If you have heard about Hollywood, then definitely you know about this cute looking Blondie, Reese Witherspoon is a famous American actress. Apart from being an actress, she is also a producer and entrepreneur. Here is a quick summary of Reese Witherspoon’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Reese Witherspoon Early Life
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon commonly known as Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana. She comes from a family of highly educated individuals. Her father, John Draper Witherspoon was a Doctor and served a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserves. Her mother, Mary Elizabeth had a Master’s degree in nursing and Doctorate in her education and was a professor at Vanderbilt University.
Reese spent her childhood in Germany and when they returned to the United States, she and her family settled in Nashville, Tennessee. She has an older brother, John Jr. who is a real estate agent. Reese was a very bright student in school and always got high grades. She did her middle schooling from Harding Academy and graduated from full girls Harpeth Hall School in Nashville.
Reese Witherspoon then took admission at Stanford University where she was studying English literature. After one year, she left the university in order to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.
According to Reese, she is of 63 percent Irish descent.
Reese Witherspoon has been married twice. First, she was married to actor, Ryan Philippe whom she met at her 21st birthday party. Soon the couple started dating and got engaged. Reese and Ryan got married in South Carolina and has two children together. After seven years of their marriage, the couple got divorced due to their personal differences.
After four years of being single, finally, she found Jim Toth, who is a talent agent. After dating couple of months, both of them decided to get married. Reese and Jim, together have a son named Tennessee James Toth.
Reese Witherspoon Career, Awards & Achievement
Reese Witherspoon made her film debut in the movie, ‘The Man in The Moon’. Her role was appreciated by a lot of audiences. The same year she received a role in the television film, ‘Wildfire’. Her performance was getting better with every project and she started getting many offers. She appeared in numerous movies and series.
Witherspoon’s career really took off when starred in the movie, ‘Fear’ and later in the comedy-thriller, ‘Freeway’. Both the films turned out to be a big success and Reese received a lot of credit and recognition for the movies. Reese took a break from the movie industry and made a comeback after few years. She did casting for three movies and only one them turned out good.
Then came the biggest breakthrough of her life, when she played the lead role of Elle Woods in the movie, ‘Legally Blonde’. After the success of the movie, ‘Legally Blonde’, Reese appeared in a much awaited sequel, ‘Legally Blonde 2’.
One of the most difficult projects in her life was when Witherspoon was cast by Mira Nair in the film ‘Vanity Fair’. It turned out to be a very successful movie and Reese’s performance was widely applauded by critics. Her role in the movie, ‘Walk The Line’ turned out to be her best performance ever.
Reese Witherspoon has appeared in many famous movies and her performance in most of them was brilliant. Recently she appeared in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning show, ‘Big Little Lies’ along with Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley.
Awards & Achievements
No doubt, Reese Witherspoon is one of the most talented actresses in the Hollywood. She is one of very few actresses who has won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and the Screen Guilds Award, in the same year. She received those awards for her performance in the movie, ‘Walk The Line’.
In 2006, she was on the list of Top 100 beautiful women around the globe.
Net Worth of Reese Witherspoon
The estimated net worth of Reese Witherspoon is approximately $125 million. She is one of the most loved and famed celebrities in Hollywood. Most of her net worth comes from her movies and series.
At 41, she still looks quite young for her age. Reese Witherspoon is truly the most adorable looking actress in the Hollywood. Her loving nature and cute voice, has made her fans to fall in love with her even more. Most of her performances are amazing and she is on the verge of becoming a true legend.