Blake Lively is one of the most beautiful modern actresses, who has everything the other woman can just dream about. She is married, she has a lovely small daughter James, she makes a wonderful career of an actress and model. She is admired by many men and women all over the world. She is the object of envy for her colleagues, who are not so successful. The actress is one of the most googled celebrities. So here are twenty facts that probably you didn’t know about Blake Lively.
1. The real name of Blake Lively is Blake Ellender Brown. She is a daughter of talent manager, Elaine McAlpi, and of an actor, Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr., who took stage moniker Ernie Lively. So Blake Lively comes from a showbiz family. She has a brother and three half-siblings. All her brothers and sisters are connected with show business.
2. The future star was born in 1987 on the 25th of August. She spent her childhood in neighborhood of Los Angeles.
3. Blake Lively went to school, when she was 3. Her mother decided to send the girl to support her brother, who was afraid of studying in his 6 years old. Several days the girl pretended to be a first year pupil and the teachers believed her because the girl was extremely tall. But she studied not well and was not interested, because she was too small. So her mother took her home.
4. It is not known, if Blake Lively dreamed to become an actress, but she got her first role with her brother’s help. Her elder brother, Eric, has already started his acting career. He took his sister for audition and the talented teenager got her first screen job – the role in the movie “The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants”.
5. Blake Lively height and weight are perfect for modeling. She is 178 cm and her weight is 59 kg. An actress is the object of envy for many girls all over the world. But in fact the star doesn’t think she is ideal. She thinks she is too tall and she dreams to get rid of several cm of her height.
6. Her most famous role is in CW series “Gossip Girl”, where she portrayed glamorous Serena van Der Woodsen. Blake Lively insists, she looks so glamorous and snobbish just on the screen and Blake Lively Gossip Girl is just the role. In her everyday life she hates the socialite lifestyle.
7. Blake Lively was extremely popular at school. She was cheerleader and class president. The girl remains the best from the best till now. Blake Lively is always included in the list of “the most beautiful” and “the most sexual” women on the planet. She occupied the leading position in the list of the most sexual pregnant women. Earlier this title belonged to Angeline Jolie.
8. Blake Lively is an actress, but she is extremely close to the world of fashion too. She is involved in numerous endorsement deals with such brands as Chanel, Gucci, Givenchy, L’Oreal and many others. She also has her own clothing line. Blake Lively clothing line consisted of jumpsuits and floral dresses didn’t become extremely successful. But the actress managed to add the profession of a designer in her resume.
9. Blake Lively dating was always interesting to her fans. Her first romantic relationship was with her childhood friend, an actor Kelly Blatz.
She was also romantically linked to her Gossip Girl co-star, Penn Badgley. Blake Lively and Penn Badgley were the most popular young couple 8 years ago. Penn, who is the author of numerous songs, still devotes Blake his lyrics.
10. As a talented actress, Blake Lively is the owner of numerous awards. She was nominated numerous times for Teen Choice Award and even won three of them. In 2011 she won ShoWest Award for her performance in Ben Affleck movie “The Town”.
11. Blake Lively married on the 9th of September in 2012. Her spouse is an actor, Ryan Reynolds. They arranged closed wedding ceremony. The actors tried to marry secretly.
12. The band “Florence Welch and the Machine” performed at Blake and Ryan’s wedding ceremony. Florence is Blake’s friend.
13. Blake Lively has something in common with Carrie Bradshaw, the heroine of “Sex and the City”. Blake is also a great shoe lover. She owns hundreds of shoe pairs. Her friends joke, Blake could open a shoe shop. She has numerous brands in her shoe collection, including Stuart Weitzman, Charlotte Olympia, Manolo Blahnik. She owns also Christian Louboutin shoes. By the way, the star is a friend of a shoe designer Louboutin. He made a pair of shoes, named after Blake Lively.
14. Blake’s husband, Ryan Reynolds, was previously married to Scarlett Johansson.
15. Blake has a daughter, who is named James. She was born in 2014, on the 16th of December. Ryan Reynolds tweeted that day “Sad I lost my virginity, but happy to have a daughter”.
16. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were rumored to split after their daughter birth. The reason was too busy schedule of Blake Lively, which had no time for her baby girl. They even lived apart for a while, but then seemed to find common language.
17. Blake and Ryan gave their daughter such a name, which is mostly given to boys to honor Ryan late father.
18. Blake Lively is extremely slim and it is hard to believe that her hobby is cooking. If she visits a foreign country, she is surely to take cooking classes there. The actress tells the food is the part of the culture of any nation.
19. Her husband, Ryan Reynolds, loves Blake desperately and is ready to die for her. But when their daughter was born, Ryan told that the life of little James is even more precious for him than the life of his wife.
20. Blake Lively is the fan of sun tan. She never visits solarium and prefers to lie in the sun.
Here are the most interesting facts from Blake Lively’s life.