Meryl Streep is an American actress. Ever since her debut in the 1970s, she has been ruling the stage and big screen alike with her tremendous performance and top class acting capability. Her ability to bring to life the characters and the panache with which she deals with each of them is commendable. Streep’s outstanding ability is profoundly visible from the fact that she has 17 nominations at Academy Awards (winning three) and 27 nominations at Golden Globe Awards (winning eight), which is the highest ever recorded nominations by an actor in the history of both the awards.

Birth Name

Mary Louise Streep

Nickname

Meryl

Profession

Actress

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Meryl Streep was born on the 22th of June 1949, in Summit, New Jersey, United States.

Age

She’s currently 70 years old.

Residence

Connecticut, United States

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Agnostic

Education

Meryl attended Cedar Hill Elementary School and the Oak Street School, which was a Junior High school back then.  In 1963, the family moved to Bernardsville, New Jersey, where she attended Bernards High School. She then got admission at the Vassar College from where she graduated in 1971 with BA cum laude. In 1975, she completed her MFA studies from Yale School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. She also studied at the Dartmouth College as a visiting student and in 1981 received an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree.

Family Details

  • Father – Harry William Streep Jr. (Pharmaceutical Executive)
  • Mother – Mary Wolf Wilkinson (Commercial Artist and Art Editor)
  • Siblings – Dana David Streep (Younger Brother) (Actor), Harry William III (Younger Brother) (Actor and Producer)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Meryl Streep has dated –

  • John Cazale (1975-1978) – Meryl Streep first met actor John Cazale during an audition for New York City’s famed show Shakespeare in the Park and they grew close while working on the show. She remained with him even after he was diagnosed with lung cancer and until his death in March 1978.

  • Don Gummer (1978-Present) – Meryl Streep met sculptor Don Gummer through her brother, who was Gummer’s close friend. Apparently, Gummer had come with her brother to help her pack up the apartment, she shared with Cazale. Soon after they started dating and she moved in with him. About six months after Cazale’s untimely death, Meryl had got married to Gummer. The couple has 4 children, son Henry (b. 1979), daughters Mamie (b. 1983), Grace (b. 1986) and Louisa (b. 1991).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 73 kg
  • In Pounds – 161 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38-30-39
  • Bust – 38 inches
  • Waist – 30 inches
  • Hip – 39 inches
  • Bra Size – 36B

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 12 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Starring in critically acclaimed movies like The Bridges of Madison County (1995) and Music of the Heart (1999).

Stage Debut

In 1975, Streep made her stage debut in Trelawny of the Wells.

Film Debut

In 1977, Meryl made her film debut drama film Julia in the role of Anne Marie.

Television Debut

In 1977, she made her screen debut in the television film The Deadliest Season.

Brand Endorsements

In 1990, Meryl starred in a TV commercial for Amercian Express Credit Card.

