Meryl Streep Biography; Net Worth, Age, Height, Children, Husband, Parents, Awards, Movies And TV Shows

Meryl Streep is an American actress often described as the best actress of her generation. She was born on June 22, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey to Harry William Streep Jr and Mary Wolf Wilkinson.

Meryl attended Cedar Hill Elementary school and the Oak Street School, Bernard’s Township in Somerset country, New Jersey. She attended Bernards High School and she earned her B.A from the Yale School of Drama.

Meryl began her career with few theatre creations in New York and New Jersey. In 1977, Meryl moved to mainstream TV where a small movie titled, 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. Meryl shot her best business movie was the Devil Wears Prada. The movie netted more than $326.5 million across the world.

Meryl Streep Net Worth

Meryl Streep has an estimated net worth of $100 million. Her huge net worth was from her numerous appearances in films, TV shows and stage plays.

Meryl Streep Age

Meryl Streep was born on June 22, 1949.


Meryl Streep stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.


Meryl Streep has four children, Wolfe Gummer, Mamie Gummer, Grace Gummer and Lousia Jacobson Gummer


Meryl Streep is married to Don Gummer. They tied the knot on September 30, 1978.

Meryl Streep Parents

Meryl Streep was born to Harry William Streep and Mary Wolf Wilkinson. Her dad was a pharmaceutical official and her mother was a commercial artist and art editor.

Meryl Streep Awards

  • Inducted into New Jersey Hall of Fame (2008).
  • Awarded an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts by Princeton University (2009).
  • Awarded the National Medal of Arts, elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2010)
  • Awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree by Havard University (2010).

Movies And TV Shows