Who Is Charlie Battles? Ex-Husband Of Reba McEntire

by Manisha Fri Sep 15 2023 Updated On Sun Sep 17 2023
Who Is Charlie Battles? Ex-Husband Of Reba McEntire

Charlie Battles is an ex-husband of country music singer and actress Reba McEntire

He is a Steer-Wrestling Champion. He met her when Reba was still a teenager, and he was married with two kids.

Reba used to perform at Rodeos, and Charlie was a Steer Wrestler. Initially, they were not looking for a romantic relationship. 

After Charlie got separated from his first wife, they started dating each other. 

They got married in 1976, and they parted ways in 1987.

Charlie Battles with his ex-wife, Reba McEntire.
Charlie Battles with his ex-wife, Reba McEntire. Source: Instagram

Is Reba Dating Anyone?

Reba is in a relationship with Rex Linn. They have known each other since 1991, but their romance blossomed in 2020

They met each other for the first on a movie set while filming The Gambler. They got connected before the pandemic. 

She shared that he is a massive music fan, so he sent her songs during the pandemic. 

She lost her mother during COVID-19 and lived with her sister Susie in Southern Oklahoma. Rex tried to send things to her every single day, mainly food.

Reba is very open about her romance with Rex. She often posts cute pictures of them on her social media handle. 

They are seen on the red carpet and at awards functions together. They are not married yet. 


His ex-wife Reba is 68 years old

Net Worth

His ex-wife Reba's net worth is estimated to be $93 million

Reba McEntire with her ex-husband, Narvel.
Reba McEntire with her ex-husband, Narvel. Source: Pinterest

Reba Grew Up In A Ranch In Oklahoma 

Reba said that her family has an 8000-acre ranch in Oklahoma, and she was one of four hired hands. 

Her father was a rancher and rodeo cowboy. She grew up with her three siblings. 

She said one of the siblings was a rodeo cowgirl, and she and her sister were into singing. 

She rode horses while growing up, and she still rides horses to date. 

Reba Learned To Sing From Her Mother

Reba shared that her mom taught all of her four kids to sing. 

She shared that when her father used to take them all for rodeos, her mother would come to rescue them and tell them to sing. 

She said they used to sing in the car and they used to pass their time by singing. 

Her father told her that she got vocals from her mother and loudness from her father. 

McEntire Talked About Working With Blake Shelton On The Voice

Reba is a mega mentor for Blake Shelton on the singing reality show The Voice for his last season. 

She said Blake is quite a character, and everyone knows about him and knows how to deal with him. 

Both of them are from Oklahoma. She shared that when Blake joined the show for the first time, she was a mentor at the front. 

Blake is leaving the show, and it is his final season, so he wants her to be his mega mentor in the show. 

Reba Talked About Performing In Madison Square Garden

Reba was on tour and wrapped up her time in the world-famous arena Madison Square Garden. It was her first ever experience performing in that arena. 

She said that Madison Square holds a special place in her and her family's hearts as her grandfather rode a rodeo in that arena, and her father also rode there in his 40s, and she felt they were present in the hall while she was performing. 

She said she loved being appreciated by her fans. She added the crowd went crazy after her second song, and they applauded her. 

She got emotional seeing such a heartwarming response. 

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