Quick Facts of Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

  • Full NameLaura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
  • Net Worth$150 million
  • Date of Birth22 March, 1976
  • NicknameLaura
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1991-present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseRyan Phillippe (m. 1999; div. 2007) Jim Toth (m. 2011)
  • Height5 feet 1 inch
  • Weight110.23 lbs
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Aries
Reese Witherspoon

Today the biography is about a star who won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Award for being her leading role in Walk the Line. The actress is none other than Reese Witherspoon. Witherspoon is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur who gained international recognition with her role as Elle Woods in the comedy Legally Blonde.

Reese Witherspoon is twice married in her life and divorced once. She is blessed with two children. Who are her spouses? How much net worth does Reese Witherspoon have? Let’s dig deep into the article to know more about Witherspoon’s life.

Who is Reese Witherspoon? Know her Bio & Wiki

Reese Witherspoon was born as Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Witherspoon holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her father was a Dr.John Drapper Witherspoon.


Raised in Episcopalian, Witherspoon attended middle school in Nashville, during which she was a cheerleader. Later she attended Stanford University as an English literature major, however, she left the school prior to competing for her studies to pursue an acting career.

What is Reese Witherspoon’s Age, Body Measurement (Height & Weight)?

Reese Witherspoon has maintained her body figure to its optimum. Her body measurements of the body are 34-25-35 inches, including the size of her breast, waist, and hip. Similarly, the height of Reese is 5 feet 1.5 inches or 1.54m. In the same way, she weighs approximately 110.23 lbs. She has a shoe size 6.5 US and her dress size is 2 US.


Reese has an attractive blue eye that defines her personality. Her hair color is blonde. The star has a sharp jawline along with high cheekbones that define her facial structures. If she hadn’t chosen the entertainment industry, she might be one of the hottest rising stars in the modeling industry.

Reese Witherspoon’s Movies & TV Series

Reese attended an open casting call for The Man in the Moon, she was cast for the lead role of Dani Trant, a 14-year-old country girl who falls in love for the first time with a 17-year-old neighbor in 1991. Ever since then, Reese got associated with the film industry and has appeared in a number of movies. Her films credits include A Far Off Place, Jack the Bear, S.F.W, Freeway, Fear, Twilight, Overnight Delivery, Pleasantville, Cruel Intentions and  Hot Pursuit.


Similarly, Witherspoon’s television credits include Wildflower, Desperate Choices: To Save My Child, Return to Lonesome Dove, King of the Hill, Friends, Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Freedom: A History of US, Saturday Night Live and Shine On with Reese.

How much is Reese Witherspoon’s Net Worth & Salary?

Reese Witherspoon has a net worth of $150 million as of 2019. Active since 1990, Reese has earned a hefty amount to her bank account throughout her acting professions. Legally Blonde’s sequel released in 2003, grossing $ 90 million at the box office and paying $15 million to Witherspoon, making her one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.


In August 2018, she earned $20 million between film salaries, producing income and endorsements. Some of her movies along with its budget and box office collection are given below,

S.N Movies Budget Boxoffice Collection Cast Members
1. Fear $6.5 million $20.8 million Alyssa Milano, William Peterson, and Amy Brenneman
2. American Psycho $7 million $34.3 million Christian Bale, Jared Leto, and Samantha Mathis
3. Legally Blonde $18 million $141.8 million Matthew Davis, Jennifer Coolidge
4. Just Like Heaven $58 million $102.8 million Mark Ruffalo

In addition, she owns a Hello Sunshine, a clothing company Draper James. She serves on the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) board and Avon Products ‘Global Ambassador in 2007, serving as the Avon Foundation’s Honorary Chair.

Similarly, she has invested her money wisely in properties around the US, from Nashville to Be production company L-air and Brentwood. With a high profile in the movies, Reese is living a rich and lavish lifestyle.

Reese Witherspoon’s House & Cars

Reese Witherspoon bought a Bel-Air mansion for £2.4 million ($3.3m) in 2001, which was sold which she later sold in 2004 for £3.4 million ($4.5m). The house is part of a one-acre plot with a garden, patio and barbecue area, as well as a private swimming pool and spa, a garage and a separate guest house.

The home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms with a kitchen, media room and a spacious master wing on the ground floor with a sitting room and a wet bar. She also owns a mega-mansion which she bought for $4.7 million in 2003. The house contains five bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom and family entertaining an outdoor fireplace, playground, pool and spa, and a sunken trampoline.

Who are Reese Witherspoon’s Husband  & Children?

Reese Witherspoon was married twice in her life. She met her first spouse Ryan Phillippe at her 21st birthday party in March 1997 The got engaged in December 1998 and married near Charleston, South Carolina on June 5, 1999, at Old Wide Awake Plantation. Through their blissful married life, the couple had has a son who was born in October 2003.


Despite sharing more than five years together the couple announced their separation in 2006.  In early February 2010, Reese began dating Jim Toth, a talent agent and co-head of motion picture talent at Creative Artist Agency, where Witherspoon is a client. The love birds engaged in December 2010.


A year later their engagement the duo married on March 26, 2011, in Ojai, California at Libbey Ranch, Witherspoon’s country estate which she later sold.  Together the couple has a son Tennessee Toth who was born on September 26, 2012.

Reese Witherspoon’s Controversies

Witherspoon was arrested in 2013 after her husband was pulled over for DUI suspicion and charged with disorderly behavior. She later pleaded for no obstruction contest and had to pay the costs of the court.