Blake Lively is an American actress. She is known for playing Serena van der Woodsen in the CW teen-drama television series Gossip Girl. She is the wife of actor Ryan Reynolds. Also, she has made her appearance in the films like ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’, ‘A Simple Favor’, and ‘The Age of Adaline’.
Blake Lively: Family Life
She was born Blake Ellender Brown on August 25, 1987, in Los Angeles, California. Blake is currently 33 years old. She was born to her father Ernie Lively and her mother’s name is Elaine. Her mother worked as a talent scout and her father was an actor. She was named after her grandmother’s brother and she is of English, Irish, and German descent.
She grew up along with her older brother named Eric Lively and a half-brother named Jason Lively. Also, she has got two half-sisters named Lori and Robyn Lively. All of the family members belong to the entertainment industry.
She was taken to the acting classes during her childhood by her parents and they did not want to leave her with a babysitter. Blake gained more confidence as she got older and she finally entered the entertainment industry.
She went to thirteen different schools before she went to high school. Then, she attended Burbank High School and she was a cheerleader, a class president, and a member of the championship choir during that time.
Journey of Life
She auditioned over a period of few months during the summer and then she was cast as Bridget for ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’. She performed as one of the female leads and her performance earned her a nomination for a Teen Choice Award in the category Choice Movie Breakout-Female.
Then, she was cast in the series ‘Gossip Girl’ which premiered in September 2007. The series is based on the novel series of the same name. But she thought to continue her education and it was told that she could attend college part-time while filming the show. She portrayed the role of Serena van der Woodsen in the series till 2012.
She reprised the role of Bridget in the sequel ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2’ in 2008 and the film had earned over $4 million at the box office as of November 2008.
Likewise, she made her appearance in the music video for The Lonely Island’s ‘I Just Had Sex’ in December 2010. She was named the most desirable woman of 2011 and she was named one of 2012’s Most Beautiful at Evry Age by People magazine.
In 2015, she portrayed the role of a woman in the film ‘The Age of Adaline’ and after a year, she starred in the survival horror film ‘The Shallows’. She will be appearing as Stephanie Patrick in ‘The Rhythm Section’ and as Cecilia Fitzpatrick in ‘The Husband’s Secret’ in 2019.
How Rich is Blake Lively?
She has an estimated net worth of around $16 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. Also, she earned around $60,000 per episode. She owns a house in Bedford, New York and it cost around $2.35 million.
Blake Lively enjoys driving her gifted black Toyota Prius across the city’s lanes and avenues. Leonardo Decaprio was not hesitant to spend $40,000 on Blake in order to give him this Toyota series standard-bearer.
Blake Lively: Personal Life
Blake has been married to actor Ryan Reynolds since September 9, 2012. The couple met the very first time on the set of ‘Green Lantern’.
Her engagement ring was designed by Lorraine Schwartz and it is estimated to be of around $12 million. The couple has welcomed two daughters: James and Inez. The couple’s close friends and family members attended the surprise wedding at Boone Hall in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
According to reports, the blushing bride wore a couture Marchesa gown, while the groom wore a classic Burberry suit with custom-made leather suspenders. The guests were invited to an elegant dinner after the wedding ceremony. The wedding feast included a luxurious array of exotic cuisine as well as a collection of the finest desserts. Many guests praised the tall vanilla and sour cream wedding cake with peach apricot preserves and milk chocolate buttercream icing.
Penny, a mixed breed dog owned by actress Blake Lively, is her pet. The cute pet is a cross between a Poodle and a Maltese. Lively enjoys spoiling it by purchasing high-end dog clothing from dog boutiques. Penny can be a little lazy at times and refuses to walk, so Blake occasionally holds the pet in her arms.
She has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and she weighs 63 kg. Her body measurement is 35-28-36 inches. Her shoe size is 8.5(US) and her dress size is 6(US). Blake’s hair color is blonde hair and blue eyes.
Blake Lively: Social Media Followers
She has around 28.3M followers on Instagram, about 1.21M followers on Twitter, and around 2.3M followers on Facebook.
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