Reese Witherspoon – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Reese Witherspoon

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Who is Reese Witherspoon?

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. She is an American actress and producer and is ranked among the highest-paid actresses worldwide. Her father John Draper Witherspoon, was born in Georgia and was a lieutenant in the U.S Army Reserve. Later, he decided to join Tulane University medical school and become a student.

Her mother Mary Elizabeth Witherspoon was a professor at Vanderbilt University. She taught nursing and had a PhD in pediatric nursing.

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Childhood Accomplishments

  • Witherspoon made her debut at the tender age of 7 in the year 1983 in an advertisement for a local flower store. Reese made her acting debut with a film in the year 1991. She portrayed the role of a rural teenager in the film ‘The Man in the Moon’ and she received a lot of appreciation for her performance. The same year, she got a chance on another TV-only movie Wildflower.

Reese Witherspoon Body Measurements

Height5 ft 1 in / 156 cm
Weight110 lb / 50 kg
Breast Size34 in / 87 cm
Bra Size38 B (US) / 85 B (EU)
Cup SizeB (US)
Body Measurements34-25-36 in or 87-64-89 cm
Chest Size34 in / 87 cm
Waist Size25 in / 64 cm
Hips Size35 in / 89 cm
Shoe Size6.5 (US) or 4 (UK) or 37 (EU)
Dress Size2 (US) or 34 (EU) or 6 (UK)
Eyes ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Awards and Achievements

  • Witherspoon has bagged 56 wins and 118 nominations to date which includes.
  • Witherspoon won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.
  • The SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.
  • The BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
  • In the year 2005, she won The Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as June Carter in the film Walk the Line.
  • Witherspoon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in 2010.
  • She was nominated for 2 Academy Awards, 9 Golden Globe Awards, 4 Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards), and 2 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs).

Best Known for

  • Reese Witherspoon mostly plays chipper-type women on the big screen. She is known for her expressive face, smooth voice with a strong accent, blue eyes, and blonde hair. One of her finest works was Legally Blonde which turned out to become her biggest commercial success. She gave an impeccable performance in Walk the Line which made her receive the most appreciation and win the Academy Awards and BAFTA.
  • She is also known for her production company called Type A films. In an interview, Reese spoke regarding the name of her production company, she said, “… people think I named it after myself… It was actually an in-joke with my family because at 7 I understood complicated medical terms, such as the difference between type A and type B personalities. But I just wished I’d named the company Dogfood Films or Fork or something. You carry that baggage all your life.”
  • Reese is also a supporter of children and women’s rights and works with an organization that helps in providing emergency aid, healthcare and education to the children around the globe. The name of the organization is Save The Children. In 2020, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Reese offered free dresses from the clothing collection to teachers under the initiative “Draper James Loves Teachers”.

Reese Witherspoon Pre-Relationships

  • Witherspoon was married to co-actor Ryan Phillips from the year 1999 to 2007. The couple parted in the year 2007 and they had two children together, a daughter Ava and a son Deacon. In 2005, Reese got romantically involved with actor Jake Glynehall. This relationship lasted for two years.
  • Reese Witherspoon Family and Personal Life
  • In 2011, Reese fell in love with a Hollywood talent agent, Jim Toth. The couple got married and had a son together. They named their son Tennessee James Toth.

Reese Witherspoon Personal Info

Full NameLaura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
NicknameJaws
OccupationActress, Film Producer, Voiceover Artist
ReligionAnglican/Episcopalian
Date of Birth22 March 1976 (age 46 years)
BirthplaceSouthern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Zodiac SignAries
Father NameJohn Draper Witherspoon, Sr.
Mother NameMary Elizabeth “Betty” Witherspoon (née Reese)
Sibling NamesJohn Jr. (Older Brother)
SpouseJim Toth (m. 2011), Ryan Phillippe (m. 1999–2008)
ChildrenAva Elizabeth Phillippe, Deacon Reese Phillippe, Tennessee James Toth

Worth to Know about Reese Witherspoon

  • She Turned down roles in the films Scream (1996) and Urban Legend (1998).
  • She took a short break from acting when she started college at Stanford University.
  • Reese was a guest spot on ‘Friends’ as Rachel’s sister.
  • Reese has a clothing line and fashion stores.
  • Her first book, ‘Whiskey in a Teacup,’ was published in 2018.
  • She was a cheerleader for football and wrestling .
  • Reese decided to quit ‘Brave’ because she couldn’t nail down the Scottish accent.

