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.