Facts of Meryl Streep
|Full Name:||Meryl Streep|
|Age:||71 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||June 22, 1949|
|Birth Place:||Summit, New Jersey, United States|
|Net Worth:||$100 million US|
|Salary:||US$602.6 (movie grossed at)|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Father's Name:||Harry William Streep, Jr.|
|Mother's Name:||Mary Wolf Wilkinson|
|Waist Size:||38 inch|
|Bra Size:||36 inch|
|Hip Size:||39 inch|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
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Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband: he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
I think the most liberating thing I did early on was to free myself from any concern with my looks as they pertained to my work.
Relationship Statistics of Meryl Streep
|What is Meryl Streep marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Meryl Streep get married ? (married date):||September 30, 1978|
|How many children does Meryl Streep have ? (name):||Four (Mamie, Grace, Louisa and Henry)|
|Is Meryl Streep having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Meryl Streep lesbian ?:||No|
|Who is Meryl Streep husband ? (name): View Couple Comparison|| |
More about the relationship
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 was romantically involved John Cazale from 1976-78, the year he died.
- 1 Who is Meryl Louise Streep?
- 2 Meryl Louise Streep: Early Life, Family, Ethnicity
- 3 Meryl Louise Streep: Education, University
- 4 Meryl Streep: Profession, Career
- 5 Meryl Louise Streep: Awards and Achievements
- 6 Meryl Louise Streep: Recognition
- 7 Meryl Louise Streep: 2019 and Beyond
- 8 Meryl Streep: Earnings, Net Worth
- 9 Meryl Louisa Streep: Rumors
- 10 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 11 Social Media On Twitter
Who is Meryl Louise Streep?
Mary Louise “Meryl” Streep is an American actress and 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 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 for 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 for 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 amongst 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 earning for a movie to date was US$602.6 million. As of 2019, her Net Worth stands at $100 Million.
The bulk of Meryl Streep 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 TheLastLineofDefense.org, a website that self-identifies as “satirical.”
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Streep has green eyes and is a blonde. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and weighs around 73 kg. Her body measurements are 38-30-39 inches, cup is 36B. Her dress size is 12 US while 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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