Wedding Date: June 5, 1999 in Charleston, South Carolina
American actor and producer Ryan Phillippe met actress and producer Reese Witherspoon on March 22, 1997 when he attended her 21st birthday party. Phillippe and Witherspoon were inseparable the entire night, culminating in Witherspoon telling Phillippe “I think you’re my birthday present”. They soon thereafter went on their first date, and Phillippe proposed to Witherspoon in December 1998 at ‘The Planter’s Inn’ in Charleston, South Carolina, with a 1990s Neil Lane, four-carat Asscher-cut-diamond platinum ring. After dating for more than two years and being engaged for several months, the couple decided to tie the knot on June 5, 1999 in a ceremony that was held at the ‘Old Wide Awake Plantation’ near Charleston, South Carolina. At the time of the wedding, Witherspoon was six months pregnant with their first child, Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, who was born on September 9, 1999.The couple’s second child, Deacon Reese Phillippe was born on October 23, 2003. After being married for seven years, Phillippe and Witherspoon announced on October 30, 2006 that they had decided to separate. Witherspoon filed for divorce on November 8, 2006 and their marriage officially came to an end on June 12, 2008..
Current Status: Divorced – June 12, 2008, Two Children