Reese Witherspoon is a famous American actress, voice actor, film producer and businessperson. At the age of 7, Reese Witherspoon appeared in television commercials as a child model. Continue reading to find the net worth of Reese Witherspoon as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Reese Witherspoon was born as Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon on 22nd March 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the US. Reese Witherspoon’s father, Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, was then a student at the medical school of Tulane University.
Dr. Witherspoon had been born in Georgia. After serving as Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve, he started his private practice as an otolaryngologist till 2012. Reese Witherspoon’s mother, Dr. Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (née Reese), came from Harriman, Tennessee. Dr. Betty Witherspoon had received 5 degrees including Ph.D. in Paediatrics nursing. She was a professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University.
Reese Witherspoon was educated from Stanford University.
In 1999, Reese Witherspoon met Ryan Phillippe her co-star in ‘Cruel Intentions’ and married. They had two children named Ava Elizabeth and Deacon Reese Phillippe. In 2007, the couple divorced.
On 26th March 2011, Reese Witherspoon married Jim Toth, an entertainment agent, in a private ceremony at Reese’s ranch in Ojai, California. They have a son named, Tennessee James Toth.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1990, Reese Witherspoon commenced her career as an actress in the movie, ‘The Man in the Moon.’ She got nominated for Best Young Actress of Young Artist Award. The same year, Reese enacted in cable TV movie, ‘Wildflower.’ In 1992, Reese Witherspoon starred in another television movie, ‘Desperate Choices: To Save My Child.’ The following year, Reese was on the CBS mini-series called ‘Return to Lonesome Dove.’
In 1996, Reese Witherspoon enacted in two important movies, ‘Fear alongside Mark Wahlberg’, and ‘Freeway’ with Brooke Shields. In 1998, Reese Witherspoon enacted in ‘Election,’ an adaptation of the novel. Reese Witherspoon won awards from National Society of Film Critics and Online Film Critics Society for Best Actress. Reese Witherspoon got nominated for Golden Globes and Independent Spirit Award.
In 2000, Reese Witherspoon enacted in ‘American Psycho.’ Reese Witherspoon made a guest appearance in ‘Little Nicky’ of an episode of six seasons of ‘Friends,’ television series. In 2001, Reese Witherspoon enacted in the movie, ‘Legally Blonde’ and won Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
In 2002, Reese Witherspoon enacted in the movie, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ with John Lucas and Patrick Dempsey. In 2003, the next sequel of ‘Legally Blonde’ was released, and it made $90 million at the box office. Reese Witherspoon earned $15 million and became one of the highest paid actresses of Hollywood.
In 2004, Reese Witherspoon enacted in the movie, ‘Vanity Fair’ that got excellent reviews. In 2005, Reese Witherspoon acted in ‘Walk The Line,’ film based on the life of song and songwriter, Johnny Cash. Reese Witherspoon won a Golden Globe, Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA awards.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Reese Witherspoon is $140 million. Reese Witherspoon has proved to be one of the talented actresses of Hollywood at the beginning of the 21st century. Reese Witherspoon earned $15 million and was declared one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actresses (sequel of 2003s ‘Legally Blonde’).
Reese Witherspoon owns the production Company, ‘Hello Sunshine’; a clothing Company ‘Draper James.’ Reese Witherspoon is an active member of children’s and women’s Advocacy organizations. Reese serves as a board member of the Children’s Defence Fund (CDF). Reese was named Global Ambassador of Avon Products (2007) and has severed as an honorary chair of Charitable Avon Foundation. Reese has received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame (2010).
In 2017, Reese Witherspoon co-produced and enacted in HBO drama series, ‘Big Little Lies’ and got nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries/Movie and Outstanding Limited Series as the producer.