Leighton Meester is an American actress and singer. She has done a lot of popular roles but her most famous works have been working on the popular drama ‘Gossip Girls’. If this isn’t enough she has also worked in House M.D and CSI: Miami. Leighton has been working hard to make a name for herself and has always chosen diverse roles. Many people want to know more details about his talented actress and you have come to the right place. Here are the net worth and other highlights of Leighton’s career.
Leighton was born on April 9th, 1986 and she is 34 years old currently. Her height is five feet and four inches. At the time of her birth, her parents were sent to jail as they were involved in a marijuana case. Her mother was given some time off from jail so she could give birth and take care of the little baby. She was raised by her grandparents until her parents were released from jail. However, her parents got divorced when she was only six and as she turned 11 she and her mother moved to Newyork. When she was 14 she started getting offers for modeling by Ralph Lauren. She attended Hollywood High School and Beverly Hills High School but had to let go of them to concentrate on an acting career.
Leighton started her acting career with Law and Order and she got her first film role in the same year. She has worked in several shows including Entourage, 7th Heaven, 24, and 8 Simple Rules. In 2007 she got the chance to work in Gossip Girls that is a famous series on CW. She appeared in Country Strong with Gwyneth Paltrow. Apart from that, she has recorded several songs and soundtracks with several music artists. She is highly inspired by Neil Young and Joni Mitchell and loves their music. Leighton’s name has been listed on People magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People. She is also ranked number 5 by Glamour as being among the Most Glamorous Celebrities of 2011.
Personal Life and relationships
Leighton and her mother made headlines when they filed lawsuits against each other to handle the financial problems of her younger brother. However, she realized that her mother has been using that money for her cosmetic procedures rather than her brother’s health. Her mother also filed a suit against a breach of contract. As far as her dating life is concerned she started dating Adam Brody and they got married in 2014. The couple is now the parents of a baby boy.
The total net worth of Leighton happens to be $16 million and that is after combining the net worth of her husband. She is one of the richest actresses in the industry and likes to lead a lavish life. Leighton spent $2.4 million on their house which is spread on three acres in Malibu. They also purchased another home in a neighborhood of Los Angeles that is spread on an area of 6000 square feet.