Blake Lively (Blake Ellender Brown) is the famous American actor well-known for playing Serena van der Woodsen in ‘Gossip Girl,’ the CW drama series. Over the years, Blake Lively has appeared in several television series and movies. Continue reading to find the net worth of Blake Lively as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Blake Lively (Blake Ellender Brown) was born on 25th August 1987 in Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, the USA. Her parents Ernie Lively (Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.) and Elaine (née McAlpin) named Blake after her grandmother’s brother.
Blake has an elder brother (Eric), two half-sisters (Lori and Robyn), and a half-brother (Jason). Blake’s father is an actor and mother a talent scout and all other siblings are into entertainment. Her parents took Blake with them to acting classes they taught where she learned the art of acting. In 1998, Blake played the role of tooth fairy in the movie, ‘Sandman’ directed by her father.
Blake Lively attended Burbank High School where she served as a cheerleader, championship choir member and president of senior class. Blake wanted to study at Stanford University instead of acting. However, during her summer break between junior and senior high school years, Eric requested his agent to audition Blake for a few months. She enacted as Bridget in ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’ in 2005 and acquired several admirers. Following, Blake appeared in three movies that were successful.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 2007, Blake was selected to play Serena in ‘Gossip Girls’ that ran for six seasons. She won Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actress Drama (2008). Blake acted in the movie ‘The Town’ and won Best Ensemble Cast (2010). Other movies, ‘Green Lantern’ and ‘The Age of Adaline,’ helped her gain money and fame in the USA. Blake was listed as one of the top 100 most influential people of the world of the TIME.
Blake appeared with Martha Stewart, and together they baked a cake during an episode of ‘The Martha Stewart Show’ (2008). She attended a culinary workshop at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, France (2010). Blake appeared for several commercials and hosted for ‘Saturday Night Live’ for three episodes.
During the 2008 United States Presidential election, Blake Lively supported Barrack Obama. As part of Youth Vote Program of MoveOn.org, Blake and Penn Badgley appeared in the pro-Obama commercial. It was directed by Doug Liman and broadcast during ‘Gossip Girl’ on CW, Comedy Central and MTV. In 2013, Blake appeared in a video for Gucci’s ‘Chime for Change’ and raised funds for women’s health, education, and justice issues.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Blake Lively is $18 million with an annual salary of $4 million. She earned from the movies including 2008s ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’ ($10.7 Million), 2010s ‘The Town’ ($26.8 Million), 2011s ‘Green Lantern’ ($53.2 Million), 2012s ‘Savages’ ($16.0 Million), 2015s ‘The Age of Adaline’ ($13.2 Million), and 2016s ‘The Shallow’ ($16.8 Million).
Blake owns one house worth $3 million and owns four luxury cars (Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, and Lexus) worth $820,000. Recently, Blake purchased a brand new Lexus for $100,000.
In 2010, Blake and actor Ryan Reynolds met and started dating from October 2011. They bought their home in Bedford, New York (June 2012). They married on 9th September 2012 at Boone Hall, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. They have two daughters called James and Ines.
Blake Lively is presently filming for the movie, ‘The Rhythm Section’ that might be released in 2020. Blake Lively is so talented and charming that she is the most sought-after actress in the entertainment industry.