Ava Elizabeth Phillippe is an American model and the daughter of famous actors, Ryan Phillipe and Reese Witherspoon. Born to celebrity parents, Ava was often spotted in the media spending time with her parents. As she grew up, her striking similarities to her mother made her even more noticeable. Ava became famous through Instagram and modeling. Her creative interests in the world of sketching and sculpting was evident through her Instagram feed, and her followers soon grew in thousands. Her status as an Instagram influencer allowed her to represent famous brands, such as Tiffany and Co. and Chanel through partnerships. Ava also made her debut as a model in 2018 after appearing for Rodarte’s 2018 fall collection. Since then, Ava has been around the modeling circuit, posed at fashion shows, and is the face of the brand Draper James.
Rise to Fame
Ava Phillipe’s celebrity status was sealed as a young child as she was born to famous actors. She was constantly photographed by the media as a child and was frequently spoken about by her parents. Over the years, many people expected her to enter her mother’s footsteps and start acting. So far, Ava hasn’t shown an inclination toward movies. Instead, she is known for being an artist on Instagram. After joining Instagram, she started posting photographs of her sculptures, clay figurines, sketches, paintings, and other craftwork, which was hugely praised by her followers.
Ava’s Instagram account steadily accrued more followers over the years. She currently boasts a follower count 684,000. She is also a fan of photography and is constantly on the lookout for new subjects to be photographed. Her Instagram feed is dotted with photos of animals, skyscapes, nature, and cities. Her popularity also allowed her to become like other social media influencers who entered into brand partnerships. Ava was asked to represent the jewelry designer, Tiffany and Co., on her feed. She has also worked with Chanel. Ava’s outspoken beliefs about the current political climate is another part of her and is praised by many. She came forward with her comments about the Las Vegas music festival tragedy (2017) and stated that lack of gun control and mental healthcare awareness played a huge role in the sorry state.
Given her striking resemblance to her mother, Ava soon entered the world of fashion. She made her fashion debut in 2018 when she appeared in the look book for Rodarte’s Fall 2018 collection. She was featured alongside other established figures, such as Danai Gurira and Tessa Thompson. This served as her starting point in modeling. After this, she became the face of the brand ‘Draper James’, a clothing and lifestyle line by Reese Witherspoon. She and her mother modeled together for this brand during their release of the Spring 2018 collection. The mother-daughter duo struck a warm chord in many of those in the audience as they looked stunning together. Ava’s dual status as an Instagram influencer and fashion model is growing each day.
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Ava Philippe was born on September 9, 1999, to the actors Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon. She has a younger brother and two step siblings. Her brother, Deacon Reese Phillippe, is a constant on her Instagram feed. Her stepsiblings are Tennessee Toth and Kailani Merizalde. Despite sharing her mother’s looks, Ava never wanted to be an actor. She is however extremely interested in creative arts and often posts her work on Instagram. She loves sketching, sculpting, photography, and drawing. She leads a very unassuming life and is down to earth. Ava is reserved about her private life and hasn’t revealed any information about her relationship status. However, she has been linked with Arthur Donald, Paul McCartney’s grandson.
Ava was named after the famous actress, Ava Gardner. Ava was also gifted 18 letters from her mother, so that she could open each letter until her 18th birthday. She opened her last letter in 2017 and even posted a photograph of it on Instagram.