Leighton Marissa Meester born the 9th of April 1986 in Fort Worth, Texas. She is an actress, singer and American composer, known as Blair Waldorf in the famous TV programm Gossip Girl.
After her television debut in 1999 playing Alyssa Turner in Law & Order, Meester appeared as a guest in two more series before landing her big role in the movie Hangman's Curse. Meester also appeared in Tarzan, which ran for only eight episodes. In 2005, Meester began a regular role in the series Surface as Savannah Bennet. Meester appeared in two more 2006 movies, Flourish and Inside. She also guest appeared in Numb3rs and in two episodes of House. After guest roles on CSI: Miami, Shark, and playing the female lead in the horror film Drive-Thru, Meester was cast in Gossip Girl as Blair Waldorf. Meester had a small role in the comedy Date Night. She will also star next to Selena Gomez and Katie Cassidy in young femme comedy Monte Carlo.
In April 2009, Meester signed a recording contract with Universal Republic. Leighton's first single, "Somebody To Love", featuring R&B singer Robin Thicke, was released for airplay on October 13, 2009 and became available for digital download on October 14, 2009. Her second single, "Your Love's A Drug", was digitally released on March 30, 2010. Meester is featured in the Cobra Starship song "Good Girls Go Bad", which reached the Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100.