Meryl Streep (born Mary Louise Streep) is a well-known American television and film actress who has received numerous awards and nominations for her work. Streep is considered as the best actress of her generation. As of 2022, Meryl Streep net worth roughly stands at $150 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about one of the most popular and successful American actresses, Meryl Streep. We will discuss Meryl Streep’s biography, age, height, sources of income, what is the exact net worth of Meryl Streep? and her inspiring career journey.
Mary Louise Streep was born on 22 June 1949, in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Her mother Mary Wilkinson Streep was a commercial artist and her father Harry William Streep Jr. was a pharmaceutical executive.
Streep spent her childhood in Basking Ridge, New Jersey with her two younger brothers Harry William Streep III and Dana David Streep. At a very young age, Meryl began taking acting and singing lessons and performed several plays.
She attended Cedar Hill Elementary School in New Jersey and later enrolled in Bernards High School for her higher education. Streep performed in numerous school plays during her high school years.
Meryl started her professional acting career in the year 1975 at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference, where she appeared in five plays. Then she moved to New York City and acted in a production of Trelawny of the Wells at the public theatre.
In her first year, she appeared in five more plays in New York City such as The Taming of the Shrew, Henry V, and Measure for Measure. Although Meryl had not aspired to become a film actor, after watching Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver she started taking interest in films.
After that, Streep auditioned for film roles but all auditions went unsuccessful. In 1977, she got her first film role in Julia. That small role in “Julia” earned her several new films including The Deer Hunter (1978) and The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979).
Streep’s breakthrough role came in the drama Kramer vs. Kramer in which she played opposite to Dustin Hoffman. That drama was a huge success and received several popular awards including a Gloden Globe Award and an Academy Award.
Within the next five years, Streep appeared in several hit films and plays which include The French Lieutenant’s Woman and Still of the Night. At the same time, her popularity and fanbase grew up in a large number which helped her to become a successful film actress.
Later on, Streep appeared in numerous award-winning films and television series. That includes Silkwood, Out of Africa, Ironweed, Evil Angels, Postcards from the Edge, The Bridges of Madison County, Music of the Heart, The Devil Wears Prada, One True Thing, and Florence Foster Jenkins.
She has won numerous popular accolades throughout her career including three Academy Awards, eight Golden Globe Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, three Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and an AACTA International Award.
Meryl Streep Net Worth
According to Celebritynetworth as of the year 2022, Meryl Streep has a net worth of more than $150 million dollars.
Today at the age of seventy, Streep manages to earn over a million dollars every year from several television appearances and film roles. In 2020, she made $15.8 million by selling one of her real estate properties.
During her early acting career, Streep used to earn over $30 million every single year in movie salaries and endorsements. She has made over $100 million alone from brand promotions and sponsorship deals with popular brands.
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Meryl Streep Age, Height, Salary, Husband:
- Net Worth & Salary: $150 million
- Age: 72 years
- Height: 5 ft 6 in
- Profession: Actress, Spokesperson
- Partner: Don Gummer
- Nationality: United States of America