Awards & Nominations

Awards Year Category Nominations Result
AACTA Awards 1989 Best Actress in a Leading Role Evil Angels Won
AACTA International Awards 2012 Best Actress The Iron Lady Won
2014 August: Osage County Nominated
2015 Best Supporting Actress Into the Woods Nominated
AARP’s Movies for Grown-Ups Awards 2003 Best Actress Adaptation Won
2005 The Manchurian Candidate Runner-up
Breakaway Performance Stuck on You Runner-up
2007 Best Actress The Devil Wears Prada Runner-up
2008 Lions for Lambs Runner-up
2009 Doubt Won
Best Grown-Up Love Story Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan for Mamma Mia! Runner-up
2010 Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci for Julie & Julia Won
Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin for It’s Complicated Runner-up
Best Actress Julie & Julia Runner-up
It’s Complicated Runner-up
2012 The Iron Lady Runner-up
Best Grown-Up Love Story Jim Broadbent for The Iron Lady Won
2013 Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones for Hope Springs Runner-up
Best Actress Hope Springs Runner-up
2014 August: Osage County Runner-up
2016 Florence Foster Jenkins Runner-up
Best Grown-Up Love Story Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant for Florence Foster Jenkins Runner-up
2017 Best Actress The Post Runner-up
Academy Awards 1979 Best Supporting Actress The Deer Hunter Nominated
1980 Kramer vs. Kramer Won
1982 Best Actress The French Lieutenant’s Woman Nominated
1983 Sophie’s Choice Won
1984 Silkwood Nominated
1986 Out of Africa Nominated
1988 Ironweed Nominated
1989 A Cry in the Dark Nominated
1991 Postcards from the Edge Nominated
1996 The Bridges of Madison County Nominated
1999 One True Thing Nominated
2000 Music of the Heart Nominated
2003 Best Supporting Actress Adaptation Nominated
2007 Best Actress The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
2009 Doubt Nominated
2010 Julie & Julia Nominated
2012 The Iron Lady Won
2014 August: Osage County Nominated
2015 Best Supporting Actress Into the Woods Nominated
2017 Best Actress Florence Foster Jenkins Nominated
The Post Nominated
Aftonbladet TV Prize 1986 Female Foreign TV Personality of the Year Meryl Streep Won
Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2006 Best Actress in a Comedic Performance The Devil Wears Prada Won
Actress Defying Age and Ageism Meryl Streep Nominated
2008 Best Actress Doubt Nominated
Mamma Mia! Nominated
Lifetime Achievement Award Meryl Streep Nominated
Women’s Image Award Nominated
2009 Best Animated Female Fantastic Mr. Fox Nominated
Best Depiction of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin for It’s Complicated Won
Actress Defying Age and Ageism It’s Complicated and Julie & Julia Won
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry Nominated
Best Actress Julie & Julia Nominated
Lifetime Achievement Award Meryl Streep Nominated
Women’s Image Award Nominated
2011 Best Actress The Iron Lady Nominated
Female Icon Award Nominated
Actress Defying Age and Ageism Nominated
2013 August: Osage County Nominated
2014 Into the Woods Nominated
American Academy of Arts and Letters 2010 Honorary Member Meryl Streep Won
American Comedy Awards 1991 Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture Postcards from the Edge Won
1993 Death Becomes Her Nominated
American Film Institute 2004 AFI Life Achievement Award Meryl Streep Won
American Movie Awards 1980 Best Supporting Actress The Deer Hunter Won
Berlin International Film Festival 1999 Berlinale Camera Meryl Streep Won
2003 Silver Bear for Best Actress The Hours Won
2012 Honorary Golden Bear Meryl Streep Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1996 Favorite Actress – Drama (Theatrical) The Bridges of Madison County Nominated
Boston Society of Film Critics 1982 Best Actress Sophie’s Choice Won
2006 Best Supporting Actress The Devil Wears Prada Runner-up
2009 Best Actress Julie & Julia Won
2011 The Iron Lady Runner-up
Britannia Awards 2015 Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film Meryl Streep Won
British Academy Film Award 1980 Best Actress in a Leading Role The Deer Hunter Nominated
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Manhattan Nominated
1981 Best Actress in a Leading Role Kramer vs. Kramer Nominated
1982 The French Lieutenant’s Woman Won
1984 Sophie’s Choice Nominated
1985 Silkwood Nominated
1987 Out of Africa Nominated
2003 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Adaptation Nominated
Best Actress in a Leading Role The Hours Nominated
2005 Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Manchurian Candidate Nominated
2007 Best Actress in a Leading Role The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
2009 Doubt Nominated
2010 Julie & Julia Nominated
2012 The Iron Lady Won
Florence Foster Jenkins Nominated
British Independent Film Awards 2012 Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film The Iron Lady Nominated
Cannes Film Festival 1989 Best Actress A Cry in the Dark Won
Capri Hollywood International Film Festival 2013 Best Actress August: Osage County Won
