb profile, here are some of the movies and TV series he has been featured in.

Year Movies and TV series Roles
2022–2023 Big Sky Buck Barnes
2017-2023 Young Sheldon Principal Petersen
2023The Hammer Bart Crawford
2022Big ShotCoach Bert
2022 MVPSecurity Guard
2016–2022Better Call SaulKevin Wachtell
2019The L Word: Generation QJeff Milner
2019Bad DreamNetwork Head
2019The DroneDominic Baker
2018The Kominsky MethodEd
2018An Acceptable LossThe president
2018Under the Silver LakeManager
2017-2018Lethal WeaponNathan Riggs
2018Edge of the WorldCoach Andrews
2018WacoDick DeGuerin
2017Cupid's ProxyClive
2015-2016NashvilleBill Lexington
2016The RanchCoach Shaw

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How did Reba meet Rex Linn

The duo first met in 1991 while working together on Kenny Rogers’ movie The Gambler Returns The Luck of the Draw. At that time, Reba was married to her former manager Narvel Blackstock. The lovebirds kept in touch over the years, growing their friendship.

How did Reba meet Rex Linn?
Rex Linn and Reba McEntire attend the 54th Annual CMA Awards at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: John Shearer
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Reba and her boyfriend, Linn, began spending quality time together around January 2020–they reunited on the set of Young Sheldon. The American actor would later share a photo on his Instagram account with the caption,

Had a fantastic dinner with this Oklahoma girl. Tater Tots and Ketchup included.

Reba and Rex Linn made their red carpet debut at the Country Music Association awards show in November 2020. The couple shared their photos together during the event.

Is Reba Mcentire married to Rex Linn?

No one holds the title of Reba Mcentire's spouse, as she is still unmarried. However, in October 2021, during an interview with Extra, Reba said she and Linn had discussed getting married.

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Are Rex Linn and Reba still together?

The two are still dating. On 17 April 2023, while filling in for Hoda Kotb on Today with Hoda & Jenna, the couple publicly declared their love for each other.


  1. Who is Rex Linn? He is an American actor, voiceover artist, and producer.
  2. How old is Rex Linn? He is 66 years old as of 2023. He was born in 1956.
  3. Who is Reba Mcentire's husband? The singer is not married. However, she is currently dating American actor Rex Linn.
  4. How long has Reba Mcentire dated Rex Linn? They have been dating since 2020. However, they first met in 1991.
  5. What is Rex Linn's net worth? His net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
  6. How tall is Rex Linn? The American actor is 6 feet 4 inches (193 centimetres) tall.

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