Gossip Girl cast net worth

The net worths of the iconic Gossip Girl cast, ranked from lowest to highest

They’re not quite as rich as their characters in the show

Gossip Girl immersed us in the glamorous world of Manhattan’s elite, introducing us to a cast of talented actors who have since become household names. The show premiered in 2007 and ran for six seasons until ending in 2012, leaving an irreplaceable mark on pop culture.

All the characters in the show are meant to be super rich so it’s only natural for us to wonder about the real-life fortunes of the stars who play them. Here’s a glimpse into the net worths of the Gossip Girl cast, ranked according to their estimated fortunes from lowest to highest. 

10. Kelly Rutherford – $1 Million

Kelly Rutherford, who plays Lily van der Woodsen, was involved in a highly publicised custody battle with her ex-husband. She also struggled financially, declaring bankruptcy throughout her divorce process. Rutherford has not taken on any recent projects, but she is still active on social media.

9. Matthew Settle – $4 Million

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Matthew Settle, known for his role as Rufus Humphrey, has also appeared in films such as So Undercover and The Faith of Anna Waters. However, his last credited appearance was in the 2017 film Valentine.

8. Jessica Szohr – $4 Million

Jessica Szohr, known for her role as Vanessa Abrams, has grown her acting career with appearances in films like Ted 2 and the series Shameless. She is engaged to NHL player Brad Richardson, and the couple have one child together.

7. Taylor Momsen – $4 Million

Taylor Momsen, known for her role as Jenny Humphrey on Gossip Girl from 2007 to 2010, transitioned from acting to pursue her passion for music. In 2011, she announced her retirement from acting to focus entirely on her singing career as the lead vocalist of the rock band The Pretty Reckless.

6. Chace Crawford – $6 Million

After playing Nate Archibald, Chace Crawford has been busy with his acting career, starring in movies and series like The Boys and Inheritance. He’s also begun voice acting for the English anime Belle.

5. Ed Westwick – $6 Million

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Ed Westwick, who plays Chuck Bass, is currently engaged to actress and model Amy Jackson. Westwick has been in a number of TV shows and films since he starred on Gossip Girl, including Enemy Lines and White Gold. He has recently been venturing into producing.

4. Michelle Trachtenberg – $7 Million

After seemingly taking a hiatus from acting for several years, Michelle Trachtenberg made a striking return to the screen by reprising her role as Georgina Sparks in the Gossip Girl reboot.

3. Penn Badgley – $8 Million

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Portraying Dan Humphrey, Penn Badgley has been successful in his acting career, notably starring as Joe Goldberg in the critically acclaimed streaming horror and thriller series You. His performance has earned him awards, including Best Actor in a Streaming service. Penn also hosts his own podcast called Podcrushed.

Aside from his professional endeavors, Penn is married to Domino Kirke, with who he has a child, and embraces his role as a stepfather from her previous relationship.

2. Leighton Meester – $16 Million

Known for her role of Blair Waldorf, Leighton Meester is married to fellow actor Adam Brody, who she shares a daughter and son. Juggling family responsibilities with a career in both acting and music, Leighton gracefully navigates the spotlight while also devoting her time to various charitable causes.

1. Blake Lively – $30 Million

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Portraying Serena van der Woodsen, Blake Lively, famously married to her Green Lantern co-star Ryan Reynolds, has expanded her family, recently welcoming her fourth child. Known for her close friendship with Taylor Swift, who has a song called Betty after the couple’s third child.

Blake has risen to the title of Met Gala queen, famous for her stunning appearances. However, she was noticeably absent from this year’s event due to filming commitments to for It Ends With Us.

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