Blake Lively (born August 25, 1987) is an American actress and model who stars as Serena van der Woodsen in the television teen drama series, Gossip Girl. She has also starred in movies, including Accepted, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, The Town and Green Lantern.
In 2011, she was featured in the annual TIME magazine 100 influential people.
Lively dated actor Kelly Blatz from 2004 to 2007; the two had been friends since childhood.
In late 2007, rumors circulated that Lively was dating her Gossip Girl co-star and former childhood classmate Penn Badgley.
She is now in a relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio.