How much is Reba McEntire worth? $95 Million
How did Reba McEntire earn her money and wealth?
Reba McEntire is a seasoned singer, songwriter, actress and record producer who is rightly referred to as “The Queen of the Country”. She was born in McAlester, Oklahoma on March 28, 1955. She grew up with an interest in music from an early age. She sang in her school band, in the local radio with her other siblings and at rodeos. She performed the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City in 1974 while still studying in college. This led to her introduction with country artist Red Seagull who helped her sign a contract the following year with Mercury Records. As of 2018, Reba McEntire’s net worth is $95 million.
After McEntire signed with Mercury Records, she did not have any major hits. She finally got a hit when she released “You Lift Me Up (To Heaven)” (1980). “Feel the Fire” (1980) was her third studio album which produced two hit singles. “Heart to Heart” (1981) was her fourth studio album and the single “Today All Over Again” was a top five country hit. Her fifth studio album “Unlimited” (1982) earned her a number one hit with the songs “Can’t Even Get the Blues” and “You’re the First Time I’ve Thought About Leaving”. Her sixth and final album with Mercury Records was “Behind the Scenes” which released in 1983.
McEntire released “Just a Little Love” (1984) from which “How Blue” and “Somebody Should Leave” were hit singles. Her next album was titled “My Kind of Country” which helped her win the Country Music Association Awards’ Female Vocalist of the Year. She also won a Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for her song “Only in my Mind”(1985). McEntire has continued to sing not only country music but has also ventured into singing other genres such as gospel.
McEntire forayed into films by starring with Kevin Bacon in “Tremors” (1990) which was a horror comedy. Her next films were “The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw” (1991) and “The Man from Left Field” (1991). She was also into theatre and starred in the Broadway production of “Annie Get Your Gun” (2001). She also starred in “South Pacific” (2005) with Alec Baldwin and Brian Stokes Mitchell.
McEntire starred in the sitcom “Reba” (2001) which ran successfully for seven seasons until (2007). She portrayed Reba Hart who was a divorced woman and shows how she handled different aspects of her life after her divorce. She also appeared in “Malibu Country” (2011) which portrays her as a divorced mother who wishes to restart her musical career. Another interesting facet about McEntire is her portrayal of KFC’s first female Colonel Saunders since January 2018.
What are the greatest hits of Reba McEntire?
- You Lie (1990)
- Somebody Should Leave (1984)
- One Promise Too Late (1987)
- Whoever’s in New England (1986)
- If You See Him/If You See Her (1998)
- Fancy (1991)
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