Facts of Reese Witherspoon
|Full Name||Reese Witherspoon|
|Birth Name||Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon|
|Profession||Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur|
|Birth City||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Father Name||Dr. John Witherspoon|
|Mother Name||Betty Witherspoon|
|No Of Children||3|
|Awards||Academy Award for Best Actress,MTV Generation Award|
|Sibilings||John D. Witherspoon|
|Filmography||Cruel Intentions,Legally Blonde,Gone Girl|
|Date of Birth||March 22,1976|
|Married Date||March 26,2011|
How Much Is Reese Witherspoon Worth?
Reese Witherspoon is a well-known actress, producer, and entrepreneur worth $150 Million as of August 2019.
She was worth $120 million just 2 years prior in 2017. She amassed this net worth from a career spanning almost 3 decades in show business.
The Academy Award and Primetime Emmy Award winner is one of the best-known actresses in the industry and has received widespread fame for her roles in films like The Man in the Moon, Jack the Bear, Freeway, among others.
Recently, she came into the limelight for her role in Madeline Martha Mackenzie in the hit HBO series Big Little Lies in which she works alongside Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz, and Iain Armitage.
She Owns Net Worth of $150 Million: Income Sources & Earnings
American actress Reese Witherspoon amassed a net worth of $150 million as of August 2019 by primarily working as an actress for more than 28 years.
She is one of the best-paid actresses in the world and has received multi-million dollars in salary all throughout her career.
In fact, she earned $28 million in 2011 alone, the following table is a compilation of her salary over the years.
|2002||$12,500,000||“Sweet Home Alabama”|
|2003||$15,000,000||“Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde”|
|2005||$15,000,000||“Just Like Heaven”|
|$15,000,000||“Walk the Line (Oscar Winning Role)”|
|2006||$9,000,000||Total Earnings in 2006|
|2007||$7,000,000||Total Earnings in 2007|
|2010||$32,000,000||Combined Earnings Of 2010|
|$15,000,000||“How Do You Know”|
|2011||$2,000,000||“Water for Elephants”|
|$28,000,000||Her Total Income of 2011|
|2012||$12,000,000||“This Means War”|
She is one of the highest-earning actresses in the world and has amassed her multi million net worth. She has also cited Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston, Goldie Hawn, Sally Field, etc. as her acting influences.
She Was Highest Paid Actress In 2018
in the year 2018, Reese was ranked the highest paid actress by Forbes. As per the data, her annual earning in 2018 was estimated at $16.5 million.
Likewise, as per CBS News, she charges a salary of about $15 million to $20 million per movie.
Box Office Collection of Her Movies
The box office collections from movies have contributed to the majority of her net worth. The table below is a list of her movies and their box office collection
|Movie||Box Office Collection||Year|
|Monsters Vs. Aliens||$381.5 Million||2009|
|Walk the Line||$186.4 Million||2005|
|Sweet Home Alabama||$180.6 Million||2002|
|Legally Blonde||$141.8 Million||2001|
|Water for Elephants||$117.1 Million||2011|
|Just Like Heaven||$102.9 Million||2005|
Her total lifetime gross is over $2.7 billion as per data from BoxOfficeMojo.
His upcoming movie Lucy in the Sky, The Dry are set to release in 2019 and 2020 respectively. The 124 minutes movie Lucy in the Sky is made at the budget of $27 million.
5 Best Reese Witherspoon Movies
Reese made her debut with 1991 movie The Man in the Moon and ever since has appeared in many movies. All of her movies are critically acclaimed and were successful at the box office as well.
Her are the list of her most successful five movies.
- The Man in the Moon: The Man in the Moon released in 1991 and Reese was just 14 years old when the movie released. It is the story of a girl named Dani who falls in love with her neighbour. Directed by Robert Mulligan, the movie grossed $2.8 million at the box office.
- A Far Off Place: A Far Off Place released in 1993 and is directed by Mikael Salomon. The movie had the lifetime collection of $12.9 million at the box office.
- Fear: The 1996 movie Fear is directed by Brian Grazer and stars Mark Wahlberg, William Petersen, Alyssa Milano, and a few other in the lead. Made at a budget of $6.5 million, Fear grossed $20.8 million.
- Cruel Intentions: Cruel Intentions is one of the most successful movies of Reese Witherspoon. The movie was made on a budget of $10.5 million and collect $76.3 million at the box office. It also stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Ryan Phillippe in the lead along with her.
- American Psycho: American Psycho is till date considered as one of the best movies so far. The film released in 2000 and was directed by Mary Harron. It was made for $7 million and collected $34.3 million. It stars Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Samantha Mathis in the lead role.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Witherspoon had a house in Los Angeles, California, USA that she listed for $3,550,000 which is spread over 3,053 square feet, the reports of the sale of the house are not available in the media.
Another property that she sold is the Brentwood Estate that she listed for $10.5 Million in 2014. The property has another adjacent property that she has also priced for $3.5 million.
The total price of the properties is around $14 million as per data from Curbed. She also bought a property in Nashville for around $760,000 in 2005.
The star also has 2 cars, the Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid SUV costing around $75,000 and a Mercedes Benz E-Class costing around $55,000.
Tax Payments & Insurance
Witherspoon has earned over $198 million throughout her career and as she is a very high earner she has to pay hefty income taxes and has to pay taxes on all her properties and vehicles.
She might also have insurance of her health, life, body, and properties but the exact plans and policies are not available in the media and tabloid sources.
Endorsements, Instagram Earnings & Charity Works
Reese Witherspoon has endorsed various brands and companies because of her incredible persona and public image. She has endorsed brands like Expressions Fragrance, Avon, etc. among others.
She also has over 18.7 million followers on Instagram as of August 2019, according to Influencerbay, she earns around $31,517 to $54,029 per post made on the social media platform.
The leading lady is actively involved in various philanthropic works and organizations, she passionately works for woman and children welfare. In fact, she works with Save the Children and Children's Defense Fund.
Business Ventures: He Invested $7 Million In His Clothing Line
Witherspoon also has her own fashion clothing company called Draper James that was launched in 2015. The company had an initial investment of $7 million.
Similarly, another $10 million was invested in the company in October 2015. The company has been featured in PEOPLE, Vanity Fair, Oprah Magazine, and Coveteur. It has a wide range of clothing and other fashion accessories released in the market.
Reese Witherspoon’s Personal Life: Daughter, Husband, Children, Relationships, Height,
Reese Witherspoon was born Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. She was born to father Dr. John Witherspoon and mother Betty Witherspoon. She went to Harding Academy and Harpeth Hall School. After this, she attended Stanford University.
Witherspoon is 43 years old as of August 2019 and is 5 feet 1 inch (156 cm) tall.
She is married to Jim Toth as of August 2019, they got engaged in December 2010. Then they got married on March 26, 2011, in a ceremony held at Libbey Ranch state (later sold by Witherspoon) in Ojai, California, USA. They have a son named Tennessee born on September 26, 2012.
Before this, she was married to Ryan Phillippe. They tied the knot on June 5, 1999, in South Carolina, USA. They got engaged in December 1998. She has a daughter Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, (born September 9, 1999) and son Deacon Reese Phillippe (born October 2003).
She also dated Jake Gyllenhaal after working with him on Rendition (2007). They only went public after Reese’s divorce was finalized.
In addition to this, she has also been linked with Chris O'Donnell and Mark Wahlberg.