Leighton Meester Net Worth
Leighton Meester net worth: Leighton Meester is an American actress and singer who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. An actress and singer most widely recognized for her work on the popular drama "Gossip Girls", Leighton Meester has also appeared on such television shows as "House M.D." and "CSI: Miami". Born April 9, 1986 in Fort Worth, Texas, she is best known for her role as Blair Waldorf on the CW teen drama series Gossip Girl (2007-2012). After her television debut in 1999 as Alyssa Turner on Law & Order, Meester soon landed a big role in the movie Hangman's Curse and went on to play guest roles on several television series. She also appeared in the 2010 country drama film Country Strong with Gwyneth Paltrow. Meester has recorded songs for movie soundtracks as well collaborated musically with several artists, most notably Good Girls Go Bad on Cobra Starship's 2009 album. She cites her musical influences as Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. She has been awarded several 'celebrity' honors, such as being named one of People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People, along with the cast of Gossip Girl, in 2008 and being ranked #5 by Glamour as being among the Most Glamorous Celebrities of 2011. That same year she made headlines when she and her mother filed lawsuits against each other with regard to Meester's financial support of her younger brother, who has multiple health problems. Meester's suit cited that the money she sent, intended for the care of her brother, was being used by her mother for cosmetic procedures. Her mother counter-sued, claiming alleged breach of contract and physical abuse. Meester prevailed over her mother in the court proceedings. Meester married former O.C. actor Adam Brody in February 2014.