Leighton Meester Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

Leighton Meester is an American actress, singer and songwriter widely known for her role as Blair Waldorf in the television drama series ‘Gossip Girl’. She first gained fame after starring as Savannah Barnett in a science fiction television series, ‘Surface’. Her work in films like ‘Killer Movie’, ‘Country Strong’, ‘The Roommate’, ‘That’s My Boy’ and ‘The Judge’ further catapulted her to fame and popularity. In addition to her successful acting career, she has written and recorded songs and released her debuit studio album, “Heartstrings” in 2014.

Birth Name

Leighton Marissa Meester

Nickname

Bla Bla, Lei Lei, Mom, Meest

Profession

Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Model

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Leighton Meester was born on  April 9, 1986 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

Age

She’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

Her ancestry is one quarter German, one quarter Dutch, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Meester was educated at the Professional Children’s School in NYC, USA. After moving to Los Angeles at the age of 14 years, she attended Hollywood High School and Beverly Hills High School and later graduated a year earlier from a small private school.

Family Details

  • Father – Douglas Meester
  • Mother – Constance Meester
  • Siblings – Douglas (Brother), Alexander (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Spouse

Leighton Meester married  actor Adam Brody in a private ceremony on February 15, 2014. They first met while filming The Oranges in March 2010 and soon after began dating each other. She gave birth to their first child, a daughter, Arlo Day Brody, on August 4, 2015, in Whittier, California.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Her hair is naturally blonde, but she dyes her hair brown.

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 8 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Big doe eyes

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Meester made her on-screen debut in Hangman’s Curse in 2003, based on the bestselling book by Frank Peretti, in which she played the role of Elisha Springfield.

Television Debut

Leighton Meester earned her first acting role in 1999 as a murder victim’s friend, Alyssa Turner, on an episode of Law & Order.

Singing Debut

Leighton released her debut single, “Somebody to Love” on October 14, 2009, followed by her debut studio album entitled “Heartstrings’ on October 28, 2014. The album debuted at #139 on US Billboard 200.

Famous For

Meester is immensely popular for her portrayal of Blair Waldorf in the television series ‘Gossip Girl’.

She has also gained lots of fame for her significant roles in films such as ‘Killer Movie’ (2008), ‘Country Song’ (2010) and ‘The Roommate’ (2011).

Brand Endorsements

Leighton Meester has appeared in commercials for Tamagotchi toys, Clearasil, Reebok’s Top Down sneakers, Nikon Coolpix, ASK Enquired, Herbal Essences, Vera Wang’s Lovestruck, Missoni, eSpoir, Penshoppe’s All Stars, Naf Naf, and Biotherm.

She served as the spokesperson for Sunsilk in 2008 and was made the brand ambassador for Biotherm Skincare in 2013.

Leighton Meester Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – The Oranges (2011)
  • Favorite Disney Movie – Cinderella
  • Favorite Horror Movies – Rosemary’s Baby (1968), The Exorcist (1973), Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
  • Favorite Book – “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse (Published in 1922)
  • Favorite Animal – Penguin
  • Favorite Ice Cream – Chocolate

Leighton Meester Beauty Staples

Leighton Meester Net worth

Leighton Meester has a net worth of $5 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

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Leighton Meester Facts

Born in Texas, she had spent most of her childhood in New York and Los Angeles.

Her mother gave birth to Meester while serving jail term for trafficking marijuana from Jamaica to the USA.

Her surname Meester, is a Dutch word for “Master” or “Teacher”.

Meester has one tattoo, a purple-blue flower with a yellow center, on her left wrist.

In addition to English, she is also fluent is French.

She is best friend is actress Emmy Rossum.

Leighton has a dog named Trudy.

She was named one of People magazine’s “100 Most Beautiful” in 2008 and the same year, she was ranked #48 on Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100 of 2008” list.

Leighton Meester received the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Drama, for two subsequent years 2009 and 2010 for her performance in drama television series ‘Gossip Girl’.

She was featured on The Independent Critics’ list of “100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces”. She ranked #21 in 2008, #14 in 2009, #4 in 2010, #36 in 2011, and #76 in 2012.

Leighton was named ranked #1 on FHM magazine’s “Fall TV’s Hottest Stars” list in 2008.

She was ranked #17 on Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100 of 2010” list.

In 2010 she won the Spotlight Award in the Hollywood Film Awards for the feature film ‘Country Song’.