Meryl Streep

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Actress (1949)
Fri Sep 04 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Nine Times Golden Globes Winning actress Meryl Streep has been in the industry for more than five decades. Meryl is often regarded as the best actresses of her generation. Streep is particularly known for her versatility and accents. 

The adorable actress was born as Mary Louise Streep on June 22, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey. She is among the three children born to Mary Wilkinson Streep and her husband, Harry William Streep III. She has two younger brothers, Harry William Streep III and Dana David Streep, both actors. She received her MFA from Yale University in 1975. Meryl also enrolled as a visiting student at Dartmouth College in 1970 and received an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from the college in 1981

Four Decades-Long Marriage Life

Meryl Steep is involved in one of the longest-married life in Hollywood. Meryl is living a happy life with her boyfriend turned husband, Don Gummer. The duo tied their wedding knot in 1978. They had a private wedding ceremony. 

Meryl Streep husband
Image: Meryl along with her husband Don Gummer attended an Oscar Event
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The duo only invited several close friends and some family members from both sides. Don is a well-known American sculptor. Meryl was not much famous at the time of their marriage. So, much information about their wedding and early marriage is not known to the media. 

The duo has been married for forty years. However, To date, there have been no rumors of the couple separating. They are very much supportive of each other. Meryl was in a romantic relationship with her partner, John Cazale, before her marriage. This relationship ended after John's death from lung cancer in March 1978. 

Mother of Four Kids

Meryl is the proud mother of four kids, a son and three daughters. Soon after their wedding, the duo welcomed their first child, Henry Wolfe Gummer, in 1979. Henry is a well-established musician in the United States. 

Meryl Streep with her spouse Don, and children, Henry, Mary, Grace Jane, and Louis Jacobson Gummer.
Image: Meryl Streep with her spouse Don, and children, Henry, Mary, Grace Jane, and Louis Jacobson Gummer.
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Following Henry's birth, In 1983, They were blessed with a daughter, Mary Willa Gummer. She followed the successful footsteps of her mother and has become an actress. Then in 1986, another daughter, Grace Jane Gummer, was born. Like that of her elder sister, She is also an actress. 

In early 1991, Meryl opened about expecting a baby. Soon after that, the pair had a baby girl, Louisa Jacobson Gummer. The 29 aged Louisa is a model and actress who has appeared in TV shows like The Gilded Age and The Sitcom Trials

Net Worth And Earnings

Meryl Gummer has a net worth of around $160 million. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her successful career of working as an actress. Streep has been working in the industry for more than five decades. Taylor Cole is a famous American Actress with a net worth of $1.5 Million

Meryl has starred in various box-office hit movies. Some of them are listed below along with their box-office collection;

Movie NameIMDb RatingsProduction BudgetBox-office Collection
Out of Africa (1985)7.2/10$28 million$227.5 million
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)7.2/10$100 million$235.9 million
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)6.9/10$35 million$327.9 million
Julie & Julia (2009)7/10$40 million$129.5 million
The Iron Lady (2011)6.4/10$10.6 million$115.9 million
Little Women (2019)7.8/10$40 million$218.8 million

From the appearance in movies and from various other TV series, Sheryl might have received an impressive sum of wealth. The 117 prestigious Awards-winning entertainment personality Streep is also a musician.

It is reported that Meryl accepted just $1 million to star in 2011's "The Iron Lady" along with Anthony Head and then donated the entire amount to the Women's History Museum. 

Houses and Real Estate

In 1995 Meryl and Don spent $2.175 million on a New York City townhouse. They sold this property in 2005 for $9.1 million. In 2006 Meryl and Don spent $10.13 million on a four-bedroom townhouse in New York City. They listed the property for sale for $25 million in 2018. 

Meryl Streep House
Image: Meryl lives along with her family in the house
House: Variety

In September 2018, they reduced the asking price to $18.25 million. They finally found a buyer in early 2020 for $15.8 million. They also own a 90-acre country home in Salisbury, Connecticut.

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