When you look at Blake Lively, you’ll admit that some people are born to become stars. She has all the right attributes in the right places. From her classic beauty to her extreme talent, Lively is just the perfect versatile queen. She was born into a show business family and started making on-screen appearances as a child. Being the last child, she crowned the acting career of her whole family.
Date of Birth: August 25, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
The Lively name is no stranger to the big screen. Turns out Blake isn’t the only famous face in the Lively family. She is obviously the most famous and successful but her other family members know a thing or two about acting. Read on to know more about her first family, the story behind her surname and her other siblings.
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Earnest (Ernie) Wilson Lively (father)
Date of Birth: January 29, 1947
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Ernie was born in Baltimore to Beatrice Grey and Earnest W. Brown Sr. He tied the knot with his love Elaine in 1979 and he took her surname Lively. He chose to retain the name because it sounded sweet to him and it could become a great stage moniker as he was an entertainer. He is an actor is known for his roles in Passenger 57 (1992) and The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (2005/2008) where he was a co-cast with his daughter Blake.
Elaine Lively (mother)
Elaine (nee McAlpin) is a talent manager and was married to Ronald Otis Lively. Apparently the name “Lively” came from her ex-husband Ronnie. While Elaine was married to him, she dropped her maiden name McAlpin and took on his’ as her new surname. They had three kids together but eventually split and she remarried Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr. Ernie and his new wife Elaine soon became parents to two kids; Eric and the pretty Blake. Elaine did try herself as an actress in movie Return to Zork (1993).
Lori Lynn Lively (half-sister from Elaine’s first marriage)
Date of Birth: November 9, 1966
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
She is an actress like the other Lively siblings. Lori is also a co-host and designer. The Lively kids might not all be from same parents but they have between them a really strong family cord of love and friendship.
Ronald Jason Lively (half- brother from Elaine’s first marriage)
Date of Birth: March 12, 1968
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Jason was at a time an actor and during this period, he was known for playing Chris in Night of the Creeps (1986). His acting career adventure lasted just eleven years and now he works with a tech company. Jason also owns a mobile roasted corn company and lives with his wife Lani and two sons in Heber City, Utah.
Robyn Lively (half-sister from Elaine’s first marriage)
Date of Birth: February 7, 1972
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
The Emmy Award Nominee is a gifted actress and has quite a number of good movies to her credit. She is the second most famous Lively after her Gossip Girl star half-sister. On September 25, 1999, Robyn married fellow actor Bart Johnson and they live together with their three kids: Baylen, Kate and Wyatt Blake.
She might not be as sought after as her sister but she is unashamedly proud of her younger sister’s achievements. Robyn once said she is impressed at how Blake and her equally popular husband have managed to live a normal and private family life with all the clicking cameras and fame.
Eric Lawrence Lively (elder brother from same parents)
Date of Birth: August 31, 1981
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Eric is Blake’s very good looking only sibling from same parent. As expected, he is an actor and is famous for playing Nick Larson, the main character in The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006). Eric started acting since he was a baby as his debut appearance was in Brainstorm (1983). He went on to study photography after graduating from high school. Lively was unsurprisingly a model in his teenage years thanks to his absolutely gorgeous features. In 2005, he married his sweetheart Angelina Davydova.