Blake Lively is an American actress. Lively is known for starring as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama television series Gossip Girl. She also starred in the films The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Accepted, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, The Town, Green Lantern, Savages, The Age of Adaline, The Shallows, Café Society, All I See Is You and A Simple Favor.

Birth Name

Blake Ellender Brown

Nickname

Blake Lively

Profession

Actress

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Blake Lively was born on 25 August 1987, in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California,
United States.

Age

She is currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Ethnicity

White

Her ancestry is English, with smaller amounts of Scottish, German and Welsh.

Education

Blake Lively attended Burbank High School, Burbank, California, USA until 2005. When she was not confirmed about taking acting as a career, Lively wanted to attend Stanford University.

Family Details

  • 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)

Manager

Management 360

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Boyfriend / Spouse

Blake Lively dated –

  • Kelly Blatz (2004-2007) – Blake Lively Kelly Blatz (American Actor and Musician) are childhood friends. Blake had a crush on Kelly since they were kids. But, they finally came closer during their shooting of the 2006 horror film “Simon Says.” Their relationship went from 2004 until 2007.
  • Penn Badgley (2007-2010) – ‘Gossip Girl’ co-stars Penn and Lively dated from late 2007 to September 2010. They claimed that nothing is going in between them. But, it was finally made public at 2008 Met Costume Institute Gala. Since then, they were seen kissing in Cancun, Mexico and dated publicly. They separated in September 2010.
  • Ryan Gosling (October 2010) – Ryan Gosling and Blake Lively were rumored to be dating together in October 2010 when they were seen in Disneyland sparking romance rumors. They claim to be just good friends.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (2011) – Then, came Leonardo in her life. They spent a good time together for about 5 months in US and France during summers from May 2011 to October 2011. But, then both went on to their paths as they were not interested in getting serious.

  • Ryan Reynolds (2012-Present) – 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.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 63 kg
  • In Pounds – 139 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 37-25-36
  • Bust – 37 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34C

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

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.

Film Debut

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.

Television Debut

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.

Brand Endorsements

Gucci Fragrance (2012)

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2005Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Breakout FemaleThe Sisterhood of the Traveling PantsNominated
2008Choice Female HottieN/ANominated
2008Choice TV Actress DramaGossip GirlWon
2008Choice TV Breakout Star-FemaleWon
2008Newport Beach Film FestivalAchievement Award-Breakout PerformanceElvis and AnabelleWon
2009ASTRA AwardFavourite International Personality or ActorGossip GirlNominated
2009Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress DramaNominated
2009Choice Female HottieN/ANominated
2010People’s Choice AwardsFavorite TV Drama ActressGossip GirlNominated
2010Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress DramaNominated
2010Critics’ Choice Movie AwardsBest Acting EnsembleThe TownNominated
2010National Board of ReviewBest Ensemble CastWon
2010San Diego Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActressNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleWon
2011People’s Choice AwardFavorite TV Drama ActressGossip GirlNominated
2011CinemaCon AwardBreakthrough Performer of the Year AwardN/AWon
2011Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress Sci Fi/FantasyGreen LanternNominated
2011Choice TV Actress DramaGossip GirlWon
2012People’s Choice AwardFavorite TV Drama ActressNominated
2012Jupiter AwardBest International ActressGreen LanternNominated
2013Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress DramaGossip GirlNominated
2015Choice Movie Actress: DramaThe Age of AdalineNominated
2015Choice Movie: Liplock (shared with Michiel Huisman)Nominated
2016Saturn AwardBest ActressNominated
2016Teen Choice AwardsChoice Style: FemaleN/ANominated
2016Choice Summer Movie Star: FemaleThe ShallowsNominated
2017People’s Choice AwardsFavorite Dramatic Movie ActressWon
2017Jupiter AwardBest International ActressNominated

Blake Lively Favorites

  • 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, Kate Moss
  • Favorite Color – Pink
  • Favorite Season – Fall
  • Favorite Perfume – Burberry The Beat
  • Favorite Clothing – Jeans, Tube Top, Heels
  • Favorite Food – Sprinkles’ Red Velvet Cupcakes, pizza, pasta
  • Favorite Musicians – Ray Charles, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake
  • Favorite Bands – Chet Baker, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf, Nina Simone, Florence, The Machine

Blake Lively Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $18 million dollars as of 2019. She lives in her Bedford/Pound house valued at $3.2 million. She owns a Lexus SC430.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Blake Lively

  • Blake Lively began her acting career at the age of 11.
  • Blake has 4 siblings. She is the youngest of the 5 children.
  • Lively appeared in the music video for The Lonely Island’s “I Just Had S*x” together with Jessica Alba in December 2010.
  • All of her family members have been/are in the film industry.
  • As a kid, she used to go with her parents to the acting classes.
  • In 2005, she acted in “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” when she was in school.
  • Lively was voted no. 4 in Maxim’s Hot 100 Women list in 2010.
  • 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 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.
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