Blake Lively Net Worth in 2019: How did the actress attain wealth and fame during the course of her career and what are the secrets behind it? Read on as we reveal to you facts about her wealth and success.
Who is Blake Lively?
Blake Lively is an American actress who hit the spotlight in 2007 when she took part in the CW series Gossip Girl playing the role of Serena van der Woodsen.
She also has starred in other movies included Green Lantern (2011), The Sisterhood of traveling pants (2005) and its sequel. Lively, recently starred in the 2018 movie A Simple Favor were she played the role of Emily Nelson.
Blake Lively Net Worth as of today is a whopping $16 million.
|Net Worth||$16 million|
|Date of Birth||August 25, 1987|
Blake Ellender Brown also known as Blake Reynolds was born on the 25th of August 1981 in Los Angeles, California to Ernie Lively an actor and Elaine a talent scout who is of German and English descent.
Her mother Elaine before meeting Ernie had been married with three children.
Blake’s family are all into the entertainment industry, and her parents also taught acting.
She started attending acting classes as a child as her parents who didn’t want to leave her at home with a nanny took her along with them when going to teach.
This gave her the opportunity to know the basics of acting and also developed a passion for acting.
In 1998, she got her first role in the movie Sandman (1998). Despite playing a minor role, that gave her the courage to pursue an acting career.
Blake graduated from Burbank High School and considered attending college but later had to put a pause on it.
Her career as an actress began in 2005 playing in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
She was also taking on minor roles and finally got a major role in the 2006 movie Accepted where she played along with Justin Long.
Lively got her big break in 2007 when she was cast in The CW ‘s series Gossip Girl playing the role of Serena van der Woodsen till the series came to an end in 2012.
One thing spectacular about her role in the series was that she first rejected the role due to her plan on going to college but later accepted it when given the opportunity to attend college and also act in the series.
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In 2008, Lively took part in the sequel of The Sisterhood of Traveling Pants which grossed over $50 million. One of her most praised role today was in the movie The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009).
Lively starred in Green Lantern (2011) that grossed over $210 million. Other of her works include The Town (2010), Savages (2012), The Shallows (2016), All I See Is You (2017), and A Simple Favor (2018).
She began dating fellow star Ryan Reynolds in 2011 and they finally got married in 2012. The marriage has produced two children namely James born in 2014 and Inez born in 2016.
She is expecting a baby and will most likely give birth in the first quarter of 2020. She resides in New York with her family.
How did she amass such wealth?
Blake Lively net worth currently stands at $16 million as her major source of earnings is from her acting career.
She reportedly earned $50,000 per episode in the television series Gossip Girl that ran for five years with her making appearances in over 25 episodes.
She also has an endorsement with popular brand Gucci worth close to $2 million.
Lively also owns two houses one in Manhattan worth $8 million and another in Bedford worth close to $3 million.
Her husband Ryan Renyolds’ net worth is $75 million putting their combined wealth at $91 million thereby making them one the wealthiest couples.