Reese Witherspoon Net Worth

Raquel Davies | October 29, 2013


$80 million


    Laura Jeanne Witherspoon


    March 22, 1976




    5’1″ and 126 pounds

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    Maha Dakhil at Creative Artists Agency


Reese Witherspoon has an estimated net worth of $80 million

Reese Witherspoon is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $80 million. She is 5’1″ and weighs 126 pounds. Laura Jeanne Witherspoon was born March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She grew up in Nashville, Tennessee where her mother worked as a pediatric nurse and her father as an otolaryngologist. At the age of seven she was selected to model for a local florists advertisements. This motivated her to taking acting lessons and enter talent competitons.  Witherspoon attended Stanford University where she studied English. She dropped out after one year of studies to pursue an acting career.

In 1991, Reese went to an open call for the film The Man in the Moon with an intention of getting a small part. Instead she was cast in the lead role of Dani Trant. Famed critic Robert Ebert commented on her performance saying, ” Her first kiss is one of the most perfect little scenes I’ve ever seen in a movie.” Shortly after she appeared in films like Jack the Bear (1993) and A Far Off Place (1993). Reese started to rise on the Hollywood radar when she was cast in the major motion picture films Fear (1996) and Freeway (1996). Neither of the two movies were a major commercial successes but it made people interested in seeing more of the young starlet. Subsequently she was cast in successful films like Pleasantville (1998), Election (1999), and Cruel Intentions (1999).

Witherspoon’s breakthrough role came when she played the character Elle Woods in the 2001 comedy film Legally BlondeLegally Blonde was a huge box-office success and propelled her to A-list status in Hollywood. She followed up with Sweet Home Alabama (2002) which grossed over $100 million in theaters. Four years later, Witherspoon nabbed an Academy Award for “Best Actress” for her role in the Johnny Cash biopic, Walk the Line (2005). In December 2010, she was honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Reese Witherspoon has enough net worth to buy:

1. 1,454,545.5 Jennifer Behr Thin Leather Ponywraps ($55 each)

2. 28,070.2 Gucci 18k Gold Horsebit Rings ($2850 each)

3. 228,571.4 Philip Lim Devon Leather d’Orsay Flats ($350 a pair)

Reese Witherspoon has enough net worth to give everyone in Iran $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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