April 9, 1986
35 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
34-24-34 in | 86-61-86 cm
53 kg | 117 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Leighton Marissa Meester was born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States, on April 9, 1986, is an American actress.
Young Leighton Meester landed her stage debut in a production of "The Wizard of Oz", at a local playhouse in Marco Island, Florida.
She began her professional career as a model with Wilhelmina and in television commercials, at the age of 11.
She made her big screen debut in horror suspense film Hangman's Curse (2003) in role as Elisha Springfield.
She got her television debut in NBC police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order (1999) in episode "Disciple", in role as Alyssa Turner.
Her breakthrough performance came as Blair Waldorf in The CW teen drama television series Gossip Girl (2007-2012).
She released her first single "Somebody to Love" in 2009 and her debut studio album "Heartstrings" in 2014.
She made her Broadway debut in a play "Of Mice and Men" (2014) in role as Curley's Wife, at Longacre Theatre, for which she was nominated for the Broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite Featured Actress in a Play.
Semper Fi (2019) action drama in role as Clara, opposite Jai Courtney, Nat Wolff and Finn Wittrock
She won the Hollywood Film Award for Spotlight Award for her role as Chiles Stanton in drama film Country Strong (2010).
She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain and a MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for her role as Rebecca Evans in psychological thriller movie The Roommate (2011).
Monte Carlo (2011) adventure romantic comedy opposite Selena Gomez, Katie Cassidy and Cory Monteith
That's My Boy (2012) satirical comedy with Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Susan Sarandon
Drive Thru (2006) black comedy slasher opposite Nicholas D'Agosto and Melora Hardin
Life Partners (2014) romantic comedy drama with Gillian Jacobs, Adam Brody and Greer Grammer
Inside (2006) thriller drama opposite Nicholas D'Agosto, Cheryl White and Kevin Kilner
Killer Movie (2008) slasher with Paul Wesley, Kaley Cuoco and Jason London
The Haunting of Sorority Row (2007) horror opposite Kailin See, Lisa Marie Caruk and Carlo Marks
By the Gun (2014) crime drama with Ben Barnes, Harvey Keitel and Kenny Wormald
The Judge (2014) legal drama opposite Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall and Vera Farmiga
She won two Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actress: Drama for her role as Blair Waldorf in The CW teen drama television series Gossip Girl (2007-2012).
Tarzan (2003) The WB adventure drama series in role as Nicki Porter
7th Heaven (2004) The WB family drama series in role as Kendall
She had recurring role as Justine Chapin in HBO comedy drama television series Entourage (2004-2008) in 3 episodes.
24 (2005) Fox action drama series in role as Debbie Pendleton
Veronica Mars (2005) teen noir mystery drama series in role as Carrie Bishop
Surface (2005-2006) NBC science fiction series in role as Savannah Barnett
House (2006) Fox medical drama series in role as Ali Johnson
Shark (2007) CBS legal drama series in role as Megan
Making History (2017) Fox comedy series in role as Deborah Revere
Single Parents (2018-2010) ABC sitcom in role as Angie D'Amato
Attended the Professional Children’s School in New York City, New York.
Studied at the Hollywood High School and Beverly Hills High School.
Has two brothers, Douglas Logan Meester and Alexander "Lex" Meester.
Has German, Dutch, English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh ancestry.
She was nominated for the MTV Video Music Award for Best Pop Video for her guest vocals in song "Good Girls Go Bad" (2009), by American pop band Cobra Starship.
Good friends with actress Emmy Rossum.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated Sebastian Stan (2008-2010) and Aaron Himelstein (2007-2012).
She started dating actor Adam Brody in 2013, the couple got married in 2014, they have one son and one daughter.