Tom Brady Girlfriend: Is The GOAT Really Dating Hollywood Superstar Reese Witherspoon?

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The football legend Tom Brady’s love life has always garnered national attention, and most recently, he has been linked to the Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon.

After less than a year of separating from his supermodel wife, Gisele, it seems like the former quarterback is back in the dating game.

Much like Tom, Witherspoon is also going through a gruesome divorce, having recently parted ways with ex Jim Toth.

Hollywood Superstar Reese Witherspoon, Tom Brady's Alleged Girlfriend
Hollywood Superstar Reese Witherspoon, Tom Brady’s Alleged Girlfriend (Source: POPSUGAR)

What forced people to assume that the two are together is quite apparent; they share a considerable amount of common ground.

Both are divorcees, navigating the world of co-parenthood, celebrated, filthy rich, and Brady even tried his hands in the Hollywood scene through the 80 for Brady movie.

Aside from these, both faced ghastly criticism due to an involvement in a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans scandal during the pandemic.

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Quick Facts

Full Name Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
Known As Reese Witherspoon
Nickname Jaws
Birthdate March 22, 1976
Age 48 Years Old
Birthplace  Southern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Current Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Father’s Name John Draper Witherspoon, Sr.
Mother’s Name Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Witherspoon
Siblings John Jr. (Older Brother)
Education Harding Academy, Harpeth Hall School, Stanford University
Nationality American
Horoscope Aries
Ethnicity White (English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Dutch)
Religion Anglican/Episcopalian
Profession Actress, Film Producer, Voiceover Artist
Relationship Status Dating
Boyfriend Tom Brady (Rumored)
Ex-Husband Ryan Phillippe (1997-2007), Jim Toth (2010-2023)
Children Tennessee James Toth, Deacon Reese Philippe & Ava Elizabeth Philippe
Best Friend Jennifer Aniston
Built Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown (Natural)
Height 5 ft 1¾ in/157 cm/1.57 m
Weight 50 kg/110 pounds
Body Measurements 34-25-35 in or 86-63.5-89 cm
Dress Size 2 (US)/34 (EU)/6 (UK)
Shoe Size 6.5 (US)/4 (UK)/37 (EU)
First Film The Man in the Moon (1991)
First TV Show Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
Brand Endorsements Avon’s Global Ambassador (2007), Gap Jeans (2006)
Social Media Instagram (Currently Not Available), Facebook, Twitter
Last Update May 2024

Early Life, Education & Family

Reese Witherspoon was born Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon on March 22, 1976, in Southern Baptist Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Her mother, Betty Witherspoon, was a registered nurse, and her father, John Draper Witherspoon, was a Lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserve. She has one older brother named John Jr.

Growing up, Witherspoon moved around frequently due to her father’s military career. She spent time living in Germany and the United Kingdom before settling in Nashville, Tennessee.

Reese Witherspoon As a Kid
Reese Witherspoon As a Kid (Source: Harper’s BAZAAR)

Talking about her education, she attended Harding Academy, a private school in Nashville, Tennessee, before moving to Harpeth Hall, an all-girls school, where she was active in drama and cheerleading.

After graduating from Harpeth Hall in 1994, Witherspoon briefly attended Stanford before dropping out to pursue her acting career full-time. She left Stanford after just one year and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her passion for acting.


Reese Witherspoon began her acting career in the early 1990s with minor roles in films such as “The Man in the Moon” and “A Far Off Place.”

Her breakout role came in 1999 when she starred in the film “Election,” which earned her critical acclaim and established her as a talented actress.

She continued to build her career with leading roles in popular films such as “Legally Blonde,” “Sweet Home Alabama,” and “Walk the Line,” for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Witherspoon also produced several successful films through her production company, Pacific Standard, including “Gone Girl” and “Wild.”


Reese Witherspoon has been married twice in her life. Her first marriage was to actor Ryan Phillippe.

The two met in 1997 on the set of their film “Cruel Intentions” and began dating shortly after.

They married on June 5, 1999, and had two children together, a daughter named Elizabeth Philippe and a son named Deacon Reese Philippe. Witherspoon and Phillippe separated in 2006, and their divorce was finalized in October 2007.

In 2011, Witherspoon married talent agent and co-head of Creative Artists Agency Jim Toth. The couple met through mutual friends and began dating in early 2010.

