Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

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Updated On March 8, 2022

Meryl Streep is an actress, singer, and writer of the United States. Meryl Streep is one of the six actors for winning three or more competitive Academy Awards for acting. She is best known for being one of the most accomplished actresses of her generation. Similarly, Meryl is also known for her movies ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ and ‘Music of the Heart’.

Early life

Meryl Streep was born on June 22, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey, Unites States. This makes her 72 years old as of now. Her real name is Mary Louise Streep. Meryl is born to his father Harry William Streep, Jr of German and Swiss ancestry. While her mother Mary Wolf Wilkinson is a commercial artist and editor. Likewise, she has two brothers, Harry Streep III, and Dana Streep. Further, Streep belongs to American nationality. According to astrology, she has Cancer as her zodiac sign.

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Caption: Meryl Streep with her parents (Source:

Talking about the formal educational status, Meryl Streep studied at Bernards High School, New Jersey, United States college. Later she attended Yale School of Drama to receive her degree in Master in Fine Arts. In addition, she earned an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in the year 1981.


In her initial years, she performed for many theatre productions ins New York. Likewise in 1977, Meryl Streep walks up to the big screen for the drama film ‘Julia’. In the same year, Meryl appeared in the TV series ‘Holocaust’ as a German woman married to a Jewish artist. In 1978, this personality appeared in the film ‘The Deer Hunter’ which was a success and earned her an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress.

Until now, Meryl has played more than 90 films and 20 TV shows. Some of her films that made an appearance are Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), The Irony Lady (2011), Hope Springs (2012), August Osage Country (2012), Girl Rising (2013), The Homesman (2014), Florence Foster Jankins (2016). In addition, an American actress played a character in the Apple TV+ animated short movie ‘Here We Are Notes for Living on Planet Earth’, which was released in 2020.

Net worth

Meryl Streep is living a comfortable life with her family. Her total net worth is about $50 million US dollars as of 2022. An American actress has made a lot of money from her acting career.

Awards and Nominations

With a total of 19 nominations, Meryl Streep received the most Oscar-nominated actress. Streep is the only actress to have most Golden Globe nominations with 29 nominations. Likewise, Meryl has more competitive victories, with a total of eight victories, than any actor. Similarly, on 24th November 2014, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. In addition, this personality was ranked 37 positions in the list of Greatest Movie Star of all time.

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Caption: Meryl Streep at 84th Academy Awards (Source: Instagram)

Personal life

Regarding her personal life, Meryl Streep is a married woman. After the six months of Jone’s death, Streep married Don Gummer in 1978. The couple shares four children;  Henry Wolfe Gummer, Mamie Gummer Grace Gummer, and Louisa Gummer. Previously, Meryl was in a relationship with Jone Cazale.

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Caption: Meryl Streep with her husband (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements and Social media

Talking about Streep’s body measurement, she has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm). While she weighs around 63kg (140 lbs). Likewise, her breast size is 34 inches, waist size is 26 inches and hip size is 36 inches. Moreover, Meryl has a pair of hazel blue eyes and has blonde hair. In addition, her dress size is 12 (US), bra size is 36B, and shoe size is 8.5 (US).

Now coming to the social media part, she is active in social media. She has a Facebook under her own name with 91k followers. Likewise, Meryl has a Twitter account with the username @MerylSteepPage and has around 64.3k followers. In addition, an American actress has an Instagram account with the username @merylstreep with 607k followers in it.