We are always caught in awe of how beautiful this woman is. Blake Lively is one of the acclaimed American actresses. Now, she is known to be a supermom! Let us get to know more of this ball of sunshine, and how she made her way through the top in the industry.
|Full Name||Blake Ellender Brown Lively|
|Date of Birth||August 25, 1987|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California|
|Height||5’ 8” (178 cm)|
|Weight||61 kg (134.5 lbs)|
|Notable Roles||Gossip Girl (2007-2012)
Green Lantern (2011)
The Age of Adaline (2015)
The Shallows (2016)
A Simple Favor (2018)
|Net Worth||Est. $16 million|
Blake Lively’s Early Childhood
Blake Ellender Lively came beautifully into this world on August 25, 1987, to her loving parents in Los Angeles, California. Her parents were already in the show business industry. Ernie Lively, her father, was a director and actor. Meanwhile, Elaine Lively, Blake’s mother was a talent scout manager. She was born into a family of actors, she is the youngest of five, and all her siblings are actors. Three of her siblings, Lori, Robyn, and Jason, are half-siblings from their mother’s previous marriage. Only Eric Lively is Blake’s older brother from both parents.
You would not believe this, but Blake Lively started first grade when she was three years old. Yes, three! She was transferred to classes who have special needs because they thought Blake had some problems. She attended 13 different schools because of this, she reached an agreement to settle at Burbank High School. Aside from acing her classes, Blake had several extracurricular activities– cheerleading, show choir, and class president.
Blake Lively’s Career Life
Blake Lively had her first acting when her father, included him in the film, Sandman. It was only a short role, and she was ten at that time. Blake did not have any thoughts of following the steps of her family. But, her older brother, Eric, persuaded her to go after auditions. After a few months of auditions, Blake almost found immediate success. She landed on a major role in The Sisterhood of Traveling. Blake even received a nomination for the Breakout Movie Star and won a Teen Choice Award.
After her first success in the film industry, Blake continued her senior year and graduated high school at Burbank High School. When she received her diploma, she continued acting and starred in Accepted.
2007 was her breakthrough year. She became a part of the hottest teen drama of CW, Gossip Girl. It was her famous role, her character had a surprising impact on teens and her fans. Blake Lively made a stylish trend. Moreover, her onscreen romance in Gossip Girl became true to life. She began seeing Penn Badgley, her co-star. Unfortunately, their relationship ended in 2010. Her outstanding performance in Gossip Girl garnered awards for Teen Choice Awards and TV Breakout Star.
It was also in 2010 when she was already years in the show business industry, Blake was known to be the most promising young actress. She even had a critically acclaimed performance with Ben Affleck in their movie The Town.
After The Town, the notable role Blake Lively had was in Green Lantern. It is where she worked with Ryan Reynolds. The movie did not garner the expected reviews, but their onscreen romance came into life. The two became inseparable since then.
The next big hit of Blake was her movie The Aged of Adaline. In this movie, her beauty shined throughout the whole movie. It gave justice to the romantic fantasy of not aging beyond the age of 29. Her two other notable films were The Shallows, a horror film, and a comedy-thriller movie, A Simple Favor.
Married and Motherhood Life of Blake Lively
In 2011, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds started seeing each other, since then they were inseparable. Early in 2012, they bought a house at the upstate of New York. They have perfectly hidden their marriage plans away from the media’s radar. Blake and Ryan tied the knot in September 2012. Surely, they wanted to make it private as they only had 70 guests.
Two years in their marriage, Blake and Ryan had their firstborn daughter, James. Lively gave birth to their child in December 2014. Two years after, they had their second child in September, they named their daughter, Ines. It is not a surprise that Reynolds is a growing family.
During the red carpet premiere of Ryan Reynold’s film the Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, everyone was surprised when Lively walked-in with a baby bump! Once again, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have kept their journey private. She gave birth to their third child that summer but was not reported until recently Ryan posted a picture of them in early October.
How Much is Blake Lively’s Net Worth?
Blake Lively’s net worth alone is $16 million. How did she amass this impressive fortune? Well, from hard work and determination, perhaps?
She had impressive movies that captivated the hearts of many, some of her films grossed over $200 million. Aside from her acting, she gets cash on her sponsorship deals.
When combined, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds will have a combined net worth of $90 million.
Blake Lively’s Appearance: Body Measurements
Blake Lively stands 5-feet and 8-inches tall, with her curvy body figure, she weighs 62 kilograms. By all means, we can say how healthy and perfectly balanced her body is. Moreover, her blonde hair, blue-colored eyes, and white complexion make her beauty heaven sent!
Awards and Achievements of Blake Lively
- Blake Lively received three awards from Teen Choice Awards for her role in Gossip Girl.
- In 2010, her movie, The Town, gave her two awards for the best ensemble cast. The award was given by the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association and the National Board of Review.
- The year after, Blake won from CinemaCon the Breakthrough Performer of the Year Award.
- It was also in 2011 when she was listed as one of the 100 Most Influential People by TIME Magazine, and on the list of the Most Desirable Women by Askmen.com.
Facts about Blake Lively
Blake Lively has been in everyone’s eyes since she set foot in the industry. And for over these decades, there are surprising facts that you need to know about her.
Blake Lively went to a double-date with Ryan Reynolds, but he was not her date.
It’s crazy, isn’t it? Blake met Ryan on the set of Green Lantern in 2011. The two were in separate relationships back then, Ryan was with her ex-wife, Scarlett Johansson. Meanwhile, Blake was with her co-star in Gossip Girl, Penn Badgley.
When their respective relationships ended, both of them decided to go on a double date with other people. But then, their relationships did not work either. By then, Blake told Reynolds that they should try dating instead. It may be a funny start, but look at them now– a growing family of three kids!
Blake has a heart for dogs, and her dog has an interesting name!
When Blake went for the game of Fact or Fiction, she revealed the name of her first dog. Surprising it may seem, but she named her dog 405. Yes, number 405. It was because she found her first dog at 405 Los Angeles Freeway. Apparently, it was a rescue dog!
She had a digital magazine but shut down after a year.
Lively launched a digital magazine named Preserve. It aimed to showcase people who make things with bare hands. However, Blake was honest enough that her e-commerce website did not have the chance to catch up with its mission. She believes the site did not make a difference in the audience.
Blake became an actress because of Eric Lively.
When Blake was young, she studied hard for Standford. But, coming from a family of actors, it is unsurprising for Blake to become one. Her brother, Eric was the reason why Blake run after auditions, it was to satisfy him. But, just a few months and she’s into business!
An in-house mixologist that does not drink.
Yes, you read it right, and that’s Blake Lively. You may have watched her film, A Simple Favor, where she was an alcoholic. But, that was not her in real life. She may have the desire to mix cocktails for friends and family, but she does not drink.
People May Ask about Blake Lively
When did Blake Lively have a baby?
As of now, Blake has three children– and, all of them are daughters. Their firstborn was born in 2014, while the second one was in 2016. The third one was just this 2019.
Can Blake Lively sing?
Honestly, Blake is full of surprises. She can sing, although she is not a professional singer, yet her vocals can give her a major moment.
Are Leighton Meester and Blake Lively friends?
Unfortunately, no. They are more of acquaintances who kept their relationship strictly on a personal level. Meester and Lively may have a frenemy relationship in their show, but they are not in bad blood in real life.