James Joseph Toth was born on 1 January 1970, in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a talent agent, a co-head of motion picture talent department at Creative Artists Agency, but perhaps best known for being the husband of actress Reese Witherspoon.
A famous talent agent, how rich is Jim Toth at present? According to sources, Toth has earned a net worth of over $4 million, as of mid-2016. He has established his wealth mostly through his career as a talent agent in a leading entertainment and sports agency.
Jim Toth Net Worth $4 Million
Toth attended Aliquippa Jr./Sr. High School in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. He later moved to Los Angeles to enroll in Loyola Marymount University located in the Westchester community of Westside LA, from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. While at college, he was a member of LMU’s 80-year-old service organization called the Crimson Circle.
After his graduation, Toth worked as a financial consultant for a while and then pursued a career in the entertainment business. In 1995 he began working at the Creative Artist Agency in Los Angeles; founded in 1975, CAA has become the world’s leading talent and sports agency, managing a prestigious A-list clients such as Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Sharon Stone and many other celebrities. Its offices are located in Los Angeles, where Toth works, and in New York, London, Nashville and Beijing. Toth began working in the agency’s mailroom, making deliveries and running errands. His position advanced over the years and in 2005 he was promoted from trainee to agent in CAA’s New Media Division. In 2010 he became the new co-head of CAA’s motion picture talent department, along with his colleague Joel Lubin, replacing Tracy Brennan and Jimmy Darmody. His net worth was growing.
As a CAA agent, Toth has made it big and has collaborated with a number of the world’s most famous actors and actresses, advising them on their career development. He has worked with and represented stars such as Robert Downey Jr, Tobey Maguire, Scarlett Johansson, Amber Heard, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rachel Bilson, Hilary Swank and Kat Dennings. His collaboration with actor Matthew McConaughey led Toth to receive ‘very special thanks’ in the the 2013 film “Dallas Buyers Club”. He was also thanked in the 2012 movie “The Iceman”. The agent has worked with marketing clients such as Coca-Cola too. His wife has also been a CAA client, however, Toth doesn’t represent her. Toth’s involvement in the entertainment industry through his job has enabled him to establish a considerable net worth.
Aside from his career as a talent agent, Toth has also done some acting – in 2004 he appeared in two episodes of the popular television series “According to Jim”, as a golfer.
When it comes to his personal life, Toth, earlier reputed as an ‘avid dater’ and a ‘ladies man’, married Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon; they have one son together, while Witherspoon has two children from her previous marriage to actor Ryan Phillippe.
The couple made headlines in 2013 for being involved in a DUI incident in Atlanta. Reportedly, police pulled them over as Toth was driving erratically, and reached 1.39 on the sobriety test which resulted in DUI charge. The couple was released from jail shortly after their arrests.
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