Reese Witherspoon Height and Weight Stats

Reese Witherspoon was born Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The daughter of a physician and a nurse, Witherspoon grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was a debutante and attended Harpeth Hall, a private all-girls high school.She wound up with the lead in her first feature film,The Man in the Moon (1991), at just 14 years old. Her first year out of high school, Witherspoon considered abandoning acting altogether to follow her parents into the medical field. But in 1996, her performance in the filmFreeway earned her the Catalonian International Film Festival award for best actress. She deferred college for a year to focus on acting, then briefly studied English literature at Stanford University before deciding to return to work.Witherspoon quickly established herself as a talented actress in films such asPleasantville (1998), Election (1999) and Cruel Intentions (1999). While filming Cruel Intentions, she began exploring an off-set romance with co-star Ryan Phillippe. In 2001, Reese Witherspoon continued to soar when she starred in the surprise box-office hit Legally Blonde. Witherspoon furthered her success with commercial films like Sweet Home Alabama (2002), in 2007, Witherspoon began working on the film Rendition. Other several big-name film projects were to follow, including the 2011 film Water for Elephants. In 2015 Witherspoon starred with Sofia Vergara in the comedy Hot Pursuit.

Body Stats:

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Height: 5 ft 1½ in/ 156 cm

Weight: 50 kg / 110 pounds

Shoe size: 6

Dress size: 2

Bra size: 32B

Measurements: 34-25-35 in /87-63.5-89 cm

Ethnicity: White

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Blue


Name: Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

Nickname: Jaws

Date of Birth:  March 22, 1976

Place of Birth:  New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Place of Residence: Los Angeles. USA

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Education: Stanford University

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Fun Facts:

Reese Witherspoon at the 2015

Reese Witherspoon at the 2015


  • Jeremy Sisto (1992)
  • Chris O’Donnell (1993)
  • Stephen Dorff (1994)
  • Mark Wahlberg (1995-1997)
  • Ryan Phillippe (1997-2007)
  • Jake Gyllenhaal (2007-2009)
  • Jim Toth (2010-Present)

Children: 3

Awards and Honors:

  • 2015      Nominated Oscar, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
  • 2015      Nominated Golden Globe, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
  • 2015      Nominated MTV Movie Award,               Best Female Performance
  • 2015      Nominated Gold Derby Award, Lead Actress
  • 2015      Nominated BAFTA Film Award, Best Leading Actress
  • 2014      Nominated CFCA Award, Best Actress
  • 2014      Won DFWFCA Award, Best Actress
  • 2013      Won EDA Special Mention Award, Actress Most in Need of a New Agent
  • 2006      Won Golden Globe, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
  • 2006      Won Austin Film Critics Award, Best Actress
  • 2005      Won ACCA, Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • 2005      Won BSFC Award, Best Actress
  • 2001      Nominated American Comedy Award, Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV Series

Hobbies and Interests: Gymnastics, running

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Food: Firecrackers, fried chicken

Favorite Music: The Doors

Favorite Actor: Owen Wilson

Favorite Perfume: Bloom

Favorite Book: The End of the Affair, Gone Girl

Favorite Sports: Football

Favorite Movie: Overboard, Terms of Endearment

Favorite TV Show: Amish Mafia

Interesting Facts:

  • She was active in modeling from 1983 to 1987.
  • 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.
  • She loves reading and so gets crazy in bookstore or library.
  • Reese had also served as a cheerleader.
  • Was considered for the role of Juliet in Romeo + Juliet (1996), which went to Claire Danes.
  • Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (2002).
  • She runs a production company called “Type A Films” with Debra Siegal
  • Her daughter, Ava, is named after her ex-husband, Ryan Phillippe’s, grandmother.
  • She collects antique linens and is crazy about old embroidery.
  • She was a gymnast for seven years when she was younger.
  • Chosen as “Favorite Female Film Star” by People magazine (2004).
  • Best friends with Selma Blair, Chelsea Handler and Renée Zellweger.
  • Was originally cast in the lead role in Bunny Lake Is Missing (2012), but backed out a few weeks before shooting began.
  • Is a vegetarian.

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