Best Ensemble Cast The cast of August: Osage County Won
César Awards 2003 Honorary César Meryl Streep Won
Chicago Film Critics Association 1995 Best Actress The Bridges of Madison County Nominated
2002 Best Supporting Actress Adaptation Won
2006 Best Actress The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
Doubt Nominated
2009 Julie & Julia Nominated
2011 The Iron Lady Nominated
2013 August: Osage County Nominated
Costume Designers Guild 2017 Distinguished Collaborator Award Meryl Streep Won
Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2003 Best Supporting Actress Adaptation Nominated
Best Acting Ensemble The cast of The Hours Nominated
2007 Best Actress The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
The cast of A Prairie Home Companion Nominated
2009 Doubt Nominated
Won
2010 Julie & Julia Won
2012 The Iron Lady Nominated
2014 August: Osage County Nominated
Best Acting Ensemble The cast of August: Osage County Nominated
2015 Best Supporting Actress Into the Woods Nominated
Best Acting Ensemble The cast of Into the Woods Nominated
2016 Best Actress in a Comedy Florence Foster Jenkins Won
2017 Best Actress The Post Nominated
Best Acting Ensemble The cast of The Post Nominated
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association 2002 Best Supporting Actress Adaptation Runner-up
2004 The Manchurian Candidate 5th place
2006 Best Actress The Devil Wears Prada 3rd place
2008 Doubt Runner-up
2009 Julie & Julia Runner-up
The Iron Lady 3rd place
August: Osage County 4th place
2017 The Post 5th place
1982 Best Foreign Actress The French Lieutenant’s Woman Nominated
Sophie’s Choice Nominated
1985 Falling in Love Won
1986 Out of Africa Won
Detroit Film Critics Society 2008 Best Actress Doubt Nominated
2009 Julie & Julia Nominated
2011 The Iron Lady Nominated
2013 August: Osage County Nominated
Best Ensemble The cast of August: Osage County Nominated
2014 Into the Woods Nominated
2017 The Post Won
Dorian Awards 2012 Film Performance of the Year The Iron Lady Won
2018 Timeless Star Meryl Streep Won
Drama Desk Award 1976 Outstanding Actress in a Play Secret Service, A Memory of Two Mondays, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Trelawny of the “Wells” Nominated
1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play The Cherry Orchard Nominated
Outstanding Actress in a Musical Happy End Nominated
2002 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Seagull Nominated
2007 Mother Courage and Her Children Nominated
2006 Best Supporting Actress The Devil Wears Prada 3rd place
Best Actress Doubt 5th place
2012 Best Actress The Iron Lady Nominated
2014 Performance in a Feature Film August: Osage County Nominated
Eugene O’Neill Theater Center 2014 Monte Cristo Award Meryl Streep Won
2008 Chaplin Award Gala Tribute Meryl Streep Won
2002 Best Supporting Actress Adaptation Won
1999 George Eastman Award Meryl Streep Won
2014 Fellowship Award Won
2003 Best Supporting Actress Adaptation Won
The Hours Nominated
Best Ensemble Cast The cast of Adaptation Nominated
The cast of The Hours Won
2004 Best TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress Angels in America Won
2007 Best Ensemble Cast The cast of A Prairie Home Companion Nominated
Best Leading Actress The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
2009 TV Movie/Mini Actress of the Decade Angels in America Won
Best Leading Actress Doubt Won
Best Ensemble Cast The cast of Doubt Won
2010 Best Supporting Actress of the Decade Adaptat Nominated
Best Performer of the Decade Meryl Streep Won
Best Leading Actress Julie & Julia Won
2012 The Iron Lady Won
2014 Best Ensemble Cast The cast of August: Osage County Nominated
2015 The cast of Into the Woods Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Into the Woods Nominated
2018 Best Leading Actress The Post Nominated
1979 Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture The Deer Hunter Nominated
Kramer vs. Kramer Won
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama The French Lieutenant’s Woman Won
Sophie’s Choice Won
Silkwood Nominated
Out of Africa Nominated
A Cry in the Dark Nominated
Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical She-Devil Nominated
Postcards from the Edge Nominated
Death Becomes Her Nominated
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama The River Wild Nominated
The Bridges of Madison County Nominated
Marvin’s Room Nominated
Best Actress – Mini-Series or Television Film …First Do No Harm Nominated
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama One True Thing Nominated
Music of the Heart Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Adaptation Won
The Hours Nominated
2004 Best Actress – Mini-Series or Television Film Angels in America Won
Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture The Manchurian Candidate Nominated
Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical The Devil Wears Prada Won
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Doubt Nominated
Mamma Mia! Nominated
2010 It’s Complicated Nominated
Won
2012 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama The Iron Lady Won
Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Hope Springs Nominated
August: Osage County Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Into the Woods Nominated
Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Florence Foster Jenkins Nominated
Meryl Streep Won
2018 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama The Post Nominated
2002 Best Supporting Actress of the Year Adaptation Nominated
Best Actress of the Year Doubt Nominated
Julie & Julia Nominated
2009 Best Actress – International Meryl Streep Won
1999 Career Tribute Won
2006 Best Ensemble Cast The cast of A Prairie Home Companion Nominated
2005 Individual Achievement Award – Outstanding Female Lead in a Drama Special Angels in America Won
1986 Best Album for Children The Velveteen Rabbit Nominated
1989 The Tailor of Gloucester Nominated
The Tale of Peter Rabbit Nominated
2008 Best Spoken Word Album for Children The One and Only Shrek! Nominated
2009 Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media Mamma Mia! Nominated
Guinness World Records 2012 Most Golden Globes Won by an Actress Meryl Streep Won
Won
2017 Most Golden Globes Nominations for an Actress Won
2018 Most Oscar Nominations for an Actress Won
Hasty Pudding Theatricals 1980 Woman of the Year Meryl Streep Won
2013 Hollywood Ensemble Award The cast of August: Osage County Won
2008 Best Actress Doubt Nominated
The cast of Doubt Won
2009 Best Actress Julie & Julia Nominated
2011
August: Osage County Nominated
2014 Best Movie Supporting Actress Into the Woods Nominated
2006 Best Supporting Performance A Prairie Home Companion 8th place
The Devil Wears Prada 7th place
2009 Julie & Julia 8th place[p]
2007 Best Supporting Actress A Prairie Home Companion Runner-up
Best Actress Julie & Julia Nominated
2011 Best Actress of the Decade The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
The cast of Doubt Nominated
Best Actress in a Leading Role Doubt Nominated
2012 The Iron Lady Nominated
1999 Best Actress Dancing at Lughnasa Nominated
Best International Actress Mamma Mia! Won
It’s Complicated Won
The Iron Lady Nominated
2013 Best International Actress Hope Springs Nominated
August: Osage County Nominated
Into the Woods Nominated
Florence Foster Jenkins Nominated
2004 Actress of the Year Adaptation Nominated
The Devil Wears Prada Won
Doubt Nominated
Julie & Julia Nominated
The Iron Lady Won
1979 Best Supporting Actress Kramer vs. Kramer, Manhattan and The Seduction of Joe Tynan Won
Best Actress The French Lieutenant’s Woman Won
Sophie’s Choice Won
Out of Africa Won
2004 Stanislavsky Award Meryl Streep Won
2007 Best Villain The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
Into the Woods Won
1984 Best Foreign Actress Silkwood Nominated
Out of Africa Nominated
1979 Best Supporting Actress Kramer vs. Kramer, Manhattan and The Seduction of Joe Tynan Won
Best Actress Sophie’s Choice Won
2008 Best Acting by an Ensemble The cast of Doubt Won
The cast of It’s Complicated Won
Best Actress The Post Won
2008 Best Performance – Female Mamma Mia! Won
1978 Best Supporting Actress The Deer Hunter Won
Kramer vs. Kramer, Manhattan and The Seduction of Joe Tynan Won
Best Actress Sophie’s Choice Won
The Bridges of Madison County 3rd place
Best Supporting Actress The Devil Wears Prada and A Prairie Home Companion Won
Best Actress Julie & Julia and Fantastic Mr. Fox Runner-up
The Iron Lady 3rd place
New York Film Critics Circle 1978 Best Supporting Actress The Deer Hunter 3rd place
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer and The Seduction of Joe Tynan Won
1982 Best Actress Sophie’s Choice Won
1988 A Cry in the Dark Won
2006 The Devil Wears Prada Runner-up
2009 Julie & Julia Won
2011 The Iron Lady Won
New York Film Critics Online 2009 Best Actress Julie & Julia Won
2011 The Iron Lady Won
New York Women in Film & Television 1983 Muse Award Meryl Streep Won
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2015 Favorite Villain Into the Woods Nominated
Obie Award 1981 Distinguished Performance by an Actress Alice in Concert Won
Online Film Critics Society 2002 Best Supporting Actress Adaptation Nominated
The cast of Adaptation Nominated
2006 Best Actress The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
2008 Doubt Nominated
2009 Julie & Julia Nominated
2011 The Iron Lady Nominated
Outer Critics Circle Award 1976 Outstanding Performance A Memory of Two Mondays and 27 Wagons Full of Cotton Won
Outfest 2003 Screen Idol Awards The Hours Won
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2014 Icon Award Meryl Streep Won
2019 Ensemble Cast Award The cast of Mary Poppins Returns Won
People’s Choice Awards 1984 Favorite Motion Picture Supporting Actress Meryl Streep Won
Won
Won
Won
1987 Favorite Motion Picture Actress Won
1989 Favorite Actress in a Dramatic Motion Picture Won
1990 World-Favorite Motion Picture Actress Won
Won
2009 Favorite Cast Mamma Mia! Nominated
“Mamma Mia” Won
2013 Favorite Movie Icon Meryl Streep Won
Nominated
2015 Nominated
