But before the June 9 kiss that launched a thousand headlines, the fledgling actress, 25, charmed opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus in an Old Navy ad and landed small parts on TV.
After Di Caprio: ↑ The Leo Years: April 2015-December 2015 Crowned Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Rookie of the Year in March, the Greenwich, Conn., native (who attended Georgetown on a golf scholarship) has now followed in the footsteps of so many bikini-clad colleagues.
After Di Caprio: ↓ The Leo Years: May to October 2011 Leo met Lively when she auditioned for “The Great Gatsby.” The then-24-year-old “Gossip Girl” starlet arguably didn’t need her profile raised, and yet, canoodling with Leo in Cannes launched her into rarefied A-list waters (a Gucci campaign followed, as did an Oliver Stone film).
The years since have seen Lively, now hitched to Ryan Reynolds, unsteady in Hollywood, focusing her efforts on motherhood and her lifestyle site Preserve.
and met the President of Isreal Shimon Peres during their visit.
Even though they seemed very happy during their very often public appearance together, they both had issues.
After they got together, Rolling Stone anointed her “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” and she simultaneously graced the covers of British and US Vogue.