The American actress and singer, Leighton Meester was born on April 9, 1986 to Constance and Douglas Meester. After deciding to pursue her career in the field of acting, Leighton initially worked as a model and also appeared in few television commercials before finally earning her first acting role in television series Law & Order during 1999. Over the next few years, she kept appearing on various television shows in minor roles until receiving her first regular role in television series Surface. Leighton Meester’s acting career biggest breakthrough came in 2007 when she was cast for the role of Blair Waldorf in popular TV series Gossip Girl which aired from 2007 to 2012.
Along with success on television, Meester has also made a name for herself in the film industry having appeared in movies like Date Night, The Roommate, Life Partners, Going the Distance and That’s My Boy. In addition to acting, Leighton has also ventured into music having released her debut album in 2014, titled Heartstrings. When it comes to the personal life of Leighton Meester, she dated actors Sebastian Stan and Aaron Himelstein before finally marrying actor Adam Brody in February 2014.
Leighton Meester Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Leighton Marissa Meester
- Nicknames: Lei, Meest, Lil Lei
- Occupation: Actress, Singer
- Date of Birth: April 9, 1986
- Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, U.S
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Eye Color: Brown
- Natural Hair Color: Blonde
Leighton Meester Family Details:
- Father: Douglas Meester
- Mother: Constance Meester
- Siblings: Lex Meester, Douglas Meester
- Spouse: Adam Brody (m. 2014)
- Children: None
Leighton Meester Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Heartstrings
- First Film: Hangman’s Curse
- First TV Show: Law & Order
Leighton Meester Body Measurements:
- Height: 5′ 5″ (1.64 m)
- Weight: 53 kg (117 pounds)
- Bra Size: 32B
- Shoe Size: 7
- Body Measurements: 34-24-34
Leighton Meester Interesting Facts:
- Her mother was in federal prison for drug smuggling when she gave birth to Leighton Meester.
- Some of her musical influences include Neil Young, Incubus and Chris Cornell.
- Leighton Meester has a tattoo inside her left wrist which is a blue flower with a yellow center.