Leighton Meester (Birth Name- Leighton Marissa Claire Meester) was born on April 9, 1986, in Marco Island, Florida. She began modeling from the age of 11 and, soon, shifted to acting.
In 1999, she acted in the series "Law and Order". After that she has acted in several shows, the most notable of which were "Entourage", "CSI: Miami, "Veronica Mars", "Shark" and "Gossip Girl" (2007).
After that, Leighton Meester was seen in productions like "The Haunting of Sorority Row" and "Killer Movie". She has also reported to be working on her debut musical album.
Leighton Meester is famous as an actress, with roles in a number of television productions like CSI: Miami. "It's mature, but I feel like it speaks to kids and it doesn't whitewash anything."- Leighton Meester.