Reese Witherspoon is a highly successful Hollywood actress who has been acting in movies since she was 14, owns a successful production company, runs Reese’s book club and also manages her clothing company Draper James. Other than this, she is a mother of three children and also one of the world’s richest actress according to Forbes. Her acting skills combined with successful business ventures has earned Reese Witherspoon a net worth of $400 million in 2023. Let us learn more details about Reese Witherspoon net worth 2023, her personal life, booming career and much more from this article.
Reese Witherspoon Net Worth 2023
|Reese Witherspoon net worth 2023||$400 million (est.)|
|Annual salary||$30 million (est.)|
|Fees per movie||$15 – $20 million (est.)|
Reese Witherspoon Biography
|Full name||Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon|
|Years active||1991 – present|
|Age||She was born on 22 March 1976.|
|Reese Witherspoon Husband||Jim Toth (2011 -2023) Ryan Phillippe (1999 – 2008)|
|Children||Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, Deacon Reese Phillippe, Tennessee James Toth|
|Reese Witherspoon Height||1.56 m|
|Parents||Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Witherspoon (mother) John Draper Witherspoon (father)|
Reese Witherspoon Personal Life
Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Mary Elizabeth and John Draper Witherspoon. Her father was in private practice as an otolaryngologist while her mother was a professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University. She attended Stanford University as an English literature major but left to pursue an acting career. See Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Net Worth
Witherspoon met actor Ryan Phillippe in 1997, got engaged in 1998 and married in 1999. They have two children together, Ava Elizabeth Phillippe and Deacon Reese Phillippe. In 2006, the couple announced their separation. In 2010, Reese began dating talent agent Jim Toth. They announced their engagement the same year and got married the next year. Reese and Jim have a son together, Tennessee James Toth. The couple got divorced in 2023.
Reese Witherspoon- Early Career & Legally Blonde
At the age of 15 years, Reese auditioned for her first role in the movie The Man in the Moon. Although she intended to get only a minor role in the movie, she instead landed the main role. Her performance in the movie created a positive impression and Witherspoon got nominated for Best Young Actress in Young Artist Award. Further, she appeared in movies like A Far Off Place, Jack the Bear, Fear, Freeway and others for which she garnered many praises and nominations too. Check Richest Actresses in the world
The 2001 film Legally Blonde marked a turning point in the actress’ career and brought her both worldwide recognition and critical success. Her performance not only earned her praise from critics but she was also compared to Meg Ryan. For the film, Reese got a second nomination for Best Actress at Golden Globes and for MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance.
Reese Witherspoon Movies & TV Shows
Check out these popular movies and TV shows in which Reese Witherspoon has appeared.
|Movies/ Shows||Year of release|
|Sweet Home Alabama||2002|
|Legally Blonde 2||2003|
|Just like Heaven||2005|
|Walk the Line||2005|
|Water for Elephants||2011|
|This Means War||2012|
|Big Little Lies||2017, 2019|
|The Morning Show||2019 – present|
|Little Fires Everywhere||2020|
How much money Reese Witherspoon made from her popular movies & shows?
According to different sources, Reese made a total of $250,000 from her movie Cruel Intentions. For Legally Blonde 2, she received a paycheck of $15 million establishing herself as one of the highest-paid actress. Although she received a smaller payday of just $12.5 million for Sweet Home Alabama, $15 million has became her standard salary request. Check Highest Paid Actresses in the world
Reese made $1 million per episode for the second season of Big Little Lies, thus making $7 million from seven episodes. For The Morning Show, she received $1.2 million for 10 episodes each. Her earnings from Little Fires Everywhere were reported to be around $9 million.
Business ventures- Hello Sunshine, Draper James & Real Estate
Witherspoon bought her first home in 2001 with his then husband Ryan Phillippe in Los Angeles for $3.3 million. The 8,772 square feet property featured four bedrooms, five bathrooms, media room, primary bedroom wing, sitting room, wet bar, swimming pool, spa, garden, patio, and barbecue area.
In 2010, she purchased the 1920s rustic retreat in California for $5.8 million. The house featured wood ceilings, wrought iron chandeliers, fireplace and was her wedding venue when she married Jim Toth.
Witherspoon bought a 1956 ranch for $3 million in 2012 in Brentwood, where she owns other properties too. It featured four bedrooms, four bathrooms, hand-painted oak floors, a glass-enclosed breakfast room, a pool, a guest house, and more.
Her mansion located between Santa Monica Mountains and Pacific Ocean was the primary residence of her family from 2014 to 2020. Reese bought this house reportedly for $12.7 million in 2014.
In 2020, Reese and her husband bought a seven-bed, nine-bath home in Los Angeles for $15.9 million. The house sits on three acres with hardwood floors, ceiling beams, French doors, wood-paneled library, saltwater swimming pool and an expansive outdoor cooking area.
Witherspoon owns a clothing company, Draper James that also focuses on home décor, and the media company Hello Sunshine.
$15 -$20 million
Reese received international recognition from her role of Elle Woods in the superhit movie Legally Blonde (2001).