Reese Witherspoon Net Worth

Net Worth$200 Million
Date of Birth22 March 1976
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerican
Last Updated2020

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Reese Witherspoon Net Worth, How did the American actress and producer amass her wealth? Check this article to find out more about Reese Witherspoon Net Worth and her career.

Reese Witherspoon Net Worth

Reese Witherspoon Early Life

She is an American actress and producer. Reese Witherspoon was selected as a model for a florist’s television advertisements at the age of 7, which motivated her to take acting lessons.

Witherspoon took first place in the Ten-State Talent Fair at age 11. She received high grades in school, loved reading and considered herself ‘a big dork who read loads of books’.

She separated from her husband Ryan Phillippe, with whom she has two children in 2006.

Reese Witherspoon Career

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. She began her career in 1990 in The Man in the Moon and was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress. 

Later that year she starred in the cable TV movie Wildflower. In 1992, she appeared in another TV movie Desperate Choices: ‘To Save My Child’ and in the next year on a CBS mini series titled Return to Lonesome Dove.

In 1996, she starred in two major movies, Fear alongside Mark Wahlberg and Freeway with Brooke Shields. During this time, she also began dating actor Ryan Phillippe, who she starred in the film Cruel Intentions in 1999. 

Also in 1998, she starred in the film adaptation of the novel Election, for which she won Best Actress from the National Society of Film Critics and the Online Film Critics Society. She also gained a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award nomination. 

She appeared in American Psycho and made guest appearances in Little Nicky and an episode of season six of the TV show Friends in 2000. Witherspoon’s career made another peak with the feature film Legally Blonde, for which she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress In 2001. 

Her next feature film was Sweet Home Alabama in 2002, which starred actors John Lucas and Patrick Dempsey.

She starred in the film Vanity Fair in 2004 which received excellent reviews. She starred in Walk The Line, the film portrayal of the life of singer/songwriter Johnny Cash, for which she won several awards including a Golden Globe, Academy Award and awards from the Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA In 2005.

Reese Witherspoon Net Worth 

As of today, Reese Witherspoon Net Worth is $200 Million. Reese Witherspoon Net Worth is acquired from her career as an actress and producer. 

The sequel to Legally Blonde released in 2003, which grossed $90 million at the box office and paid Witherspoon $15 million, making her one of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses. 

Reese Witherspoon has consistently been one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood since the early 2000s. One of Reese’s biggest early paychecks was the $200,000 she earned for 1996’s Fear. Three years later she earned $250 thousand for the role that arguably put her on the map, 1999’s Cruel Intentions. Her first multi-million paycheck came from 2001’s Legally Blonde. 

The success of Legally Blonde bumped her paycheck for 2002’s Sweet Home Alabama to $12.5 million. In 2003 she earned $15 million for Legally Blonde 2.

In 2014 Reese spent $12.7 million for a large primary residence in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles. 

She also earned her first Executive Producer credit for the sequel. From this point on, Reese earned a standard $15 million minimum base salary per movie. Between 2001 and 2012 alone she earned more than $120 million in base movie salary. Her film salary total top $250 million to date.

And as for her role on the Apple TV show ‘The Morning Show’ both Reese and her co-star Jennifer Aniston earned $1.25 million per episode. As of this writing, that’s the fifth-highest amount of money ever paid to an actor on a per-episode basis.

Reese earned $20 million between film salaries, producing income and endorsements Between August 2017 to August 2018, while She is one of the highest paid actresses in the world. She also earned $35 million between August 2018 to August 2019.

In August 2019 Reese spent $6.25 million to acquire a home in the hills of Malibu and she owns several properties in her Nashville, Tennessee and a multi-million-dollar mansion in the Bahamas located within a members-only gated community.

Summary: 

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon  is an American actress and producer. She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress. 

She won the Best Actress from the National Society of Film Critics and the Online Film Critics Society and she also gained a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award nomination. 

Witherspoon won several awards including a Golden Globe, Academy Award, also an award from the Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA In 2005.

As of 2020, Reese Witherspoon’s net worth is $200 Million.

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