Reese Witherspoon Most Favorite Things

Favorite FoodFirecrackers, fried chicken
Favorite MovieOverboard (1987), Terms of Endearment (1983), Belly (1998), Splendor in the Grass (1961), Waiting for Guffman (1996), Broadcast News (1987), Raising Arizona (1987), Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The Impossible (2012)
Favorite TV ShowAmish Mafia (2012-)
Favorite HolidayV-E Day (Victory in Europe Day)
Favorite BeveragePrison wine
Favorite CountryThe Bahamas
Favorite BookThe End of the Affair (By Graham Greene)
Favorite Disney CharacterScar, Tinkerbell
Favorite RestaurantThe Buffet at Magic City
Favorite AppBing Search
Favorite WebsiteMediaTakeOut
Favorite Cheer as a CheerleaderSTEEEEEEVE PERRY
Favorite Style IconMary J. Blige
Favorite Board GameAxis and Allies
Drugstore Beauty Must-HaveCetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser

More about Reese Witherspoon

  • Education: Majored in English Literature at Stanford University.
  • House: she has an amazing $15.9million mansion in Brentwood.
  • Cars: her car collection includes black Porsche Cayenne, GMC Yukon, Toyota Highlander Hybrid, and two different black Land Rover SUV models.
  • Tattoos: Witherspoon has a tattoo on her stomach of two birds framing a star.
  • Cosmetic Surgeries: there are rumours that Reese has undergone rhinoplasty and mentoplasty but the actress has never confirmed any such rumours.

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Reese Witherspoon Movies List

  • 1991 – The Man in the Moon, The Seventh Brother
  • 1993 – A Far Off Place, Jack the Bear
  • 1994 – S.F.W.
  • 1996 – Freeway, Fear
  • 1998 – Twilight, Overnight Delivery, Pleasantville
  • 1999 – Cruel Intentions, Election, Best Laid Plans
  • 2000 – Little Nicky, American Psycho
  • 2001 – The Trumpet of the Swan, Legally Blonde
  • 2002 – The Importance of Being Earnest, Sweet Home Alabama
  • 2003 – Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
  • 2004 – Vanity Fair
  • 2005 – Walk the Line, Just like Heaven
  • 2006 – Penelope Annie
  • 2007 – Rendition
  • 2008 – Four Christmases
  • 2009 – Monsters vs. Aliens, Legally Blondes
  • 2010 – How Do You Know
  • 2011 – Water for Elephants
  • 2012 – This Means War, Mud
  • 2013 – Devil’s Knot
  • 2014 – Gone Girl, Wild, The Good Lie, Inherent Vice
  • 2015 – Hot Pursuit
  • 2016 – Sing
  • 2017 – Home Again
  • 2018 – A Wrinkle in Time
  • 2019 – Lucy in the Sky
  • 2021 – Sing 2
  • 2022 – Where the Crawdads Sing

Reese Witherspoon TV Shows

  • 1991 – Wildflower
  • 1992 – Desperate Choices: To Save My Child
  • 1993 – Return to Lonesome Dove
  • 2000 – King of the Hill, Friends
  • 2001 – Saturday Night Live
  • 2002 – The Simpsonsa
  • 2003 – Freedom: A History of Us
  • 2009 – Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
  • 2015 – Saturday Night Live
  • 2015 – Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris, The Muppets
  • 2017,2019 – Big Little Lies
  • 2017 – The Mindy Project
  • 2018 – Shine On with Reese
  • 2019,present – The Morning Show
  • 2020 – Little Fires Everywhere
  • 2021 – Friends: The Reunion
  1. What is Reese Witherspoon’s net worth?

    In 2021, Reese was named the world’s richest actress with a net worth of $400 million by Forbes.

  2. Does Reese Witherspoon have smoked “in real life”?

    There are rumours of Reese smoking but the actress or any reliable source has never confirmed any such rumours.

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