In the Young Sheldon episode ‘Crappy Frozen Ice Cream and an Organ Grinder’s Monkey,’ while Sheldon (Iain Armitage) and his father dine with President Hagemeyer (Wendie Malick) and a university benefactor, his Meemaw (Annie Potts) dines with Missy’s baseball coach Dale (Craig T. Nelson, Coach) and his ex-wife June (Reba McEntire) who convinces Meemaw to attend their son’s wedding.
CBS describes Reba McEntire as a “multi-media entertainment mogul.” Over the years, Reba has won three Grammy Awards, has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her starring role in the sitcom Reba. Her net worth is estimated at $95 million.
In real life, the 65-year-old red-head is dating actor Rex Linn who plays Principal Petersen on Young Sheldon! She calls him “My sugar tot!”
Rex is also well-known for his TV roles on Better Call Saul (Kevin Wachtell), Nashville (Bill Lexington), CSI: Miami (Frank Tripp), and in several films including Rush Hour (Agent Whitney) and Wyatt Earp (Frank McLaury), among many others.
Young Sheldon airs Thursdays at 8 pm on CBS, right before B Positive at 8:30 pm.