|Real Name/Full Name:
|Leighton Marissa Meester
|37 years old
|9 April 1986
|Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
|5 feet 5 inches
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Leighton Meester, Lesbian?
|Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Model
|Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]:
|[current date format=’F Y’]
Leighton Marissa Meester is an actress, songwriter, singer, and model from America. She became known to the public when she starred as Blair Waldorf, a devious socialite in the Gossip Girl series.
Meester has taken part in films such as The Oranges, Monte Carlo, Killer Movie, and Country Strong, among many other films.
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Early Life & Biography
Leighton Meester sired on April 9, 1986, in Fort Worth, Texas. She is a daughter of Constance Lynn (née Haas) and Douglas Jay Meester. Her mother works as a writer, whereas her father is a real estate broker.
Leighton Meester has two brothers, namely; Douglas Logan Meester and Alexander ‘Lex’ Meester.
When Leighton Meester was born, her parents were behind bars due to the drug ring that transported drugs from Jamaica to the US. Constance, Leighton’s mother, used to take care of her in a halfway house for three months before going back to prison to finish her sentence.
Leighton’s grandparents had to take over the role of her parents in the meantime. Leighton said that her parents raised her usually, just like any other child, despite their past.
Leighton spent most of her childhood in Marco Island, Florida, and used to take part in productions held in a local playhouse.
In 1991, Leighton’s parents parted their ways. Her mother decided to relocate to New York City. By then, Leighton was eleven years old.
For her education, Leighton joined at Professional Children School, where she started to work as a model.
Leighton worked with Wilhelmina and Sophia Coppola, the former photographer. Leighton used to book commercials for Tamagotchi and Clearasil. She worked for Limited Too, where she modeled several times.
When she was 14 years, she moved to Los Angeles, where she went to Beverly Hills and Hollywood High schools. Leighton later enrolled at a private school where she graduated earlier than usual.
Leighton Meester has participated much in charity organizations. She also served children by providing them with basic needs.
Due to her unique and adorable body shape, Leighton Meester featured in a beauty magazine. Her name was among other beautiful ladies in the world. In 2008, Leighton Meester appeared on the top as ‘ Fall TV’s Hottest Stars.
Leighton braced the cover of renowned magazines such as Glamour of Italy, L’Officiel of Morocco, and Elle of Indonesia, among many more magazines.
Leighton and her mother Constance file lawsuits against each other some years back in courts of law. As per Leighton’s, she condemned her mother of diverting money send to cover for her brother’s medication in making hair extensions.
However, the tension cooled down, and the two were back to terms.
Leighton Meester engaged to Adam Brody, who is an actor. In March 2010, the two met while filming ‘The Oranges.’
On February 14, 2014, the couple walked down the aisle in a private ceremony. God blessed the two with a baby girl known as Arlo Day Brody on August 4, 2015. They two expect to sire other children.
Leighton Meester and her family currently live in Los Angeles.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on DOB, Leighton Meester is 37 years old as of today’s date [current date]. Her height is 5 feet, 5 inches tall, and her weight is 58 kg.
Leighton started her career in 1999, where age featured in a Law and Order film as Alyssa Turner.
Leighton Meester made frequent appearances in the Tarzan series. She featured in a recurring role as Justine Chapin in Entourage film.
Leighton featured as a guest appearance in series such as 24, Crossing Jordan, 7th Heaven, and 8 Simple Rules.
She appeared in two episodes of House series as Ali Johnson. She was the main actress in Drive-Thru, a horror film. It is here that Leighton recorded her song known as ‘Inside the Black.’
Leighton featured in as Blair Waldorf in the CW’s teen drama film. Many people acknowledged her performance in the series, as it was exceptional. The kind of wardrobe Leighton had while acting the series astonished the viewers.
Leighton Meester joined hands with her partner Reebok to model their new Top Down sneakers.
Leighton released a sing known as Birthday in April 2009. She featured Awesome New Republic duo.
Leighton provided vocals for Good girls go bad song, which was position seven on the Billboard Hot 100.
Other songs she released include Somebody to love, a cover song of Christmas (Baby, please come home). She featured artists like Stephen Jerezak, DJ Clinton Sparks, and Lil Wayne, e.t.c.
Leighton featured in comedy films such as Date Night and Going the distance.
In Country Strong drama, she featured alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Garette Hedland. Leighton received acknowledgments because of her role in the comedy.
Leighton took the role in Monte Carlo, a teen comedy film, and she featured as Selena Gomez’s step-sister, Meg Kelly.
Leighton Meester has featured in countless films to date. Some of them include; Semper Fi, Single Parents, Making History, among others.
Awards & Achievements
Leighton has won several awards and nominations such as Teen Choice Award, Williamsburg Independent Film Festival, MTV+MOVIE Awards, and Hollywood Film Awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Leighton Meester in [current date format=’Y’]
As of February 2024, Leighton Meester has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. She can accumulate the figure of her net worth from roles in various films such as Gossip Girls. Her career in the music industry is also a result of her net worth.
As you slowly go through Leighton’s biography, you realize that she is just unique in how she does her things. She is also hardworking and always committed to her career.