Reese Witherspoon is one of the actresses who started her journey at a young age. Reese Witherspoon is an actress from America. Reese was passionate about acting from a young age. She began during her teenage from television. Reese is famous for creating magic in her romantic comedy movies. 

Quick Info 
Full NameLaura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
Date of BirthMarch 22, 1976
Birth PlaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
ParentsJohn Witherspoon
Mary Elizabeth
ProfessionActress, Producer, Entrepreneur
SpouseRyan Phillippe (1999-2008)
Jim Toth (2011-Present)
Age44 years
Height5 ft 1 in
Net WorthUS $200 million

Once an actor, always an actor, some people acquire acting talent with their birth. Some develop the skill by joining acting classes. But once an actor has done the first performance, whether it is on stage, TV, or movie, the actor gets immersed in the euphoria of acting. And if passion develops from a young age, the addiction to drama is more robust.

Moreover, She is also famous for maintaining a successful balance in her commercial and critical appreciation. This success is also the reason for her stability in Hollywood. She has landed herself as a modern actress in the industry.

Reese Witherspoon

Early Life

The birthplace of Reese is in New Orleans, Louisiana. She came into the world on 22nd March 1976. Her father’s name is John Witherspoon. He was a lieutenant in the U.S Army. Her mother’s name is Mary Elizabeth. Along with her family, Reese Witherspoon moved to Nashville, Tennessee, while the girl was only nine years old. 



Reese went to the “Harpeth Academy” and “Harpeth Hall School” for her studies. She was even a cheerleader in the “Harpeth Hall School.” She left the University to seek her acting career.



Her modeling career started when she was only seven years old. It was for a commercial of a local flower store in 1983. She also participated in an acting fair in 1987. This incident inspired her to pursue acting in her professional life. 

Likewise, Reese started her movie career with the movie “The Man in the Moon” in 1991. The film critics appreciated her performance in the film. Reese Witherspoon appeared in the TV movie “Wildflower” in the same year. Reese shared the screen with Diane Keaton. She was part of another TV movie, “Desperate Choices: To Save My Child,” in 1992. 

Reese Witherspoon

Moreover, she came up with her performance in “A Far Off Place” and “Return to Lonesome Drive” are some of her movies in the 1990s. She shared the screen with Mark Wahlberg in “Fear” and Brooke Shields in “Freeway” in 1996. Both the film was successful; she took a gap of two years for her refreshment. Reese Witherspoon came up with full energy in 1998. “Overnight Delivery,” ” Pleasantville,” and ” Twilight” were her movies in the year. Reese also appeared in the “Election” and ” Cruel Intentions” in 1999. 

Reese came up with her another outstanding performance in “Legally Blonde” in 2001. The movie succeeded in becoming the milestone career of her film. It grew both critically and commercially. She also became part of the movie like “The Importance of Being Earnest,” ” Legally Blonde 2:Red White And Blonde,” and “Sweet Home Alabama.” 

Moreover, Reese started pushing her limits of acting skills. In the movie “Vanity Fair” by Becky Sharp in 2004, she appeared one of the most challenging career roles. Reese Witherspoon proved her acting skills in the film “Walk the Line” in 2005. Reese won a lot of awards for her performance in the movie. “Golden Globe” award, “BAFTA,” ” Screen Guilds Awards,” and the “Academy Award” for the category of “Best Actress” are some of the honors she received. 

Reese even has to face some disappointments for the movies like “Rendition” and “Penelope.” But she again won the hearts of people for the “Four Christmases” in 2007. Then, she appeared in the movies like “Mud,” ” Water for Elephants,” “How Do You Know,” and “This Means War.” She was part of the movies like “The Good Lie” and “Wild” in 2014 and “Hot Pursuit” in 2015. 


Relationship/Personal Life

Reese was in a relationship with Jake Glynehall. Make is also an actor.  They were in a relationship between 2005 and 2007. Reese married Ryan Phillips in 1999. Ryan is also an actor. She gave birth to a baby boy, Deacon, and a baby girl Ava. Unfortunately, the couple separated in 2007. Reese married Jim Toth in 2011. Jim is a Hollywood agent. Reese Witherspoon gave origin to a son Tennessee James Toth.

Reese Witherspoon

Social Media

Reese goes with the name of “@reesewitherspoon” on Instagram with 24.6M followers and “Reese Witherspoon” on Twitter with 2.8M followers. Her Facebook page “Reese Witherspoon” has 3.8M followers. She loves to share her photos of her movie projects and fun time on social media. 


Net Worth 

Reese has been part of the film fraternity for more than thirty-five years. She has been part of incredible movies, series, and TV movies. According to, she has an approximate net worth of $200 million.


Nutshell Bio

The full name of Reese is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon. Her current age is 44 years. She has an average height of 5 feet 1 inch with a complimentary weight of 57kg. Her nationality is American, and her ethnicity is Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Dutch, and English.