List of Gossip Girl characters

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The following is a list of characters for The CW teen drama Gossip Girl. The series is based on the popular book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series featured nine regular characters: Queen bee Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), her best friend, it girl Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Serena's new love interest, loner Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), Blair's boyfriend, the golden boy Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Dan's little sister, insecure freshman Jenny Humphrey (Taylor Momsen), Nate's best friend, wealthy playboy Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick), Dan's best friend and ex-lover, the creative Vanessa Abrams (Jessica Szohr), Serena's mother, socialite Lily van der Woodsen (Kelly Rutherford) and Dan's father, former rock star Rufus Humphrey (Matthew Settle), all of whom reside in the Upper East Side of Manhattan or Brooklyn. Momsen and Szohr left the series in season five, while Kaylee DeFer was added to the main cast, portraying Ivy Dickens, a con artist who pretends to be Serena's cousin Charlie Rhodes. The series is narrated by a seemingly omniscient character, "Gossip Girl" (voiced by Kristen Bell).

Main cast[edit]

Characters are listed in the order they were first credited in the series.