|Birth Name:||Leighton Marissa Meester|
|Date of Birth:||09/04/1986|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
Leighton Meester Net Worth went sky high with her role as Blair Waldorf on the television series Gossip Girl in 2007 to 2012.
Leighton Meester is a winner of Teen Choice Awards-Choice TV Actress Drama 2008 and 2010 and Hollywood Film Awards-Spotlight Award 2010. She was a cast of the movies like Killer Movie (2008), Country Strong (2010), The Roommate (2011), Monte Carlo (2011) and consequently movies like The Judge (2014). Alongside Acting she is the singer in the songs like “Good Girls Go Bad” and “Somebody to Love” including “Your Love’s a Drug”. She is also one time face of brands such as Jimmy Choo, Herbal Essences and Vera Wang.
Early Life Cover
Leighton Marissa Meester was born on April 9, 1986, in Fort Worth, Texas. Her parents are Constance Lynn (nee Haas) and Douglas Jay Meester and have lived much of her life in New York City and Los Angeles. Her main ancestry includes German, Dutch and British. Leighton has her father is a real estate broker and a writer as a mother.
At the time of birth of Leighton, her mother was serving a prison for drug smuggling. Her mother gave birth to her at a hospital and nursed her for three months and went to complete her prison sentence. Leighton’s grandmother took care of her later. Leighton is second child to her parents and she has an elder brother and a younger brother. Her parent maintains their normal upbringing to the maturity.
Meester and her mother moved to NewYork while she was 11. She learns her primary education in the Professional Children’s School. Leighton began working parallel to her education as a model with Wilhelmina. She has a Ralph Lauren campaign shot by Bruce Weber and working with then photographer and movie maker at present Sofia Coppola. She even has commercials for Tamagotchi and Clearasil and modelled for Limited Too alongside Amanda Seyfried. Meester at the time started acting for an episode of Law & Order.
Leighton in search of stable work shifts to Los Angeles and gets further education at Hollywood High School and Beverly Hills High School. She again shifts her school to a small private school and gets a graduation a year earlier.
Leighton beside Law & Order debut did other two more series. The big role landing, however, was through a novel adaptation Hangman’s Curse of Frank Peretti. She then does eight episode of Tarzan. Leighton keeps on doing guest appearances in other series like Crossing Jordan, 8 Simple Rules, 7th Heaven, Veronica Mars, 24 and Entourage. She was an even regular cast of the series Surface as Savannah Barnett in 2005. Leighton then continues with the movies like Flourish and Inside and even horror films like Drive-Thru.
The breakthrough role was Blair Waldorf in 2007 on The CW’s teen drama series Gossip Girl. Leighton did not stop appearing in TV film The Haunting of Sorority Row and film like Remember the Daze and Killer Movie. She did some small role and in some of the movies along with Gwyneth Paltrow such as Country Strong. Leighton doing such movies proved that she can perform more advanced roles. On the contrary, she was nominated for eight Golden Raspberry Award s in 2012. Two years later Leighton did a comedy Life Partners and with Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall a movie The Judge and Of Mice and Men. Leighton again after two year was a cast of the comedy series Making History in 2016.
In 2007, Meester contributes to the soundtrack of Drive-Thru with the song “Inside the Black”. She continues to sing in an episode of Entourage and “Birthday” Rational Geographic Vol.I album inclusion. Leighton signs contract with the Universal Republic for recording song in March 2009 later dropped. She releases two songs and two other leaks out. “Body Control”, “Somebody to Love”, “Your Love’s a Drug” consequently releases in 2009, 2010. Leighton continues on singing songs and in 2014 releases title track “Heartstrings” of her debut album LP Heartstrings.
Leighton’s Endorsement Covers
She is a spokesperson for Sunsilk’s “Life Can’t Wait” campaign and organizes motivation sessions for women. Leighton even has collaboration with Safe Horizon to raise awareness of domestic violence. She alongside Ed Westwick is part of Nikon Coolpix series camera advertisement and Korean clothing line ASK Enquired. Leighton has also been a spoke person to Herbal Essences hair product. She supported Bulgari’s humanitarian efforts for the Save the Children alongside Isabella Rossellini and Maribel Verdu.
The fragrance “Lovestruck” of Vera Wang makes a face of the brand in 2011. Leighton continues to endorse different brands so long and in 2014 French brand NafNaf’s autumn/winter collection. The same year another French brand of skin care Biotherm makes her global ambassador.
Personal Life and Net Worth
In July 2011, Meester files a lawsuit against her mother for using the money she sends health support of her brother in a cosmetic procedure. Her mother in response files counter-lawsuit alleging breach of contract and physical abuse. Both the lawsuit drops with consultation on meeting her mother Constance dropped the lawsuit but Meester wins the lawsuit in 2012.
Leighton currently lives in Los Angeles. She gets engaged to actor Adam Brody in November 2013 and eventually gets married to him in February 2014. The couple has a daughter Arlo Day Brody on 4 August 2015. Leighton has assets of net worth $8 million of 2017.