She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
Witherspoon owns a production company, Hello Sunshine, a clothing company Draper James, and she is actively involved in children's and women's advocacy organizations.
She serves on the board of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) and was named Global Ambassador of Avon Products in 2007, serving as honorary chair of the charitable Avon Foundation.
The following year, she starred in the romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama, which emerged as her biggest live-action commercial success.
In 2005, she portrayed June Carter in Walk the Line, which earned her the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Critics Choice Award for Best Actress.
It is while working there that he meets Marlena, played by Witherspoon, a beautiful equestrian star married to August, a twisted animal trainer played by Christop Waltz.
From there, a love story develops between Pattinson and Witherspoon.
Other notable films of hers include Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003), Monsters vs.
Aliens (2009), Water for Elephants (2011), and Sing (2016).
Her leading role of Tracy Flick in Election (1999) was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
Witherspoon's breakthrough role was playing Elle Woods in the 2001 film Legally Blonde, for which she received her second Golden Globe nomination.
In 2014, Witherspoon produced the thriller Gone Girl and received critical acclaim for portraying Cheryl Strayed in Wild, for which she earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Actress and a fourth Golden Globe nomination.