Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is known as an Academy Award-winning actress. She is most famous for her iconic roles in 'Legally Blonde,' 'Walk the Line,' and the HBO series 'Big Little Lies.'

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Background and Age

Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The little girl of a doctor and a medical caretaker, Witherspoon experienced childhood in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was a debutante and went to Harpeth Hall, a private all-young ladies high school. On somewhat of an impulse in 1991, Witherspoon addressed a casting call for extras. She ended up with the lead in her first feature film, The Man in the Moon (1991), at only 14 years of age. Her first year out of high school, Witherspoon considered forsaking acting to follow her folks into the medical field. Things changed in 1996 when her performance in the film Freeway earned her the Catalonian International Film Festival award for best actress. She left school for a year to concentrate on acting, she had been studying English writing at Stanford University.

Career and Net Worth

In 2001, Witherspoon had a huge break when featured in the unexpected film industry hit Legally Blonde. Witherspoon played Elle Woods, a sorority girl who pursues her ex to Harvard Law School. The motion picture proved to be such a triumph, that it produced a sequel. Witherspoon featured in, and produced, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde (2003), procuring $15 million which was much more than what she was paid for the first.

In July 2019, fans of her show, Big Little Lies started an online movement to demand a third season of the popular program.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Reese is currently married to American Agent Jim Toth. They tied the knot on March 26, 2011. The couple is living a pleasant married life and they have been honored with one child named Tennessee James.

Before Jim, she was married to Ryan Phillippe. They exchanged vows on June 5, 1999 but their married relationship couldn't last a decade. They eventually got separated on June 13, 2008. From her first marriage, she has been honored with two children, Ava Phillippe and Deacon Reese Phillippe. She was also in a sentimental association with Jeremy Sisto in 1992, Chris O'Donnell in 1993, and Stephen Dorff in 1994. In 1995, she was involved with Mark Wahlberg but that union finished in 1997. She was additionally in a romantic association with Jake Gyllenhaal in 2007 which finished in 2009.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 22 Mar, 1976
Age: 44 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Baton Rouge
Education: Stanford University
Gender: Female
Description: American actress and producer
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Spouse: Ryan Phillippe[1999-2007]
Jim Toth [M. 2011]
Net Worth 2021: 300 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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