Blake Lively Biography
Blake Lively is an American actress, model, director, and activist best known for playing Bridget Vreeland in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. She gained notoriety as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama television series Gossip Girl, in which she co-starred with Justin Long in the comedy Accepted (2006).
Blake Lively Age
Lively is 34 years old as of 2021. She was born Blake Ellender Lively on 25 August 1987 in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Blake Lively Height
Lively stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Blake Lively Family
Lively was born in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles, California to [Elaine (née McAlpin), Lively’s mother, who was a talent scout, and her father, Ernie Lively (né Ernest Wilson Brown Jr.), who was an actor. Lively was given the name Lively after her grandmother’s brother. She has an older brother, Eric, and three half-siblings, Lori, Robyn, and Jason, from her mother’s previous marriage. Her parents and siblings have all worked in show business.
Blake Lively Husband | Married
Lively is married to Ryan Reynolds. Lively first met him on the set of Green Lantern, in which they co-starred, in early 2010. They started dating in October 2011 and married on September 9, 2012, at the Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The couple has three daughters and resides in New York. Lively and Reynolds are close friends with singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, who named the characters in her song “Betty” after their daughters
Blake Lively Children | Daughters
The two have three daughters, namely, James (born in December 2014), Inez (born in September 2016), and Betty (born October 2019).
Blake Lively Salary
She has an estimated salary of $60 Thousand Per Episode.
Blake Lively Net Worth
Lively has an estimated net worth of $30 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an actress, model, director, and activist.
Blake Lively Career
Blake Lively made her acting debut at the age of ten in a film. Her father directed the film ‘Sandman’ in 1998, and she had a small role in it. She was cast as Bridget in the film ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ in 2005, one of the four female leads. For her role in the film, she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award.
In the 2006 film ‘Accepted,’ she starred alongside Justin Long. Although the film did not garner positive reviews from reviewers, Lively was awarded the ‘Breakthrough Award’ by Hollywood Life. She also appeared in the horror thriller ‘Simon Says’ that same year. In the 2007 film ‘Elvis and Anabelle,’ she plays Anabelle, an eating disordered girl competing in a beauty competition. Lively, who considers herself a foodie, had to put in a lot of effort to reduce weight.
In 2007, she was cast in the CW television series ‘Gossip Girl,’ as Serena van der Woodsen. She portrayed the character for six seasons until the show was canceled in 2012. In the sequel to ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,’ she was recast as Bridget in 2008. Her performance gained her praise from the reviewers once more.
In ‘The Private Lives of Pippa Lee,’ she had a supporting part as the younger version of the main character (2009). Despite her minor role, her “sensational” performance wowed the critics. She also appeared in ‘New York, I Love You,’ a collection of eleven romantic short films by various directors, in 2009. She starred alongside Ben Affleck in the crime drama ‘The Town,’ based on Chuck Hogan’s novel ‘Prince of Thieves,’ in 2010. In the film, she plays a young mother.
Blake Lively Gossip Girl
She co-starred in Oliver Stone’s 2012 film Savages with Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, Salma Hayek, and John Travolta. Chon and Ben are Laguna Beach, California marijuana growers. They are approached by Mexican drug-cartel enforcer Miguel “Lado” Arroyo, who wields a chainsaw and severed heads. Lado’s gang kidnaps Ophelia Sage; in order to escape, they kill seven of her men. Ophelia, who is being held in appalling conditions, demands to speak with whoever is in charge. Elena has brought Ophelia with her when she travels to the United States to see her daughter. Chon and Ben frame high-ranking cartel member Alex as Elena’s rival’s agent.
Blake Lively Saturday Night Live
On December 5, 2009, Lively hosted Saturday Night Live, and on September 20, 2008, and December 18, 2010, she appeared in the SNL Digital Short. Saturday Night Live is an American late-night sketch comedy show that premiered on October 11, 1975, as NBC’s Saturday Night. It was created by Lorne Michaels and Dick Ebersol. Sketches spoof current events, American culture, and politics in this show. Every episode has a “host,” who is either a show’s celebrity guest or a musical guest, though a host can be both. A cold open sketch is done at the beginning of the show, which usually ends with someone breaking character and yelling, “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!”Among the other sketches are a new show called Weekend Update, a digital short, and commercial parodies. Except for late-night talk shows, it is the longest-running variety show in American television history.
Blake Lively A Simple Favor
In 2018, Lively co-starred in Paul Feig’s mystery-thriller A Simple Favor, alongside Anna Kendrick and Henry Golding. Lionsgate released A Simple Favor in the United States on September 14, 2018. The plot twists and performances of Kendrick, Lively, and Golding were praised by critics. On a $20 million budget, the film grossed $97 million worldwide. The film was released in the United Kingdom under the title A Simple Favour.
Blake Lively The Town
Lively began filming her scenes for her role as Kristina “Kris” Coughlin in the 2010 film The Town, based on Chuck Hogan’s novel Prince of Thieves, in October 2009. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival on September 8, 2010, before being released in the United States on September 17, 2010. Based on true events, it received critical acclaim for its direction, screenplay, editing, and cast performances, grossing $154 million worldwide. The National Board of Review named the film one of the top ten films of 2010, while Renner was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Postlethwaite was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor posthumously.
Blake Lively TV Shows and Movies
- 2018 – When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special
- 2009 – Saturday Night Live
- 2007–2012 – Gossip Girl
- 2020 – The Rhythm Section
- 2018 – A Simple Favor
- 2017 – All I See Is You
- 2016 – The Shallows
- 2016 – Café Society
- 2015 – The Age of Adaline
- 2012 – Savages
- 2011 – Green Lantern
- 2011 – Hick
- 2010 – The Town
- 2009 – New York, I Love You
- 2009 – The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
- 2008 – The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
- 2007 – Elvis and Anabelle
- 2006 – Accepted
- 2006 – Simon Says
- 2005 – The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
- 1998 – Sandman