Reese Witherspoon Biography

Published On Jul 06, 2017
Facts of Reese Witherspoon
Date of Birth: 1976 , March-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
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Having dreamed of becoming an actress from an early age, Resse Witherspoon started children’s acting classes at the age of seven. Eventually, at the age of eleven, Resse stood on the first position in the Ten-State Talent Fair.

Resse Witherspoon began her professional career with a television series, Wildflower where she played a character, Ellie Perkins. Her appearance on the series gained him wide recognition and appreciation. From her first tv series, Wildflower, Witherspoon got a chance to debuted in the Hollywood film industry and appeared in the movie, The Man in the Moon as a Dani Trant.

Later, Resse Witherspoon featured in 2005 hit movie, Walk the Line as a June Carter Cash from which Resse won the Academy Award for Best Performance.

Besides that, Resse Witherspoon owns a production company, Type A Films. Along with this, Resse is also involved in children’s and women’s advocacy organizations and is the long-time supporter of Save the Children.

Other than that, Witherspoon is a fashionista and has launched her new summer collection based on Southern-inspired brand, Draper James.

In concern to her personal life, Witherspoon belongs to a white ethnicity and her nationality is American. Reese married Ryan Phillippe in 1999. The beautiful husband and wife have two children, Ava Elizabeth and Deacon. However, the couple separated a year after their marriage citing Resse affair with Jim Toth as the reason behind their divorce. 

Resse later married a Talent agent, Jim Toth and they have already celebrated sixth years of their marriage with their adorable son, Tennessee James Toth.

Moving towards her economic aspects, Resse earns a tremendous amount of money from her professions and her current net worth is around $120 million.

Reese Witherspoon facts on timeline

Born in New Orleans,Louisiana

March 22 , 1976

An American actress and producer, Resse Witherspoon born on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans with John Witherspoon and Betty Reese and grew up with her sibling, John.

Movie debut from The man in the Moon

October 4 , 1991

From her struggle, Resse Witherspoon got a chance to debut in the Hollywood through the movie, The Man in the Moon as a Dani Trant. Robert Mulligan is the director of the movie.

Television debut from Wildflower

December 3 , 1991

Resse Witherspoon made her television debut on the television movie, Wildflower as an Ellie Perkins. From her first tv movie, she won the million of hearts as well as earned the name and fame.

Won the Academy Award


Resse Witherspoon featured in the 2005 blockbuster movie, Walk the Lines as a June Carter Cash for which she won the Academy Award for the Best Performance in 2005.

Married to Ryan Phillippe

June 5 , 1999

On June 5, 1999, Resse Witherspoon married to Ryan Phillippe after dating a year. He is also an American actor, director as well as writer. From their relationship, the couple is blessed with two children.

Divorce with Ryan Phillippe

September 5 , 2007

After celebrated eight years of their marriage, the couple decided to divorce. There were rumors the reason behind their divorce was Resse affair with Jim Toth.

Married to Jim Toth

March 26 , 2011

After divorce with Ryan Ressse married to Jim Toth, the Talent agent after long term dating. Currently, the couple enjoying their married life with their adorable son.

Current Net worth


Resse Witherspoon is one of the successful actresses and she featured in the number of movies. As of 2017, her net worth is estimated to be around 120 million dollars and her net worth is increasing day by day