Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth's Photos Through the Years

From dinner dates to family time with the kids, look back on the couple's relationship

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At First Sight

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Reese Witherspoon and Creative Arts Agency agent Jim Toth were first spotted together having dinner at Italian eatery Locanda Portofino in Santa Monica, California, on Jan. 29, 2010, just two months after the actress ended her very public courtship with Jake Gyllenhaal.

"They were having a lot of fun, totally getting along and laughing and talking the whole dinner," said a fellow diner. "Reese seemed very happy."

02 of 17

Show of Hands


The low-key couple maintained a handy connection during lunch on April 24, 2010, in L.A., three weeks after Toth celebrated Easter with Witherspoon and her kids, Ava and Deacon, . "She wants them to get to know him," a source told PEOPLE of the actress's children with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe. "She thinks he'll be a great influence."

03 of 17

In Tandem

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Catch me if you can! Witherspoon and Toth joined forces for one of their favorite activities on Sept. 3, 2010 – running! – in Santa Monica, California.

04 of 17

Family Bonding

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Witherspoon received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Dec. 1, 2010, an honor she celebrated with her children at her side and Toth seated in the audience beside her parents, Betty and John. "He is not intimidated," a source told PEOPLE. "There's no competition."

05 of 17

Sparkle Motion


Now that's something to cheer about! After getting engaged over the Christmas holiday, Witherspoon flashed her 4-carat sparkler at a Jan. 4, 2011, Los Angeles Lakers game with Toth. "Jim knows Reese is the one for him," a source told PEOPLE. "It's what he's been waiting for. [Getting engaged] is a natural step for them."

06 of 17

Dress Rehearsal

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Leading up to their big day, Witherspoon and her fiancé donned their finest formal wear for the star-studded Vanity Fair Oscar soiree on Feb. 27, 2011. "He gets her and her world," a friend of the actress told PEOPLE. "He's a family-oriented guy, and that's all she ever really wanted."

07 of 17

Heads Together

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
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After marrying on March 26, 2011, at Witherspoon's Ojai, California, ranch, the pair kept a fairly low profile, sharing glimpses into family moments on Instagram.

In the run-up to the nuptials, Witherspoon was "very giddy," an insider told PEOPLE, adding the actress was "excited to see what the future holds."

08 of 17

Growing Group

Reese Witherspoon and family
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What it held was more family! In September 2012, Witherspoon and Toth welcomed son Tennessee James.

09 of 17

Fab Four

Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Deacon Reese Phillippe, and Jim Toth
Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Deacon Reese Phillippe, and Jim Toth. Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

In more recent years, like at The Hollywood Reporter's annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala in 2019, red carpet moments have included Witherspoon's older kids Ava and Deacon.

10 of 17

Feeling Fancy

Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon arrive to the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020.
Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon in January 2020. Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty

The couple kept it classic in black and white at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards.

11 of 17

Award Worthy

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
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And got all dolled up a few days later for the Producers Guild of America Awards.

12 of 17

Silver Belle

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth in February 2020. Kevin Mazur/VF20/WireImage

Make it a triple! Weeks later, they attended the Vanity Fair Oscars party in style.

13 of 17

So Thankful

Reese Witherspoon and family on Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving 2020 included an at-home celebration in which Witherspoon thanked frontline workers and medical professionals while keeping her family close.

14 of 17

Birthday Bliss

Reese Witherspoon, Jim Toth
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth. Reese Witherspoon/Instagram

In a 2021 birthday post for her husband, Witherspoon called Toth "wonderful, passionate, curious," adding, "no one loves your family or friends more than you."

15 of 17

So Sweet

Reese Witherspoon
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Witherspoon paid tribute to her husband in a 2022 Valentine's Day post — complete with matching tees.

16 of 17

Sing Thing

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At the 2021 premiere of her film Sing 2, Witherspoon had Toth and the kids by her side.

17 of 17

Parting Ways

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
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On March 24, 2023, the two announced they were divorcing, days shy of their 12th wedding anniversary.

"We have some personal news to share... It is with a great deal of care and consideration that we have made the difficult decision to divorce," they said. "We have enjoyed so many wonderful years together and are moving forward with deep love, kindness and mutual respect for everything we have created together."

"Our biggest priority is our son and our entire family as we navigate this next chapter," they added. "These matters are never easy and are extremely personal. We truly appreciate everyone's respect for our family's privacy at this time."

A source told PEOPLE, "They really are the best of friends and this is such an amicable decision. They are so committed to co-parenting together. They are invested in their whole family and making this as smooth as possible for everyone."

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