Reese Witherspoon With Her Ex-Husband Jim
Reese Witherspoon With Her Ex-Husband Jim (Source: Vulture)

They got engaged in December of that year and married on March 26, 2011, at Ojai, California, at Libbey Ranch. Witherspoon and Toth have one child together, a son named Tennessee James Toth.

However, after 12 years of marriage, the two decided to part ways and filed for divorce on March 30, 2023.

The Academy Award-winning actress, aged 48, filed for divorce in the Circuit Court of Davidson County, Tennessee, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason.

Past Relationships

Reese Witherspoon has had several high-profile relationships in the past. Before marrying Ryan Phillippe, she dated several actors, including Jeremy Sisto and Stephen Dorff.

She was also briefly engaged to actor Jake Gyllenhaal in 2007. Witherspoon has been vocal about the challenges of navigating relationships in the public eye and has credited therapy and self-reflection for helping her to grow and learn from past experiences.

While her past relationships have been the subject of media scrutiny, she has maintained a level of privacy about her personal life and is known for prioritizing her family and career.

PPP Connection

Tom Brady and Reese Witherspoon were allegedly involved in a controversy regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program was intended to assist smaller businesses with low-interest loans to cover payroll and other costs. Nevertheless, it was reported that the two celebrities took out close to a million dollars in PPP loans.

The public urged them to return the money, and an online petition with at least 180,000 signatures called for their accountability.

Other celebrities, such as Kanye West, Jared Kushner, and Khloe Kardashian, were also named in the PPP loan scandal. Despite the public pressure, both Brady and Witherspoon had their loans forgiven.

Tom Brady’s Divorce With Gisele Bündchen 

Tom Brady and Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen began dating in 2006 after being set up on a blind date by a mutual friend.

The couple got married in 2009 in a Catholic ceremony in Santa Monica and have two children together.

Tom Brady With His Ex-Wife Gisele
Tom Brady With His Ex-Wife Gisele (Source: Harper’s Bazar)

However, in October 2022, Brady and Bündchen announced via Instagram that they had finalized their divorce after 13 years of marriage.

Their marriage had been the subject of tabloid rumors and speculation earlier in the year, particularly after Brady came out of retirement and Bündchen expressed concern about the physical toll football might have on her husband’s health.

Tom Brady’s Children

Tom Brady has two children with his ex-wife Gisele Bündchen. Their son, Benjamin Rein Brady, was born in December 2009, and their daughter, Vivian Lake Brady, was born in December 2012.

Aside from Vivian and Benjamin, Tom also fathers a son named John Edward Thomas Moynahan, born in August 2007 with his former girlfriend, Bridget Moynahan.

Are They Actually Dating?

The rumor appears to have started on the celebrity gossip page Deux Moi, which posted a not-so-blind item over the weekend describing an “epic and unexpected celeb couple.”

The item also stated that the couple consisted of an A-list actress who had recently announced her divorce and an A-list NFL athlete who had also recently divorced.

Epic Unexpected Celeb Couple
Epic Unexpected Celeb Couple (Source: thehollywoodgossip)

While the description is not explicit, many readers have speculated that the couple in question is Tom Brady and Reese Witherspoon.

Net Worth

Jaws is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood and has accumulated a considerable net worth throughout her career.

As of May 2024, Reese Witherspoon’s net worth is estimated to be around $400 million, according to various sources.

She has been one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood for several years now. Her impressive career has been marked by numerous multi-million dollar paychecks, starting with her breakout role in “Legally Blonde,” which earned her a base salary of $15 million.

She continued to earn at least $15 million for each movie role, accumulating over $120 million in base salary between 2001 and 2012.

In total, her film salary totals exceed $250 million. Reese has also diversified her career by taking on executive producer roles for some of her films.

Unknown Facts About Reese Witherspoon

  • Witherspoon is Avon’s first-ever global brand ambassador.
  • She uses her mother’s maiden name as her first name.
  • Her favorite pizza topping is Kale.
  • She has her own clothing line called Draper Jeans.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

How did Reese Witherspoon get so rich?

Witherspoon has consistently been one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. Beyond her work in front of the camera, she segued into production work and co-founded her own company, Hello Sunshine. In August 2021, that company was acquired by a private equity firm for $900 million.

What made Reese Witherspoon famous?

Her breakthrough role came as Elle Woods in the 2001 comedy, Legally Blonde (2001).

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