Reese Witherspoon Biography
Reese Witherspoon is an American actress, producer, and businesswoman. She is an award-winning actress who was won two Golden Globe Awards, an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award and has regularly ranked as one of the world’s best-paid actresses.
Time magazine nominated her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2006 and 2015. Forbes listed her among the world’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2019 and 2021. Forbes named her the world’s richest Actress with an estimated net worth of $400 million in 2021. Witherspoon has also been a worldwide spokeswoman for the welfare of women and Kids. She is an active association with the Children’s Defense Fund.
Reese Witherspoon Age
Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Unites States. Her birth name is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon.
Reese Witherspoon Height
Witherspoon stands at the height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Reese Witherspoon Education
Witherspoon went to middle school at Harding Academy. Reece later joined the all-girls Harpeth Hall School in Nashville; she was a school’s cheerleader. She then enrolled at Stanford University, majoring in English literature. However, she dropped out to pursue an acting career.
Reese Witherspoon Nationality
Witherspoon is of American nationality.
Reese Witherspoon Parents
Witherspoon was at Southern Baptist Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the daughter of John Draper and Mary Elizabeth. John, her father, was a Tulane University medical school student when Reece was born. Draper was born in Georgia and used to serve as a lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve. John was in private practice as an otolaryngologist until 2012. Mary, her mother, is from Harriman, Tennessee. She worked as a professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University and had a Ph.D. in pediatric nursing.
Her parents are legally married now, although they divorced in 1996. Witherspoon has claimed descent from Scottish-born John, who signed the United States Declaration of Independence. The Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence genealogists is yet to verify the allegation.
Witherspoon grew up an Episcopalian and says she is proud of the “definitive Southern upbringing.” This upbringing provides her with a feeling of family and tradition.
Reese Witherspoon Husband
Witherspoon is married to Jim Toth. Toth is a talent agent and co-founder of motion picture talent at Creative Artists Agency, where Reece is a client. They got engaged on December 2010. The pair married on March 26, 2011, in Ojai, California, at Libbey Ranch, Witherspoon’s country estate. Which she later sold. They share a son Tennessee James Toth, who was born on September 27, 2012.
She used to be married to actor Ryan Phillippe. The two had met at Reece’s 21st birthday party in March 1997. They got engaged in December 1998] and tied the knot on June 5, 1999, at Old Wide Awake Plantation in Hollywood, South Carolina. They have two children, daughter Ava Elizabeth Phillippe and son Deacon Reese Phillippe. However, they announced their separation on October 20, 2006. Witherspoon requested the court to refuse to grant spousal support to Phillippe and rather joint legal custody and sole physical guardianship of their two kids
Her husband filed for joint physical custody on May 15, 2007, and did not request any spousal support. The two share joint custody of their children.
Reese Witherspoon Children
Witherspoon is a mother to three children. She shares two children with her first husband whom they share joint custody. Her firstborn, Ava Elizabeth Phillippe born on September 9, 1999. Ava is currently the Face of Draper James. She began modeling at Rodarte and later landed a position to become the face of another fashion brand: her mother Witherspoon’s clothing and lifestyle line, Draper James.
Her second born, Deacon Reese Phillippe, was born on October 23, 2003. Deacon is an actor famous for Never Have I Ever in 2020 and Deacon Feat. Nina Nesbitt: Long Run.
Her third born, Tennessee James Toth, together with her second husband, Toth. He was born on September 27, 2012, in Los Angeles, United States.
Reese Witherspoon Movies and Tv Shows
Witherspoon’s most ranked releases and films, according to the review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes. The films include Election in 1999, Legally Blonde in 2001, Walk the Line in 2005, 2009’s Monsters vs. Aliens, Mud in 2013, 2014’s Wild Movie, and Sing in 2016.
Witherspoon was nominated for two Academy Awards, including four Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards), two British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), and Nine Golden Globe Awards. She received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role won the SAG Award. Reece also won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as June Carter in the release Walk the Line in 2005. Witherspoon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
Reese Witherspoon Production Company
Witherspoon is the founder of both Hello Sunshine and Type A production companies. HelloSunshine is a media company that creates, celebrates, and discovers women at the center of every story. They tell stories across all genes, all shining a light on where women stand now and assisting them in charting a new path forward. She holds 18 % of the shares but sold a majority stake in her production company to a Blackstone-backed media company in August 2021. The deal valued the company at $900 million.
Witherspoon founded Type A Films production company in 2000. She was interested in starting her own company to produce quality films for young women. Type A Films expanded and hot famous after her success with Legally Blonde. The CEO of the company has been Jennifer Simpson since 2002. Simpson was previously the head of development and production for Barry Mendel Productions. She used to work on releases such as The Sixth Sense and The Royal Tenenbaums.
Reese Witherspoon Book Club
Witherspoon’s Book Club is the Complete List of Books she has read. She has recommended her favorite books to readers through her Book Club since 2017. Reese has chosen a total of 67 books to highlight.
Reese selects great novels and does help propel first-time authors. Her picks often get selected to the New York Times Bestsellers list due to the popularity of the book club. She also assists in adapting several novels into TV series and movies.
Reese Witherspoon Networth
Her net worth is approximately USD 400 million.
Reese Witherspoon Social Media
Twitter: Reese Witherspoon @ReeseW
Instagram: Reese Witherspoon (@reesewitherspoon)
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