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Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress and often described. Meryl Streep is married to Don Gummer

Relationship Facts of Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is married to Don Gummer {Compare Couple}.
Meryl Streep married on September 30, 1978.
💑 Anniversary in 216 days 💑
She is mother of Four (Mamie, Grace, Louisa and Henry).
Meryl Streep is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Meryl Streep's Happy Family Life!

Meryl Louisa Streep’s relationship status is married.

She married sculptor Don Gummer on 30th Sep 1978 and couldn’t have been happier since.

The couple has four kids, Henry Wolfe Gummer (1979), Mamie Gummer (1983), Grace Gummer (1986), and Louisa Jacobson Gummer (1991).

While Mamie and Grace took after their mom and took up the calling of acting, Henry turned into an artist.

Meryl, her beloved husband Mr. Gummer, and sometimes the children, currently live in Connecticut, US.

Meryl has been romantically involved with John Cazale from 1976-78, the year he died.

Who is Meryl Louise Streep?

Mary Louise “Meryl” Streep is an American actress and is often described as the “best actress of her generation”.

Streep is particularly known for her versatility and accents.

She has been nominated for a record 21 Academy Awards and won three.

Among other accolades, she has received 31 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight.

Meryl Louise Streep is best known for starring in critically acclaimed movies like The Bridges of Madison County (1995) and Music of the Heart (1999) and is one of the most accomplished actresses of her generation.

Meryl Louise Streep: Early Life, Family, Ethnicity

Meryl Louise Streep was born on June 22, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey, United States to Harry William Streep, Jr. and Mary Wolf Wilkinson.

Her dad was a pharmaceutical official and her mom was a commercial artist and art editor of  Swiss-German-Anglo-Scot-Northern Irish-French-American ethnicity.

Streep is also the second cousin 7 times removed of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania.

She has two siblings, actors Dana David, and Harry William III. They were all raised in Bernardsville, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Meryl Louise Streep: Education, University

Meryl attended Cedar Hill Elementary School and the Oak Street School, Bernards’ Township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.

In 1963, the family moved to Bernardsville, New Jersey, where she attended Bernards High School.

Author Karina Longworth described her as a ‘gawky kid with glasses and frizzy hair and flair for the dramatics.

She was a high school cheerleader for the Bernards High School Mountaineers and was also chosen as the homecoming queen her senior year.

She received her B.A. cum laude from the college in 1971, before applying for an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.

At Yale, she supplemented her course fees by waitressing and typing, and appeared in over a dozen stage productions a year, to the point that she became overworked and developed ulcers.

Meryl Streep: Profession, Career

Streep’s underlying years were spent performing for a few theater creations in New York and New Jersey.

She worked on a few preparations including the New York Shakespeare Festival creations of Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew, and Measure for Measure.

She was even highlighted in the Broadway musical ‘Happy End. The year 1977 saw Streep stroll up to the wide screen for a little yet noteworthy part in the film, ‘Julia’.

The same year, she was found in the TV miniseries “Holocaust” as a German lady hitched to a Jewish craftsman in Nazi time Germany.

The year 2002 saw Streep’s arrival for the play, Anton Chekhov’s ‘The Seagull’, coordinated by Mike Nichols.

Furthermore, Streep’s standout among the best business movies was ‘The Devil Wears Prada’.

The film netted more than US$326.5 million around the world.

‘The Iron Lady’, 2011, was Streep’s first motion picture of the new decade.

In the film, she assumed the true-to-life part of Margaret Thatcher.

The motion picture highlighted the part of the Prime Minister amid the Falklands War and her years in retirement.

Meryl Louise Streep: Awards and Achievements

Out of the total 149 Awards and 403 Nominations, here are some of them.

  • British Independent Film Awards
  • Boston Society of Film Critics
  • Britannia Awards
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Capri Hollywood International Film Festival
  • César Awards

Meryl Louise Streep: Recognition

  • 2008, inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame
  • 2009, awarded an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts by Princeton University
  • 2010, awarded the National Medal of Arts, elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • 2010, awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree by Harvard University.

Meryl Louise Streep: 2019 and Beyond

Post-production movies set for a future date are:

  • Little Women, as Aunt March
  • Let Them All Talk, TBA

Meryl Streep: Earnings, Net Worth

Streep’s most astounding earnings for a movie to date were US$602.6 million.

As of 2023, her Net Worth stands at $160 Million.

The bulk of Meryl Streep’s net worth fortune comes from her numerous appearances in films, television shows, and Stage plays

Meryl Louisa Streep: Rumors

That Ron Howard fired actress Meryl Streep from a major project after she lied about Donald Trump at the Golden Globes.

In fact, Meryl has not been fired from a major project for lying about Donald Trump during her acceptance speech for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes.

The reports that Ron Howard fired Meryl originated  at, a website that self-identifies as “satirical.”

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Streep has green eyes and is blonde.

Her height is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and weighs around 73 kg.

Meryl’s body measurements are 38-30-39 inches, her cup is 36B.

Her dress size is 12 US while her shoe size is 8.5 US.

Social Media On Twitter

2019, Meryl Streep’s latest updates on her upcoming movies.

She has more than 66.8k followers on Twitter, 523 k on Instagram, and 1.7 M on Facebook.


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