Reese Witherspoon’s eldest daughter Ava Phillippe is a budding star set to follow in the footsteps of her famous mom.
Entertainment icon Reese Witherspoon commemorated daughter’s day on September 25, 2022, with a sweet picture of herself and her daughter posing together. The picture showed mother and daughter posing side by side, with beautiful smiles lighting up their faces.
Their shot quickly gained traction as millions worldwide noticed the striking resemblance between the “Little Fires Everywhere” star and her daughter, Ava Phillipe.
Fans took to the comment section to gush about just how much they looked alike. Many even described them as “twins” or mirror reflections of each other.
Witherspoon and her daughter do not seem to think so. During a sit-down with “Today’s” Hoda and Jenna in October 2022, the star addressed the buzz surrounding their shared phenotype. The mom of three admitted she and her daughter don’t see it that way.
While it’s weird to imagine anyone missing something as striking as their resemblance, it is safe to assume the two have perhaps grown accustomed to their looks over the years. Aside from her striking resemblance to her mom, what else is known about Reese Witherspoon’s daughter Ava Phillippe?
A Famous Figure inspired The Name Of Reese Witherspoon’s Daughter
Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon’s daughter, born in September 1999, was named after Ava Gardner.
In a 2008 interview, Phillippe explained the inspiration behind their daughter’s name, saying they chose to name her Ava, after the legendary actress because Gardner was the only woman who could break Sinatra.
Hence, the idea of the name to them represented classy and strong. The name has certainly taken root in Ava Phillipe’s life, evident in her accomplishments 23 years later.
She Is Invested In The Arts
Be it photography, sculpting, modeling, or sketching, Ava Phillippe has it all under her sleeves. She flaunts her photography skills on social media with breathtaking captures.
The starlet also occasionally shows off her sketches and sculpted works on her page, proving just how talented she could be. Looks like raw talent runs in the family.
Ava Is A Budding Fashionista With A Modeling Career
Reese Witherspoon’s daughter has made her way into the world of fashion as a model. She appeared in the lookbook for Rodarte’s Fall 2018 collection alongside the likes of Danai Gurira and Tessa Thompson.
Additionally, the 23-year-old is the face of her mom’s clothing and lifestyle line, Draper James. The two even modeled together for the fashion brand in 2018.
Thankfully, she could always proffer one or two fashion tips to throw in for her mom’s personal wardrobe or fashion brand. Reese Witherspoon once gushed about her daughter and how handsome she was when it came to fashion and cutting-edge styles.
She Finds Her Dad’s Signature Babyface Embarrassing
Ryan Phillippe, the idol that stole hearts with his babyface in movies like “Cruel Intentions,” and “Setup” may have everyone else drooling, but not his daughter. Matter of fact, his young appearance is precisely what Ava can’t stand.
In one of his interviews, Ryan admitted his daughter sometimes got embarrassed by his youthful appearance. The idea of people always mistaking him for her brother absolutely repulsed her. Hmm… Everyone to their demons!
Reese Witherspoon Approves Of Her Daughter’s Boyfriend
Yes, Ava Philippe is taken! With all her excellent attributes, it isn’t surprising that Reese Witherspoon’s daughter is already hooked to a fantastic gentleman.
Since 2019, the UC Berkeley undergraduate has been dating Owen Mahony, a fellow student. Although the couple is mindful of what they post on social media, especially with Witherspoon’s fame and Ava’s fan following of over a million, they have shared bits of their relationship.
In June 2021, the model and influencer shared a photo of herself and Mahony, which got the nod of approval from her famous mom.
She And Her Brothers Are BFFs
Not every day do we see siblings who can pull off the BFF vibes, especially when there is a noticeable age gap. However, Reese Witherspoon is one lucky woman to see that tradition play out among her kids.
In of her Instagram posts featuring her brother Deacon Phillippe, 19, Ava wondered when her little brother became one of her BFFs.
Captioning another post, the 23-year-old gushed about her relationship with half-brother Tennessee, who Witherspoon welcomed with her current husband, Jim Toth.
In the post shared in honor of his 10th birthday, Ava referred to the youngster as the greatest gift. She also pointed out how they have forged a strong bond over time despite their 13 years age gap.
Ava Isn’t Shy To admit Her Sexuality
In a January 2022 Q & A session on Instagram, one fan asked Ava if she likes boys or girls. In response, the star shared a sweet selfie accompanied by the words, “I’m attracted to… people! (Gender is whatever).”
Proudly owning up to her sexual preferences earned the model praise from netizens. Certainly, Reese Witherspoon’s daughter has all the makings of a star!