Blake Lively: biography and latest news!

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  • Occupation : actress
  • Real name: Blake Christina Lively
  • Sign: Virgo
  • Date of birth: Tuesday, August 25, 1987 (age: 33 years old)
  • Country: United States

Blake Lively was born on August 25, 1987 in Tarzana, California, and grew up in a family whose members all belonged to the entertainment world. His mother is an artistic agent, and his father offered him his first role in his film, Sandman, in 1998, alongside his brothers and sister Eric and Lori.

In 2005, when Blake had decided to continue her studies at Stanford University, her brother Eric introduced her to his agent who convinced her to do some casting. She landed the role of Bridget in Four Girls and Jeans, which she reprised three years later in the sequel to the film (Four Girls and Jeans 2). She then appeared in the films Simon Days (2006), Elvis and Annabelle (2007) and Accepted (2006), for which she won an award at the Newport Beach Film Festival.

In 2007, she was chosen to star in the Gossip Girl series where she portrays the famous and rich heroine Serena Van Der Woodsen, alongside Leighton Meester, Penn Bagdley, Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick. The series was an immediate success and the actress, propelled on the international scene, is now on the cover of every magazine. Her outstanding performance earned her the recognition of her fans at the 2007 Teen Choice Awards, where she received the award for Best Female Newcomer and Best Actress in a Dramatic Comedy.

Her career was then naturally launched in the cinema. She played successively in New York, I love you inspired by the film Paris, je t’aime, Les Vies privées by Pippa Lee. After a stint in Paris in 2010 to shoot the first episodes of season 4 of Gossip Girl, she was part of the cast of The Town, by and with Ben Affleck and Martin Campbell’s Green Lantern. In 2012, she will star in two new films: Hick, by Derick Martini, and Savages, by Oliver Stone. She was also dubbed by the biggest fashion houses, becoming the muse of Chanel and then Gucci.

On the private side, the pretty blonde has lived a long idyll with Kelly Blatz (2004-2007), she then had a three-year relationship with her partner in Gossip Girl, Penn Badgley. In 2011, she will be on the arm of Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio for several months. It is now on the arm of Ryan Reynolds that the actress is displayed since the end of 2011. They get married in secret and in the greatest intimacy on September 9, 2012, near Charleston, South Carolina. On December 16, 2014, the couple welcomes a little girl named James. At the end of September 2016, the actress gives birth to a second daughter, Inez. On May 2, 2019, during the premiere of the film Pokémon: Detective Pikatchu, the actress shows her third pregnancy. On October 17, 2019, Ryan Reynolds posted on Instagram a photo of their third daughter, born several weeks ago.