In Oct 2020, Country Singer and actress Reba McEntire made a big announcement on her podcast Living & Learning with Reba McEntire. Since the announcement, the couple had been a focus and center for attraction ever since, most importantly her boyfriend Rex Linn.
Rex Linn is familiar to the people of the ’80s and the ’90s but anyone beyond that group might have trouble recognizing him. So, if you don’t know much about him, delve into this wiki-article based on his life.
How Old Is He?
Rex Linn was born in 1956 in his hometown of Spearman, Texas, in the United States. He turned 63 years old while celebrating his birthday on 13 November.
Moreover, Rex Linn owned Scorpio as his zodiac sign per his date of birth.
Rex Linn Family
Rex Maynard Linn was born to his father James Paul Linn and his wife Darlene Deere Linn. After spending almost 13 years in Hansford County in Texas, Paul and Darlene moved to Oklahoma City as his father pursued his career as a lawyer who earned his degree from the University of Texas. Before James’ career as a lawyer, he was in the army fighting 69th in World War II.
Moving on, Rex grew up as the third child and the second son. His elder siblings were Rhonda Linn Bayless and James Paul II. While Rhonda was married to Randy Bayless, James Paul II was married to Lee.
Sadly, Rex lost his father in October of 2009 to an undisclosed reason, a few years after the death of his mother and his brother-in-law Randy Bayless.
How Tall Is Rex Linn?
Even after attending his mid-’60s, Rex was no less than any other man in the movie industry. Not only he thrived in movies and TV shows, but his modeling gigs also earned him wider prominence.
Rex Linn with his height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) looked fresh in suit and ties, as formal attire always brought the best out of him. Plus, he weighed 84 kilograms (185 lbs).
Also, an occasional casual get up on T-shirts and jeans was a fresh thing for his fans to see, which made him look much younger than he actually was.
Is He On Instagram?
Who says social media is a young man’s game when movie legends such as Rex Linn is thriving exponentially. His Instagram account earned 3322 followers at the time of this writing.
Likewise, he also owned a Facebook page with 2207 followers at the same time around. What’s more, he is also equally popular on Twitter with 1047 followers as of the fall of 2020. But he hasn’t tweeted anything on his profile since November of 2014.
Rex Linn Net Worth — $10 Million
It was in Oklahoma City where Rex went to middle school. He attended Heritage Hall followed by Casady School, Oklahoma based independent school affiliated with Episcopal Church. Following high school, he enrolled at Oklahoma State University and graduated in 1980.
As an aspiring actor, Rex pursued acting inspired after watching actor Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. He took acting classes in high school but as he destroyed the set, his drama coach ordered him off the stage and advice him to try something else, hence ending his acting career in high school.
But before pursuing a career in acting, Rex worked as a vice president in the Lakeshore Bank. But he lost his job after the bank went insolvent. Following that he joined an oil company and got the job to oversee the field operation.
But by then, Rex had already joined a talent agency to help him out with his career. He auditioned for movies and commercials.
Rex received acting credits in 100+ movies and TV shows as he built a strong resume. Movies such as Dark Before Dawn (1988), Across Five Aprils (1990), Sniper (1993), Drop Zone (1994), The Postman (1997), Rush Hour (1998), American Gun (2005), Django Unchained (2012), and Under the Silver Lake (2018) are some of his notable works in movies.
Whereas, JAG (1995-2000), CSI: Miami (2003-2012), The Lottery (2014), Lethal Weapon (2017-2018), Better Call Saul (2016-2020), and Young Sheldon (2017-2020) are some of his TV shows appearances worth mentioning.
Meanwhile, in his three and a half-decade worth of career in movies and TV series, Rex Linn certainly earned a total net worth of $10 million as noted by Celebnetworth.com.
Rex Linn & Reba McEntire — Dating Or Married?
Reba McEntire, a Country music legend hosts a podcast titled Living & Learning with Reba McEntire. And during the show, she announced that she was dating actor Rex Linn.
As she unfolded, the couple went for dinner in later January 2020. They grew closer over time and even the pandemic couldn’t keep them separated.
The couple was always talking to each other over the phone, FaceTime, and texting.
However, Reba missed mentioning the length of their relationship.
Before Rex, Reba married Narvel Blackstock for 26 years until the couple got divorced and parted way in 2015. Starting from 2017 she started dating Anthony Lasuzzo, an oil geologist but the relationship ended in 2019.
Reba McEntire seemed definitely head over heels for Rex and noted that Rex was, “a very sweetheart of a guy.” However, the couple hadn’t thought anything about getting married already.
But surely they get along with each other.
Did Renee DeRese Ever Become Rex Linn Wife?
Actor Rex Linn and Renee DeRese dated each other for a while. They were in a serious relationship so much so that the couple got engaged eventually.
Not only that, Rex bought $1.4 million worth of the home for his fiance Renee DeRese and himself in 2010 in Sherman Oaks. But the couple got separated without leaving any clues behind their separation.
As for Renee DeRese, she worked as a trauma unit nurse.
Last modified: October 6, 2020