TV and film queen, Reese Witherspoon is the kind of woman that really exemplifies the word ‘Powerful’. She is a woman with both voice and action with what all she has achieved on screen and in women’s rights advocacy. Among the impressive things about the Oscar-winning actress is her force of will. You just notice it shines from her without arrogance, and this is why she is incredibly excelling in both women’s rights advocacy as well as in her career.
But outside knowing her reputation as one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, not many know much about her husband Tim Toth probably because he is not as famous as his wife, Reese. Well, it is important we let you know that Reese’s husband is just as hardworking as she is. Read more about this handsome dude who won Reese’s love below.
The Hollywood A-lister, Reese was born at Southern Baptist Hospital in New Orleans Louisiana but she spent the major part of her childhood days in Nashville, Tennessee. The actress also spent four years of childhood in Wiesbaden, Germany, where she moved with her father who worked for the U.S military, when was transferred to the country.
Reese’s parents Dr. John Draper Witherspoon and mother Elizabeth Betty welcomed her on March 22, 1976. Her family attended the Episcopal church. She received her middle school education at Harding Academy and furthered from Harpeth Hall School, a private college-preparatory school for girls. Despite having a steady passion for school and scoring high grades, she dropped out of Stanford University where she was studying English Literature to begin acting.
Reese Witherspoon started refining her acting skills as a child and was lucky to have been picked by florist’s television advertisements as one of the firm’s models. This inspired her to join the performing arts. The passion to act became more fierce when she won first place in the Ten-State Talent Fair.
She began screen acting professionally in 1991 playing in The man in The Moon. But the incredibly talented actress gained worldwide fame in 2001 for her role in Legally Blonde. Her other successful roles include White & Blonde, Sing, Desperate Choices: To Save My Child, among others. Now she is a multiple award winner receiving notable awards like the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, BAFTA Award and a host of others.
Apart from performing on screen, Witherspoon has performed behind the scenes as a producer. She co-produced and starred in Big Little Lies. Her performance in the HBO show won her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. She was also nominated for Outstanding Limited Series for that very show which she won as a producer.
Besides TV works, Witherspoon is a businesswoman. She founded a production company named Hello Sunshine and also owns a clothing line, Draper James. Her clothing line stands out from the many similar businesses owned by other celebrities for getting in on the unique side; dealing in ageless Southern style.
Above this, Witherspoon has shown her strength in women’s rights advocacy and is giving back to society by using her voice to speak up for rights women and children.
Reese Witherspoon comes from a small but well-read household. Both her parents built an enviable profile academically which became an educational yardstick for Reese and her older brother John Jr who is a real estate agent.
Her dad John Draper attended Tulane University medical school and worked as a lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. He later specialized as an otolaryngologist (that’s ENT doctor or surgeon) until 2012. The star’s mom, Betty is also well-schooled, she owned five degrees in total including a Ph.D. in pediatric nursing which she obtained from Vanderbilt University. The two are still married legally but have been separated since 1996. The actress once stated that she is related to John Witherspoon, a Scottish-born U.S minister who sealed the US Declaration of Independence. This, however, has not been verified.
Reese Witherspoon’s Husband, Son & Daughter
Witherspoon has a lovely family that she adores. She is married to Jim Toth a famous talent agent and one of the heads of motion picture talent at Creative Artists Agency. Yes, Jim is not as popular as the actress and mostly became known after his marriage to the star. But he is also a powerful force in the Holywood sphere. The firm which he co-heads manages a large number of Hollywood’s most sought-after celebrities like Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lawrence, among others.
As a matter of fact, Reese met Jim at the agency where she is a client and they began dating in 2010. Their love was evidently strong and by the end that year, they announced their engagement. In 2011, they tied the knot in Ojai, California at Libbey ranch. They both have a son together named Tennessee James Toth who was born on September 27, 2012. But Tennesse James is not the only son of Reese Witherspoon.
Before Tim, Witherspoon had walked down the aisle with actor Ryan Phillippe. The two started dating after their path crossed during Ryan Phillippe’s 21st birthday party in March 1997. The following year, they got engaged and married in 1999 in an event that was held close to Charleston, South Carolina at Old Wide Awake Plantation. The relationship produced a son Deacon Reese Phillippe who was born on October 23, 2003. Three years after his birth the couple separated.
Reese Witherspoon is 5 foot 2 inches tall and weighs 50kg Her other body measurements are not available but with the above body sizes, you can tell that she is petite and has a slim build. Regardless, she is stunning and her talents keep making ways for her.