|Birth Name:||Blake Ellener Brown|
|Date of Birth:||25/08/1987|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Net Worth:||$ 16 million|
Blake Lively is an American model, actress and celebrity homemaker. She was born on 25 August 1987. Her birth sign is Virgo. She is famous for her sweet smile and possesses beauty mark below her right eye. Lively is mostly known for her character as Serena van der Woodsen in the teen drama series named Gossip Girl which was aired from 2007 to 2012. She also appeared as a star cast in various films including The Sisterhood of the Travelling pants, Accepted, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, The Town, Green Lantern, Savages, The Shallows and The age of Adaline. She was appointed as brand ambassador of Gucci Fragrance in 2012.
Blake Lively was born in Tarzana, LA, California. Her father is Ernie Lively (Ernest Wilson Brown) also an actor. Her mother name is Elaine (McAlpin) who used to work as a talent manager. She got her name after the name of her grandmother’s brother Blake. She has one elder brother Eric Lively, two elder half-sisters Lori and Robyn and one elder half-brother Jason lively. All of her brothers and sisters are actors by profession. She was raised along with her all siblings as southern Baptists.
When Lively was small, her parents were acting teacher and used to take her to acting classes along with them as they don’t want to leave small lively alone with a babysitter. Lively got a chance to learn about acting by seeing her parents which helped her to gain confidence and learn the skills of the same. At the beginning, she was not as interested towards acting as she wanted to study at Stanford University. Her brother made her give few auditions during the summer gap. She was selected in an audition to cast a role of Bridget for drama film The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants in 2005 .She has admitted to Burbank High School located in California. She was a president and cheerleader of her senior class. She also served as a member of the singing group in the championship during her high school.
Black Lively started her career as the actor at the tiny age of 10. She made debut as an actor in a film titled Sandman in 1998. The director of the film was her father Ernie Lively. She also appeared in a role as Bridget in a movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants which was released in 2005. The movie is based on the novel of the same title and Lively was lead actress along with other three lead actresses. She was selected as the nominee for a Teen Choice Award for her role as Bridget in the film. Lively starred in a role of Monica Moreland in the 2006 film Accepted, along with her co-star Justin Long. The movie was not so great but Lively was able to receive Breakthrough Award for her performance in the movie.
Blake Lively also appeared in the horror movie Simon Says in a small role. She appeared in two lead characters as Ananelle in a 2007 romantic film Elvis and Anabelle directed by Wil Gieger. Her performance in the movie was highly praised by MovieLine.com and illustrated that it was her breakthrough character. Lively also portrayed a role of Serena Van Der Woodsen in the teen drama TV series Gossip Girl which was telecast on The CW from 19 September 2007 to 2012. Lively is mostly known for this series in which she cast up to end of all seasons. She appeared on the cover of the Cosmo Girl magazine for the first time in 2007. She appeared in a recurring role as Bridget in the sequel series The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants 2 which was released in 2008. The movie did well at the box office and lively’ performance was highly praised.
Blake Lively appeared in a small role as Gabrielle DiMarco in a movie NY I Love You which failed to hit at the box office. She was also highly renowned for her side role in the 2009 film The Private Lives of Pippa Lee. She in a female lead role as Carrol Ferris in the 2011 superhero movie Green Lantern along with the male lead Ryan Reynolds. In 2010, Lively also appeared in a video song “I just had sex” of a trio band The lonely Island along with Jessica Alba. Lively was also defined as a most desirable woman in 2011 by a free online website AskMen.com. She was also named as one of the Most beautiful women of 2012 at every age by People magazine.
Lively starred in a role of Ophelia in a 2012 crime film Savages. She replaced Jenifer Lawrence in the movie as Jenifer dropped the Savages for another movie. Lively’s performance in film Savages was highly praised by the film critic Drew McWeeny. The same year, Lively was appointed as a new brand ambassador of Gucci Fragrance. She cast in the short ad movie for the Gucci Fragrance. She was also named as a new face of L’Oreal in October 2013. She recently starred a role of an immortal woman in the film The Age of Adaline which was released in 2015. The movie performed well at the box office. She also starred a role as Nancy Adam in the 2016 horror movie The Shallows directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. The movie received positive reviews and as before Lively’s performance was highly praised by film critics
Blake Lively is one of the hottest and sexiest actresses in Hollywood. She has an attractive smile and lovely blue eyes. She had dated with several actors. She was in a relation with her childhood crush and co-actor Kelly Blatz. They became more close to each other on the set of the horror movie Simon Says and date from 2004 to 2007. After breaking up with Kelly Blatz, she dated her co-star Penn Badgley from 2007 to 2010. They didn’t accept their affair at first but made public in 2008. She was also rumored to be dating with Ryan Gosling but they announced just as good friend. Lively also dated Leonardo DiCaprio on 2011. They dated each other only for 5 months and finally got separated in October 2011.
Then, Ryan Reynolds came in her life. They met first time on the train when they were traveling to Boston for their own separate shoots. The came closer on the sets of the movie Green Lantern and started to date each other in October 2011. The couple bought a new cottage worth $ 2 million on Bedford, New York in June 2012. They married at Boone Hall located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina on 9 September 2012. Lively delivered her first baby daughter in December 2014. They kept their daughter name as Violet Reynolds. It was also reported that she delivered the second daughter on 30 September 2016.
Blake Lively also had a personal celebrity trainer as Bobby Strom. She needed a trainer for Green Lantern who helped her to gain strength and higher fitness. Lively performed Methods like Reverse Lunges, Side-to-Side Speed Skaters, and T-Push Ups and she developed a habit of performing some methods daily at present days. She also hired Ryan’s personal trainer to balance her diet during her pregnancy. She was suggested to have the appropriate amount of eggs along with veggies. She was also allowed to eat a little amount of pasta and pizzas which were her favorite dishes.
Food: Pizza, pasta and Sprinkles Red Velvet Cupcakes.
Blake Lively is generally fond of cooking and eating food. She can be also defined as a celebrity homemaker. She stated Martha Stewart as her idol and also a fan of food writer Nigella Lawson. Lively appeared baking a cake In an episode of a talk show The Martha Stewart show in 2008. In 20010, she spent her evening time by serving a job as a pastry chef at the famous restaurant in New York City. She also stated that she often attend cooking classes to make herself absorbed in local culture. She also expressed in public about her admiration of becoming an owner of a restaurant. Lively also made a new cupcake which were sold out from Sprinkles bakeries. During her wedding, food photography was the main point of the popularity of the picture.
Lively also appeared in magazine Elle Decor to enumerate the experiences making a French oven La Cornue in her new house. She appeared in a cooking part for a website of Vogue in 2013, describing the procedures of making a brie pastry. Lively launched a digital magazine titled as Preserve and e-commerce website in 2014. She later closed the website saying that the site was incomplete and she would relaunch it with full maintenance.
Lively also showed her interest in political works and issues. She supported Barack Obama during the presidential election of the USA in 2008. She also appeared in a short commercial along with Penn Badgely to support Obama. Lively also played in a video clip created by Gucci for a campaign that proposed to collect fund along with spreading awareness for women’s health, education and equality.