Reese Witherspoon Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Reese Witherspoon

Biography / Wiki

An Academy Award-winning American actress Reese Witherspoon started her career with her roles in television as well as films and mini-series; she managed to get a foothold in Hollywood. She gained worldwide popularity for her roles in films like ‘Legally Blonde’, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, ‘Four Christmases’ and plenty of other romantic comedies.

She was born Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon on March 22, 1976. She is one of those rare actresses who have maintained a balance between commercial success and critical appreciation. Apart from acting, she is actively involved with the Children’s Defence Fund.

Height / Weight / Age

Reese Witherspoon weight 57 kg and 126 lbs in pounds. She stands with a height of 155 cm or in feet inches 5’1”. She has an expressive face with blonde hair and blue eyes. She turned 47 years old. Her body measurement is as follows 34 inches chest, 25 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. She possesses a smooth voice with a strong Southern accent.

Net Worth

According to sources, Reese Witherspoon’s estimated net worth is $80 million approximately.

Education / Family

Reese Witherspoon was born in New Orleans to lieutenant colonel John Draper Witherspoon and Mary Elizabeth who worked at Vanderbilt University as a nursing professor. She attended Harpeth Academy and Harpeth Hall School for elementary education.

From a very young age, she appeared in commercials which gave her the confidence to become a full-time actor. She was enrolled at Stanford University, to pursue an English literature major.

Real name

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

Name Reese Witherspoon
 Nickname Jaws
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Date Of Birth 22 March 1976
Age 47 Years
Height In centimeters – 154 cm

In feet inches – 5’1”

Weight In kilograms – 57 kg

In pounds – 126 lbs

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur
Zodiac sign Aries
School Harding Academy
College All-girls, Harpeth Hall School in Nashville
Stanford University, California
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town New Orleans, Louisiana, US
Debut Film: The Man in the Moon

Return to Lonesome Dove (1993

Fathers Name Dr. John Draper Witherspoon (Army Officer)
Mothers Name Dr. Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon with her mother
Reese Witherspoon with her mother

Brothers John Witherspoon (Real Estate Agent)

Reese Witherspoon with her brother
Reese Witherspoon with her brother

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

In 1991, Reese Witherspoon made her film debut as a rural teenager in the movie ‘The Man in the Moon’. Her first appearance was applauded and appreciated by film critics and audiences. She appeared in the Disney productions ‘A far off place’.

In 1996, she received her breakthrough when she starred in the film ‘Fear’ alongside Mark Wahlberg. In the movie ‘Walk the Line’ she gave an excellent performance for which she won Academy Award BAFTA, the Golden Globes and the Screen Guilds Awards.

She has undertaken a difficult role in the film ‘Vanity Fair’ which was a success and she portrayed the role of ambitious Becky Sharp was widely applauded by critics. In 2014, she appeared in ‘Wild’ and her portrayal of a woman scarred by tragedies earned her an Academy Award nomination for best actress.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

From 1999 to 2007, she was married to fellow actor Ryan Phillips and the couple a daughter named Ava and a son named Deacon. After their separation, in 2011 she got married to Jim Toth and has a son named Tennessee James Toth.

Boyfriends Jeremy Sisto (1992, Actor)


Reese Witherspoon & Jeremy Sisto
Reese Witherspoon & Jeremy Sisto

Chris O’Donnell (1993, Actor)

Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend Chris
Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend Chris

Stephen Dorff (1994)

Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend stephen
Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend stephen

Mark Wahlberg (1995-1997, Actor)

Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend Mark
Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend Mark

Ryan Phillippe (1997-2007)
Jake Gyllenhaal (2007-2009, Actor)

Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend jake
Reese Witherspoon with her boyfriend jake

Jim Toth (2010-Present)

Marital Status Married
Husband Ryan Phillippe, (m. 1999; div. 2007)


Reese Witherspoon with her ex-husband Ryan
Reese Witherspoon with her ex-husband Ryan

Jim Toth (m. 2011)

Reese Witherspoon with her husband Jim
Reese Witherspoon with her husband Jim

Children Daughter – Ava Elizabeth Phillippe


Reese Witherspoon with her daughter Ava
Reese Witherspoon with her daughter Ava

Sons – Deacon Reese Phillippe,

Reese Witherspoon with her son Deacon
Reese Witherspoon with her son Deacon

Tennessee James Toth

Reese Witherspoon with her son Tennessee
Reese Witherspoon with her son Tennessee

Favorite Things

Here is the list of Reese’s favorite things.

Favorite Food Brands Firecrackers, Fried Chicken
Favorite Movies Overboard (1987), Terms of Endearment (1983), Belly (1998)
Favorite Restaurant The Buffet at Magic City
Favorite Colour Pink
Favorite Destination The Bahamas

Reese Witherspoon

Some Interesting Facts About Reese Witherspoon

  • In 2001, she was chosen as one of the “25 Most Intriguing People of 2001” by People Magazines.
  • Along with Debra Siegal, she runs a production company called “Type A Films”.
  • Reese’s first name is her mother’s maiden name.
  • She is fond of old embroidery and collects antique linens.
  • In 2015, she co-founded a Southern apparel store called Draper James.
  • Her favorite movie is Overboard.
  • Daniel Morton is her distant cousin.
  • In 2004, People Magazine chose her as ‘Favourite Female Film Star’.
  • Her agent is Steve Dontanville from the William Morris Agency.
  • She spent half of her childhood in Wiesbaden, Germany.
  • Her daughter Ava Phillippe is named after the grandmother of her ex-husband, Ryan Phillippe.
  • Her hobby is reading.
  • She refused to work in two horror movies Scream and Urban Legend.
  • After she provided her own singing voice for Walk the Line, many companies approached her to record music.
  • After Sissy Spacek, she is the second actress to win the best actress Oscar for portraying a female singer in a biography.
  • Amish Mafia is her favorite TV show.
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