Meryl Streep is an American actress who is widely considered one of the best actresses of her generation. Throughout her career, she has won three Academy Awards and has been nominated for 21 in total. She has also received 31 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight—more nominations and competitive wins than any other performer. Her notable film appearances include: The Devil Wears Prada, Mamma Mia!, Music of the Heart, Out of Africa, Sophie’s Choice, Doubt and The Bridges of Madison County. Born Mary Louise Streep on June 22, 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Harry William Streep, Jr. and Mary Wolf Wilkinson, her father was of German and Swiss-German descent, and her mother had English, Irish, and German ancestry. She has two younger brothers, Dana David and Harry William III. She was educated at Bernards High School in Bernardsville, New Jersey and Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama. She made her stage debut in Trelawny of the Wells in 1975. She received her first Academy Award nomination for her role in the 1978 drama film The Deer Hunter with Robert De Niro. She has been married to Don Gummer since 1978. They have four children, son Henry Wolf Gummer and daughters Mary Willa Gummer, Grace Jane Gummer, and Louisa Jacobson Gummer.
Meryl Streep Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 22 June 1949
Birth Place: Summit, New Jersey, USA
Birth Name: Mary Louise Streep
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Meryl Streep Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 161 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 73 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Shape: Hourglass
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: 38-30-39 in (97-76-99 cm)
Bust Size: 38 inches (97 cm)
Waist Size: 30 inches (76 cm)
Hips Size: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 36B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Dress Size: 12 (US)
Meryl Streep Family Details:
Father: Harry William Streep, Jr. (Pharmaceutical Executive)
Mother: Mary Wolf Wilkinson (Commercial Artist and Art Editor)
Spouse/Husband: Don Gummer (m. 1978)
Children: Louisa Jacobson Gummer (Daughter), Mamie Gummer (Daughter), Henry Wolfe (Son), Grace Gummer (Daughter)
Siblings: Dana Streep (Younger Brother), Harry Streep, Jr. (Younger Brother)
Others: Maeve Kinkead (Sister-in-law)
Partner: John Cazale (1976-1978)
Meryl Streep Education:
Bernards High School (1967)
Yale Drama School (Masters of Fine Arts degree)
Yale University (1975) (Master’s degree in Fine Arts)
Vassar College (1971) (Bachelor’s degree cum laude)
Meryl Streep Facts:
*She was born in Summit, New Jersey on June 22, 1949.
*She was a cheerleader and homecoming queen in high school.
*She began her acting career on the stage.
*In 2010, President Barack Obama awarded her the National Medal of Arts.
*She used to work as a waitress at The Hotel Somerset in New Jersey before starting her acting career.
*In 2009, she was ranked #87 on Ellen DeGeneres’ most sexy movie actors list.
*She was romantically linked with actor John Cazale from 1976 to 1978.
*She was close friends with late actress Natasha Richardson.
*She is a big fan of actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
*She is friends with Viola Davis and Diane Keaton.
*Visit her official website: www.merylstreeponline.net