Entertainment Music Country Reba McEntire's Cutest Photos with Boyfriend Rex Linn The country star revealed in October 2020 that she has been dating the CSI: Miami actor since January By Andrea Wurzburger Updated on December 30, 2020 05:04 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 08 Insta-Debut Rex Linn and Reba McEntire. Rex Linn/Instagram In January 2020, Linn posted a photo of the pair enjoying a date night, writing, "Had a fantastic dinner with this Oklahoma girl. Tater Tots and Ketchup included." The country legend revealed on her podcast Living & Learning in October that Linn is "special" and "a very sweetheart of a guy." "Getting back in the dating world for me is fun and exciting," she said. McEntire explained that she and her new beau went on their first date in January, then kept in touch virtually amid the pandemic. "It's good to have a person to talk to, laugh with, get into subjects about what's going on," she said. "Discussions about our past, our family, funny stories, him being an actor, me being an actress. And he's very into my music. I'm very into his career." "It's just great getting to talk to somebody who I find very interesting, very funny, very smart and is interested in me, too," she added. 02 of 08 The Dream Rex Linn and Reba McEntire. Reba McEntire Instagram If Linn's shirt is any indication, he's "Livin' the Dream!" McEntire posted a sweet photo of the pair in Montana with the caption, "Fun in MT with my Sugar Tot!!!" Linn captioned the same photo on his Instagram, "❤️❤️TATER TOT," and called McEntire an "angel on the ground (and on a cooler). " 03 of 08 Meet the Tots "The Tots, Sugar and Tater, have taken up farming," the country music icon wrote on Instagram, using their pet names and showing off their new chicken — aptly named Mr. Pecker. 04 of 08 Winner, Winner Then she posted this video to show that Linn feels like the "winner, winner chicken dinner." 05 of 08 Red Carpet Ready Reba McEntire and Rex Linn. ABC via Getty The pair made their red carpet debut at the 2020 CMA Awards in November, which McEntire hosted (alongside Darius Rucker) in Nashville. "We're both excited that he's going to be there with me," the singer told PEOPLE of her date. 06 of 08 Hand in Hand Rex Linn and Reba McEntire. John Shearer/Getty The pair masked up as they walked hand-in-hand into the CMA Awards. 07 of 08 Dress Up/Dress Down Reba McEntire/Instagram Sugar and Tater Tot went "from red carpet to coffee camp" after the 2020 CMA Awards. 08 of 08 Friends on the Farm Rex Linn and Reba McEntire. Reba McEntire/Instagram When their donkey pal, Poncho, started feeling left out, the couple made sure to pay him some special attention (and pose for a sweet selfie with him).