Favorite Movie Actress Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards 1978 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Television Movie Holocaust Won
1997 …First Do No Harm Nominated
2004 Angels in America Won
2017 Outstanding Narrator Five Came Back Won
Rembrandt Award 2007 Best Foreign Actress The Devil Wears Prada Won
Mamma Mia! Won
The Iron Lady Won
Rome Film Festival 2009 Golden Marc’Aurelio Acting Award Julie & Julia Won
Rungstedlund Foundation 1993 Rungstedlund Award Out of Africa, based on a memoir written by Karen Blixen Won
Russian National Movie Awards 2007 Best Foreign Actress The Ant Bully, The Devil Wears Prada and A Prairie Home Companion Won
2009 Mamma Mia! Won
2010 Doubt and Julie & Julia Nominated
2014 Best Foreign Actress of the Decade Meryl Streep Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society 2017 Best Ensemble The cast of The Post Nominated
San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2009 Best Actress Julie & Julia Won
August: Osage County Nominated
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2008 Donostia Award Meryl Streep Won
Satellite Awards 1998 Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV …First Do No Harm Nominated
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama One True Thing Nominated
The Hours Nominated
Adaptation Nominated
2004 Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV Angels in America Won
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical The Devil Wears Prada Won
Mamma Mia! Nominated
Doubt Nominated
2009 Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Julie & Julia Won
Best Actress in a Motion Picture The Iron Lady Nominated
August: Osage County Nominated
Best Ensemble – Motion Picture The cast of Into the Woods Won
Best Actress in a Motion Picture Florence Foster Jenkins Nominated
Saturn Award 1992 Best Actress Defending Your Life Nominated
Death Becomes Her Nominated
Best Supporting Actress The Manchurian Candidate Nominated
2015 Into the Woods Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award 1995 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role The River Wild Nominated
1996 The Bridges of Madison County Nominated
1997 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The cast of Marvin’s Room Nominated
1999 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role One True Thing Nominated
Music of the Heart Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The cast of Adaptation Nominated
Nominated
2004 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Mini-Series or Television Movie Angels in America Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
Doubt Won
The cast of Doubt Nominated
2010 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Julie & Julia Nominated
The Iron Lady Nominated
August: Osage County Nominated
The cast of August: Osage County Nominated
2015 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Into the Woods Nominated
2017 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Florence Foster Jenkins Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Society 2017 Best Ensemble Cast The cast of The Post Nominated
Best Actress The Post Nominated
Society of Operating Cameramen 2018 President’s Award Meryl Streep Won
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association 2011 Best Actress The Iron Lady Runner-up
August: Osage County Runner-up
2017 The Post Nominated
Teen Choice Awards 2006 Choice Movie: Chemistry Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway for The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
Choice Movie: Sleazebag The Devil Wears Prada Nominated
Telluride Film Festival 1998 Silver Medallion Meryl Streep Won
Theatre World Award 1976 Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debuts Secret Service Won
Tony Awards 1976 Best Featured Actress in a Play 27 Wagons Full of Cotton Nominated
Toronto Film Critics Association 2008 Best Actress Doubt Nominated
2009 Julie & Julia Nominated
2011 The Iron Lady Nominated
Valladolid International Film Festival 1986 Best Actress Heartburn Won
Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2008 Best Actress Doubt Nominated
2009 Julie & Julia Nominated
2011 The Iron Lady Nominated
Village Voice Film Poll 2009 Best Actress Julie & Julia 5th place
2011 The Iron Lady 8th place
2017 The Post 18th place
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association 2008 Best Acting Ensemble The cast of Doubt Won
Best Actress Doubt Won
2009 Julie & Julia Nominated
2011 The Iron Lady Nominated
2013 August: Osage County Nominated
Best Acting Ensemble The cast of August: Osage County Nominated
2014 The cast of Into the Woods Nominated
2017 The Post Nominated
Best Actress Nominated
Women Film Critics Circle 2006 Best Comedic Performance The Devil Wears Prada Won
2008 Lifetime Achievement Award Meryl Streep Won
Best Comedic Actress Mamma Mia! Won
2009 Julie & Julia Won
2011 Best Actress The Iron Lady Nominated
Best Screen Couple Nominated
2014 Woman’s Work/Best Ensemble The cast of The Homesman Won
2015 The cast of Suffragette Won
Women in Film and Television International 1998 Crystal Awards Meryl Streep Won

