American actress who won three Teen Choice Awards for portraying her character as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW teen-drama television series Gossip Girl. Blake Lively is a famous actress known for her work both in small and big screens. She has starred in dozens of films, including the critically acclaimed The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Town, Green Lantern, Savages, The Age of Adaline, and The Shallows.
Blake Ellender Brown
Birthday / Date of Birth
Blake Lively was born on 25 August 1987, in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA.
She is currently 31 years old.
Her ancestry is English, with smaller amounts of Scottish, German, and Welsh.
Blake attended Burbank High School, where she was a senior class president, a cheerleader and a member of the championship choir. She attended thirteen different schools before graduation from highs school.
- Father – Ernie Lively (né Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.) (Actor)
- Mother – Elaine (née McAlpin) (Talent Manager)
- Siblings – Eric Lively (Older Brother) (Actor), Lori Lively (Older Half Sister) (Actress), Robyn Lively (Older Half Sister) (Actress), Jason Lively (Older Half Brother) (Actor)
Blake Lively began dating her Green Lantern co-star Ryan Reynolds in early 2011 and married on September 9, 2012, at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Her engagement ring was designed by Lorraine Schwartz and cost $12 million. Together, they have two daughters, James Reynolds , born ion December 16, 2014 and Inez Reynolds, born on September 28, 2016.
Prior to her marriage with Ryan, Lively was in a relationship with stars Kelly Blatz, Penn Badgley, Ryan Gosling and Leonardo DiCaprio.
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.78 m
- In Kilograms – 63 kg
- In Pounds – 139 lbs
- Measurements – 37-25-36
- Bust – 37 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 34C
She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
- Beauty mark underneath right eye
- Wavy blonde hair
- Husky voice
Blake Lively had her first acting role as Trixie/Tooth Fairy in the 1998 film Sandman, which was a minor role.
Her first major role in a film was as Bridget Vreeland in the 2005 film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, for which she received a Teen Choice Awards nomination for Choice Movie Breakout Female.
From 2007 until 2012, Blake played the main role of Serena van der Woodsen in the CW teen-drama television series Gossip Girl. She appeared in a total of 121 episodes. She earned three Teen Choice Awards for her role in the series.
Blake Lively became a household name after playing Serena in the television series ‘Gossip Girl’. Her character influenced the fashion choices of a generation of young girls and created a cult following.
Blake Lively Favorites
- Favorite Food – Sprinkles’ Red Velvet Cupcakes, pizza, pasta
- Favorite Musicians – Ray Charles, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake
- Favorite Bands – Chet Baker, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf, Nina Simone, Florence and the Machine
- Favorite Movies – The Wizard of Oz (1939), Breathless (1959)
- Favorite Holiday Destination – Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Big Island in Hawaii
- Favorite Brands – Marc Jacobs, Phillip Lim, Chloé, Chanel
- Favorite Beauty Products – Tarte lip gloss, Chanel foundation, Kérastase hair products star style
- Favorite Style Icons – Audrey Hepburn and Kate Moss
- Favorite Color – Pink
- Favorite Season – Fall
Blake Lively Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $16 million US dollars. She lives in her Bedford/Pound house valued at $3.2 million. She owns a Lexus SC430.
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Blake Lively Facts
Her acting career kicked off at the age of 10, when she starred in the film Sandman, which was directed by Lively’s father.
Lively describes herself as a foodie and cook.
She was named #43 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 Women of 2008 list and two years later, she managed to reach #4 on their Hot 100 Women list.
She featured on the cover of Cosmo magazine in 2008, stating in the interview that she does not do drugs or drink alcohol but does sleep around a lot.
In 2010, Lively appeared in a music video with Jessica Alba for her album ‘The Lonely Island’, in the song ‘I Just Had Sex’.
In 2011, she was picked as the “face” of Chanel’s new “Mademoiselle” handbag line by designer Karl Lagerfeld.
In 2011, she was featured in TIME magazine’s 100 Influential People.
She had once stated in an interviews that her first kiss was on the big screen.
Blake is close friends with Anna Wintour.
In 2013, she appeared in a video clip for Gucci’s “Chime for Change” campaign that aims to raise funds and awareness of women’s issues in the areas of education, health, and justice.
She has two dogs named 405 and Penny.
She can’t survive a day without her mobile, credit card and passport.
She was included in People magazine’s list for 2012’s Most Beautiful at Every Age.
On May 2, 2018, Blake deleted her entire Instagram history for unknown reasons but fans speculate that the actress was up to something to promote her latest movie, A Simple Favor.