Blake Lively, originally named Blake Ellender Lively Brown, is a glamorous actress from the United States of America. She is famous for her fashionable dressing sense and seductive appearance. She first garnered recognition through her charismatic role as Serena Van Der Woodsen in the sought-after television drama series ‘Gossip Girl’. It was broadcasted on the CW television network from 2007 to 2012. The girl has made stunning appearances in numerous hit movies including, the sisterhood of Travelling Pants Part 1 / Part 2, The Shallows, Savages, The Town, A Simple Favor, and the Green Lantern.
Lively has been linked to many handsome men of the American showbiz industry. She remained connected with actors, producers, and singers at different times. Finally, she got married to the love of her life ‘Ryan Reynolds’ in 2012. The duo has been blessed with three beautiful kids. Blake is known for her kinship with Brother Erick Lively, half-brother Jason Lively, and half-sisters Lori Lively and Robyn Lively. She has a wonderful relationship with her parents and the rest of the family members.
The stunner made everyone amazed by her splendid personality and extraordinary acting skills. She received multiple opportunities to work in different television series and movies. It was pretty hard for the young girl to take on manifold roles at the same time. However, she managed to work in most of the projects without any differences. Blake received more than a few award nominations and won a couple of Teen Choice Awards in 2008. She also earned an award at the Newport Beach Film Festival. Other noteworthy awards that the stunner received are CinemaCon Award, Washington D.C. Film Critics Association, and People’s Choice Award.
Who are Blake Lively’s Parents?
Blake was born on Aug 25, 1987 to Elaine and Ernie Lively in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California. Mother of the impressive woman served as a talent scout while her father was an actor. That’s why she gained initial acting training from her household. Blake was named after the brother of her grandmother. She comes from German, Irish, and English ancestry. The name of his older brother is Eric lively, while his half-brother is known as Jason Lively. She has two half-sisters named Lori and Robyn Lively from her mother’s previous marriage. The entire family including parents and siblings work in the American Entertainment industry.
Blake alongside her parents and siblings lived together and enjoyed all beautiful moments of life. They have tons of sweet memories to share when get together at different family events. She was taken to the acting classes during her childhood. Blake’s mother wanted her to become an actress just like her father. She went to Burbank High School located in Burbank, California. She went to attend different auditions on a suggestion from his older brother.
In 1998, the girl started her official movie career by portraying the character of Tooth Fairy or Trixie. Her acting skills received a tremendous appreciation from fans. In 2005, she appeared as Bridget Vreeland in a comedy-drama film titled ‘The sisterhood of Traveling Pants’. The movie was directed by the well-known director Ken Kwapis. The next year in 2006, she worked as Monica Moreland in another comedy movie titled ‘Accepted’. It was written by Bill Collage, Mark Perez, and Adam Cooper. The same year she portrayed Jenny’s character in a horror movie ‘Simon Says’.
Blake played the role of Annabelle Leigh in the 2007 movie ‘Elvis and Anabelle’. It was a romantic drama movie from Will Geiger. It was premiered on Mar 10, 2007, at a film festival in Texas. In 2008, the girl portrayed the fabulous character of Bridget Vreeland in the sequel ‘Sisterhood of Travelling Pants 2’. The year 2009 welcome her with role of Gabrielle DiMarco in a romantic comedy-drama movie ‘New York, I Love You’. The same year she worked as Young Pippa Lee in another romantic comedy film ‘The Private Lives of Pippa Lee’. Other co-stars included Maria Bello, Robin Wright, Monica Bellucci, and Alan Arkin.
In 2010, Blake surfaced as Kristina in a crime thriller ‘The Town’. It was co-written and directed by Ben Affleck. Other stars of the movie included Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Pete Postlethwaite, Titus Welliver, and Jon Hamm. It turned out to be a successful project from Blake’s film career. In 2011, she worked in two amazing movies named ‘Green Lantern’ and ‘Hick’. In these two movies, she portrayed characters of Carol Ferris and Glenda respectively. Other prominent movies of the splendid star are All I See Is You, The Age of Adaline, A Simple Favor, Café Society, The Shallows, and two post-productions titled The Husband’s Secret and The Rhythm Section.
One of the most influential television series that brought about a great revolution in Blake’s professional career is titled ‘Gossip Girl’. She played the unforgettable lead role of Serena Van Der Woodsen in this American teen drama series. The story of the television series was based upon a book series written by the famous writer, Cecily Von Ziegesar. Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz created the series after getting inspired by the book series. It was aired on the CW network for consecutive 6 seasons. The TV show was comprised of 121 episodes. The television show played a critical role in helping Blake to climb up the success ladder.
Who is Blake Lively Married to?
The first man who entered Blake’s heart was her co-star named Kelly Blatz. Both of them have been friends since childhood. They dated each other from 2004 to 2007. Later on, she dated Penn Badgley from 2007 to 2010. Both of them couldn’t stay together any longer and finally parted their ways.
She has also been in news for being in a relationship with Titanic’s actor Leonardo DiCaprio. The duo spent summer holidays in France and gained media attention. They lived a short romantic life and ended their relationship after five months in October 2011.
Afterward, the romantic girl started dating her partner Ryan Reynolds, with whom she married on Sep 9, 2012. The couple has been blessed with three beautiful children, out of which two are daughters and one is a son.
How much is Blake Lively's Net Worth?
Blake Lively has enjoyed one of the most successful professional careers. She is a prominent part of American’s acting and entertainment industry. The girl has worked in several hit movies and television shows. She won too many awards in recognition of her exceptional acting skills. According to the latest figures collected in 2019, she owns an accumulated net worth totaled $16 Million. Another source confirmed that she charged a whopping $50,000 for each episode of the Gossip Girl.