Tuesday 6 October 2020

Blake Lively

Blake Ellender Lively, the American actress, was born on 25th August 1987, at California, U.S. She is the daughter of Elaine, a talent scout, and Ernie Lively, an actor. She has four siblings, and every one of them and her both parents are, or have been, in the entertainment industry. 

She started her acting career when she was 10 years old with the 1998 film Sandman. It was in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants of 2005 that she played a notable role, which was filmed between her junior and senior years in school. The movie earned her a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout. Her most acclaimed role was the supporting role as a younger version of the title character in The Private Lives of Papa Lee of 2009. 

Lively is best known in television series is as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama series Gossip Girl, which telecasted from 2007 to 2012. Her other films include The Town, Green Lantern, Savages, The Age of Adaline, and The Shallows. 

Blake Lively Religion

Lively was raised in a Southern Baptist household, but it seems like she is not that much into religion. Her life had the religious effects until she was in her teenage years, like she was not allowed to have a boyfriend until 17 years of age. 

Yet, she admits that her family was not a regularly Church going one, and she is not a great believer of her religion. 

Blake Lively Political Views

Lively is a well-known activist in several fields. She appeared in Gucci’s “Chime for Change” campaign, which aims at raising funds and awareness of women’s issues like that in education, health and justice fields. Also, she has raised her voice to increase public awareness of missing and exploited children. 

She is an active supporter of the former president of United States, Barack Obama. She has expressed her support for Obama during the 2008 United States presidential election. 

Who is she dating?

She was in a relationship with Penn Badgley, who was her co-star in the television series Gossip Girl. The couple broke up after three years of dating. Later in 2010, she met Ryan Reynolds during the filming of Green Lantern. They began dating in October 2011, and got married on September 2012 in South Carolina. The couple have three daughters, James, Inez, and Betty. 

Blake Lively Hobbies

Lively likes to describe herself as a “foodie and cook”. She is a great fan of Martha Stewart and Nigella Lawson. She has stated in several occasions that she would love to open an interior decorating company and a restaurant. She has prepared cakes and worked as pastry chef in famous shows and restaurants as she dreamt. 

She launched a website named Preserve in 2014, which is also a digital magazine, which deals with hand-made one-of-a-kind items, all selected by Lively. 

Interesting Facts

    • Lively was given the name Blake after her grandmother’s brother. 

    • She had to ‘shed serious weight’ for her role as Anabelle in the film Elvis and Anabelle, which she described as a difficult process since food is “the No. 1 love of my life.” 

    • She was named as the most desirable woman of 2011 by AskMen.com.