Who is Leighton Meester and what is her net worth 2018? Leighton Marissa Meester is a well-known American actress, singer-songwriter as well as a model. She was born on April 9, 1986 in Fort Worth, located in Texas, to Constance and Douglas Meester, and resided majority of her life in Los Angeles and New York City. Her descent includes Dutch, German, English, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh. Meester’s father served for an internet company while her mother worked as a writer, when the actress was born, her mother was working in a federal prison. Her mother worked for participation in a drug ring that rustled marijuana from Jamaica to the US.
Her mother was able to deliver birth to Leighton in a hospital and nurture her for around three months in a middle house, prior refunding to prison to accomplish her sentence, after which the actress’ grandmother cared for her. Meester has mentioned that her parents offered her a usual upbringing and, notwithstanding their criminal past. She has also mentioned that it lead her to understand that she can’t judge anybody – particularly parents – for what they’ve accomplished in their past, as people change from time to time.
In year 2011, Meester prosecuted her mother for unproven financial misbehaviour, and was countersigned by mother for unproven disaster to pay arrears. Leighton Meester initially grew up in Marco Island, Florida, where she contributed in production works at a native playhouse. When Meester was just 11 years old, she and her mother shifter to New York City after which she shined her acting career.
Leighton Meester is mostly recognised for her featuring role as Blair Waldorf in the famous drama series entitled Gossip Girl. Meester has also performed in the films namely Country Strong, Killer Movie, The Roommate, The Oranges, Monte Carlo, and The Judge. Apart from this, Meester launched her Broadway debut in film entitled Of Mice and Men in year 2014.
Other than acting, Meester has even ventured into the field of music owing to her passion in singing. In year 2009, Meester was presented on Cobra Starship’s “Good Girls Go Bad” which registered on the Billboard Hot 100, and launched her initial single “Somebody to Love”.
Education: Leighton Meester joined the Professional Children’s School as a part of school education and also started working as a model with Wilhelmina, in which she was booked for a Ralph Lauren campaign shooting by Bruce Weber and later working with photographer (now a filmmaker) named Sofia Coppola. At the age of 14, Leighton Meester shifted to Los Angeles, with desire to get more stable work, where she joined Beverly Hills High School and Hollywood High School. After gaining high school education, Meester transferred to a minor private school and gained graduation degree year early.
Leighton Meester Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Leighton Meester is about $5.8 million. The whole net worth and earnings of Leighton Meester have been earned from her acting as different roles in many films, her singing ventures, her brand endorsements, business deals, etc.
Leighton Meester has seemingly certain to cozy down in life with an enormous $1.5 million asset for a luxurious home. The home was built in year 1948; the luxurious pad in a single-storey, hilltop construction is the Meester’s second home situated in New York.
Leighton Meester was many times spotted riding a high-class car-black Dodge Charger with her friends.
Leighton Meester booked commercials for Clearasil and Tamagotchi, as well as modelled for Limited Too together with Amanda Seyfried, as a part of her business model.
This actress-Meester has faced many charities as well as advertising campaigns apart from working in acting. In year 2008, Meester was a spokesperson for Sunsilk’s campaign -“Life Can’t Wait” to inspire females to follow their dreams, and collaborated with Safe Horizon to increase consciousness regarding domestic violence. In year 2009, Leighton Meester collaborated with Reebok to endorse their latest Top Down sneakers. Meester has also donated clothes for cancer charity auction to help cancer victims.
Leighton Meester is a consistent actress as well as a model who has made her name through her steady performances. Meester has been very active as a model in addition to excelling in acting career.