Meryl Streep, an American actress, is regarded as the best actress of her generation, winning multiple Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. She has been nominated for 31 Golden Globe Awards and winning eight as well as 21 Academy Awards winning 3 for her performance in the Silver screen. In 2019, Ryan Murphy revealed his plan to cast Streep in his upcoming Netflix project, The Prom alongside Nicole Kidman, as lead actors.
Streep was born in Summit, New Jersey, USA on 22nd June 1949. She is American by nationality. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. As for her educational background, she completed her BA from Vassar College and her MFA from Yale University.
|Real Name||Mary Louise Streep|
|Birthday||22nd June 1949|
|Birthplace||Summit, New Jersey, USA|
|Parents||Mary Wilkinson and Harry William Streep|
|Net Worth||$90 million|
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
When it comes to winning awards, male actors have massive competitions since the ’70s, like De Niro, Al Pacino, and Jack Nicholson battling for the prizes. However, when it came to female characters, only one name comes in front, and it’s none other than Meryl Streep. She is the recipient of three Academy Awards from her 21 nominations.
She began her career in acting in theatres and acted in plays like Trelawny of the Wells, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, and A Memory of Two Mondays. In 1977, she made her debut with the movie Julia and got her first Academy nomination for her performance in the film The Deer Hunter. Later, she went onto win three Academy Awards for movies like Kramer vs. Kramer, Sophie’s Choice, and The Iron Lady.
In her illustrious career, she has been part of movies like Silkwood, Out of Africa, Julie & Julia, Evil Angels, Into the Woods, and so on. Her recent involvement in Silver Screen includes movies like Mamma Mia! Here we go again (2018), Little Women in 2019, and Mary Poppins Returns (2018).
Apart from her movie career, she also acted in TV shows like Angels in America and Big Little Lies for HBO, Web Therapy, and The Deadliest Season.
In the last four decades, her fame and income have skyrocketed, and as per Cheatsheet.com, Meryl Streep’s net worth dwells around $90 million.
Meryl Streep Married Life With Husband, Don Gummer
Despite her stardom, Streep maintains a low-key personal life and relatively free of rumors. In 1976, she got married to actor John Cazale but passed away two years later suffering from lung cancer. After six months of his death, she got married to a guy named Don Gummer in 1978.
The couple is parents to four children named, Mamie, Grace, Henry Wolfe, and Louisa Gummer. All of their kids followed her mother’s footsteps and pursued a career in acting. Streep and Don live in a private estate in Connecticut with their family.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Streep grew up in Summit, New Jersey, with her parents, Mary Wilkinson and Harry William Streep. Her father worked as a Pharmaceutical Executive, where her mother was a commercial artist. Her two siblings, Harry William and Dana David Streep, are also in the film industry.
Body Measurements: Height, and Weight
Streep stands with a height of 5ft and 6inches tall and weighs around 70kgs. She has green eyes with blonde hair color.