Leighton Meester Loves and Hookups

Who is Leighton Meester dating? Many famous men have dated Leighton Meester, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Leighton Meester’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Leighton Meester’s love life. 

This list features Leighton Meester’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These boys come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Leighton Meester has either dated or linked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Leighton Meester has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Leighton Meester is currently married to Adam Brody. They have a daughter, Arlo Day Brody, who was born on August 4, 2015.

This list of Leighton Meester’s boyfriends and exes includes Garrett Hedlund, Sebastian Stan, and Aaron Himelstein. 

  • Adam Brody
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    Leighton Meester and Adam Brody first met in 2010 when they co-starred in the film The Oranges, but didn't start dating until 2012 and kept their relationship private. The couple surprised the public when they announced they were engaged in November 2013 and got married just three months later in a private ceremony in February 2014. They are a notoriously private couple and rarely share details of their personal lives with the media, but have since had two children together. Their first child, a daughter named Arlo Day Brody, was born on August 4, 2015, while their second child, a son, was born in September 2020.

    Adam Brody gained fame for his role as Seth Cohen on the hit television series, The O.C. which aired from 2003-2007. Since then, he's had a successful acting career in both film and television, with roles in various projects such as Jennifer’s Body, Ready or Not, and StartUp.

  • Garrett Hedlund
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    Leighton Meester was romantically involved with Garrett Hedlund for a brief period in 2011. They met while filming the musical-drama Country Strong, in which Meester played a young country singer and Hedlund portrayed a songwriter. The couple reportedly had an on-set romance which didn't last long after the film production ended. They never confirmed their relationship and it remained a tabloid speculation.

    Garrett Hedlund is an American actor, model and singer who gained fame from his debut film, Troy, where he played Patroclus. He's also known for his notable performances in Friday Night Lights, Tron: Legacy and On the Road.

  • Sebastian Stan
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    Sebastian Stan and Leighton Meester’s relationship started in 2008 after they met on the set of the TV series Gossip Girl where they played Carter Baizen and Blair Waldorf respectively. Despite an on-off romantic plot on the show, the two managed to keep a stable relationship going on for two years. However, by 2010, their off-screen romance came to an end. The reasons behind their split weren't publicly disclosed.

    Sebastian Stan is a Romanian-American actor. He's best known for his role as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but has also made notable appearances in films such as The Martian and I, Tonya.

  • Aaron Himelstein
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    Leighton Meester dated Aaron Himelstein from 2007 to 2012. They were first introduced by mutual friends and were reported to have had an on-again, off-again relationship for about five years. Himelstein and Meester travelled to Brazil together in 2012 before they broke up later that same year. Details of their relationship remain private as neither of them publicly confirmed their relationship status during its timeline.

    Aaron Himelstein is an American actor known for his versatility and has had a number of roles in both TV and film. He's well recognized for his role in The Legend of Tarzan and his portrayal of a younger Austin Powers in Austin Powers in Goldmember.

    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: USA, Buffalo Grove, Illinois