Meryl Streep Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Robert De Niro
  • Favorite Actress – Judi Dench
  • Favorite Movie – Titanic
  • Favorite Food – Pasta

Meryl Streep Net worth

Meryl Streep has a estimated net worth of $90 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Meryl does not have any social media account.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Meryl Streep

  • Instead of getting enrolled at the Yale to study drama, she wanted to get admission at the law school. However, she missed her interview because she slept till late that morning.
  • She wasn’t too keen on playing the role of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, which helped her win the third Oscar. Streep didn’t agree with certain policies of her rule.
  • She is the only actor to have most Golden Globe nominations till date with 29 nominations.
  • In 2004, Streep was awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award by the board of directors of the American Film Institute.
  • In 2009, Streep played chef Julia Child in Nora Ephron’s Julie & Julia, co-starring with Stanley Tucci, and again with Amy Adams.
  • In 2010, she was honored with the National Medal of Arts by then US President Barack Obama, who also awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.
  • In 2013, Streep starred alongside Julia Roberts and Ewan McGregor in the black comedy drama August: Osage County about a dysfunctional family that re-unites into the familial house when their patriarch suddenly disappears.
  • In 24 November 2014, She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.
  • In 2015, Streep starred in Jonathan Demme’s Ricki and the Flash, playing a grocery store checkout worker by day who is a rock musician at night, and who has one last chance to reconnect with her estranged family.
  • In April 2015, it was announced that Streep had funded a screenwriters lab for female screenwriters over forty years old, called the Writers Lab, to be run by New York Women in Film & Television and the collective IRIS.
  • In January 8, 2017, Streep accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Golden Globes, during which she delivered a highly political speech that implicitly criticized then-President-elect Donald Trump.
  • In 2018, Streep briefly reprised the role of Donna Sheridan in the musical sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
  • In 2018, she collaborated with 300 women in Hollywood to set up the Time’s Up initiative to protect women from harassment and discrimination.
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