Who would have thought that this chic and charming woman had quite a surprising beginning? Meester was born in a prison in Texas, as her mother was serving jail time because of drug smuggling. For about 12 weeks, mother and child stayed in a halfway house. When her mother was sent back to prison, Meester’s grandmother took care of her and gave her the things she needed in life.
Leighton Meester Photos Photos - Actress Leighton Meester attends the Premiere of Monterey Media's "Like Sunday, Like Rain" at Laemmle's Town Center 5 on March 2015 in Encino, California. - 'Like Sunday, Like Rain' Premieres in Encino