Leighton Meester Biography


Leighton Meester

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Birth Name: Leighton Meester
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   31 Years
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An American actress, singer, songwriter and model, Leighton Meester is well known for her role in drama series "Gossip Girl" as Blair Waldorf. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas as a daughter of her parents; Constance Lyann; who is a real estate broker and Douglas Jay Leighton; a write. Meester grew up alongside siblings; older brother, Douglas Jay Meester and younger brother, Alexandra Meester.

At the age of 11, Leighton Meester along with her mom moved to New York where she attended the Professional Children’s School. During her high school, she began working as a model with Wilhemina. Soon after she booked for a commercial for Tamagotchi and Clearsil, and also modeled alongside Amanda Seyfried.

When Meester was 14 years old, she moved to Los Angeles where she attended Hollywood High School and Beverly Hills High School. Soon after her graduation, Leighton made her television debut in an episode of Law & Order as Alyssa Turner.

Moreover, she appeared in other two series' before her debut on the big screen in 2003 through the movie, "Hangman’s Curse”. She then made her appearance as a guest in the series such as Entourage, 8 Simple Rules, 7th Heaven, Crossing Jordan and Veronica Mars 24 etc.

In 2007, Meester featured as Blair Waldorf in The CW’s teen drama series “Gossip Girl”. Through Gossip Girl, Meester grabbed more attention and popularity from the public.  From 2003 to 2017, Meester has starred in 19 movies and cast in 24 TV series.

Besides her acting career, Meester is well known in the music industry. In 2011, she came out with her debut album named "Love is a drug". Furthermore, in 2014, Leighton released her second album, Heartstring.

Heading towards Meester personal life, previously she was in an affair with boyfriend Sebastian Stan; an actor, for a couple of months.

Meester is a married woman, her husband Adam Brody is an actor with whom she met while filming The Oranges. The beautiful couple is blessed with a daughter, Arlo Day Brody. Until now, the couple is spending a quality time together and there is no any sign of their divorce.

31 years of age, gorgeous actress Leighton Meester holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. As of 2017, she has a net worth of $5 million. Her main source of incomes are movies, TV series and endorsements.

She is an active star on social media as well, to find about her latest updates, you can follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Born in United States OF America.

1986

Popular actress, Leighton Marissa Meester was born on 9th of April, 1986 in Fort Worth, Texas to Constance Lynn and Douglas Jay Meester.  In her professional life, she is famous as Leighton Meester.

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Television Debut

1999

in this year, Meester made her debut in the movie from Law & Order in the role of Alyssa Turner. Since then, she has starred in Shark, House, Numbers, Monster, Crossing Jordan and so on.

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Cast in Gossip Girl

2007

Actress Leighton Meester was cast in the TV series named Gossip Girl as Blair Waldorf. The Gossip Girl achieved a huge popularity through that series and established herself as a professional actress.

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Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Drama

2008

Leighton received Teen Choice Awards for TV Actress: Drama, for her work on Gossip Girl as well as received a teen choice award. In addition to her awards, she achieved Hollywood Film Awards; in the category Spotlight Awards for the Roommate.

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Cast in Movie Country Strong

2010

Meester featured in the movie, Country Strong. And on next year was appeared in the movie The Roommate, Monte Carlo, and The Judge. Till now, actress Meester has starred in nineteen films.

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Engaged with Adam Brody

2013

In November 2013, Leighton engaged to actor Adam Brody. The couple married in a private ceremony on 15th of February, 2014. In the same year, Adam Brody and Leighton Meester blessed with a beautiful daughter, Arlo Day Brody; she was born in Whittier, California on August 4, 2015.

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Meester Music Career

2014

In the year 2014, Meester released couple of songs such as Heartstrings, Blue Afternoon, Good for One Thing, Entitled, On My Side, Dreaming, Run Way and so on. Her big hits include Your Love’s a Drug and Christmas.

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Current Net Worth and Updates

2017

As of 2017, Meester as a net worth of $5 million. Her source of income is movies and movies. Currently, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and a baby daughter.

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