One of the best-selling artists of all time, Reba Nell McEntire is a famous country singer, actress and musician in the United States. She came to fame and gained much success after releasing her second album My Kind of Country, collaborated with MCA Nashville Records in 1984. The album brought her a series of number one singles and albums, including 40 singles ranking number one 14 albums at the same position. She earned certified gold for 28 albums, had more than 85 million records sold in total and has sometimes been named The Queen of Country. In addition to music career, she also appeared in various film and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award.
Born in McAlester, Oklahoma, she is the daughter of Jacqueline and Clark Vincent McEntire. She was taught to sing by her mother, who wanted to become a country singer but finally became a teacher. She started her singing career as a teen girl at Kiowa High School. She signed contract with Mercury Records in 1975 and had her first solo album released 2 year later.
She got married to her first husband Charlie Battles in 1976 and divorced in 1987. She remarried Narvel Blackstock in 1989 and had a son with him.