Reese Witherspoon Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

Nick Name

Jaws

Reese Witherspoon during 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Reese Witherspoon during 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Witherspoon did middle schooling from Harding Academy. She graduated from Harpeth Hall School, an all-girls’ school in Nashville.

Post that, she enrolled herself in Stanford University so as to major in English literature. But, she left the university after a year to focus wholeheartedly on the acting career.

Occupation

Actress, film producer

Family

  • Father – John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. (Lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserve)
  • Mother – Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (née Reese) (Professor of nursing [child care and mental health] at Vanderbilt University)
  • Siblings – John Jr. (Older Brother) (Real Estate Agent)

Manager

In 2014, she ended her 19-year long run with manager Evelyn O’Neill from Management 360.

She is currently signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and her career is managed by manager Rick Yorn.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 1½ in or 156 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Reese Witherspoon dated –

  1. Jeremy Sisto (1992) – In 1992, Reese dated fellow actor Jeremy Sisto.
  2. Chris O’Donnell (1993) – After that, she started dating another actor Chris O’Donnell in February 1993. The couple dated briefly in 1993.
  3. Stephen Dorff (1994) – In 1994, she also dated Blade hunk Stephen Dorff for short time.
  4. Mark Wahlberg (1995-1997) – Released in 1996, Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon were co-stars in the thriller movie “Fear.” They were RUMORed to have started dating at that time in 1995 when the filming of the movie started. They didn’t confirm their off-screen relationship and hence it is a rumor. They split in 1997.
  5. Ryan Phillippe (1997-2007) – Ryan Phillippe met Reese at her 21st birthday party on March 22, 1997. They soon started dating together. After dating for nearly one and a half year, the duo got engaged in December 1998. The couple married on June 5, 1999 at Old Wide Awake Plantation near Charleston, South Carolina. Reese and Ryan welcomed their first child, a daughter, Ava Elizabeth Phillippe (born – September 9, 1999) and then second child, a son, Deacon Reese Phillippe (born – October 23, 2003). After 7 years of marriage, the couple decided to separate in October 2006. A divorce was filed by Reese in November 2006. In October 2007, the divorce was finalized.
  6. Jake Gyllenhaal (2007-2009) – In March 2007, Witherspoon started seeing actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who is 5 years younger than her. They first met on the set of 2007 film “Rendition”, where Jake was her co-star. They started dating privately and after Reese’s divorce from Ryan Phillippe was finalized in late 2007, she and Jake became more public with their romance. This relationship also saw an end in December 2009.
  7. Jim Toth (2010-Present) – In February 2010, Reese started dating agent Jim Toth. Jim is a co-head of motion picture talent at the Creative Artists Agency. In December 2010, the couple announced their engagement. On March 26, 2011, the couple married each other at Ojai, California at Libbey Ranch. The couple has one biological son Tennessee James Toth (born – September 27, 2012).
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth.
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short stature
  • Often plays chipper-type women who are convinced of their own successful destiny

Measurements

34-25-35 in or 86-63.5-89 cm

Dress Size

2 (US) or 34 (EU) or 6 (UK)

Reese Witherspoon at The Great American Songbook Event in New York in February 2014.
Reese Witherspoon at The Great American Songbook Event in New York in February 2014.

Shoe Size

6.5 (US) or 37 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She was made Avon’s Global ambassador in 2007.

She endorsed Gap Jeans in 2006.

Religion

Anglican / Episcopalian

Best Known For

Playing Tracy Flick in the comedy film Election (1999), as Elle Woods in the comedy film Legally Blonde (2001), as June Carter Cash in the biographical drama film Walk the Line (2005), as Cheryl Strayed in the biographical drama film Wild (2014).

First Film

She appeared in 1991 coming of age drama film The Man in the Moon for her role as Dani Trant.

First TV Show

In 1993, Reese appeared in TV miniseries Return to Lonesome Dove for her role as Ferris Dunnigan.

Personal Trainer

She has a flexible body and naturally thin. She did gymnastics for seven years while she was younger.

Witherspoon likes running and runs daily for 3 miles. Apart from this, she does Yoga, Pilates, and goes for hiking occasionally. She keeps on varying her exercise regime to get the best results and stay out of boredom.

Reese practices moderation in her diet and hence eats everything.

Reese Witherspoon at Golden Globe Awards 2014.
Reese Witherspoon at Golden Globe Awards 2014.

Reese Witherspoon Favorite Things

  • Food – Firecrackers, fried chicken
  • Movie – Overboard (1987), Terms of Endearment (1983), Belly (1998)
  • TV Show – Amish Mafia (2012-)
  • Holiday – V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day)
  • Beverage – Prison wine
  • Country – The Bahamas
  • Book – The End of the Affair (By Graham Greene)
  • Disney Character – Scar, Tinkerbell
  • Restaurant – The Buffet at Magic City
  • App – Bing Search
  • Website – MediaTakeOut
  • Favorite Cheer as a Cheerleader – STEEEEEEVE PERRY
  • Style Icon – Mary J. Blige
  • Board Game – Axis and Allies
SourceIMDb, Grantland, HuffingtonPost, DigitalSpy

Reese Witherspoon Facts

  1. Reese is Avon’s first-ever global brand ambassador.
  2. She uses her mother’s maiden name as her first name.
  3. She was active in modeling from 1983 to 1987.
  4. Reese was born in New Orleans, Louisiana at Southern Baptist Hospital.
  5. When Reese was born, her dad was studying at Tulane University medical school. Until 2012, he also practiced as an otolaryngologist.
  6. In her childhood, she spent 4 years in Germany (due to her dad’s job in U.S. military) and then was raised in Nashville, Tennessee.
  7. Kale is her favorite Pizza topping.
  8. She would like to switch her lives with Owen Wilson if allowed.
  9. If she were a hip-hop artist, she would have picked her stage name as “Lil Reese.”
  10. She was good at studies and used to get good grades.
  11. She loves reading and so gets crazy in the bookstore or library.
  12. With Debra Siegel, she owns and runs a production company called “Type A Films.”
  13. Reese had also served as a cheerleader.
  14. She would like to invite Lil Scrappy and Trillville for over to Witherspoon dinner.
  15. On April 19, 2013, she and Jim Toth were arrested for DUI (Driving Under Influence). Jim was found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.139 and so was arrested. Reese disobeyed the policeman and argued with him. So, she was also arrested.
  16. Connect with Reese on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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2 COMMENTS

    • I agree considering that I am only between 19 or 18 years younger then her& I’ve been crushing on her since may 8, 2015

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