Reba McEntire She’s built a successful country music career over the years, but it turns out she’s also a doting mother. The 67-year-old singer has welcomed a biological son, Shelbyand five stepchildren, including Coti, Spear, Shawna, brandonY chasidy, through two marriages in her life, and has always been enthusiastic about her role as a mother. Like her, they too have lived impressive lives both personally and professionally.
Learn more about Reba’s children below.
Shelby Blackstock is Reba’s only biological daughter. From her He was born in February 1990 from her and her husband at the time, Narvel Blackstock. After graduating from college, he became a racing driver and has been very successful because of it. He has competed in the US F2000 National Championship, Pro Mazda Championship and Indy Lights.
Reba hasn’t hesitated to express her pride in her son over the years and did so in a memorable Instagram post in January 2020 when he was racing at Daytona International Speedway. “A mother is as happy as her children are. Shelby, ‘I love coming back to Daytona International Speedway for the #roar,’” she wrote in the post.
Shelby started her own family when she got married. Marissa Branch in February 2022. The couple met on the dating app Tinder in 2014 and were friends for two years before they decided to start a romance. They spoke to People about their marriage and relationship after their wedding. “We’ve known each other for a long time, both from a ‘just friends’ and dating perspective,” they said. “Tackling whatever life throws at us as husband and wife, creating a family and a legacy, together, excites us more than anything.”
Coty Battles became Reba’s stepson when she married his father, charlie battles, in 1976. He reportedly followed in his father’s footsteps when he became a wrestler, but eventually settled down as a rancher. Although he is quite private about his life, he has settled in Waco, TX with his girlfriend. Amy Huffmanin 2016, according to his Facebook page.
Lance Battles is Reba’s second stepson from her first marriage to Charlie, whom she divorced in 1987. He has kept a private life over the years, so not much is known about him. One of the most recent times he was mentioned in a publication was in his father’s obituary after he died of heart failure and complications from a stroke in 2013. At the time, Donna Grangerwho married Charlie and became Lance and Coty’s second stepmother, was also mentioned.
Shawna Rene Blackstock
Shawna Rene Blackstock became another of Reba’s stepdaughters when the artist married her dad, Narvel Blackstockin 1989. Like Lance, she has led a very private life and although she is active on Instagram, her account is private.
Brandon Blackstock was born in 1976 and his father is also Narvel. He is perhaps Reba’s best known stepson since he became a famous talent agent. He was also married to the singer. Kelly Clarkson from 2013 to 2021. The former couple share two children, including pink river Y remington alexander. She also shares two children, including Sheet Y setwith his first wife, Melissa Ashworthwhom he divorced in 2012.
Chassidy Celeste Blackstock
Chassidy Celeste Blackstock is another of Narvel’s daughters who became Reba’s stepdaughter in 1989. She was born in 1978 and, like some of her siblings, decided to keep her life as private as possible. However, she has been seen joining Reba for events in the past, like the one in the photo above, and the two seem very close.
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