Blake Ellender Brown, now known as Blake Lively, was born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, U.S on August 25, 1987. She is a model and actress. Lively is also a celebrity homemaker, calling herself a “cook” and “foodie”. She says Martha Stewart and Nigella Lawson are her inspirations for that branch of her career. She was raised Southern Baptist. Lively was born into a show business family, to actor Ernie Lively and talent manager Ernie Lively. She currently resides in Bedford, New York. Lively has been married to famous actor Ryan Reynolds since 2012.
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2. Income & Salary
Blake Lively rose to early fame at the age of 17 for her role of Bridget in the film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005). She received substantial critical praise for her performance. Afterwards, she took a major role in the television show “Gossip Girl”, which Lively was in for six years from 2007-2012. She was in 121 episodes “Gossip Girl.” Lively has also has appeared in a variety of major motion pictures including The Town (2010) and Green Lantern (2011). Her reported salary per episode of “Gossip Girl” was $60,000. She did not appear in any films in 2013 but is set to star in Adaline with Harrison Ford in 2015.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
In 2012, Lively appeared in 24 episodes of “Gossip Girl” earning over $1.4 million that year from the show. She also starred in Savages, which had a production budget of $45 million. Although her paycheck for the film was not reported, it is not unreasonable to assume she was paid between high six figures to low seven figures for her role in the film. In 2012, Lively entered into a two year endorsement deal with Italian fashion brand Gucci. The brand paid her $4 million for the deal. She recently purchased a penthouse in Manhattan with her husband, Ryan Reynolds, for $7.5 million. Blake Lively is worth an estimated $8 million.